World Heritage Rainforest
The rainforests and grasslands of Tropical North Queensland are incredibly diverse ecosystems, home to 3000 different plant species, 400-plus birds and 100-plus mammals, many of which are found nowhere else on earth.
- Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a spectacular journey with stunning views, pass massive Barron Falls, Stoney Creek and cross steep ravines
- Free time to explore Kuranda – the village in the rainforest
- Browse in the markets, shops and art galleries
- Visit Rainforestation Nature Park set in a lush tropical environment (lunch at own expense)
- Tour the world heritage rainforest in a 6 wheel drive amphibious World War 2 Army Duck
- Learn of rainforest ecology on land and water, meet many of the unique inhabitants – butterflies, water dragons, pythons, turtles and eels
- Tropical Fruit Orchard
- Witness the Pamagirri Aboriginal dancers perform in the rainforest amphitheatre
- Experience a Dreamtime Walk and learn of Aboriginal culture, spear throwing demonstrations and try your hand at boomerang throwing!
- See native wildlife close-up – kangaroos, wombats, koalas and crocodiles
- Perhaps have your photo taken with a cuddly koala (own expense)
- Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over pristine rainforest just metres above the forest canopy
- Short walks at Barron Falls and Red Peak offer stunning views and time to explore the forest floor
- Sensational panoramic views of the Coral Sea, Cairns City, lush tableland region and mountain ranges.
- Return coach transfers from Cairns accommodation