Rainforests and Reef

Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda

Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda.from $1,149.00pp

Various Dates | Includes Hotel, Breakfast & Transfers

A city of tropical Far North Queensland, Cairns is considered the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Cairns Esplanade, lined with bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforests, gorges and beaches.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance.

Visit the Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda:

  • Catamaran on Great Barrier Reef incl. lunch
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Kuranda Heritage Markets
  • World Heritage Rainforest

Bonus 2 Night stay including breakfast at the beginning or the end of the tour is included.


  • 4 Star Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Breakfasts
  • Some Lunches


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Day 1: Arrive Cairns

On arrival at Cairns Airport, private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef

After a 2-hour motorised sail onboard the 32-metre sailing Catamaran, Ocean Spirit, you will arrive at Michaelmas Cay where there is so much to see and do. Enjoy snorkelling in the cay’s protected shallow waters, try an introductory scuba dive in the fringing reefs, cruise in the semi-sub for a diver’s view of the reef, watch the fish feeding presentation, observe the birdlife or just chill out on Ocean Spirit’s spacious decks or on the beach. A tropical lunch served on the deck. Throughout the day, the ‘beach buggy shuttle’ will transfer you between Ocean Spirit and the beach.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3: Kuranda, Scenic Railway & Skyrail

On arrival at Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a historical rail journey enjoying breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns and the tropical rainforest. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, all the time appreciating this amazing engineering feat. In Kuranda, it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your 7.5km journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest to Smithfield. Your 90-minute iconic rainforest experience showcases ancient rainforest and spectacular views, with time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations for education and interpretation.

Meals Included: Breakfast 

Day 4: Depart Cairns

Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast. Private transfer to Cairns Airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Bonus 2 Night stay including breakfast at the beginning or the end of the tour is included.


**Terms & Conditions Apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Full booking and supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated). All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in. Price is based on a twin-share room type for 2 adults

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