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Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour

Destination: Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village
Duration: Half Day Tour AM or PM Departures Available

Departs: Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches AM 7.00am or PM 1.00pm
Returns: Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches AM 12.00pm or PM 6.00pm

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Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
  • Rainforest, Waterfalls & Kuranda Village - Half Day 4WD Tour
The Tour Jump on board a deluxe 4WD for an exclusive and spectacular visit to the Rainforest and the mighty Barron falls, including Surprise Falls. This half day tour is ideal if you have limited time and want to escape the crowds and experience the true tropical rainforest and hidden wonders of Far North Queensland.

You will be surprised in how much beauty you will in our short half day (5 hour) Itinerary! Your half day tour offers a morning or afternoon departure,

Your half day experience starts with a pick up from Cairns City or Northern Beaches accommodation, after introductions it’s time to start touring the regions highlights. Head north to the lower Barron Gorge National Park and visit Surprise Falls. This stunning waterfall is 243 metres high and set amongst the scenic, lower Barron Gorge.

Ascending the Lamb Range to the west of Cairns, stop at one of the region’s best kept secrets, the Lake Morris lookout. From here you will enjoy spectacular views over Cairns city and towards Green Island and Great Barrier Reef. Continue your journey, visiting Lake Morris and the Copperlode Dam. The dam is Cairns’ water supply and surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest-clad Mountains, it’s a unique and outstanding location to visit. Stretch your legs prior to crossing the dam wall where you will begin your four-wheel drive journey. The operator’s exclusive access permit sees you visiting restricted areas, not open to the general public. The logging tracks wind through rainforest and over the mountains of the Great Dividing Range. Stop to view ancient King Ferns before stopping at the Clohesy Boardwalk. Your Naturalist Guide will interpret the rainforest surrounds and introduce you to the Giant Strangler Fig tree, which is hundreds of years old.

Your next stop is Kuranda Village; here you will enjoy a short driving tour of the village before continuing on to the World Heritage Listed Barron Gorge National Park for more spectacular photo opportunities! Witness the mighty Barron Falls and the stunning Wrights Lookout.

Finally, after a fun and exciting day of touring both pristine rainforest and the famous Kuranda Village, your tour concludes; heading back towards Cairns via the Wet Tropics World Heritage drive down along the picturesque Kuranda range. Stop at the breathtaking Henry Ross lookout before arriving back into Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation.
Tour Highlights
  • Return transfers from Cairns (AM and PM Tours) & Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation (PM Tour only)
  • Small group offering unrivalled, friendly and personalized service
  • Air Conditioned comfortable late model 4WD Vehicle
  • National Park Fees & Permits
  • Visit 3 different National Parks and 5 stunning lookout points for great photo opportunities
  • 2 Waterfalls, Surprise and the Barron Falls
  • Rainforest Boardwalk with guided walks in a very private section of rainforest
  • World Heritage Listed Rainforest with interpretation from Naturalist Guide
  • Soft Off-Road Four Wheel Driving through creeks and rivers
  • Giant Clohesy River Fig Tree
  • Experienced Local Naturalist Accredited Tour Guides 

Rates – Cairns City Accommodation (AM or PM Tours) - Valid 01 Apr 2021 to 31 March 2022
  • Adult $149.00
  • Adult Pensioner / Concession AU$145.00
  • Child (aged 4 – 14 years of age) AU$119.00
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 – 14 years of age) AU$479.00

Please Note: This tour is not suitable for children aged under 4 years of age - unless on private charters (POA)

Important Booking Notes: Please use Booking Form's Comments Box to specify if you would like the AM or PM departure.  Please specify if any participants hold a pension / concession card on making a booking. 
Rates – Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation (PM Tours Only) - Valid 01 Apr 2021 to 31 Mar 2022
  • Adult $159.00
  • Adult Pensioner / Concession AU$155.00
  • Child (aged 4 – 14 years of age) AU$129.00
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 – 14 years of age) AU$499.00

Please Note: This tour is not suitable for children aged under 4 years of age - unless on private charters (POA)Private Charter Rates on Request

Important Booking Notes: If staying at Cairns Northern Beaches, please note that the PM tour is the only available option. Please specify if any participants hold a pension / concession card on making a booking. 
What to Bring
  • Wear lightweight, loose comfortable clothing (natural fibres work best in the heat and humidity of our tropical rainforest)
  • Bring sunscreen, hat, sunglasses & camera in a day pack to carry onboard the vehicle
  • Spending money for the purchase of drinks, snacks and souvenirs, available for purchase at select stops
  • Waterbottle / bottle of water to refil throughout the day
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