Kuranda and Reef Two Day Helicopter Tour
Spend two days in beautiful Cairns. On day one enjoy a scenic, historical train journey, through the Barron Gorge and past cascading waterfalls to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest. On day two cruise to the Great Barrier Reef aboard Osprey V. Here you'll spend five hours exploring two incredible reef destinations.
Start your journey aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway where you’ll meander through pristine rainforest, rugged mountains and cascading waterfalls to the pretty village of Kuranda. Spend the day wandering around the unique township and exploring the markets.
Join the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and glide over World Heritage-listed rainforest before descending through the canopy layers and deep into the heart of the lush rainforest. Enjoy stops along the way as you alight and explore the awe-inspiring Barron Gorge and Falls from a network of boardwalks at varying levels. Following the Skyrail journey, transfer to the helicopter departure lounge.
Enjoy a buffet lunch and a Dreamtime Walk where you will learn about the indigenous culture with a traditional corroboree, and boomerang and spear throwing. Meet Australian native animals including wombats, dingoes, crocodiles and hand-fed kangaroos or have your photo taken cuddling a koala.
For an extraordinary day on the Great Barrier Reef, combine your Down Under Dive outer reef cruise with an exhilarating return helicopter flight. Aboard Osprey V spend five hours exploring two stunning outer reef destinations, each with their own unique coral formations and diverse marine species.
The package includes an Aussie BBQ lunch, a guided snorkelling tour and coral viewing from a glass bottom boat. Scuba diving, for the novice and experienced diver, is also available.
On the return, take to the air for a spectacular 25 minute helicopter journey over the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Sweep over coral gardens and sand cays, and see marine life from high above before returning to Cairns.
• Kuranda Scenic Railway
• Return Skyrail
• Cruise to outer reef locations
• Five hours on the reef
• Guided snorkelling tour
• Delicious BBQ lunch – prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian options, tropical salads and pastas
• Return helicopter flight over the reef (25 minutes)
Kuranda upgrade option – Upgrade to Kuranda Rail Gold Class or enhance your rainforest experience with an additional trip to RainForestation. Experience a 45 minute rainforest tour on a WWII army duck while your guide points out the colourful flora and fauna.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2021 - 2022 season. The 2021 - 2022 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022. The 2022 - 2023 season rates commence on the 1st April 2022.
Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.