Coronavirus (COVID-19) update. Following the announcements made by the Australian and state governments, the majority of attractions and experiences are now temporarily closed. Please avoid all non-essential travel and follow all the recommendations from health experts to protect you and your family from COVID-19. Take care and stay safe.
covid-banner
Back to search
Add to favorites

Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda Rainforest 2 Day Package

Cruise to the outer Great Barrier Reef, enjoy a Scenic Railway and Skyrail to Kuranda rainforest village with this two-day tour package from Port Douglas!

Highlights

5 hour Outer Barrier Reef Cruise
Visit 3 different reef sites
Delicious lunch on reef cruise
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Kuranda Heritage Markets

What you need to know

Experience three reef pontoons on the Great Barrier Reef and a unique rainforest experience with this two-day package tour from Port Douglas!

Day one takes you to experience a day of cruising the Great Barrier to visit three pontoons on Agincourt Reef where you can relax, snorkel and explore the underwater gardens and colourful marine life. On day two you will enjoy a scenic journey on the famous Kuranda Scenic Train and experience World Heritage Rainforest with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway taking you over and through the treetops after visiting the famous rainforest village of Kuranda.

You will be whisked away from your Port Douglas accommodation with transfers to your luxury catamaran to cruise to the outer Great Barrier Reef in air-conditioned comfort. Visit three reef pontoons where you are free to go snorkelling to see the diverse ecology of the reef or simply relax.

Day two of your adventure tour from Port Douglas also includes transfers to the scenic Kuranda Railway, a historic train journey deep into the lush rainforests to Kuranda. While in Kuranda you can explore at your leisure, meet the wildlife and visit one of the many attractions in Kuranda or discover its quaint shops and eateries at the Rainforest Village. Once your day at Kuranda is complete you can enjoy the scenic surrounds of Cairns and the Coral Sea on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This unique gondola ride takes you over the ancient treetops of Kuranda’s World Heritage Listed Rainforest.

This unique experience takes you from the reef to the rainforest where you get to see the best of both worlds in just two days from Port Douglas.

More info

Inclusions

Day 1 Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

  • Coach transfers from Port Douglas Hotels
  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas
  • Morning tea
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Use of snorkelling equipment
  • Afternoon tea
  • Guided snorkel tour
  • 5 hours exploring the spectacular Great Barrier Reef

Day 2 Kuranda Rainforest Tour

  • Coach transfers from Port Douglas Hotels
  • Coach transfer to Freshwater Railway Station
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail departing at 9.45am
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Experience at 3.30pm

Exclusions

Day 1 Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

  • A $6.50 per person Environmental Management Charge is not included and is payable on the day of the cruise
  • Scuba Diving or Scenic Helicopter Flights out on the reef (payable on the day of the tour)

Day 2 Kuranda Rainforest Tour

  • Lunch
  • Entry to Kuranda Attractions Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld or the Kuranda Koala Gardens (discounted entry tickets available on the day of the tour)

Highlights

Day 1 Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

  • Experience the beauty of the exciting Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 5 hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Travel in comfort and style
  • Spacious sundeck areas
  • Explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens
  • Vibrantly coloured marine life
  • Large dive and snorkel platform provides easy access

Day 2 Kuranda Rainforest Tour

  • Breathtaking journey on one of the world's most scenic train routes, Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • View Barron River and Stoney Creek Falls
  • Free time in Kuranda Village - the "Village in the Rainforest"
  • Heritage Markets
  • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld or the Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense)
  • Glide over the rainforest canopy onboard the world's most beautiful rainforest experience - Kuranda Skyrail Cableway

Tour Times

Day 1 Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

  • Tours depart Reef Marina, Wharf St, Port Douglas at 8.30am (or earlier from your hotel) and return at 4.30pm

Day 2 Kuranda Rainforest Tour

  • Tours depart your hotel from 8.15am and return at approximately 5.30pm

Hotel Pickup

If you have booked a hotel

  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you have not yet booked a hotel

  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can be presented on your mobile device for this experience
  • Vessel subject to change without notice

Kuranda Scenic Railway is closed for maintenance

  • Mon 15 October and Tue 16 October 2018
  • Thu 8 November and Fri 9 November 2018
  • Thu 6 December and Fri 7 December 2018
  • Services are canceled on 25 Dec 2018 (Christmas Day)
  • Thurs 2 May and Friday 3 May 2019
  • Thurs 20 June and Fri 21 June 2019
  • Thurs 17 Oct and Fri 18 Oct 2019
  • Thurs 31 Oct and Fri 1 Nov 2019
  • Thurs 7 Nov and Fri 8 Nov 2019
  • Thurs 9 Dec and Fri 10 Nov 2019
  • Tues 7, 17 and 27 May 2019
  • Mon 3, 17 and 24 June 2019

Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda Rainforest 2 Day Package

The Reef Marina, 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas, QLD 4877