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Cairns Reef, Rail & Rainforest Combo

A 40 minute Scenic Flight, Rainforest Cableway, then Kuranda Scenic Railway

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An unforgettable experience! Take a 40-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef then visit Kuranda by traveling on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and returning by the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Explore the village and enjoy free time visiting markets, wildlife parks, shops and food stalls. Discover World Heritage-listed pristine rainforest by historic scenic railway.Free transfer courtesy bus from Cairns city accommodation at the beginning of the day.

Schedule of your day on our 3 in 1 combo. It can be a day full of activities, or it may be a relaxing day according to your own pace.

(* Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail operate almost every day of the year except certain public holidays and scheduled maintenance days)

  • Pickup from your city accommodation or at a designated location in Cairns City Centre area around 9:15 AM; or make your own way to our office by 9:30 AM.

  • 40 minute Reef Hopper flight departing at 10:00 AM

  • Drop off to Skyrail Smithfield Caravonica station to check-in for your Skyrail experience around 11:30 AM; or drive to the Skyrail Station and park your car there if you made your own way

  • Skyrail one way experience up to Kuranda, approximately 1.5 hours - Estimated arrival at Kuranda village around 1:00 PM

  • Free time up on Kuranda village, possible activities include Butterfly Sanctuary, Koala Gardens, Birds World and etc at own cost.

  • Visit the Kuranda market and restaurants

  • Return on Kuranda Scenic Rail at 3:30 PM, ride approximately 2.5 hours (optional return on the 2:00 PM train depends on availability)

  • Arrive back at Cairns Central Station at 5:30 PM ; or getting off at Freshwater Station at 5:00 PM then catch a taxi or uber if you drove your own car and parked at either Skyrail Station or GSL Aviation’s office

  • Make your own way back to your accommodation once you have arrived at the Cairns Central trainstation (*optional return transfer can be organised with Skyrail upon check-in at an extra cost)


This Flight is operated by:

Cairns Reef, Rail and Rainforest Combo

If booking within 12 hours of departure time, please call us on 1800 951 251 to check last-minute availability

Once confirmed, you will be charged a 20% deposit with the remainder to be paid at check in on the day of flight