2 Day Quicksilver Outer Reef & Kuranda Rainforest

2 Day Quicksilver Outer Reef & Kuranda Rainforest

Experience renowned Reef and Rainforest World Heritage environments over two full days.After a day of discovery at stunning Agincourt Reef, visit the rainforesrt village of Kuranda, experiencing two incredible and picturesque journeys amid Wet Tropics rainforest. 

DAY 1: Quicksilver Outer Reef Cruise

Tour Operator: Quicksilver Cruises

For your experience of a lifetime, discover a world of beauty, vibrant coral gardens and diverse marine life when you cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver.

Quicksilver’s highspeed wavepiercing catamaran will take you in airconditioned comfort to an exclusive activity platform moored at the renowned Agincourt Reef, a jewel-like ribbon reef on the edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. The Agincourt ribbon reef systems showcase spectacular coral formations, colourful marine life and exceptional underwater visibility. 

From the spacious activity platform guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers alike, can experience this stunning reef world in comfort, whether you choose to get wet and snorkel or stay dry and observe. Friendly and attentive crew, including professional marine biologists, are on hand to ensure you enjoy and gain the most from your day.  Explore the reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible, discover in the underwater observatory, watch the fascinating fish feeding presentation or snorkel and dive in the beautiful coral gardens.  

Quicksilver Barrier Reef

Your Day Includes:

  • Return Wavepiercer cruise from Port Douglas Marina
  • Morning and afternoon teas on board
  • Reef presentation by Reef Biosearch marine biologist
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel & fins) and instruction provided
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision
  • Underwater observatory fish & coral viewing
  • Semi-submarine Reef Discovery Tour – cruise as often as you like!
  • Fish School - see the fish feeding and Reef Fish ID session.
  • Lycra suits, buoyancy vests and flotation noodles.

Exciting optional activities (additional cost) include introductory and certified scuba diving, Marine Biologist guided snorkel tours, Oceanwalker helmet diving and scenic helicopter flights.

Tour departs from the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Wharf Street Port Douglas
Departs Port Douglas: 10am, Returns Port Douglas: 4.30pm

DAY 2: Kuranda Rainforest 

Tour Operator: Down Under Tours

Sky Rail Cairns

Start your day aboard the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway, meandering to the Barron Falls and through mountainside tunnels. This breathtaking journey on one of the world's most scenic train routes will take you through hand-hewn tunnels and across bridges with amazing views. Stop at Barron Gorge to view the falls before arriving at Kuranda station.

The remainder of the day is free for you to explore the "Village in the Rainforest". Visit the Heritage Markets, which operate daily, or perhaps visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld or the Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). Day 2 lunch at own expense.

At the scheduled time, board Skyrail for the world's most beautiful rainforest experience. Glide over the rainforest canopy and take advantage of the two stops en-route to enjoy a walk through the rainforest or visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre. Your journey ends at Skyrail’s Smithfield Lakes station where your coach will be waiting to take you back to your accommodation. Day two lunch at own cost.

Kuranda Train

Your Kuranda Rainforest tour includes:

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up, time advised at time of booking. 
  • Coach transfer to Freshwater Railway Station. 
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail 
  • View Barron River and Stoney Creek Falls
  • Free time in Kuranda
  • Heritage Markets operate daily
  • Return by Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Experience
  • Return transfer to hotel


  Adult Child Family
Tour Price AU$ 400.00AU$ 213.00AU$ 1,044.00
Total Package PriceAU$ 400.00AU$ 213.00AU$ 1,044.00

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  Adult Child
Tour Price AU$ 415.00AU$ 216.00
Total Package PriceAU$ 415.00AU$ 216.00

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*Day 1: Self Drive to Port Douglas Port Douglas Marina, coach transfers are available

Additional Costs

All taxes and levies are included in the total price.
A Government Environmental Management Charge (EMC) applies to all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. This charge is currently waivered to 30/6/23.

General Conditions

  • Children: 4 -14 years; Children 3 years and younger cruise for free. 
  • All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice.
  • Listed fares in Australian dollars include Goods and Services Tax. Prices valid to 31 March 2023.

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