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Down Under Tours - Day Tours

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“sky rail”(235 reviews)
“cable car”(125 reviews)
“train ride”(135 reviews)
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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 12, 2011

Firstly, the Skyrail trip is great fun, and takes anywhere from 30 mins to 1 & 1/2 hrs. It is a pleasant journey over the treetops & offers great views of the surrounding areas and beaches. There are 2 boardwalk "stations" you can stop at...More

8  Thank babyboomer58
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We hired a car for our stay in Cairns and had every intention of driving up to the beautiful township of Kuranda. I wish we had stayed with that plan. We decided to drop into Skyrail to have a look and unfortunately the excitement of...More

5  Thank giftpacked
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

This trip was one of the best tours I have ever booked, especially because of the great tour guide Uta! She was so well organised and provided us with so many interesting informations the whole day. Thanks for the great day! I highly recommand this...More

Thank 604susanne
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi 604susanne, Thank you for your review - we are thrilled to hear your feedback that it was one of the best tours you have ever booked! Wow, thank you! We will pass on your wonderful feedback to Uta - she is a valued member...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We had gone up on the sky rail and looked around the markets before heading back down on the train. The views are great and the stop at barren falls was cool. seating is not really suited to every one as some people are sitting...More

3  Thank Softballdad241
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi Softballdad241, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - we are glad to hear that you and your family had a fun day visiting Kuranda. It is definitely a unique experience - thank you for your feedback regarding the Scenic...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

This morning Xavier was our guide to the Daintree and cape Tribulation area. This was an all day trip which included a very tasty lunch and later a break for tea or coffee and scones. The trip was very informative and the day went by...More

Thank george J
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi george J, Thank you for your review - we are thrilled to hear you had a great tour with us to visit Cape Tribulation and the Daintree! Thank you for acknowledging your guide, Xavier - he is a valued member of our team here...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Really fantastic place - loved the boat cruise and Nick's commentary. Yannick (our driver)has very impressive local knowledge and interesting stories. The park is definitely worth seeing and don't miss the croc show - it's outstanding. Our tour was combined with a trip to Kuranda...More

Thank callaghanlee
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi callaghanlee, Thank you for your lovely review - we are thrilled to hear that you had a brilliant day visiting Kuranda and Hartley's with us! It is great to be able to experience both in one day. Thank you for your compliments to our...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We love railways and have travelled on them in five continents. The trip from Kuranda back to Cairns was truly special. The train either slowed down or stopped at the viewpoints which was appreciated.More

Thank MartinD2092
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi MartinD2092, We are so glad to hear you had an awesome day and enjoyed the Scenic Rail from Kuranda! There are wonderful views and such interesting history to go with the Kuranda Rail. Thank you for your review and we hope that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Memorable because it is an absolutely amazing ride on the gondola over the canopy of the rain forest and the appreciation of it's depth when you stop at the stations and look and take in the absolute wonderment of the history and retention of such...More

Thank Joe B
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi Joe B, Thank you for your review- we are so glad to hear that you had a memorable day visiting Kuranda via the Skyrail and Scenic Rail. We agree that it is definitely worth visiting to take it the beauty of the World Heritage...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Ny friend and I did the Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge day tour in June 2018 and had Daniel as our guide for the day. It was one of the best day tours I've done with the best guides! Daniel was constantly informative and...More

Thank Leemash
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hi Leemash, Thank you for your wonderful review- we are thrilled to hear that you and your friend had a fantastic day and would say it was one of the best day tours you've been on! I will pass on your lovely feedback to Daniel-...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

A great day on Karanda Railway, it was over 20 years since we were last on it and wanted to take the kids. All had a great day, we took Karanda Railway to Karanda and then the Skyrail back with Diamond View as it was...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We went up by Skyrail and did the return trip by Scenic Railway Gold Class, which was an extra $49 p/p for Gold Class. The 1-1/2 hour trip down was so enjoyable. The hostess was very welcoming and attended to our every need with a...More

3  Thank jeanettevw
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

If you pay extra please make sure you put screaming babies and kids on the same carriage. Could not hear the audio. Install earphones. If you mix screaming kids with couples. I gave a good rating for food and comfy seats. Definitely not gold class...More

4  Thank Rossana H
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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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