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Kuranda Riverboat

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Barron River Esplanade | Below Kuranda Railway Station, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
+61 412 159 212
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US$13.87*
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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise
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Kuranda Guided Interpretive Rainforest Walk Including Refreshments
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Tours depart from our riverside jetty below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Stations, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs. Book online via our website or pay cash ONLY on the boat. 45 min Rainforest Rivercruise Departs 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm 2.30pm daily All tours are subject to group bookings and seasonal river conditions.
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Barron River Esplanade | Below Kuranda Railway Station, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just did today. My bf and i spent wonderful time :D Warren has a sense of humor. He made the entire of trip funny. Also he told us about history. Only 18 dollars and we enjoy so much! Thanks again!!

Thank Jessie J
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Jessie for letting me know how much you enjoyed the cruise and my humour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery on the Barron River, Kim the guide and skipper was great and very informative. Saw heaps turtles, huge fish, a fresh water croc and the gorgeous Welcome birds were a highlight entertaining us the whole trip.

Thank Michelle1inCairns
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Michelle for your great review. I am so glad you enjoyed the cruise and I have passed your review on to Kim.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We only had a couple of hours to spare in Kuranda before a concert and chose to go on the riverboat. SO glad we did! Warren, the guide, was really knowledgeable and friendly (Kuranda’s Steve Irwin!) and shared valuable, detailed information about the ancient rainforest...More

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks Nik for the great review. I love my "job" and it's great to know that you got a lot out of it.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Charlie (15yrs) and I did both the river cruise and guided walk when we were at Kuranda over these school holidays. We really enjoyed the riverboat with Kim and she is a wealth of knowledge about the area, animals -including the snakes. We saw 3...More

Thank amarina
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

It was an absolute pleasure to take you and Charlie on our tours. I am so glad you both found them interesting and entertaining. Elvis turned up yesterday with 2 baby chicks!! Very exciting for us to have these magnificent creatures in the rainforest. There's...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Well, what a surprise! We were stuck in Kuranda as the electricity was out for the whole town! What to do??? Then a small sign with Kuranda Riverboats on it...and WOW! What fun...we saw 3 freshwater crocs as well as fed turtles and black bream!...More

Thank rodc577
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks Rod for your glowing review. I really appreciate it and so does Kim. It just goes to show that you don't need electricity to have fun!

Reviewed 2 October 2017

A good value informative tour which allows you to see the rainforest from the Barron River. Fish feeding, croc (freshies) spotting and Long Neck Turtles and many types of birds. A Cassowary has been spotted on the banks of the river but this is extremely...More

Thank SandraBrissy
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Sandra, thank you very much for leaving a review of our cruise on the Barron River. It's great to hear that you enjoyed it. The male cassowary, who we call Elvis, turned up yesterday, after an absence having been sitting on a nest, with 2...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

What a great way to relax on a cover boat on a calm river. Quite informative without being information overload. Pay on board. 45 min trip.. Wished it was longer but we got to the waterfall and had to turn back. Quite a few stairs...More

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thanks David for letting us know how much you enjoyed the cruise on the Barron River. There's nothing like a gentle calm water cruise with a cool breeze on a hot day. As you say, you can pay on board in cash only or we...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

David was our pilot and was very informative about Kuranda , the Barron river and the wildlife in and on it, particularly the turtles and freshwater crocodiles (very different from their saltwater cousins). Drifting along the river between the banks of rainforest vegetation was a...More

Thank Shell d
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat and David's commentary.

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable cruise down the Barron River, Warren was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Well worth it seeing the rainforest from a different prospective!

Thank shell822017
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Glad you enjoyed the cruise and that you found it entertaining.

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