8 :50am : Travel Kuranda Scenic Railway. Wind through tunnels and over bridges on this magnificent journey, passing Stoney Creek and Barron Falls.
10:25am: Arrive at Kuranda Railway Station. On arrival, please make your way straight up to the coach parking area. Food, drinks, and toilets are only 5 minutes away. Your Driver Guide will meet you and direct you to your coach for your transfer to the village. Browse through the many shops and local markets which offer a full range of local handicrafts, souvenirs, and gifts.
11:00am: Enter the Australian Butterfly Sancutary. Marvel at the largest butterfly flight aviary in the country with a guided tour through the landscaped gardens. View hundreds of butterflies including the famous electric blue Ulysses and Australia’s largest butterfly, the Cairns Birdwing.
Any other entries or expenditures in Kuranda Village are at own expense.
11:45am Please be at the bus stop outside the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary to transfer to Rainforeststation Nature Park.
Your tour includes:
BBQ Lunch – Enjoy a delicious hot buffet and a wide selection of salads, cheeses, and fruits.
Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard - Travel deep into the rainforest on both land and water as your guide explains different species of flora and fauna.
Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience - Watch the Pamagirri Dancers perform in the rainforest amphitheatre before joining the Dreamtime Walk – learn to throw a boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing.
Koala & Wildlife Park - Join a guided tour and see crocodiles, wombats, snakes, dingoes, and a cassowary. Hand feed kangaroos and wallabies and have your photo taken cuddling a koala or holding a small crocodile (optional extra).
3:45pm - Transfer to Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Terminal for your 4pm boarding. The 7.5 km journey takes 30-40 minutes. However, we recommend you spend time at the two stations en-route: Red Peak Station and Barron Falls Station.
5:15pm: Your coach will be at the Carvonica Skyrail Terminal to transfer you to your accommodation. Please tell your Driver Guide if you do not require a transfer.