Relax on a 45-minute calm water riverboat cruise through the world’s most ancient rainforest and enjoy commentary about river life.
Tour Times: 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:30 PM
Duration: 60 minutes
Capacity: 30 passengers max.
Tours are subject to river conditions and group bookings.
Join us for a guided interpretive rainforest walk accessible only via the Kuranda Riverboat!
You’re taken across the Barron River on the Kuranda Riverboat to a secluded rainforest clearing. You go on a guided interpretive rainforest walk through a beautiful section of ancient tropical rainforest. The walk takes you on an established forest trail and your guide shows you many examples of tropical rainforest trees, vines, lianas, and ferns and speaks about the wildlife that lives in the area and the history of the first rainforest tour in Far North Queensland that used this same trail in the 1920s. In those days, people would be rowed across the river in all their finery in order to marvel at the beauty of the rainforest! Sometimes you may also be lucky enough to see a cassowary.
At the end of the guided tour, and within the maintained clearing, there is a natural spring and a delightful area where you’re served tea/coffee and cake.
Return to the Kuranda Riverboat to be taken back to the jetty where you can either return to the village or book yourself onto a Kuranda Riverboat Cruise, which takes you down the Barron River. During this calm water cruise, you see fish, turtles, birds, and hopefully freshwater crocodiles.
A minimum of two adults is required for this Kuranda rainforest tour to take place. This tour must be pre-booked by the day before.