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Set out on an informative and rewarding 45-minute rainforest river cruise among Kuranda’s wet tropics.

Board your boat at the riverside landing below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Station, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs along Kuranda’s scenic esplanade.

Sit back and relax as your guides point out flora and fauna along the Barron River or snap a few pictures of this stunning area.

Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for an array of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, and water dragons, as well as more than 100 species of tropical birds.

This enlightening tour is suitable for all ages and offer five daily departure times, making it a great addition to any schedule.

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Kuranda Riverboat
Overview
Experience the wildlife and wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on a 45-minute cruise from Kuranda. Set sail down the Barron River, through the heart of the wet tropics rainforest and discover the region’s natural wonders with entertaining onboard commentary. Along the way, look out for freshwater crocodiles, turtles and water dragons, as well as a wide range of exotic birds.
Highlights
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Wonderful ride and amazing views

Kim was such a nice guide and knowledgeable! My family and I had a great time watching birds and fresh water crocodiles! Kim was able to point out the different kind of birds and trees to us. My children are 'city kids' and they learned...More

Thank thlkenneth
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your cruise. I will also pass it on to Kim so she can read it. It's great to know that you and your kids found the cruise enjoyable and that they learned quite a bit from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
AMAZING !

Perfect little tour if you just need a moment to chill out after walking around Kuranda. Nothing to fault on this little 45min boat cruise. Really beautiful lady who guided us (forgot her name) was very welcoming and so knowledgable about the area. You will...More

Thank Lisa T
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Lisa, it's great to read your review and to know that you found the cruise amazing. I will let Kim also know how much you enjoyed your time on the boat.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A great trip on the river

A great afternoon spent on the Barron River with Warren sharing his local knowledge on the tour about the area and its wildlife! We saw fish, turtles, freshwater crocodiles and a water snake. Thanks for the great afternoon!

Thank Mhol1979
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for letting me know how much you enjoyed the cruise.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Kim is a fabulous and knowledgeable guide!

We really enjoyed our trip down the Barron river with Kim as our guide. The tour is great value for money, as we saw a lot of wildlife. Kim even pulled the boat up to the river bank, allowing us a close up experience with...More

Thank LizF12345
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kim Thanks very much for your glowing review of Kim and your experience of one of our cruises. Kim is a great asset to our business and I have sent your review to her also. Thank you very much for choosing our tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Short river trip to Barton Weir

Spur of the moment decision to do the short boat trip. Duncan was amusing and informative. A couple of local freshwater crocodiles were kind enough to put in an appearance. Very pleasant way to spend 40 mins.

Thank Margot Q
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great review Margot. Thanks very much and I will let Duncan know how much you enjoyed the cruise.

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