Kuranda Riverboat Cruise

Cairns, Queensland

Cruise around one of the world’s most ancient tropical rainforests with Kuranda Riverboat’s scenic and informative water adventure.

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Cruise around part of the World’s most ancient tropical rainforest with Kuranda Riverboat’s scenic and informative water adventure. Aboard this covered open-air vessel, you’ll be taken on a journey on part of the Barron River in Kuranda to spot some of its local inhabitants and see the true beauty that Tropical North Queensland is renowned for. The Barron River is home to a range of native Australian animals including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, water dragons and fish as well as the hundreds of tropical bird species that fly around the region.

A great outing on the water for all ages to enjoy, Kuranda Riverboat’s scenic cruise along the Barron River will provide you with some amazing and memorable photo opportunities all while your guide explains some history to you about the region, its environment and the animals that have made it home. The cruise runs for 45-minutes from the designated departure point below the Kuranda Skyrail and Railway Stations. There are several departure times throughout the day aligned with the train times in the afternoon. Choose from the 10:45am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm or 2:30pm cruise with the final cruise returning at 3:15pm.


  • 45 Minute Kuranda Riverboat Cruise
  • On-board commentary


  • Hotel transfers
  • Meals


  • Enjoy a cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat it will leave you relaxed and refreshed
  • Cruise the tranquil waters of the world’s most ancient tropical rainforest
  • The calm waters of the beautiful upland Barron River in Kuranda provide great photographic opportunities whilst your skipper gives you an insight into some of the history of Kuranda, the ancient tropical rainforest and the animals, reptiles and birds that reside in this unique area of Tropical North Queensland
  • The river is home to a host of wildlife including freshwater (estuarine) crocodiles, turtles, snakes, water dragons and fish together with over 100 species of tropical birds


  • Cruises depart daily at 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm (subject to availability)
  • The 2.30pm cruise returns for the 3.30pm train


  • Conveniently situated in Kuranda, only a few minutes walk below the Kuranda Railway and Skyrail Stations on the Esplanade of the Barron River. Access to the departure jetty is over the railway footbridge and down the stairs

Additional Information

  • Minimum 2 passengers required per cruise
  • Children ages 5-15 years inclusive
  • Children under 5 years are free of charge

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 experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! – Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements


Cairns, Queensland

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