Daintree, Reef and Kuranda

3 Great things to do in Cairns! Enjoy what Far North Queensland has to offer in this great 3-day package. Kuranda Scenic Train and Skyrail, the amazing Great Barrier Reef and the beautiful Daintree Rainforest. All included in this action-packed Daintree, Reef and Kuranda package.

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest

Explore the oldest living Rainforest in the world. Estimated to be over 180 millions years old. The Daintree Rainforest is one of the worlds most precious botanical treasures.

This day tour will have you travelling from Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Along one of the most scenic coastal roads in Australia. Pass through the seaside town of Port Douglas. You will make a stop at the magical “Mossman Gorge”.

Take a boat cruise on the Daintree River. The domain of the large estuarine crocodiles! Cross the mighty Daintree River on a cable ferry. You emerge in the Cape Tribulation section of the Daintree national park. You will feel like you have entered a different world! The Rainforest towers over narrow winding roads.


  • 7.00 – 7.30 am Pickup from your Cairns Accommodation
  • Tour of Palm Cove
  • Rex lookout: on one of the nicest coastal drives in Australia
  • Driving town tour of Port Douglas, including Flagstaff hill lookout overlooking the four-mile beach
  • Spectacular Mossman Gorge: guided walk and swim option (if time or weather permits)
  •  A delicious lunch, tropical fruit tasting
  • Morning Tea
  • Daintree River Cruise: try your luck at Crocodile and wildlife spotting
  •  World Heritage Rainforest/Areas
  • Fully guided walks- Rainforest Boardwalks in a unique environment of rainforest Alexandra lookout–coastal views over Daintree River mouth, Low Isles, Snapper Island and beyond to the Great Barrier Reef
  •  Cape Tribulation beach: “where the rainforest meets the reef”
  • Daintree Ice cream company- optional and popular local stop (own expense)
  • Daintree River cable ferry crossing
  • Returns to Cairns approximately 6.30 pm
  • (Itinerary is subject to change due to weather, operational or unforeseen issues)


  • Small group, offering unrivalled, friendly and personalised service
  • Air Conditioned comfortable late models vehicles
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Daintree Ferry
  • Morning Tea & Lunch
  • National Park Fees & Permits
  • Experienced Local Guides
  • Interpretation: friendly, knowledgeable Naturalist/Eco/World Heritage accredited guides

What To Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat,
  • sunscreen,
  • sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Cash for optional purchases
  • Water & Water Bottle
  •  Insect Repellent
  • Raincoat/Umbrella if looks like rain

Important Information

  • Please note seasonal weather conditions and operational requirements may cause a variation in the tour itinerary. *Children’s prices are for ages 4-14 years.
  • This tour is not suitable for children under 4 years

Great Barrier Reef

Reef Experience, Cairns’ only ALL inclusive Great Barrier Reef Cruise. With FREE scuba dive! Two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef locations are visited daily. Perfect for optimal diving and snorkelling.

A luxury high-speed catamaran gets you to the Reef fast. This tour guarantees the most time at each beautiful Great Barrier Reef destination.

Have a great time and visit one of the natural wonders of the world.


  • 07:30 – Board Reef Experience vessel at the Marlin Jetty, Cairns
  • 08:00 – Departure Marlin Jetty for the trip to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 08:30 – BBQ Bacon & Egg Rolls served on the way out to the Outer Reef a detailed dive & snorkelling briefing will be given
  • 09:30 – Arrive at our first spectacular reef site, snorkel & dive with thousands of vivid tropical fish, giant clams plus more
  • 10:30 – Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Cruise to our second location to explore forests of coral, large sea fans & black coral trees in its shallow lagoons
  • 15:00 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 15:30 – Glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese & biscuits
  • 16:30 – Arrive back in Cairns


