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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

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  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise
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Enjoy a 45 minute calm water cruise with commentary from the skipper on the Barron River in Kuranda departing at 10:45am.
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Enjoy a 45 minute calm water cruise with commentary from the skipper on the Barron River in Kuranda departing at 10:45am.
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Enjoy a 45 minute calm water cruise with commentary from the skipper on the Barron River in Kuranda departing at 2:30pm
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Overview
Experience the wildlife and wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on a 45-minute cruise from Kuranda. Set sail down the Barron River, through the heart of the wet tropics rainforest and discover the region’s natural wonders with entertaining onboard commentary. Along the way, look out for freshwater crocodiles, turtles and water dragons, as well as a wide range of exotic birds.
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.

Reviews (32)
1 - 5 of 30 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nice small trip

My partner and I had been to karranda before so we were looking for something else to do whilst their between getting of the skyrail and our journey back on the train .we found this little gem on the web, what a great way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BrendaHepenstall
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Brenda for your wonderful review! It's great to know you enjoyed the cruise so much.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Really good

Nice view of the rainforest and some nice facts! We saw and learned a lot. Definitely a must see when you're in Kuranda!

Thank ivov744
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Ivo for your review of the cruise you did on the Kuranda Riverboat. So glad you enjoyed it and would recommend it to everyone.

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Stunning trip with amazing guide

The boat trip was run by an amazing guide who had lots of interesting information on the wildlife and the surrounding area. There is lots of wildlife to see including turtles, fish, birds and freshwater crocodiles. The tour was extremely good value and I would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard M
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Cheers Richard for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the cruise I took you on and that you got to see so much wildlife.

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Must do- Great relaxing tour!

This tour was a great first stop in Kuranda after getting off the skyrail. Weather was great, the tour guide, Kim, knew a lot of information and fun facts. We even saw multiple crocs, and got to feed fish/turtles and much more. Highly suggest!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maciet7105
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thanks Macie for your review of your time on one of our cruises and for recommending it to others. Glad you managed to see some freshwater crocodiles too because they are elusive creatures and you never know if they're going to be around.

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile
Awesome!!

Purchased this as a last minute adventure and well worth the time and cost!! Couldn’t fault the lady who happily talked about the river and surrounding rainforest and answered questions. Fish and turtles feeding along with seeing freshwater crocs in the wild was an amazing...More

1  Thank mandy465
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks Mandy for your great review! Happy to read that you all enjoyed the cruise and even got to see some freshwater crocodiles.

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