Rainforest skyrail and great barrier reef tour

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    Rainforest Skyrail and Great Barrier Reef Tour - Introductory Scuba Dive
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    Rainforest Skyrail and Great Barrier Reef Tour - Kuranda Scenic Railway
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    Rainforest Skyrail and Great Barrier Reef Tour
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    Rainforest Skyrail and Great Barrier Reef Tour - Semi Submersible
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    Rainforest Skyrail and Great Barrier Reef Tour - Kuranda Markets
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    Rainforest Skyrail and Great Barrier Reef Tour - Reef Magic Pontoon

Cairns, Tropical North Queensland

YHA DEAL: FREE introductory scuba dive! This great value 2 day package includes the unforgettable Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and a once in a lifetime trip to the Great Barrier Reef aboard one of our favourite boats.

Enjoy the best of Cairns with this Kuranda Scenic Railway journey, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience and full day tour to the Great Barrier Reef.

Day 1:
Head out to the Great Barrier Reef on your full day tour to the popular Reef Magic Marine World and enjoy a day of snorkelling and relaxation. YHA members receive a FREE introductory scuba dive, worth $125! Learn about marine life on board with presentations and guided snorkel tours, including fish feeding demonstration. Your day trip includes a delicious buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea and all equipment hire. 

Day 2: Travel from Cairns along the Kuranda Scenic Railway on one of Australia's most unique railway journeys. This historic train winds its way through majestic tropical rainforest past tall flowing waterfalls providing scenic views and plenty of photo opportunities. 

Next, experience World Heritage Rainforest with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway taking you over and through the ancient rainforest. Your 90 minute experience includes time at two rainforest stations where you can enjoy a ranger guided boardwalk and view the Barron Falls and CSIRO Interpretive Centre. At the end of your journey, your coach is waiting to transfer you back to your accommodation.

Departs daily. 

What to bring: Swimming wear, towel, camera, hat and sunscreen on your trip to the reef. Scuba divers should also bring their log books.

Please note: To claim your FREE introductory scuba dive, please quote your YHA or Hostelling International membership number in the booking comments. You must present your YHA membership card upon check-in. This package is unavailable until 5th June 2017 due to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway not being operational. Please contact the hostel directly to book one of their fantastic alternative tours.


  • 2 nights multi-share accommodation at Cairns Central YHA
  • Full day trip to Reef Magic Marine World including snorkelling, lunch and equipment hire
  • One-way Kuranda Scenic Railway journey
  • One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience including one-way transfers


From 05/06/2017 until 31/03/2018
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Multi-Share (with FREE intro. dive) 2 $374
Multi-Share (no intro.dive) 2 $374

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