2 Day Reef / Skyrail + Kuranda Train

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Enjoying the best of two World Heritage Areas over two days of adventure. Day One discover the Great Barrier Reef on board Cairns premier reef vessel, Evolution. Day Two, climb aboard multi-award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for journey gliding across the forest canopy, stopping off at Kuranda - the village in the forest.

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Day 1: Fullday on board Evolution:

Evolution is a brand-new purpose-built state of the art high-speed 35 metre catamaran, with a cruising speed of 30 knots, providing comfort and safety for a maximum of 180 passengers.

Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a luxurious, fast and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef Destinations (Norman OR Saxon and Hastings Reef). Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensures a safe and enjoyable fun filled experience.

Inclusions

  • Large air-conditioned modern lounges to relax in comfort or enjoy the full-length sundeck
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch including fresh fish, prawns, steak, vegetarian patties and a wide range of salads (potato, pasta, bean, greek, garden, etc.).
  • Complimentary glass of wine, cheese and crackers, and fruit platter for the return journey
  • Live musical entertainer for the return journey
  • 5 hours free time to snorkel and explore the reef
  • Up to three certified/introductory dives available per day (optional extra cost)
  • Free 5-minute introductory dive trial available at request
  • Free guided snorkelling tour or optional upgraded version with a Marine Biologist (optional cost on the day)

If you don’t want to get in the water take a ride on the Semi-Sub and see the fish with narrative commentary ($10.00 pre-booked or $10.00 pay on board) (weather dependent).

7.30am Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence Street) / 8.15am Departure Cairns / 4:30pm Return to Cairns Marlin Marina

Transfers are not included for this tour, though we can organise this for you at an additional cost:

Transfers

City: $8.50 one way / $17.00 return per person

Northern Beaches/Outer City: $12.00 one way / $24.00 return per person

 

Day 2: Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Cableway:

Kuranda Scenic Railway is the original scenic rail journey to Kuranda. This spectacular experience travels over bridges and through tunnels hand-made by North Queensland’s pioneers over 100 years ago. Traversing the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park this is one of the world’s great railway journeys. After free time in Kuranda, skim the Rainforest as you return via Skyrail Cableway.

Inclusions

  • Complimentary transfers from your accommodation (excluding Yorkeys Knob, Machans Beach and Holloways Beach / Port Douglas at an additional cost)
  • Travel from Cairn to Kuranda via the Kuranda Scenic Railway (1.45 hours journey)
  • Free time to explore the village of Kuranda
  • A 1.5-hour trip on the 7.5km Skyrail cableway travelling above Australia’s Tropical Rainforests
  • Free time to explore Red Peak Station (Guided Ranger tours also available) (Red Peak station: https://www.skyrail.com.au/experience/trip-planner/red-peak)
  • Free time to explore Barron Falls Station (Barron Falls Station: https://www.skyrail.com.au/experience/trip-planner/barron-falls)
  • Trip Guides: available in 11 languages.

Approx. 7:00 – 7:30am pickup from Cairns accommodation / 8:50am Kuranda Scenic Railway / 2:15pm Skyrail Cableway / 4:00pm Return coach transfer to accommodation

Now includes the opportunity to experience THE EDGE LOOKOUT over looking famous Barron Falls!!