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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 1 week ago via mobile

Really good 20 dollars per person, great info by Duncan the guide saw crocodile and turtle's loads of fish recommended.

Thank Adrian-Karen28
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Adrian and Karen for your review and recommendation of our riverboat cruise. I will let Duncan know that you enjoyed his commentary too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was a great first stop in Kuranda after getting off the skyrail. Weather was great, the tour guide, Kim, knew a lot of information and fun facts. We even saw multiple crocs, and got to feed fish/turtles and much more. Highly suggest!

Thank Macie T
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Macie for your review of your time on one of our cruises and for recommending it to others. Glad you managed to see some freshwater crocodiles too because they are elusive creatures and you never know if they're going to be around.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A spur of the moment decision lead us to the riverboat and what a terrific find. The guide was super informative and we saw a couple of fresh water crocs and plenty of fish, turtles and birds. It was a fantastic way to beat the...More

Thank Apmum
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. So glad you were pleasantly surprised with our cruise and took the time to write a review, which is much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Purchased this as a last minute adventure and well worth the time and cost!! Couldn’t fault the lady who happily talked about the river and surrounding rainforest and answered questions. Fish and turtles feeding along with seeing freshwater crocs in the wild was an amazing...More

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Mandy for your great review! Happy to read that you all enjoyed the cruise and even got to see some freshwater crocodiles.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing, enjoyable and informative trip. 30 mins went like a second. The combo pack allowed me to go Koala garden and Bird Garden which is also good.More

Thank Antony T
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat. The time does go fast and the cruises go for 45 minutes too. I agree the Kuranda Explorer Package that we sell is a great option for those who want to go to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warren was a great host full of loads of interesting information. Such great value for money @ $20 each.We got to see turtles and crocodiles so well worth the time. If you are visiting Kuranda a must to do!

Thank brendawW6564VK
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Brenda for your fantastic review of the cruise you took on the Kuranda Riverboat. I really appreciate you taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor and thank you for choosing to spend time doing one of our tours.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved the swallows flying around the boat, seeing the turtles and the crocs (freshwater so not too big thank goodness). Realaxed knowledgeable commentary.

Thank bexandy
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

It's great to read your review and to learn that you enjoyed the cruise. Thanks for taking the time to let people know what you thought of the tour, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We found the Cruise very well done. Great information about the area, river, rainforest and history. There was ample opportunities for taking photos and ask questions. Saw many forms of wildlife...birds, fishes, turtles, crocodile and snakes! Very suitable for single, couples and family. The climate...More

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks Jon & Deanne for your great review. Your took some great photos too. Thanks for choosing to take a cruise on the Kuranda Riverboat.

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delightful, great commentary very knowledgeable about the river and the area. Got to see crocodiles, turtles and feed the fish. A very gentle way to see the rainforest.

Thank Rain B
Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Rain, thank you very much for your great review! I am pleased that you appreciated the serene beauty of the area and got to see some of the wildlife too. I have the best job and love to show people the rainforest from the riverboat.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

You really only see a small part of the river - very small - and while the journey is scenic I'm not sure I gained a huge amount more than if I'd just stood on the riverbank and looked!More

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Warren C, Owner at Kuranda Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Sorry you weren't impressed with our tour RandomName. I can say with certainty that you would not have seen any freshwater crocodiles, freshwater turtles or large fish if you just stood on the riverbank. You wouldn't have had the informative and interesting commentary from the...More

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