Skydive Reef and Kuranda

Experience the adrenalin rush of Skydiving from 14,000 feet. Discover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Journey through the Rainforest, spotting waterfalls from the train, and then skim the treetops on the Skyrail. By all means, this three-day Skydive, Reef and Kuranda package certainly covers it all!

Get High at 14,000ft!

Guest in free fall with Tandem Instructor
Feel the thrill from 14000ft

First up on your Skydive Reef and Kuranda package is to pump up that adrenalin! Skydiving is one of the most popular and extreme adventure sports a person can do and will certainly be the biggest thrill of your life! While harnessed to your Instructor, imagine experiencing the indescribable rush of adrenaline. All you can do is scream with delight during your 60-second free fall. Feel as though you are soaring through the air as free as a bird.

As soon as your parachute opens and you catch your breath, you can relax into the slow descent. Glide slowly through the air looking down at the breathtaking beauty of what is beneath you.

You will be in great hands with Australia’s No 1 Skydiving Company. After all, Cairns is the most ideal and popular place for Skydiving. With natural beauty and stunning views of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef lined by the amazing Tropical Rainforest. Not to mention being able to land right on the beach! Whether you land on the beach or at the drop zone, you will certainly be spoiled for views!

The landing zone is within a 10-acre tropical garden, complete with a swimming pool and air-conditioned lounge to watch your awesome free-fall videos. On the other hand, an upgrade is available to add a beach landing. Etty Bay Beach is a stunning little slice of paradise and adds to the overall experience! After all, you might even spot a Cassowary strolling down the beach once you have landed!

Discover one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

boat moored at the Reef
Spend up to 5 hours at the Great Barrier Reef

Next up on your Skydive, Reef and Kuranda package, is to join the high-speed Catamaran “Reef Experience” for an unforgettable day. Visit two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef tour locations. Step on board and meet the friendly crew as they serve you Bacon and Egg rolls for breakfast. In fact, Reef Experience is the only tour with breakfast included! They certainly thought of everything!


As soon as we have everyone on board, it is time to begin our journey to the Great Barrier Reef. Not only will you get the chance to discover the breath-taking wonder of this World Heritage environment, but in comfort too! Reef Experience is Cairn’s only ALL-INCLUSIVE Great Barrier Reef tour, which offers a FREE Scuba Dive. But that is not all! You can join the Glass Bottom Boat ride to explore the reef while staying dry. After all your activities, enjoy a hot BBQ lunch with salads to recharge for the next Reef site.

Catering for all levels in Swimming, Snorkeling and Scuba Diving. Everyone will certainly have an amazing experience at the Great Barrier Reef.

Experienced Swimmer or Snorkeller?

Don’t forget to have a chat with the crew. They know these reefs very well, as well as the secret spots where the marine life is. Would you like to see a curious little clownfish? They can advise which way to head to find their anemone. On the other hand, perhaps you wanted to see a Turtle? The crew know the best way to see one! Seeing as they are out on the Reef every day, therefore they know all the secrets of the Reef!

Guest swimming down next to coral
Explore amazing corals while Snorkelling
Never Snorkelled before or can’t Swim?

The friendly and professional Crew are passionate about everyone having fun. Ultimately, they want you to experience the magic of Snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef. They will join you in the water and are always ready to assist where needed. After all, they want to make sure that you are comfortable with your equipment. Not to mention introduce you to some of the friendly fish! On the other hand, you can always join the crew on the Glass Bottom Boat tour. Your guide will be able to share their wealth of knowledge with you – all while staying dry!

All in all, a day on the Great Barrier Reef Tour will be one of your most memorable days.

Travel deep into the Rainforest

Wrap up your Skydive, Reef and Kuranda package with a relaxing day in the rainforest.

Train passing by waterfall over bridge
Pass by stunning waterfalls on the Kuranda Scenic Train

The Kuranda Scenic Train will take you on a journey back in time to the day of our Pioneers. During your 90 minute journey from Cairns to Kuranda, the onboard commentary will keep you enlightened. From time to time, the onboard commentary will outline the history of how the railway was constructed, ultimately shaping the future of Cairns. Climbing over 39 small bridges and through 39 hand-carved tunnels while winding its way to the picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village.

You will be in awe of the excellent views of the world heritage listed rainforest. Take in the steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls of Barron Gorge National Park.

Cablecar travelling over the treetops
Get a birds-eye view of the rainforest from the Skyrail

Just as the Kuranda Scenic Train gives visitors an amazing journey through the rainforest at ground level, so does the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. But on a completely different level!  Enjoy an extraordinary birds-eye-view of the rainforest as you soar silently, only meters above the rainforest canopy. Overall, combining the Scenic Train with the Skyrail Cableway is a great way to experience this World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest and Kuranda Village.

