Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

10 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, 6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland 4878 Australia

Later in the afternoon, return to Cairns by either the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which glides over the World Heritage–listed rainforest and provides aerial views, or on the historical Kuranda Scenic Railway, where you can learn about the history of this feat of engineering. Once you have completed your choice of journey, you will be...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, 6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland 4878 Australia

Later in the afternoon, return to Cairns by either the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which glides over the World Heritage–listed rainforest and provides aerial views, or on the historical Kuranda Scenic Railway, where you can learn about the history of this feat of engineering. Once you have completed your choice of journey, you will be transferred by coach back to your accommodation in Cairns.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Kuranda Scenic Railway, Coondoo Street, Kuranda, Queensland 4870 Australia

Later in the afternoon, return to Cairns by either the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which glides over the World Heritage–listed rainforest and provides aerial views, or on the historical Kuranda Scenic Railway, where you can learn about the history of this feat of engineering. Once you have completed your choice of journey, you will be transferred by coach back to your accommodation in Cairns.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Barron Gorge National Park, Wrights Lookout Rd, Queensland Australia

Experience the Spectacular views from the viewing platform over the Barron Falls and Surrounding Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Discovery Tours Australia, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

After pickup from your Cairns hotel by your guide, your tour begins by heading north to Barron Gorge National Park. Stop at Surprise Falls, a 797-foot-high (243-meter) waterfall set in the lower Barron Gorge.

Continue climbing the Lamb Range to the west of Cairns, and enjoy views over the city and out toward Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef. Then head to Lake Morris and Copperlode Dam; this is Cairns’ water supply, surrounded by World Heritage rainforest–clad mountains. You'll have time to stretch your legs and snap photos from the lookout before crossing the dam wall.

With your exclusive-access permit, head into areas not typically open to the public, away from the crowds. In your 4WD vehicle, wind through some of the most amazing rainforest landscapes in the region and over the Great Dividing Range, one of the longest mountain ranges in the world. Continue through the rainforest, crossing several creek systems and stopping at a boardwalk for an interpretive overview of the rainforest from your guide, including an introduction to the Clohesy River fig tree.

Next, leave the lushness of the Wet Tropics and enter the beginning of Australia’s savannah country, marveling at the rapid change in the forest types and scenery. Back on paved roads, make your way to Kuranda, where your guide drops you off just before midday for free time to explore this 'Village in the Rainforest.' You have about three hours to check out its attractions and markets on your own, and have lunch at one of the cafes or restaurants (own expense).

Later in the afternoon, return to Cairns by either the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which glides over the World Heritage–listed rainforest and provides aerial views, or on the historical Kuranda Scenic Railway, where you can learn about the history of this feat of engineering. Once you have completed your choice of journey, you will be transferred by coach back to your accommodation in Cairns.

Duration: 10 hours

Stop At: Davies Creek National Park, Davies Creek Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880 Australia

Leave the lushness of the Rainforest and enter the beginning of Australia’s savannah country, marveling at the rapid change in the forest types and scenery. Explore the granite gorge area with opportunity for a swim (depending conditions on the day).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Clohesy River, Koah QLD 4881, Australia

With your exclusive-access permit, head into areas not typically open to the public, away from the crowds. In your 4WD vehicle, wind through some of the most amazing rainforest landscapes in the region and over the Great Dividing Range, one of the longest mountain ranges in the world. Continue through the rainforest, crossing several creek systems and stopping at a boardwalk for an interpretive overview of the rainforest from your guide, including an introduction to the Clohesy River fig tree.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuranda Heritage Markets, Rob Verviers Dr, Kuranda, Queensland 4881 Australia

Back on paved roads, make your way to Kuranda, where your guide drops you off just before midday for free time to explore this 'Village in the Rainforest.' You have about two to three hours to check out its attractions and markets on your own, and have lunch at one of the cafes or restaurants (own expense).

Duration: 3 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Entry/Admission - Davies Creek National Park
  • National Park fees
  • Transport by 4WD vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Entry/Admission - Barron Gorge National Park
  • One-way ride on either the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Kuranda Scenic Railway (select when booking)
  • Driver/guide for 4WD tour
  • Entry/Admission - Discovery Tours Australia
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Upgrades on cableway or railway ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas; tour does not operate from these areas
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Centrally located Cairns accommodations
Dates: Every Day except Christmas Day
Return point: Returns to original departure point

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for children 4 years and under
  • Please bring your own water
  • Bring or wear clothing/gear for wet weather (November to June)
  • Minimum of 2 participants applies for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements; in the event of this occurring, you will be notified
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

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/5
Based on 2 reviews

Reviewed: January 7, 2018

barbaratore1

I booked this tour because the offload aspect appealed to me rather then the usual tourist spots. Our guide was great very knowledgeable and took us off the beaten path. This only lasted about 2.5 hours then we were dropped off in Kuranda. This was a waste. There is nothing cultural about this town just a cute small shopping commercial town if that's what you want. We did have a good lunch there and I bought a Real didgeridoo from a local musician so that was fun. Then took the train down to town which was good and a bus picked us up and returned us to the hotel.


Reviewed: February 24, 2017

smile1975

Did a drive up and over the mountain in a 4-wheel drive. The guide was very knowledgable about the birds and the area.
Dropped off at the top of the skyrail and train. Stayed in the town. Lots of tourist stuff.
Try the meat pies.
Skyrail has some beautiful views.