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Address: Barron River Esplanade | Below Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Stations, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
Phone Number: +61 412 159 212
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10:45 am - 3:15 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 3:15 pm
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Tours depart from our riverside jetty below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail...

Tours depart from our riverside jetty below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Stations, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs.

Book online via our website or pay cash ONLY on the boat.

45 min Rainforest Rivercruise

Departs 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm 2.30pm daily

All tours are subject to group bookings and seasonal river conditions.

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$13.67*
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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise
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$22.78*
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Kuranda Guided Interpretive Rainforest Walk Including Refreshments

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I got to see a wild cassowary

The guide provided a great overview of the rainforest up against the bank, and allowed us to get as close as possible to any wildlife. Right near the end of the cruise, a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
moldau14
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide provided a great overview of the rainforest up against the bank, and allowed us to get as close as possible to any wildlife. Right near the end of the cruise, a cassowary was spotted on the bank of the rainforest side of the river, and we were able to get right up close near the shore - it... More 

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review. It's so great every time we see a cassowary and love that passengers sometimes get the opportunity to enjoy these amazing birds in the wild. Nothing beats seeing creatures in their natural environment. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant river trip with great information on wildlife, rainforest and river. Lots of good wildlife to see. Very enjoyable, would recommend to everyone.

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review of your experience on the Kuranda Riverboat, it is very much appreciated. More 

Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

must do river boat at Kuranda as one of the most natural beautiful place with lots of fun with friends and family

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Thanks Chitrnjan for your review of your experience of the Kuranda Riverboat, it's much appreciated. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

The host was fantastic . We saw turtles and fish but that's it. We were so Excited to see crocodile and it wasn't even mentioned during the trip out so We did have some Disappointed people :(. If we knew we wouldn't see any we wouldn't have gone

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Sheree, I am sorry you were disappointed but there is no way we or anyone else can guarantee that you will see a crocodile in the wild. Freshwater crocodiles are a law unto themselves like any other wild animal and from one day to the next I do not know if passengers will see a crocodile or not. We do... More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a short walk from the Skyrail. The Cruise goes for 45mins and the Skipper gives a detailed commentary along the way. We saw turtles, a crocodile, fish, birds and the information about the trees and the area was really interesting. A simple outing but really enjoyable.

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your cruise. More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

It's fascinating that you can see the Kuranda Rainforest from the SkyRail, the Scenic Train, and the Kuranda Riverboat. We did all three in one day! Warren and Melissa are experts here (they also do a rainforest hike and they have a cottage a few miles out of Kuranda, the Honeybee House, that you can rent). On the cruise, we... More 

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Hi Anna, it was great to have you staying at Honeybee House and coming on the Kuranda Riverboat for a cruise and a guided rainforest walk. Melissa and I really enjoyed meeting you and hope the rest of your trip went well too. Hope to see you again one day. More 

Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Tour is about 45 mins long. We took the 2.30pm trip and we're back in time to catch the 3.30 train. Very knowledgeable captain with some great stories to tell. Saw crocodiles and turtles sunning themselves on the banks.

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Mandy, thanks very much for letting us know about your experience on the Kuranda Riverboat. Glad you enjoyed the cruise. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

A wonderfully relaxing 45 minutes trip down the river at Kuranda. Our tour guide was very welcoming, knowledgeable and professional. We saw a crocodile, turtles, fish, sea eagle and the swallows nesting on the boat. Good value and great experience.

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Thanks for sending us such a positive review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your cruise on the Barron River. More 

Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Warren was an amazing tour guide and he loves his work, what you can feel every second of this cruse. We had luckily the chance to see crocs, big fish, turtles and birds on our 45min trip on the river. Warren takes his time to explain the rainforest and life in it and it's quiet a very nice experience what... More 

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Thank you VERY much for your glowing review. It's great to know that people enjoy the cruise and take the time to let others know about it. Hope you can come and visit again one day. More 

Port Douglas, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This has to be one of the most enjoyable tours at one of the most reasonable prices. Your tour takes you along the beautiful Barron River lined with the luscious, verdant foliage of the oldest Rainforest in the world. The banks and the river are home to a wonderful array of wildlife and marine life. On our trip we saw... More 

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this review

Rosie, what a great review of our cruise and guided rainforest walk. Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your experience. Always great to have Elvis pay us a visit on our guided walks too. More 

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