Depart from Cairns Central at 8.30am on a 1.5-hour drive to the Atherton Tablelands. On the way, you will see the fascinating natural scenery. The landscape is like a beautiful pastoral painting, puffy white clouds against endless blue skies with cattle across the vast prairie and endless horizon.
Arrive at Herberton Historical Village at approximately 10am. It has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of Queenslands most important open air museums due to the maintenance of the original building bricks and historical relics from the 19th century. The Herberton Historic Village collection currently features over 50 original out house buildings with intact interior displays, original machinery and vehicles, plus thousands of antique items and period memorabilia.
A guided tour has been arranged on the day (approximately 45-minutes). You will have 2.5 hours free time to enjoy the village and have a light lunch.
Next, make your way to Kuranda Village arriving at approximately 1:30pm. You can enjoy a rainforest walk and take a scenic view of Barron River. From the art gallery to the different kinds of markets and boutiques, where theres something for everyone from vibrant hand crafted silk and cotton clothing, to exclusive jewellery, locally made aboriginal arts and crafts and souvenirs made from crocodile and kangaroo hide. You will be spending about 1.5 hours in the village.
You will next go to Kuranda Skyrail at approximately 3pm. Skyrail rainforest cableway is a world first in environmental tourism taking you on an amazing experience over Australias World Heritage listed rainforest canopy and deep into the forest.
Glide just meters above the canopy in Skyrails comfortable cabins, you can enjoy the total 7.5 km journey with spectacular views of the rainforest, tropical Cairns, the Coral Sea and the lush Cairns Highlands. Two rainforest mid-stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the opportunity to explore and learn about this ancient environment on ranger guided boardwalk tours and at the Rainforest Interpretation Centre.
Multiple winner of the award for excellence in sustainable tourism, Skyrail is the worlds most beautiful rainforest experiences.
Depart at approximately 5pm arriving back at Cairns Central at approximately 6pm