Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway

Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway

On this 10-hour tour from Cairns, spend the morning exploring the lush scenery of the surrounding rainforest in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle that takes you into Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland UNESCO World Heritage site. After this off-road adventure, you'll be dropped in Kuranda for free time to enjoy the village before returning to Cairns on Kuranda Scenic Railway. Hotel pickup is provided from Cairns City Hotels Only. Return is to The Cairns Railway Station, Bunda Street and guests must make their own way back to their accommodation.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Discovery Tours Australia, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

After collection from your accommodation, we begin our journey. Driving up the Kuranda Range and passing through the small village of Kuranda. Here we enjoy a short driving tour of the village, before continuing to the World Heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park. This is home to the famous Barron Falls, which makes for a great photo opportunity at the stunning Wrights lookout.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Barron Gorge National Park, Wrights Lookout Rd, Queensland Australia

Experience the Spectacular views from the viewing platform over the Barron Falls and Surrounding Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Davies Creek National Park, Davies Creek Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880 Australia

Leave the lushness of the Rainforest and enter the beginning of Australia’s savannah country, marveling at the rapid change in the forest types and scenery. Explore the granite gorge area with opportunity for a swim (depending conditions on the day).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuranda Heritage Markets, Rob Verviers Dr, Kuranda, Queensland 4881 Australia

Back on paved roads, make your way to Kuranda, where your guide drops you off just before midday for free time to explore this 'Village in the Rainforest.' You have about two to three hours to check out its attractions and markets on your own, and have lunch at one of the cafes or restaurants (own expense).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kuranda Scenic Railway, Coondoo Street, Kuranda, Queensland 4870 Australia

Later in the afternoon, return to Cairns by the historical Kuranda Scenic Railway, where you can learn about the history of this feat of engineering. Once you have completed your Train journey, you will need to make your own way back to your accommodation

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not recommended for children 4 years and under"
"Please bring your own water"
"Bring or wear clothing/gear for wet weather (November to June)"
"Minimum of 4 passengers required to operate this tour"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Return point: Cairns Railway Station, Bunda Street - Guests must make their own way back to their accommodation.

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • National Park fees
  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Transport by 4WD vehicle with Certified Licensed Driver / Guide
  • One-way ride on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Discovery Tours Australia
  • Entry/Admission - Barron Gorge National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Davies Creek National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Scenic Railway

Not Included

  • Lunch - Many options available in Kuranda
  • Upgrades on railway ride
  • Tour Only operates from Cairns City Hotels
  • Hotel Drop Off


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