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Down Under Tours - Day Tours

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Down Under Tours is Tropical North Queensland’s leading day tour operator. We are blessed to have two World Heritage listed areas on our doorstep; the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Our comprehensive day tour program encompasses the...more
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26 Redden St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4047 9066
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I booked the kuranda day tour with Value Day Tours and it was amazing! We decided to take the train to Kuranda and come back with the sky rail. The train was very confortable, but I do recommend you to get the gold class ticket,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarabifranca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A full day out tour to the rainforest. Our tour guide Steve was excellent driver and host. Very informative about all the events and local history. Lots to see and do all day with an excellent lunch included. I would recommend this to anyone who...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour and Xavier, the guide, was fantastic! It didn't feel like we were on a tourist route--everywhere we went felt off the beaten path. I have no clue how I would've gotten to any of the stops without this tour. Xavier was very knowledgable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erika D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this trip going by train first and taking the tram back down from the mountain. We booked the Gold class fare and we got free snacks and drinks going up the mountain. I will say that the train does not have A/C so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveS2828
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tourist trap alert! I promise to end this review with the trick to getting the most out of this trip to Kuranda The skyrail is pleasant but nothing special as you can really only see the tops of trees. It stops in a few places...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nickistrippin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I received a phone call, that the train is cancelled for a couple of days, they asked me whether I want to cancelled the trip. I asked them when the train will operate again, they said to me, from the 31 December, then I rescheduled...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vickysu
DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi VickySu, We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your tour to Kuranda. Unfortunately due to extreme weather impacting the Kuranda Scenic Rail track, the rail was out of operation until the track was repaired and safe for use again. The operator...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Before the world heritage rainforest, I must mention the professional tour operation, from picking up to droping off, I have never been to any tour which runs so perfectly on time without rushing the tourists. Our guide was very knowledgeable and throughout the tour, she...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shan1678
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cableway is a great way to get to Kuranda and back and also to enjoy the views of the rainforest from above. You can drop off and reboard the cable cars at a couple of points, where you can walk on short trails to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sushar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We experienced a very enjoyable day out in a comfortable, custom built coach with our friendly, well informed guide, Steve. Lots of interesting and relevant information was provided along with more than adequate stops for food and drinks. A lot of activity packed into a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are picked up very early from your hotels and taken to the train station more than an hour before your 8:50am departure. There is a coffee shop and gift shop at the station but those are small so you sit around waiting for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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10 April 2018|
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Response from Professional-Pilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we used this company in January, 2018, through the hotel we stayed at. I am certain that it is still in business. Check that you have the correct phone and email information.
Liz N
28 February 2016|
Response from JLD-DUT | Property representative |
Hi Liz N, Thanks so much for your enquiry. All of our Kuranda tours include both the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Rail. We also have two great packages that include Rainforestation: KQRS includes the Army... More