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Grand Kuranda Rainforest Full Day Tour with Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Depart From Cairns

  • Cairns
  • English
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 2. Kuranda Village
  • 3. Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
  • 4. Rainforestation Nature Park
  • 5. Army Duck Rainforest Tour
  • 6. Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • 7. BBQ Buffet Lunch
  • 8. Koala & Wildlife Park
  • 9. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 10. Transport from/to selected Cairns city hotels
From AUD
$259.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 2. Kuranda Village
  • 3. Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
  • 4. Rainforestation Nature Park
  • 5. Army Duck Rainforest Tour
  • 6. Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • 7. BBQ Buffet Lunch
  • 8. Koala & Wildlife Park
  • 9. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 10. Transport from/to selected Cairns city hotels

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Cairns
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Time^: Approximately 08:00
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Arrive Cairns hotels at approximately 17:30
How to get there Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included.  Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call service provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Comfortable walking shoes
● Money for souvenirs, snacks and attractions (if not included)
● Bottle of water
● Hat & sunscreen

2 Overview

Travel to the picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village, just 25 kilometres northwest of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. Kuranda is a vibrant little town surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest. Historic buildings from the village's past now house a variety of upmarket restaurants, cafes and bars. It is still laid back, but with a style and sophistication that sets it apart from other venues and attractions in Cairns.

Grand Kuranda Rainforest Full Day Tour with Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Depart From Cairns

 

Grand Kuranda Tour

Join Tropic Wings, the longest established coach operator in Cairns, for a full day adventure to Kuranda, located in World Heritage Rainforest. Your experience includes a visit to the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park, where you can take a tour on a historic World War II Army Duck, as well as cuddle a koala and feed a kangaroo in the Koala & Wildlife Park. Visit the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience including boomerang and spear throwing and traditional Aboriginal dances, and enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch. You will enjoy the Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway as part of your transfers.

 

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia.

Home to over 2,000 magnificent tropical butterflies including the striking blue Ulysses and majestic green Cairns Birdwing, the sanctuary is an all-weather experience in the heart of Kuranda.

You'll be enchanted by these elusive wonders of nature as you wander through the aviary's boardwalks and gardens with a picturesque rainforest backdrop.

Our knowledgeable guides will take you through the aviary and our breeding laboratory, detailing a butterfly's life cycle and its behaviour. Be sure to wear something bright and let these beautiful creatures flutter all over you!

 

Sample Itinerary*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit times & conditions.

Time Itinerary
08:50 

Travel Kuranda Scenic Railway

Wind through tunnels and over bridges on this magnificent journey, passing Stoney Creek and Barron Falls.

10:25

Arrive Kuranda Railway Station

On arrival, please make your way straight up to the coach parking area. Food, drinks and toilets are only 5 minutes away. Your Driver Guide will meet you and direct you to your coach for your transfer to the village. Browse through the many shops and local markets, which offer a full range of local handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts.

11:00

Enter Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.

Marvel at the largest butterfly flight aviary in the country, with a guided tour through the landscaped gardens. View hundreds of butterflies including the famous electric blue Ulysses and Australia's largest butterfly, the Cairns Birdwing. (Any other entries or expenditures in Kuranda Village are at own expense.)

11:45

Please be at the bus stop outside the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary to transfer to Rainformestation Nature Park

Your tour includes:

  • BBQ Lunch
  • Enjoy a delicious hot buffet and a wide selection of salads, cheeses and fruits.
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard.
  • Travel deep into the rainforest on both land and water as your guide explains different species of flora and fauna.
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience.
  • Watch the Pamagirri Dancers perform in the rainforest amphitheatre, then join the Dreamtime Walk - learn to throw a boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing.
  • Koala & Wildlife Park.
  • Join a guided tour, and see crocodiles, wombats, snakes, dingoes and a cassowary, and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies. You'll have the opportunity to have your photo taken cuddling a koala or holding a small crocodile (optional extra).
15:45

Transfer to Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Terminal

The 7.5km Skyrail journey takes 30 – 40 minutes, however we recommend you spend time at the two stations enroute: Red Peak Station and Barron Falls Station.

17:15

Transfer from Caravonica Skyrail Terminal  to your accommodation

Please tell your Driver Guide if you do not require a return transfer.

 

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Inclusions CLASSIC
Kuranda Rainforest Full Day Tour
GRAND
Kuranda Rainforest Full Day Tour
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Kuranda Village
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary  
Rainforestation Nature Park
Army Duck Rainforest Tour
Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
BBQ Buffet Lunch
Koala & Wildlife Park
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Transport from/to selected hotels

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If no show, no refund.

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