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Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway

Cairns & the Tropical North, Queensland

On this 10-hour tour from Cairns, spend the morning exploring the lush scenery of the surrounding rainforest in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle that takes you into Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland UNESCO World Heritage site. With an exclusive-access pass, you’ll visit areas not open to the public. After this off-road adventure, you’ll be dropped in Kuranda for free time to enjoy the village before returning to Cairns on Kuranda Scenic Railway. Hotel pickup is provided from Cairns City Hotels Only. Return is to The Cairns Railway Station, Bunda Street and guests must make their own way back to their accommodation.

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Stop At: Kuranda Scenic Railway, Coondoo Street, Kuranda, Queensland 4870 Australia

Later in the afternoon, return to Cairns by the historical Kuranda Scenic Railway, where you can learn about the history of this feat of engineering. Once you have completed your Train journey, you will need to make your own way back to your accommodation

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Barron Gorge National Park, Wrights Lookout Rd, Queensland Australia

Experience the Spectacular views from the viewing platform over the Barron Falls and Surrounding Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Discovery Tours Australia, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

After collection from your accommodation, we begin our journey. Driving up the Kuranda Range and passing through the small village of Kuranda. Here we enjoy a short driving tour of the village, before continuing to the World Heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park. This is home to the famous Barron Falls, which makes for a great photo opportunity at the stunning Wrights lookout.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Davies Creek National Park, Davies Creek Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880 Australia

Leave the lushness of the Rainforest and enter the beginning of Australia’s savannah country, marveling at the rapid change in the forest types and scenery. Explore the granite gorge area with opportunity for a swim (depending conditions on the day).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Clohesy River, Koah QLD 4881, Australia

With your exclusive-access permit, head into areas not typically open to the public, away from the crowds. In your 4WD vehicle, wind through some of the most amazing rainforest landscapes in the region and over the Great Dividing Range, one of the longest mountain ranges in the world. Continue through the rainforest, crossing several creek systems and stopping at a boardwalk for an interpretive overview of the rainforest from your guide, including an introduction to the Clohesy River fig tree.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kuranda Heritage Markets, Rob Verviers Dr, Kuranda, Queensland 4881 Australia

Back on paved roads, make your way to Kuranda, where your guide drops you off just before midday for free time to explore this ‘Village in the Rainforest.’ You have about two to three hours to check out its attractions and markets on your own, and have lunch at one of the cafes or restaurants (own expense).

Duration: 2 hours

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Cairns & the Tropical North, Queensland

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