Kuranda Tours - Rainforestation - Butterfly Sanctuary - Kuranda Village | RBB

Tour Code: 185

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

  • Our Kuranda day tour offers visitors the opportunity to be immersed deep in the rainforest and learn about its indigenous culture, the native animals and the flora and fauna in a day tour
  • A visit to Rainforestation Nature Park assures that everyone at every age has a great time and a great learning experience. In the afternoon you can spend time in Kuranda Village exploring the markets and Butterfly Sanctuary.    
  • Jack the Ripper, one of the largest crocodiles in captivity. Coming in at over 5 metres in length and weighing almost a tonne, you can view him from the safety of the Rainforestation Nature Park’s elevated boardwalks.
  • Our Kuranda tour offers guests a ride up to Rainforestation Nature Park and Kuranda Village on an 100% electric coach. Cuddle a koala, pet a kangaroo, wander with a wombat, this is one action packed Cairns tour.  

Included In Price

  • Return Coach Transfers from Accommodation to/from Kuranda on 100% electric coach
  • Entry into Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Kuranda Village
  • Kuranda Butterfly Sanctuary

Our Kuranda Nature Experience combined with a Kuranda Tour gives you access to all attractions at the Rainforestation Nature Park, time in the Kuranda Villiage and the Butterfly Sanctuary. A guided Wildlife Park tour, a Dreamtime Walk, and a Army Duck Rainforest Tour!

Coach from Cairns Accommodation to Rainforestation Nature Park

Hand feed the free roaming kangaroos and wallabies in the landscaped gardens at Rainforestation Nature Park, observe the giant endangered pre-historic cassowary bird, see wombats and lace monitors, and view local snakes and other scaley reptiles, along with cute cuddly koalas.

Local indigenous Pamagirri Aboriginal guides welcome you to join them on a journey to discover the Dreamtime Walk and learn about the fascinating customs and ancient traditions of Australias Aborigines.

The Pamagirri Aboriginal guides will then host an Aboriginal dance performance in the auditorium.  

Experience the tropical Kuranda rainforest from a totally unique perspective aboard an amphibious World War II Army Duck and visit a tropical fruit orchard with over 60 different species of exotic tropical fruit trees.

Kuranda Village Tour

Spend some time in Kuranda Village and visit the beautiful Butterfly Sanctuary before re-boarding the 100% electric coach for your return journey to your Cairns accommodation.

Kuranda Tour & Nature Experience with Butterfly Sanctuary

At 8.40am you will travel to Rainforestation Nature Park by 100% electric coach via the scenic Kuranda Range 

Your Kuranda tour includes:

A guided tour through the Koala & Wildlife Park: See crocodiles, snakes, dingoes and a cassowary, and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies.

Have your photo taken cuddling a koala or holding a small crocodile (optional extra).

The Pamagirri Dreamtime Walk: Learn to throw a boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing.

Pamagirri Dance Performance: In the rainforest amphitheatre.

The Army Duck Rainforest Tour: A visit to the Tropical Fruit Orchard is also included. Experience the tropical rainforest from a totally unique perspective aboard an amphibious World War II Army Duck.

Optional afternoon in Kuranda Village: Depart the Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park for your transfer into Kuranda Village.

On arrival to Kuranda Village, wander through the shops and markets that offer local handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts.

A must see is the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and ensure you wear a red, white or pink shirt to attract these beautiful creatures for that perfect photo opportunity.

Your Coach will transfer you back to your Cairns accommodation.

See more Kuranda tours and attractions.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Departs Approximately 8.40am
  • Returns Approximately 4.30pm
Departure Instructions

Pick up from your Cairns accommodation. Transfers not available from private residences (including AirBnB properties)

Pickup Locations


  • Kuranda
  • Rainforestation Nature Park
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday - Sunday


Full day

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Cuddle a Koala & Wildlife Photos optional extras
  • Army Duck Photos:
Fitness Level Required

Low, Disabled

Additional Information

Languages: the Army Duck tour and the Pamagirri Aboriginal experience have pamphlets available in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish, German and Italian

  • Camera (charged)
  • Money for souvenirs and photos
  • Hat
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Bottle of water
  • Your travel voucher
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent

Containes notes on wheelchair accessContaines notes for the visually impairedContaines notes for the hearing impaired
Wheelchair Accessibility

Ramps and paved pathways available throughout the park

The Pamagirri Aboriginal Cultural centre is accessible with a designated viewing platform at the amphitheatre

Access to the Wildlife section is paved for viewing of all animals

Boarding Access

The amphibious Army Ducks can be boarded from platform 2 with barriers removed, seats are higher for ease of transfer from wheelchair

Hearing Impaired Information

Visual information available


Accessible toilet facilities located next to the restaurant

Wheelchair Accessibility

Wheelchair lifts onto train carriage at Freshwater and Kuranda stations

Cairns Train Station level with platforms

Wheelchairs cannot exceed 630mm in width and 950mm in length

Boarding Access

No wheelchair access facilities at Barron Falls Station

Wheelchair compliant ramps at all stations

Onboard Access

Maximum 4 dedicated wheelchair areas on each train located in central carriages

Visually Impaired Notes

Information in braille at Cairns Station

Audio commentary during train journey

Hearing Impaired Information

Visual information provided


1 wheelchair accessible toilet on board all train services and at Cairns, Freshwater and Kuranda Stations

  • Family Fare: 2 Adults and 2 Children
  • Children 3 and under travel free of charge

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

100% Cancellation fee applies to all tours cancelled within 24 hours prior to departure or no show

Kuranda Tours - Rainforestation - Butterfly Sanctuary - Kuranda Village | RBB

Tour Code: 185

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns




Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$55.00
Family: au$275.00

Tour Code: 185



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

0 - 3 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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