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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

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 Outer Great Barrier Reef on your day tour to the popular Reef Magic Marine World pontoon where you can experience a glass bottom boat tour, semi- submersible boat tour, unlimited snorkelling and book with YHA to receive a FREE guided snorkel tour or introductory scuba dive, worth $125! Your day trip includes a delicious buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea and all equipment hire. 

Day 2: 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 this stunning journey you will arrive at the picturesque rainforest village of Kuranda where you can relax and explore local markets and attractions.

After exploring Kuranda you will return to Cairns via the Kuranda Scenic Railway, 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. 

What to bring: 

  • Great Barrier Reef Tour: Swimwear, towel, camera, hat and sunscreen. Scuba divers should also bring their log books.
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway & Kuranda Scenic Railway: Comfortable footwear, camera, hat, sunscreen. 

Adult: $349.00

Child (4-14): $169.00

Great value accommodation packages also available- ask us how


  • Full day trip to Reef Magic Marine World including snorkelling, glass bottom boat tour, semi- submersible tour, all meals, and equipment hire.
  • Guided Snorkel Tour OR Introductory Dive
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway & One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience including accommodation transfers.
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Kuranda Scenic Railway & One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience departs daily at 8:30am and returns to Cairns Railway Station at 5:30pm. Reef Magic Departs daily at 8:30am and returns to Cairns at 5:00pm.
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Please enquire if you would like to receive more information prior to booking this tour.

Make an Enquiry Call 1800 942 386

Things You Should Know


Cancellation within 48 hours prior to commencement of package or no shows will incur a 100% cancellation fee. 

Cancellation outside of 48 hours will incur a minimum cancellation fee of AUD$25 per booking and can be up to 100% of the booking value. Fees will vary depending on the tour operator involved in the package. 

Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages. 

Bookings can only be amended more than 14 days prior to commencement of package. 

Amendments within 48 hours of commencement will be treated as a cancellation, and you will need to make a new booking. 

Each amendment (not cancellation) after confirmation will incur an administration fee of AUD$25 per person, in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator.

YHA Experiences Terms and Conditions  

  • Your credit card will be debited upon completion of the online booking process. Your booking is guaranteed once you receive a confirmation email from a YHA Experiences consultant.
  • In the unlikely event we cannot confirm your booking, we will refund the total amount to the credit card with which payment has been made within 7 days. YHA Experiences and its suppliers are not liable in the event a tour or package is not available, and any refunds are restricted to the purchase price of the tour or package booked.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.
  • YHA Experiences will aim to respond to your booking within 24 hours by email
  • The responsibility of YHA Experiences in connection with travels sales is limited to the sale of accommodation only. The sale of other services as described in YHA Experiences products are made by YHA Experiences as an agent only for the persons providing such other services and upon the condition that YHA Experiences shall not be liable for any accidents, loss, injury, delay or damage caused by or arising out of the provision of or failure to provide any other such service.
  • YHA Experiences believes that the content of this website is correct at the time of publishing, but all prices and services described herein are subject to change or withdrawal without notice.
  • YHA Experiences will be under no obligation to any person as a result of any inaccuracy or misdescription to provide any services set out herein.
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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. Cancellation and change fees are outlined below:


  • A minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages.


  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.

 YHA Membership

This YHA Experiences product is not restricted to YHA members and guests. You do not need to be a member or guest of YHA to purchase this product.

  • If there is accommodation included in this YHA Experiences product and you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay
  • If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
  • If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.

We strongly advise you purchase adequate travel insurance to safeguard against any losses

All prices and information stated on this booking request are subject to change. Please note that every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information on this website. However, YHA Experiences does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions.

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Last updated 19th January 2021

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