This Classic Kuranda Package offers a full day adventure to Kuranda, located in tropical World Heritage Rainforest. This tour includes a visit to the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park, where you will experience an historic World War II Army Duck Tour (on land and water), visit the animals at the Koala & Wildlife Park and even hand feed a kangaroo. Enjoy the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience including boomerang and spear throwing and traditional Aboriginal dances. You will travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and return hotel transfers are also included.
Army Duck Tour
Experience the tropical rainforest from a totally unique perspective aboard an amphibious World War II Army Duck or DUKW (colloquially known as Duck). These historical vehicles which hold up to 30 passengers and uses a 6 wheel drive, propeller and rudder. During this 45 minute rainforest tour, your knowledgeable Duck Captain will identify and explain fascinating plants and wildlife as you pass by before splashing into the lake for a cruise with more wildlife to be seen. After your tour, visit the tropical fruit orchard which features over 60 different species of exotic tropical fruit trees and you’ll learn about fruits of the region and the world.
Koala & Wildlife Park
Wander at your leisure through our Wildlife Park where a series of elevated boardwalks provide uninterrupted views of various Australian animals and reptiles. Handfeed the free roaming kangaroos and wallabies in the landscaped gardens, observe the endangered cassowary and Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo and see Neville and Dennis, the only Tasmanian Devils in Cairns! Sneak a peek at Juliet our sneaky wombat, meet Ned and Kelly the Alpine Dingoes and meet Ricky the cheeky Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo. Enter our reptile house and see a range of pythons and lizards and see the iconic Australian koala. The star attraction of our Wildlife Park is “Jack the Ripper”, a 5 metre saltwater crocodile weighing at 650kgs with a reputation of killing 12 of his girlfriends in times gone by. Jack is kept in his own enclosure with an elevated platform perfect for your safe and close-up viewing.
Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
The Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience invites you to discover authentic Indigenous Australian culture. Local Indigenous Pamagirri Guides welcome you to join them on a journey to discover the Dreamtime and learn about the fascinating customs and ancient traditions that are kept alive in the rainforest of Kuranda, in Tropical North Queensland. The Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience takes approximately 1 hour which includes both the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Performance held in the Rainforest Amphitheatre and the Dreamtime Walk conducted either before or after the show.
Aussies BBQ Lunch
Minute Beef Steaks – Handmade Pork Sausages – BBQ Chicken Thigh – Korma Vegetable and Tofu Curry (Vegetarian) – Mixed Roast Potatoes and/or Rice
Mixed Green Salad & Balsamic Dressing – Coleslaw – Selection of condiments including – Homemade Onion Relish
Watermelon / Fruit Platter – Jugs of Water to the table