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Down Under Tours - Day Tours

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Down Under Tours is Tropical North Queensland’s leading day tour operator. We are blessed to have two World Heritage listed areas on our doorstep; the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Our comprehensive day tour program encompasses the...more
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26 Redden St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The trip up in the train was excellent; however, the trip down on the cableway was a disaster. First, the tram goes way over the top of the rainforest. If you like to see tops of trees from above, this is for you. Then the...More

Thank pkf2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife made a booking for us and our 4yr old daughter to go on the Scenic Railway trip and Skyrail return with pick up. This was from our pick up at Cnr of Moore /Trinity St. We were really impressed with the kind and...More

Thank 425leighg
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi 425leighg, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us - we are so glad that you had such a wonderful experience with us and your driver, Neil! As a company, we pride ourselves on our people and service, so it...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Apologies for late review as did the day trip in May 2017. Did the comprehensive package which included the cable car, scenic railway and ticket which included Bird World, Tjapukai and Koala Gardens (see other reviews). Lunch was not included but gave us an opportunity...More

Thank DizzyBlonde23
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi DizzyBlonde23, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your trip to Kuranda! We are glad that you had such a great experience and made some wonderful memories. Thank you again, and we hope to see you back in Cairns sometime!...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We boarded our bus at 6:45, we were the first to get on board and Steve our tour guide welcomed us to the tour with a smile and enthusiasm towards the day. We were happy already. The day just got better from there. As soon...More

Thank 544jacquelines
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi 544jacquelines, Thank you for your lovely review- we are thrilled to hear you had such a great day out with our driver/guide Steve! It certainly is a day of discovery, and Steve's vast knowledge and professionalism truly make the day even more special. Thank...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did this trip to combine a trip to Kuranda with a trip on the sky rail the village is a hippy location with lots of quirky shops and restaurants, the trip on the sky rail takes you high above the rainforest on your way...More

Thank johnwD6176HM
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi John W, Thank you for taking time to leave a review for us- we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day trip to Kuranda via the Skyrail and the Scenic Rail and would recommend this! It certainly is a unique experience and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After much research, we chose to take the down under tour of cape tribulation, Raintree river cruise , & Mossman gorge tour. The experience was by our standard a 10 out of 10 . There was enough time at each stop to enjoy the scenery....More

Thank melindad658
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi melindad658, Thank you for your review - we are so glad to hear that you had a fantastic experience on our Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge tour with Xavier! He is a valued member of our team here and truly loves being able...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were a little late in picking us up at our hotel but we were taken to the train station in plenty of time. Train ride was great, they kept feeding us and providing drinks... and i would have loved to spend a kittle moe...More

Thank 230liseb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a 19th Century train going at very low speed through the mountains to Kuranda, with all its advantages and disadvantages.

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steve our driver and guide was excellent. He made the longish drive very interesting. His knowledge of both history and natural history was brilliant. The food provided on this trip was excellent - though maybe an extra 5 minutes for the delicious lunch stop would...More

Thank Rosum6
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rosum6, Thank you for your review about your tour to Cape Tribulation and the Daintree with us. We are so glad to hear that you had an excellent day with Steve. He is a valued team member here, and his experience and knowledge truly...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing day, a brilliant train ride up to Kuranda, then a visit to the markets (make sure you visit the old market as well) great food and colourful environment. Coming back on Sky Rail is a real treat, stop off at the...More

Thank DayTrip45406875952
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi DayTrip45406875952, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about trip to Kuranda - we are so glad to hear that you had an amazing day! It certainly is a unique and memorable experience. Thank you for sharing your tips about visiting...More

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MakiO47
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Professional-Pilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we used this company in January, 2018, through the hotel we stayed at. I am certain that it is still in business. Check that you have the correct phone and email information.
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Liz N
February 27, 2016|
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Response from JLD-DUT | Property representative |
Hi Liz N, Thanks so much for your enquiry. All of our Kuranda tours include both the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Rail. We also have two great packages that include Rainforestation: KQRS includes the Army... More
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