Kuranda, Reef and Rainforest 3 day tour package

Kuranda, Reef and Rainforest is a great fun way to explore North Queensland.

First, visit Kuranda, the village in the rainforest.

Then explore 2  World Heritage-listed sites, the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

Kuranda Train and Skyrail

This Kuranda tour combines the Kuranda Scenic Train and the world-famous Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. A great way to experience Kuranda.

Next, all aboard the historic Scenic Train while we climb up the mountain past the Barron Falls.  Then along the way, learn about the history of the Tropical North.  Explore the local markets with plenty of eating options and Aussie wildlife attractions to experience when you reach Kuranda.

Then travel high above the rainforest on the  Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.  This cablecar experience has extraordinary views of the rainforest.  During this tour, soar silently only meters above the rainforest canopy. Next, take in the incredible views of the mighty Barron Falls.


Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Then explore the Great Barrier Reef with a family-owned and operated Reef Experience.  This Great Barrier Reef tour is Cairns’ only ALL inclusive Reef Tour. With FREE scuba dive. Included in your day are two pristine Outer Reef locations, scuba diving, snorkelling and a glass-bottom boat tour.

Have a great time and visit one of the natural wonders of the World.

Cape Tribulation and Daintree

Next, explore Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest. Included in this tour is guided walks, lunch, and wildlife spotting.

We travel along the Captain Cook Highway to Port Douglas during this tour, enjoy one of Australia’s most scenic coastal drives.


  • Kuranda the Village in the Rainforest
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

Kuranda Itinerary

  • Your tour starts with a pick up from right outside your hotel.
  • Then, it’s off to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to glide above the Rainforest.
  • After the Skyrail, you arrive in the rainforest village of Kuranda.
  • Here you’ll have free time to explore the region further.
  • Visit the historic Kuranda markets, the Butterfly Sanctuary or Koala Gardens.
  • Then return over the Rainforest your journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail begins.
  • At the Cairns Railway Station, you will meet your air-conditioned driver coach, which will take you back to your accommodation.

Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

  • 07:30 Board Reef Experience vessel at the Marlin Jetty, Cairns
  • 08:00  Then cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 08:30  BBQ Bacon and Egg Rolls (vegetarian option available)
  • 8:40 Next scuba diving and snorkelling briefing
  • 9:00 Marine Biologist presentation
  • 09:30 Arrive at our first spectacular reef site
  • 10:30  Glass Bottom boat tour
  • 12:30 Delicious BBQ Lunch
  • 13:00 Cruise to our second reef location
  • 5:00 Depart the Great Barrier Reef for Cairns
  • 15:30 Next, enjoy a glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese and biscuits
  • 16:30  Arrive back in Cairns

Daintree Rainforest Itinerary

  •  Bus transfers commence from Cairns City accommodation
  •  Next, visit  The Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas
  •  Cross Daintree River on cable-driven ferry
  •  Cape Tribulation Beach House for a Tropical Lunch
  •  Cape Tribulation Beach and Rainforest boardwalk
  •  Alexandra Lookout
  •  Then enjoy a Daintree River Cruise while spotting wildlife.
  •  Next, drop off for Port Douglas Accommodation
  • Drop off at Cairns Accommodation

Kuranda Inclusions

  • Return Bus Transfers from Cairns City Accommodation
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Skyrail

Great Barrier Reef inclusions

  • Up to 6 hours at two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Unlimited morning and afternoon Snorkeling
  • Guided Snorkel Tours – Non-swimmer snorkel tours throughout the day for those who require assistance in the water
  • Buoyancy vests, noodles and Wetsuits available for easy flotation for all passengers
  • Snorkelling equipment and tuition
  • FREE Certified Scuba Dive (licenced)  or Resort Scuba Dive (no-experience necessary) for everyone who is over the age of 12 and medically fit scuba (Medical Conditions Apply Click Here for More Information)
  • Glass bottom boat tours  (weather permitting)
  • Interactive Marine Biology Presentation
  • Breakfast includes bacon and egg BBQ Roll, Coffee, Tea and fruit platter
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch with an assortment of fresh salads
  • Cheese and fruit platters, wine or cordial
  • Hot Tea and coffee while the boat is stationary
  • Water Drinking fountain
  • Cairns city bus transfers to and from your accommodation
  • Reef friendly sunscreen is available onboard
  • Large Sundeck
  • All Government Levies and Taxes included

Daintree Rainforest Inclusions

  • Pickup and Return to Cairns Accommodation
  • Great Barrier Reef Drive
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Tropical Lunch
  • Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Rainforest Walk
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Qualified, knowledgeable and experienced Driver Guides
  • All National Park Fees and Levies

Great Barrier Reef optional extras

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Biologist guided snorkel tour
  • Underwater digital camera hire
  • Great Barrier Reef souvenirs – T-shirts, hats etc
  • Bar purchases – soft drinks, alcohol and snacks
  • Great Barrier Reef Guided dives for qualified scuba divers
  • Prescription masks
  • Bus transfers from accommodation outside of the Cairns Business Area.

 Kuranda what to bring

    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Cash/Credit card for purchases
    • bottle of water

Great Barrier Reef what to bring

  • Cash / Credit Card
  • Swimwear  and Hat
  • Voucher if applicable
  • A certification card for certified scuba divers

Daintree Tour what to bring

  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat
  • Water Resistant 15+ sunscreen
  • Walking shoes
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel Food or money for drinks and meals

All of these tours include pick up from your accommodation.

If you are staying close to the Cairns Marina, boarding starts at 7:30 am for Reef Experience

Finger A, Marlin Marina, Cairns.

Important information for scuba diving

Your Safety is Our First Priority

Our mission is to provide the best Great Barrier Reef experience.

The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and comply with all regulations.

We recommend that all passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire before booking.

Some medical conditions, age, and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

Reef Experience Medical Questionnaire

We are delighted to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us.

Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  You should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive for multiple dives.
If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning, you must wait 24 hours after your dive.
We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.

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Tour Features


Kuranda Skyrail and Train

Essential Kuranda Skyrail and Train

Essential Kuranda

Skyrail to Kuranda - Train back to Cairns - includes Cairns City accommodation transfers Pick up 8:45am / drop off 5:30pm (approximately)


Great Barrier Reef Tours, Reef Experience

All Inclusive Day Tour

Best value outer Great Barrier Reef tour! Snorkel, scuba dive & glass bottom boat the Barrier Reef with Cairns' only all inclusive reef tour! Visit two pristine locations and enjoy up to 6 hours in natures paradise - Reef Experience is our NUMBER 1 day trip in Cairns. An unbeatable outer reef tour...


Cassowary and chicks, Daintree Rainforest, Australia

Daintree Rainforest Animals

Daintree Rainforest Wildlife Tour

Daintree Rainforest Wildlife Tour - where the rainforest meets the reef -spot a crocodile on a Daintree river cruise, take a guided walk, spotting wildlife




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