2 Day Silverswift Reef, Kuranda Train & Skyrail

2 Day Silverswift Reef, Kuranda Train & Skyrail

A fantastic combination to experience two renowned World Heritage environments…  After a day diving or snorkelling the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll find yourself on a unique and memorable journey to the rainforest village of Kuranda, travelling through and above ancient rainforests with the famous Kuranda Scenic Train and the unique Skyrail Cableway.

DAY 1 Silverswift Dive & Snorkel Adventure

Tour Operator: Silverswift

Ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on the outer Great Barrier Reef, Silverswift is a luxury 29 metre catamaran custom-designed for the thrill of diving and snorkelling. Visiting three different outer reef sites, you’ll enjoy 5 hours exploring spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. Unlimited adventure snorkelling is included in you day, with the option of introductory and certified diving.

SilverswiftWith superb onboard comforts too, you’ll be travelling in comfort and style. Silverswift features spacious sundeck areas, hot freshwater showers, change rooms and a licenced bar. The large dive and snorkel platform provides easy water access for all water activities and the state-of-the-art ride control system helps ensure a smooth journey, even when travelling at up to 32 knots.

Your Silverswift Day Includes

  • Return Silverswift cruise from Cairns
  • Morning and afternoon teas
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch
  • Snorkelling equipment and instruction
  • Lycra suits
  • Snorkel brief at each site
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision
  • Equipment for divers provided, including wetsuit
  • Guided snorkel tour
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost.

Silverswift departs daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.30am and returns at 4.30pm.

 DAY 2: Kuranda Scenic Train & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway 

Skyrail Tour Operator:  Down Under Tours

Start your day with 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 two (2) lunch is at own cost. 

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. 

Your Kuranda day includes:Kuranda Scenic Rail

  • Complimentary hotel pick up, time advised at the 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
Tour Price AU$ 371.00AU$ 250.00
Total Package PriceAU$ 371.00AU$ 250.00

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Day 1 is self-drive to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. Coach transfers are available at an additional cost. 

Additional Costs

Silverswift Introductory and Certified Diving


A Government Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 is levied for all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. *  EMC is waivered for travel up to 30 June 2023. 

General Conditions

  • Child age is 4 -14 years; children aged 3 years and younger cruise for free.
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years. Medical conditions apply.
  • 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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