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Kuranda on a Budget Package | $ 86

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

The Kuranda on a Budget Package includes return bus transfer from Cairns with Global Travel Services, a relaxing 45-minute cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat Cruise and lunch at the Kuranda Hotel. For lunch choose from Hamburger or Veggie Burger a... More
The Kuranda on a Budget Package includes return bus transfer from Cairns with Global Travel Services, a relaxing 45-minute cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat Cruise and lunch at the Kuranda Hotel. For lunch choose from Hamburger or Veggie Burger and Chips, or Fish and Chips with half pint of beer or soft drink.

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Visit the beautiful village in the rainforest of Kuranda, nestled amongst pristine World Heritage Listed Rainforest. Sit back and relax as our knowledgeable and friendly guide gives an entertaining interpretation of the region and points of interest along the way. On the return journey by coach we make a brief stop at Henry Ross Lookout to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. This tour allows travellers to spend 4.5 Hours in Kuranda, plenty of time to truly enjoy all that Kuranda has to offer.

Whilst in Kuranda, you will enjoy a relaxing 45-minute cruise on the Barron River on the Kuranda Riverboat. The commentary highlights various aspects of the World's most ancient tropical rainforest in Australia, river life and the history of Kuranda. The river is home to a host of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, fish and birds. Occasionally a wild cassowary may be spotted on the edge of the rainforest. All tours on the Kuranda Riverboat are subject to seasonal river conditions and group bookings.

Enjoy lunch at the historic Kuranda Hotel.

You will have plenty of time to explore the other attractions in Kuranda such as the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary including the markets, shops and walking trails.
Costs

Adults $86.00
Child $43.00
Family $303.00 (2 adults & 2 children)

Consider adding a Guided Rainforest Walk with tea/coffee and cake, or a visit to the Kuranda Koala Gardens or Birdworld. You will have plenty of time to explore the other attractions in Kuranda including the markets, shops and walking trails.

Itinerary

08:30 Pick up from Cairns
09:00 Departs from Cairns City, head to Train Station and Skyrail Station before going up to Kuranda
10:00 Arrive Kuranda, customer will have about 4.5 hours free time in Kuranda
15:00 Depart from Kuranda, we will make a brief stop at Henry Ross Lookout
15:30 Pick up customer at Smithfield station (bus may stop here for 15 minutes)
16:00 Drop off customer back to hotels

Note

Pick up from major hotels in Cairns. Northern Beaches pickup is not available for this tour
Tour operates daily (except Christmas Day)

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10% Off Cruises with your Skyrail or Kuranda Scenic Railway ticket | From $ 18 | Save $1

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Show your valid Skyrail Rainforest Railway ticket or Kuranda Scenic Railway ticket to the skipper of the Kuranda Riverboat and receive a 10% discount on a 45-minute calm water cruise on the Barron river in Kuranda.
Show your valid Skyrail Rainforest Railway ticket or Kuranda Scenic Railway ticket to the skipper of the Kuranda Riverboat and receive a 10% discount on a 45-minute calm water cruise on the Barron river in Kuranda.

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Boxing Day Cruise | $ 10

Special Expires 26 Dec 2017

The Bluesman will be performing on the Kuranda Riverboat from 4 pm on Boxing Day, Tuesday, 26 December 2017. Come and enjoy his soothing voice as we cruise down the river with fabulous scenery and a cooling breeze. Cost is $10/person. BYO Drinks... More
The Bluesman will be performing on the Kuranda Riverboat from 4 pm on Boxing Day, Tuesday, 26 December 2017. Come and enjoy his soothing voice as we cruise down the river with fabulous scenery and a cooling breeze. Cost is $10/person. BYO Drinks. Pay by credit card or PayPal at www.kurandariverboat.com.au.

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About Kuranda Riverboat

Kuranda Riverboat Tours

Cruise the tranquil waters of the worlds most ancient tropical rainforests!

A cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat will leave you relaxed and refreshed.  The calm waters of the beautiful upland Barron River in Kuranda provide great photographic opportunities whilst your skipper gives you an insight into some of the history of Kuranda, the ancient tropical rainforest and the animals, reptiles and birds that reside in this unique area of Tropical North Queensland.  

The river is home to a host of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnsoni or Crocodylus johnstoni), turtles, snakes, water dragons and fish together with over 100 species of tropical birds.   Our tours are suitable for all ages.  Children under 5 years of age are FREE of charge.

Paradise Kuranda - Guided Rainforest Walk

Join us for a guided interpretive rainforest walk accessible only via the Kuranda Riverboat.  You will be taken across the Barron River on the Kuranda Riverboat to a secluded rainforest clearing.  You will go on a guided interpretive rainforest walk through a beatuiful section of ancient tropical rainforest. The walk takes you on an established forest trail and your guide will show you many examples of tropical rainforest trees, vines, lianas and ferns and speak about the wildlife that lives in the area and the history of the first rainforest tour in Far North Queensland that used this same trail in the 1920s.  

In those days people would be rowed across the river in all their finery in order to marvel at the beauty of the rainforest!   Sometimes you may also be lucky enough to see a cassowary.

At the end of the guided tour, and within the maintained clearing, there is a natural spring and a delightful area where you will be served tea/coffee and cake.

Return to the Kuranda Riverboat to be taken back to the jetty where you can either return to the village or book yourself onto a Kuranda Riverboat Cruise, which will take you down the river to feed fish and turtles and see freshwater crocodiles.
A minimum of 2 adults is required for this tour to operate and must be pre-booked.

Availability of all tours is subject to seasonal river conditions.

Weddings

Want a wedding with a difference?

Welcome aboard Kuranda’s very own love boat!  Celebrate your wedding ceremony saying ‘I Do’ as we cruise the calm waters of the Barron River, pop the cork on the champagne and be tempted by canapes beyond compare.

There’s more … let us take you to our private rainforest … completely secluded, no other humans guaranteed!

Like the idea?  Simply call Melissa on 0418 930 511.  So much to tell you.


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10% OFF CRUISES

10% OFF CRUISES

By Kuranda Riverboat

05 Dec 2017

ALL SKYRAIL & KURANDA SCENIC RAIL TICKET HOLDERS CAN RECEIVE 10% OFF CRUISES ON PRODUCTION OF THEIR TICKETS ON THE BOAT! Come and enjoy a relaxing cruise and the cooling breeze.

Kuranda Riverboat Reviews

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Well we totally enjoyed this lovely spot for a cruise and warren the 'captain' was fantastic interacting with all passengers made us all feel welcome loved it !!! Oh and lots of local wildlife.

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0 abctravelling-oz

“Relaxing, peaceful and really interesting!” Have been lucky enough to have done this trip a couple of times. The guided tour is great. Have also been lucky enough to be invited on several functions on the riverboat. So unique... champers and cheese platters at sunset. Recommend if you have an event coming up. Nothing quiet like it!


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Hours: 7 days a week 9 am - 6 pm

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Across the Kuranda Railway Station footbridge and down the stairs to the Barron River
Kuranda
Queensland 4881
Australia


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