Green Island, Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway 1 Day Package

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Tour Duration: 8:30 hours

Reasons they will it

  • Great value 1 day Island & Rainforest Package
  • Ideal for passengers short on time in Cairns
  • 2 hours to explore Green Island
  • Snorkelling gear OR glass bottom boat tour
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway one way journey
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway one way journey

The perfect gift for the family member or loved one who doesn't have a lot of time but would like to see all of the best sights that Cairns has to offer. Including a cruise to the famous Green Island, a trip above a World-Heritage Listed rainforest with a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and a return journey winding through the rainforest on the Scenic Railway.

Their morning will be spent cruising along the Great Barrier Reef with a 45-minute trip to the popular Green Island. Here, they'll have around 2-hours to spend swimming and snorkelling in the vibrant coral reefs just off shore, exploring the luscious island or simply laying back and relaxing on the beautiful beaches. All passengers aboard the cruise are given the choice of either a ride on a glass bottom boat to see the reef from above or snorkelling equipment so they can dive right in and see clearly.

After the two hours is up, they'll jump back on board the catamaran to cruise back to Cairns Reef Fleet terminal. From here, they will have approximately 30 minutes to grab some lunch from one of the many nearby cafes or restaurants before they board their tour bus to journey to the base of the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. The gondolas will take them on a journey over and through this World-Heritage Listed Rainforest and provide them with some incredible views of the surrounding region. With the choice of disembarking at two stations along the way to walk along a scenic boardwalk or admire Barron Falls, they'll be treated to an incredibly scenic adventure.

Once they've made it to the top, they'll have approximately 30 minutes to explore this quaint village, meet some locals and take in the sights before the train whistle blows and they're to board the Scenic Railway for the return journey. Winding back down through the rainforest, they'll be treated to a different experience entirely, than that of their journey up.

This one-day package is one of the best ways to see the region in a short amount of time, without missing out on some of the major highlights. It also includes hotel drop offs to a number of destinations in the region.

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Important stuff


  • Return cruise to Green Island from Cairns
  • 2 hours to explore Green Island
  • FREE choice of snorkelling gear OR glass bottom boat tour
  • Snorkelling demonstration & reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Pick up from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • One way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda Village
  • One way Kuranda Scenic Railway from Kuranda Village
  • Hotel drop off (excluding Holloway's, Machans, Yorkeys, Ellis Beach, Crystal Cascades, Redlynch & Lake Placid)


  • Hotel pick up. They will need to make their own way to the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal for a 9am departure
  • Lunch


  • Great value 1 day package for those who are short on time in Cairns
  • Cruise to Green Island aboard a fast, air-conditioned catamaran
  • 2 hours to explore and enjoy Green Island
  • FREE choice of snorkelling equipment OR glass bottom boat ride
  • Magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life
  • Unique rainforests and white sandy beaches
  • Glide over the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 30 minutes free time to explore Kuranda Village
  • Ride the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway from Kuranda Village back to Cairns
  • Courtesy hotel drop off after the Kuranda Scenic Railway

Tour Times

  • Tour departs from the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal daily at 9am. Check-in commences 20 minutes prior to departure. They will be returned to their Cairns accommodation at approximately 5.30pm

Tour Itinerary

  • 9am - Cruise to Green Island from Cairns Marina (check-in commences at 8.40am)
  • 2 hours free time to explore Green Island
  • 12pm - Cruise to Cairns Marina from Green Island
  • 12.45pm - Arrive Cairns Marina
  • Time to grab something for lunch at a local cafe or restaurant
  • 13.35pm - Transfer from Cairns Marina to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 2pm - Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda Village
  • 2.45pm - Arrive in Kuranda Village. 30 minutes free time to explore Kuranda Village
  • 3.30pm - Depart Kuranda Village on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 5pm - Arrive Freshwater Railway Station and meet your coach for the transfer back to your accommodation

Gift Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions listed to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

Why people loved this gift

1 reviews
Jehan Go 9 months ago

For the part of Experience Oz, everything was seamless, from booking to the end of the tour. Organized and professional. As for the tour itself, we had a wonderful 2 hours in the morning, spending it at Green Island. We did the glass bottom boat and the semi-submarine. Both were wonderful. We went there in April and the water was neither clear nor murky. We saw a lot of fish species as well as the corals. It was fun seeing the fish fight for food during a fish feeding session. We had a quick lunch at Al Porto just right off the fleet terminal. The van for Kuranda was waiting for us outside the terminal. We only had about an hour or so to enjoy the rainforest. The Skyrail ride was just ok. It was sunny so felt warm during the ride. Go with the guided tour on the first stop to learn more about the rainforest and the plant/tree the dinosaurs used to eat. Very interesting. I would recommend this tour for those short on time in Cairns.

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