Tours & activities by Air New Zealand from Viator

Kuranda Scenic Railway, Skyrail, Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Tour and Cruise

124 Reviews

  • Location: Cairns, Palm Cove and Northern Beaches, Australia
  • Duration: 9 - 10 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3262_CAIRNS

Reviewed by: Robert M, September 2015

Brilliant! It's a lit to do in a day, so didn't really get to see much when we got off the railway, but we always knew it was a busy day.mifnyou are an explorer, I'd suggest two separate trips!
Transport was prompt and guides were helpful and knowledgable.
The helicopter ride was amazing. The crew on the boat were fantastic and helped me with my first snorkel.. An experience I was so glad I did!

Reviewed by: Björn T, July 2015

A great exeperience in Cairns. Well organized and never a dull moment. I would love to come back.

Reviewed by: Beverley D, July 2015

A great way to spend a day in Cairns covers all major activities presented in an efficient and enjoyable manner. The Skyrail particularly was magic, skimming over the tops of the rainforest canopy and following the explanations in the brochure. Highly recommend this experience to visitors without their own transport.

Reviewed by: Lisa D, June 2015

This trip was out of this world every part of it was breathtaking! My favourite part was the helicopter ride over the barrier reef would highly recommend it was the highlight of my trip

Reviewed by: heef_71, May 2015

Cairns in one day! Rainforest and reef. Awesome tour, everything taken care of.
Highly recommended.

Reviewed by: Fred J, USA, April 2015

The railway and skyrail were good but the helicopter ride out to the North Hastings area of the great barrier reef and snorkeling on the reef were outstanding!

Reviewed by: gigigra, April 2015

A very long day but well worth the effort. Transfers to / from hotels and various places in between were timely, no hanging about. Started the day with train from Cairns to Kuranda village lovely shops there for souvenirs amongst other things, local crafts etc.. We only had a half an hour there which is not long enough. Back to Cairns via the Skyrail over the rainforest, stopping off twice to see the Byron Falls and Red Peak on the way before being whisked off to the airport for the helicopter ride out to Hastings reef. Recommend getting a seat on the left hand side of the helicopter as you see more from that side as you approach the pontoon adjacent to the reef. But this depends on weight per individual as they try and balance everyone's weights evenly so if you're big they won't let you sit up front! Loved the snorkelling and swimming. Change into to swim gear before getting on to the helicopter, this saves a lot of time when you get to the reef. Lunch was so so but didn't spoil the day. Fantastic day out, loved it.

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Tour code: 3262_CAIRNS