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Tour ID: 10002214

Are you up for this day tour experience “where the rainforest meets the reef”?  First up it is a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Train, then time to explore the beautiful Kuranda Village, and next it is all aboard the amazing Skyrail Cableway to travel over the tops of the trees in the majestic Daintree Rainforest. I hope you are not tired yet because it is time for your helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef to your pontoon of fun! Where you have 2 hours to snorkel or perhaps have a dive before cruising home. Of course you can do it!


  • Travel on the Kuranda Scenic Train
  • Explore Kuranda Village
  • Ride the Skyrail Cable car over the Daintree Rainforest
  • 20 minute helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2 hours on the reef where there are lots of choice what to do
  • Cruise home or catch another flight!

Ideal for visitors, who wish to make the most of their stay in Cairns! Enjoy a scenic, historical train journey, with informative commentary through the winding Barron Gorge, past waterfalls to the famous Kuranda Village. Departing Kuranda on Skyrail, you’ll glide over 7.5km (the longest passenger cable car in the world) of pristine World Heritage listed Rainforest…suspended high above the lush tropical canopy. Transfer to our Heliport for an awesome scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef to our exclusive helipad at North Hastings Reef. Enjoy lunch and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Scuba diving, either for the beginner or experienced diver, is also available. Choose between a cruise or helicopter flight back to Cairns at an additional cost.

8.30am Kuranda Scenic Train
After collection from your hotel, board the Kuranda Scenic Train passing by breathtaking gorges, waterfalls and bridges.The train climbs the range until you reach Kuranda village.

The quaint village of Kuranda is a laid back, yet at times, bustling place to visit, any day of the week. Stroll around the shops and famous markets or just relax in any of the lively cafes.

11.30am Skyrail Cableway
Take the Skyrail over the vast, lush canopy of the world heritage Daintree Rainforest and choose to stop off at any of the stations en-route for a closer look around.

12.30pm Transfer to Down Under Helicopters, Cairns Airport
Once at the bottom of the mountain, your driver will be waiting to take you to Down Under Helicopters, only 5 minutes away. Here, the friendly staff will provide a safety briefing about the executive helicopter and the exhilarating flight you are about to embark upon…

1.00 pm 20-Minute Helicopter Flight out to the Great Barrier Reef
Grab a camera for this spectacular, 20-minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef, searching for marine life in their natural habitat. Aerial views are the only way to really appreciate the tremendous scope and sheer vastness of this amazing eco-system!

1.20pm Board the Down Under Dive Vessel
Once at Hastings Reef, transfer over to the Evolution, a sleek, high speed dive vessel. Spend the afternoon snorkelling, try an optional dive

3.30pm Cruise return to Cairns
Sit back and enjoy the live entertainment and complimentary wine, cheese and fruit platter as you cruise back to Cairns aboard the Osprey V cruising at around 25 knots.

5.00pm Arrive Back in Cairns
End the perfect day in Tropical North Queensland with a drink or a meal in Cairns cosmopolitan town centre or let your driver take you back to your accommodation

This tour is a truly memorable way to see the reefs and rainforests of the region and do it all in one single day with one easy booking.

**** From June 2018 to January 2019 works are being undertaken to improve Skyrail's Barron Falls Rainforest Station. Some lookouts and displays will be off limits during this time but views of the Barron Falls will still be accessible. ****

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Kuranda Rail, Skyrail, 25 min Reef Scenic Flight, BBQ Lunch, Snorkelling Equipment, Glass Bottom Coral Viewing Tour

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Semi-Submersible $10

  • Duration:

    9.5 hours

  • Departure:

    7:30 AM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Lake Placid, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Cairns Airport

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches inclusive. Transfers from Port Douglas additional $74per person minimum 2 people. Please add accommodation details in the space provided on the booking form.

  • What to bring:

    Camera, Bathers, Towel, Sunscreen

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Infants under 2 yr may travel free of charge.

  • Additional Information:

    Bodyweights are required for each passenger - please place these values in the online booking form.
    Passengers are allowed a weight variance of up to 10% over original recorded weight. Should this variance be found to be more than 10% we reserve the right to charge an additional fee.
    Tour Cancellation: Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or Pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.

  • Destinations:

    Cairns, Kuranda and Great Barrier Reef

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