  • Unlimited morning and afternoon Snorkeling at 2 Outer Great Barrier Reef Locations
  • Guided Snorkel Tours – Non-swimmer snorkel tours are also included throughout the day for those who require assistance in the water
  • Buoyancy vests, noodles and Wetsuits are included and available for easy flotation for all passengers
  • Snorkelling equipment and tuition
  • FREE Certified Scuba Dive (licenced)  or Resort Scuba Dive (no-experience necessary) for everyone who is over the age of 12 and medically fit scuba (SeeMedical Conditions below in  “About Scuba Diving”)
  • Glass bottom boat tours are a great way to witness life beneath the water. (Glass bottom boat tours are weather permitting)
  • The interactive Marine Biology Presentation is a great way to learn about the marine life from our resident, on-board Marine Biologist as you journey to your first reef destination.
  • Breakfast, Bacon and Egg BBQ Rolls, Coffee, Tea and fruit platter
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch with an assortment of fresh salads
  • Cheese and fruit platters, wine or cordial with biscuits are served on the return trip to Cairns. (Dietary requirements catered for; eg: Vegetarian/Gluten-Free etc: please advise upon booking. All food is locally sourced and prepared fresh by our onboard chef.)
  • Tea & coffee served while the boat is stationary
  • Water Drinking fountain
  • Bus Transfers For those staying in the Cairns City District area, bus transfers to and from your accommodation to and from the boat are included in your day trip.
  • Sunscreen available onboard
  • Reef tax, fuel levy & national park fees
  • Optional Extras

    • Great Barrier Reef Marine Biologist guided snorkel tour
    • Underwater digital camera hire
    • Great Barrier Reef souvenirs – T-shirts, hats etc
    • Bar purchases – soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol etc
    • Great Barrier Reef Guided dives for qualified scuba divers
    • Prescription masks
    • Bus transfers from accommodation outside of the Cairns Business Area

    What To Bring

    • Cash for small purchasers – Credit Card available for purchases over $10.00
    • Swimming Clothes, Towel, Sun Cream & Hat
    • Voucher if applicable
    • Proof of certification if you’re a Certified Diver

    Important Information

    We have a passion to show you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

    Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all rules including medical as is the law.

    To avoid disappointment on your day of travel we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire prior to booking as some medical conditions, age and / or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.   It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

    Reef Experience Medical Questionnaire

    We are very happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected]

    Or alternatively, you may like to consult your own Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

    Flying after Scuba Diving

    For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive. If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible

    Kuranda Train and Skyrail

    Combining the Scenic Train journey with the world-famous Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This is a great way to experience Kuranda.

    Travelling by the Scenic Train you will learn about the history of the Tropical North. Spend some free time exploring Kuranda. With so many markets, eating options and Aussie wildlife to experience!

    On your return to Cairns, you will travel on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This provides an extraordinary birds-eye-view of the rainforest.  Soar silently only meters above the rainforest canopy. Get an incredible view of the mighty Barron Falls.


    • Your tour starts with a pick up
    • from right outside your hotel.
    • Then, it’s off to to the train station first.
    • After the train, you arrive in the rainforest village of Kuranda.
    • Here you’ll have free time to explore the region further.
    • Visit the historic Kuranda markets, the Butterfly Sanctuary or Koala Gardens, all at your own pace.
    • Then return over the rainforest your journey on the breathtaking Skyrail begins.
    • At the base of the Skyrail cableway, you will meet your driver air-conditioned coach, which will take you back to your hotel.


    • Return Bus Transfers (from Cairns City Accommodation only)
    • Kuranda Scenic Rail
    • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

    What To Bring

    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Cash/Credit card for purchases
    • Camera, hat, sunglasses, and umbrella in the green season
    • Bottle of water

    Please Note: Accommodation is not included in this Package

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    Tour Features


    Kuranda Skyrail and Train

    Essential Kuranda Skyrail and Train

    Essential Kuranda

    Skyrail to Kuranda - Train back to Cairns - includes Cairns City accommodation transfers Pick up 8:45am / drop off 5:30pm (approximately)


    Daintree Rainforest Tour

    Cairns, Beaches, Port Douglas

    Experience World Heritage-listed location in style and comfort on this one day Daintree Rainforest package.


    Great Barrier Reef Tours, Reef Experience

    All Inclusive Day Tour

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