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Kuranda Riverboat

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Kuranda, Australia
About Kuranda Riverboat
Tours depart from our riverside jetty below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Stations, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs to the river where you will see our red flags flying. Book online via our website or pay cash ONLY on the boat. Our five daily 45 minute Rainforest Riverboat cruises depart at 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. All tours are subject to group bookings and seasonal river conditions. Hire the boat for special events. Sunset cruises available too.
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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.
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Kerry O wrote a review 23 Sep
Cairns Region, Australia15 contributions2 helpful votes
Fantastic experience for the grand daughters. The commentary is also great for visitors to the rainforest area.
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Date of experience: September 2021
Jess C wrote a review 20 Sep
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Absolutely fantastic! We loved the boat cruise, great length (not too long for young kids), heaps of animals to see and very interesting information about the area. We are Cairns locals and will definitely be recommending the cruise to our friends and family. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2021
Shaz Mac wrote a review 19 Sep
Brisbane, Australia83 contributions17 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. I feel it was well priced for the time we were on the water. We saw crocodiles, turtles and many different birds. It was also great to learn about the history of the rainforest around the river and the floods that have occurred.
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Date of experience: September 2021
Barry M wrote a review 15 Sep
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Such a great little boat cruise, saw lots of wildlife from Casawarys to crocodiles and birds, well worth the trip even if you have already done a river spotting cruise eleswhere
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Date of experience: September 2021
Dave wrote a review 10 Sep
13 contributions13 helpful votes
Having lived in Cairns for a number of years, this one was always on the “to do list”. We finally did it and really enjoyed it! The scenery was beautiful, the commentary interesting and extensive and the guide was lovely. We’d definitely recommend this one both to visitors and locals.
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