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Kuranda Riverboat

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Tours depart from our riverside jetty below the Kuranda Railway/Skyrail Stations, over the railway footbridge and down the stairs to the river where you will see our red flags flying. Book online via our website or pay cash ONLY on the boat. Our...more
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Below the Kuranda Railway Station | Across the railway footbridge and down the stairs to the river, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to see the river and the rainforest... great commentary, and great price. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sammee1971
WarrenClinton, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much Sammee for your review, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kuranda Riverboat is a great way to pass an hour while visiting Kuranda; the Riverboat is the perfect complement to the Skyrail and/or Railroad experience and allows you to get an even better perspective of the Rainforest. The pier is very convenient to both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larry L
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Larry for your great review. I totally agree that the riverboat gives the best perspective/view of the rainforest! Thanks for taking the time to let us know your thoughts on the experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kuranda Riverboat Cruise is a quick little trip up the Barron River with excellent commentary by Kym. We fed some fish and turtles and on a rainy day and were lucky to see a small freshwater crocodile. Foe $20 great value!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margaret P
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much Margaret for your review. Glad you enjoyed the 45 minute cruise and that you got to see one of the freshwater crocodiles in the river.

Reviewed 13 January 2019

Kym made this an experience to remember - great knowledge of history, animals and the area; and very sharp eyes! A very reasonable price. A couple of minor points ... should turtles be fed white bread? Even in very small quantities; and cash is the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thank you very much for your review and I will let Kim know that you enjoyed her commentary. I understand your concern regarding the very small amounts of bread that are given to the freshwater fish and freshwater turtles. Our skippers use a commercial fish...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

An enjoyable cruise up the Barron River. A very lighthearted informative tour. We were lucky enough to see two crocodiles 🐊 and several turtles 🐢 up close.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michelle O
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thanks very much Michelle for your review. Glad you enjoyed the cruise with me and that you got to see some freshwater crocodiles too.

Reviewed 22 December 2018

I had a fantastic time riding up and down the Barron River while Warren explained everything as it went by. He is very nice and very knowledgeable about the river and the rain forest. Thank you for the wonderful tour Warren!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Thanks Dale, great to know you enjoyed the cruise. Have a good Christmas and New Year.

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

A visit to Kuranda should include a Cruise on the Barron River. The cruise includes an expert commentary, opportunity to spot wildlife and take great photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thanks Robert, I agree that a visit to Kuranda should include a cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat. It's just another perspective of the rainforest that people can experience. Thanks for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Relaxing little cruise on Baron River. Guide was informative and catered for all travellers. Very enjoyable!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks Andrea for your review. Good to know you found the cruise enjoyable and informative.

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Had a splendid time on this boat tour! Warren, the owner/guide was incredibly knowledgeable and he passionately shared the beauty of the fascinating rain forest with us. Warren will blow your mind with lots of random facts about the wildlife and forest that will make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the cruise and really appreciate you taking the time to write such a glowing review of your experience. Many thanks.

Reviewed 28 November 2018

The train to Kuranda is pleasant, the Skyrail down is fascinating, and the rainforest walk from town charming. If, like grumpy old me, you get no pleasure from ribbon development of tourist cafes and shops of dot-painted boomerangs and scented candles, then the 45 minute...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Great review! Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your experiences on visiting Kuranda.

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