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Kuranda Riverboat Guided Rainforest Walk | $ 30

Special Expires 31 Mar 2019

Board the Kuranda Riverboat and cross the Barron River to a secluded rainforest clearing where you will be taken on a guided interpretive rainforest walk through a beautiful section of upland complex tropical rainforest. Your guide will accompa... More
Board the Kuranda Riverboat and cross the Barron River to a secluded rainforest clearing where you will be taken on a guided interpretive rainforest walk through a beautiful section of upland complex tropical rainforest. Your guide will accompany you on an established trail, first used in the 1920s, and show you different examples of tropical rainforest trees, vines, lianas and ferns. Sometimes cassowaries are seen during the walk too.

At the end of the guided walk, you will be served tea/coffee and cake in our covered outdoor rainforest tea room. A minimum of 2 adults is required for this tour to take place.

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Kuranda Explorer Package | $ 45 | Save $5

Special Expires 31 Mar 2019

Kuranda Riverboat, Kuranda Koala Gardens & Birdworld Kuranda Package.
A 45-minute calm water cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat. The commentary highlights various aspects of the world’s most ancient tropical rainforest in Australia, river life, an... More
Kuranda Riverboat, Kuranda Koala Gardens & Birdworld Kuranda Package.
A 45-minute calm water cruise 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.

Entry to the Kuranda Koala Gardens where you can experience Australia’s most popular wildlife. Handfeed kangaroos or wallabies, have a photo holding a koala, and see wombats, quokkas, lizards, snakes, and freshwater crocodiles, and walk through the nocturnal exhibit where bilbies are housed.

Entry to Birdworld Kuranda where you can see Australia’s largest collection of free-flying birds. There are over 350 birds living at Birdworld and hand-feeding and photo opportunities are available.

You can spend as much time as you like at the Koala Gardens and Birdworld.
Book your seat(s) on the Kuranda Riverboat, and then after your cruise you can make your way to the Heritage Markets where the Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld are located! Combine the best things to do in Kuranda with this package experience with Kuranda Riverboat!

We operate five tours per day, seven days per week. Tours outside of our set times can be organised too by contacting us, including sunset tours.
Tour Times: 10:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM

Duration: 45 minutes + unlimited time at the Koala Gardens and Birdworld

Capacity: 30 passengers max.

Tours are subject to river conditions and group booking

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Kuranda Riverboat Cruise | 45 Mins | From $ 18 | Save $2

Special Expires 31 Mar 2019

Kuranda Riverboat Tour
45-minute calm water riverboat cruise through the world’s most ancient rainforest and you can enjoy commentary about river life.
The river is home to a host of wildlife, including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes,... More
Kuranda Riverboat Tour
45-minute calm water riverboat cruise through the world’s most ancient rainforest and you can enjoy commentary about river life.
The river is home to a host of wildlife, including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, fish, and birds. Book now for a unique Australian sightseeing tour!

About Kuranda Cruises
Established in 1982, a cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat leaves 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.

Book your Kuranda Riverboat tour today for a truly one-of-a-kind Australian rainforest adventure!

QUICK DETAILS

Tour Times: 10:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM

Duration: 45 minutes

Capacity: 30 passengers max.

Tours are subject to river conditions and group bookings.

While 95% of the time our guests do see freshwater crocodiles while on tour, we cannot guarantee that they will be there when you are, as they are wild creatures living in their natural habitat.

Cruise the tranquil waters of the world’s most ancient tropical rainforest!
Enjoy a tranquil 45-minute Wet Tropics calm water cruise on the Barron River in Kuranda aboard the MV Kuranda. The commentary highlights various aspects of the world’s most ancient tropical rainforest in Australia, river life, and history of Kuranda.

A cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat leaves 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. Cassowaries are sometimes seen too on the far side of the river. Our Kuranda tours are suitable for all ages. Children under five years of age are FREE of charge.

We operate five tours per day, seven days per week. Barron River tours outside of our set times can be organised too by contacting us, including sunset tours.



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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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Vote for us!

Vote for us!

By Kuranda Riverboat

13 Sep 2018

We would love you to vote for us in the People’s Choice Award for this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards. Your vote would mean a great deal to us and you may even win a $5,000 travel voucher. 



Go to racq.com/kurandariverboattourspca to vote. Thanks.



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The Kuranda Riverboat has been awarded The Award for Excellence in Service 2018.

The Kuranda Riverboat has been awarded The Award for Excellence in Service 2018.

By Kuranda Riverboat

19 Feb 2018

The Kuranda Riverboat has been awarded The Award for Excellence in Service 2018. #travelawards2018 #excellenceinservice #kuranda #kurandavillage #exploretnq #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #travstar #experienceoz #travelawesome #wettropics #getyourguide #welivetoexplore #athertontablelands #cairnstourism #traveltnq #queenslandtourism #rivercruise #queenslandholiday #rainforesttour

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0 K T

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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