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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

Highlights
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise
From USD 14.52
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10:45am DepartureMost Popular
Enjoy a 45 minute calm water cruise with commentary from the skipper on the Barron River in Kuranda departing at 10:45am.
USD 14.52
2:30pm Departure
Enjoy a 45 minute calm water cruise with commentary from the skipper on the Barron River in Kuranda departing at 2:30pm
USD 14.52
11:45am Departure
Enjoy a 45 minute calm water cruise with commentary from the skipper on the Barron River in Kuranda departing at 10:45am.
USD 14.52
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Overview
Experience the wildlife and wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on a 45-minute cruise from Kuranda. Set sail down the Barron River, through the heart of the wet tropics rainforest and discover the region’s natural wonders with entertaining onboard commentary. Along the way, look out for freshwater crocodiles, turtles and water dragons, as well as a wide range of exotic birds.
What to Expect

Set out on an informative and rewarding 45-minute rainforest river cruise among Kuranda’s wet tropics.

Board your boat at the riverside landing below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Station, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs along Kuranda’s scenic esplanade.

Sit back and relax as your guides point out flora and fauna along the Barron River or snap a few pictures of this stunning area.

Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for an array of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, and water dragons, as well as more than 100 species of tropical birds.

This enlightening tour is suitable for all ages and offer five daily departure times, making it a great addition to any schedule.

Reviews (28)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Must do- Great relaxing tour!

This tour was a great first stop in Kuranda after getting off the skyrail. Weather was great, the tour guide, Kim, knew a lot of information and fun facts. We even saw multiple crocs, and got to feed fish/turtles and much more. Highly suggest!

Thank Macie T
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Macie for your review of your time on one of our cruises and for recommending it to others. Glad you managed to see some freshwater crocodiles too because they are elusive creatures and you never know if they're going to be around.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome!!

Purchased this as a last minute adventure and well worth the time and cost!! Couldn’t fault the lady who happily talked about the river and surrounding rainforest and answered questions. Fish and turtles feeding along with seeing freshwater crocs in the wild was an amazing...More

1  Thank mandy465
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Mandy for your great review! Happy to read that you all enjoyed the cruise and even got to see some freshwater crocodiles.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Beautiful and peaceful meander down the river

Loved the swallows flying around the boat, seeing the turtles and the crocs (freshwater so not too big thank goodness). Realaxed knowledgeable commentary.

Thank bexandy
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

It's great to read your review and to learn that you enjoyed the cruise. Thanks for taking the time to let people know what you thought of the tour, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Wouldn't have wanted to pay any more for it

You really only see a small part of the river - very small - and while the journey is scenic I'm not sure I gained a huge amount more than if I'd just stood on the riverbank and looked!More

1  Thank RandomName23839459
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Sorry you weren't impressed with our tour RandomName. I can say with certainty that you would not have seen any freshwater crocodiles, freshwater turtles or large fish if you just stood on the riverbank. You wouldn't have had the informative and interesting commentary from the...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Wonderful ride and amazing views

Kim was such a nice guide and knowledgeable! My family and I had a great time watching birds and fresh water crocodiles! Kim was able to point out the different kind of birds and trees to us. My children are 'city kids' and they learned...More

1  Thank thlkenneth
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your cruise. I will also pass it on to Kim so she can read it. It's great to know that you and your kids found the cruise enjoyable and that they learned quite a bit from...More

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