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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 August 20, 2018

Beautiful old historic railway trip through the mountains in lovingly restored old railway carriages. Stunning scenery, great commentary on the prewar history of the railway, and a couple of lovely scenic stops on the way. Not to be missedMore

Thank Willfish101
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Willfish101, Thank you for your review - we are so glad to hear that you had a great time on the Kuranda Scenic Railway! It is certainly a very interesting and information journey, and amazing to hear about the history & construction of the...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

The diamond view was worth the extra, Well worth the round trip - train one way and cable car the other. Was a minor mix up with transfer buses back at Smithfield station that caused some delay, but otherwise smooth. Great views and fascinating engineering...More

Thank Vikram S
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Vikram S, Thank you for you review - we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Kuranda and the great views along the way. Our apologies for the mix up with the transfer, I have passed on your comment to Operations...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

Our driver, Dianne, was experienced, helpful and knowledgeable - can't speak highly enough of her efforts to make everyone's day special. The guides for the Tropical Rainforest were equally adept and fascinating, the lunch was delicious, home-cooked and came with an explanation from the host...More

Thank jeanellisau
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi jeanellisau, Thank you for your great review - we are so glad to hear that you had an amazing day on our Daintree tour! Diann is a valued member of our team here, and she truly makes the day so enjoyable for our passengers...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

This place is very educational as well as amazing.So many different size crocs.You can touch,hold and get photo's taken with koala's,croc's and snakes. Flat walking with great paths.Able to take prams,wheelie walkers and wheel chairs to most places.More

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DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi smacca16, Thank you for your great review of your day tour to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures! We are so glad to hear that you had a fantastic day, and found out some interesting information about the wildlife! It certainly is a great way to get...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

I travelled with Down Under Tours on the Gold Class last week, it was an awesome day out, the staff were so friendly and helpful. It took the stress out of getting around and made a wonderful day for my family and I. Thanks Guys...More

Thank Olly M
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi Olly M, Thanks for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that you and your family had an awesome day on our Kuranda day tour and enjoyed the Gold Class Scenic Rail experience! Thank you for choosing to travel with us! Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Skyrail is a terrific way to experience the heritage rainforest between Kuranda and Cairns. The Cableway allows you to enjoy the rainforest from above. See the rainforest in all its splendour. The trees, the ferns, the mountains and gorges. Truly an amazing experience.More

Thank Len E
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi Len E, Thank you for your review of your visit to Kuranda - we are so happy to hear that you had an amazing experience on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway! It certainly is a unique view of the rainforest and the area, and the...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Jeff (Bus driver/guide) was amazing. He's got humour very welcoming and patient. On our way to Hartleys he was very informative about the different locations we drove past, info on popular locations to visit. When you get to Hartleys he guides you inside and let's...More

Thank Lisa T
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi Lisa T, Thank you for your lovely review about your day trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures! We are thrilled to hear that you had such an amazing day exploring and seeing the wildlife! Thanks for sharing your awesome photos! Thank you for your feedback...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

If you ever saw a forest if you ever took a telepherical and if you ever been to a village dedicated to turism business then you might enjoy. Otherwise pass your way. One green dot for the quality of the crew.More

Thank eric_desn
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi eric_desn, Thank you for your review - we are disappointed to hear that you did not appreciate experiencing the Skyrail or the tropical rainforest. Visiting Kuranda via Skyrail and Scenic Rail is not only our most popular day tour, but one of the most...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Skyrail was the highlight of our trip to Kuranda. We were both hesitant to take the Skyrail because of our fear of heights but once we acclimatised to the heights we enjoyed some awesome scenery and a fantastic ride. The stops in between we're very...More

Thank David R
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi David R, Thank you for your review about your trip to Kuranda - we are so glad to hear that you both enjoyed your day and conquered your fear of heights to enjoy the spectacular scenery on the Skyrail! We hope that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

My family love zoos of all kinds, and this was great fun. Particularly seeing the crocodiles jumping out of the water. I would highly recommend coming here.More

Thank David M
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi David M, Thank you for your review of your trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures with us - we are thrilled to here that you and your family had a fun day together! There is a lot to see and learn at Hartleys, and it...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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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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