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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Set out on an informative and rewarding 45-minute rainforest river cruise among Kuranda’s wet tropics.

    Board your boat at the riverside landing below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Station, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs along Kuranda’s scenic esplanade.

    Sit back and relax as your guides point out flora and fauna along the Barron River or snap a few pictures of this stunning area.

    Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for an array of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, and water dragons, as well as more than 100 species of tropical birds.

    This enlightening tour is suitable for all ages and offer five daily departure times, making it a great addition to any schedule.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Barron River Esplanade, Kuranda.
    Duration
    45m
    Return Details
    Return to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 45-minute river cruise
    • Live on-board commentary
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. In the case of inopportune weather, you can choose between an alternate tour date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Trip was great fun, Duncan our Cruise Captain was very engaging and funny, kept the whole boat laughing the entire trip, scenery was spectacular, we saw a crocodile, birds, fish, turtles and learned about the rainforest plants. Great trip recommend to anyone

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    WarrenClinton, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thanks very much for taking the time to write about your experience on the Kuranda Riverboat. We are very lucky to have Duncan working with us and I am very glad to know he gave you a memorable cruise experience .

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Short but sweet, just a relaxing trip on the river with an informative host, best thing to do in Kuranda.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Laura G
    WarrenClinton, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thanks very much Laura for your lovely review. It's amazing how fast 45 minutes can go when you're relaxing on the Kuranda Riverboat.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We enjoyed a magical easy paced cruise through our beautiful historic rainforest complimented by the wisdom and knowledge of our very informative friendly guide, Warren. Learnt many interesting facts about the flora and fauna, Kuranda's history, enjoyed feeding the turtles and fish, gazed upon the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Local8
    WarrenClinton, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for your glowing review. I am so glad you enjoyed the cruise so much and I appreciate you taking the time to post a review of your experience.

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    This was a great little boat tour. The guide was fantastic, very knowledgeable and friendly. We were able to feed the fish and the turtles and crocodiles. Good value for money.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Marian B
    WarrenClinton, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you Marian for your great review. I am very glad you enjoyed the cruise on the river and seeing a variety of wildlife.

    Reviewed 3 September 2019

    Our tour guide very knowledgeable. We enjoyed our boat trip and our 3yo loved feeding the turtles + fish & having the opportunity to steer the boat (under guidance of course). Thank you

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank TeganS15
    WarrenClinton, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks Tegan for your lovely review. Glad you all enjoyed the cruise.

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