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Down Under Tours Australia

Down Under Tours are North Queensland’s day tour specialists, offering a wide range of tours to the region’s most popular destinations – Kuranda, Cape Tribulation and four wheel drive Rainforest Tours. Tours range from prices for the more budget conscious traveller to all inclusive/hostess escorted tours that take care of your every need.

At Down Under Tours it’s the staff that make the difference.

Touring Options

Kuranda Rail and Skyrail

A luxury coach will transfer you from your accommodation to the Kuranda Scenic Rail. 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 before arriving at beautiful Kuranda station.

The remainder of the day is free for you to explore the ‘Village in the Rainforest’ – the markets, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or colourful Birdworld. At the scheduled time, board Skyrail for the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience. Your journey ends at Caravonica Lakes, your coach is waiting to take you back to your accommodation.

Kuranda All Inclusive

A fantastic Kuranda experience awaits you today.

Meet your hostess at Freshwater Station after transferring from your accommodation. Once aboard the train, sit back and enjoy the spectacular views. One and a half hours free time in Kuranda (Heritage Markets daily).

Glide silently over the rainforest canopy on the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience, Skyrail, with two stations to alight at before arriving at Caravonica Lakes.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is next and includes the buffet lunch. Afterwards you have time to explore all the attractions of Tjapukai.

Transfer to your hotel ends a day that you will never forget.

Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Gorge

Join Down Under Eco Tours for a day exploring Cape Tribulation.

Your driver/guide will collect you from your accommodation and travel to Daintree. After crossing the Daintree River, visit the Daintree Environmental Centre for morning tea and a chance to learn the fascinating secrets of one of the world’s oldest rainforests.

Continue onto Cape Tribulation. Next stop is a delicious lunch in a rainforest setting, stopping enroute at Alexandra Lookout.

Enjoy a calm water cruise on the Daintree River before the return journey to Cairns, stopping at beautiful Mossman Gorge enroute. Arrive back at your accommodation after a fascinating day.

Desert Venturer Cairns to Darwin/Darwin to Cairns

Get off the tourist trail and join Desert Venturer for a four day / three night tour linking Cairns and Darwin. On your journey experience timeless landscapes, swim in natural springs, under beautiful waterfalls and learn about the history and Aboriginal culture of the regions. A tour ‘for those who believe that the journey is as important as the destination.’ Overnight stops at Croydon, Mount Isa and Cape Crawford.

Half Day Four Wheel Drive Rainforest Experience

Your Down Under Eco Tours tour starts as you climb Lake Morris Road stopping for panoramic views of the city and Coral Sea, before continuing through lush tropical rainforest on to Lake Morris. Relax over a cup of tea or cappuccino, accompanied by a selection of delicious treats.

A Four Wheel Drive will tackle the Clohesy River Road which winds through pristine World Heritage Rainforest, over sparkling creeks and rugged terrain. Visit giant strangler fig trees and strange termite mounds.

Desert Venturer Cairns to Alice Springs/Alice Springs to Cairns

Join Desert Venturer for a three day / two night adventure and discover the timeless landscapes and remote townships that link two of Australia’s best loved destinations; The Red Centre and The Reef. Travel on an air-conditioned coach visiting places only the most adventurous Australians see. Day one – Cairns to Hughenden, day two – Hughenden to Boulia and day three Boulia to Alice Springs.

Activites and Experiences at Down Under Tours Australia

  • Aussie Host
  • National Ecotourism Certification Program (EcoCertification)
  • Train Ride
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Checkin Desk Check in desk operates at Freshwater Station daily.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Farm/Station
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Historic/Heritage Kuranda Scenic Rail.
  • National Park
  • Off road
  • Outback
  • Pub Stay
  • Rail
  • Rainforest
  • Remote
  • Soft Adventure
  • World Heritage
  • German
  • Italian
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Family
  • Group
  • Luxury
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Sunlover Holidays
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

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