For the most part, there is no better way to see the best tropical north Queensland has to offer than with this Skydive, Reef and Kuranda package.



  • 14,000 ft Skydive over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkelling and Scuba Diving on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda – “Village in the Rainforest”


Skydiving Itinerary

Choose from a 7:00 am or 10:00 am Session.

  • Pick-up from your Cairns City accommodation
  • Transfer to the Drop Zone (approx 50-minute drive)
  • Meet your guide for your Skydive Safety Brief
  • Gear up and get ready for take-off!
  • Skydive Time!!
  • Land back at the drop zone, or upgrade to a beach landing.
  • Get your Skydiving Certificate to flash to your mates!
  • Transfer back to Cairns
Your day out on the Great Barrier Reef
  • 7:30 am – Board Reef Experience boat at the Cairns Marina ‘A-Finger’ for check-in
  • 8:00 am – Approximate departure & Safety Talk with snorkel briefing.
  • Marine Biology presentation, as well as scuba dive briefing for those participating.
  • Arrive at our first spectacular reef site.
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Lunch
  • Next, we will cruise to our second location
  • Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • A glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese & biscuits
  • 4:30 pm – Arrive back in Cairns
Your Journey to Kuranda
  • 7:20 am – Pickup from your Cairns Accommodation (Approximate time only)
  • 8:30 am – Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 8:50 am – Depart Freshwater Connection
  • 10:15 am – Arrive at Kuranda Railway Station
  • Free time to explore Kuranda “Village in the Rainforest.”
  • 3:30 pm – Check-in at the Skyrail Station in Kuranda
  • 4:00 pm – Depart on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Terminal
  • 5.15 pm – Meet your coach outside Caravonica Skyrail Terminal for your transfer back to your Hotel.


Skydive Inclusions
  • 1 x 14,000 foot Tandem Skydive
  • Full-Colour Certificate of Achievement
  • Airconditioned bus transfers to and from your accommodation
  • 5 Star check-in and departure lounge
  • Complimentary Coffee and Tea before departing Cairns at Skydive office.
  • Airconditioned lounge area and lockers available
  • Modern skydiving equipment
Great Barrier Reef Inclusions
  • Return Hotel Transfers
  • BBQ Breakfast and Lunch, Fruit Platters, Wine and Cheese
  • All Equipment, including Wetsuits
  • One Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive
  • Glass-Bottom Boat Tour
  • Marine Biology Presentation
Kuranda Inclusions
  • Return Hotel Transfers from Cairns City Accommodation
  • One-way Ticket on Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • One-way Ticket on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Optional Extras

Skydive upgrades:
  • Handi-Cam Photos
  • Handi-Cam Photos & Video
  • Beach landing at Etty Bay
Kuranda Upgrades
  • Gold Class upgrade on Kuranda Scenic Train
  • Diamond View upgrade on Skyrail Cableway
Great Barrier Reef Upgrades
  • Underwater Digital Camera Hire
  • Second Dive (Introductory or Certified)
  • Guided Dives
  • Prescription Mask Hire
  • Northern Beaches Pickups

What to bring

For your Skydive
  • Comfortable loose clothing. Due to the harness, we recommend avoiding singlets/shorts. Also, it can get quite chilly at 14,000 ft! 
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • Cash/Card for the APF Levy payable at check-in.
For your day out in Kuranda
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Cash/card for purchases
  • Bottle of water
  • Hat, Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Umbrella or Poncho in case of wet weather.
For your day out on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Cash/card for purchases
  • Swimming Clothes
  • Towel
  • Hat, Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Proof of qualification if you’re a Certified Diver

How to get there

All tours in this package include pickup and drop off from your Hotel within the Cairns CBD.

If you would like to make your own way for the Skydiving or Great Barrier Reef tour, you can meet them at the following locations:

Check-in at the Skydive office: 96 Lake St, Cairns City

Check-in at the Reef Experience vessel: Cairns Marina: ‘A-Finger’

Important Information

For your Skydive
  • There is a huge focus on guest safety. For that reason, there are age, weight and medical conditions that may prevent you from Skydiving.
  • The minimum age for Skydiving is 16 years. However, parental permission must be provided for anyone under 18 years.
  • A surcharge will apply if your weight is between 95 kg (209 pounds) to 110 kg (242 pounds).
  • So as to ensure the highest level of safety, the maximum weight for Skydiving is 110 kg. 
For your Great Barrier Reef Tour

Some medical conditions, age and/or medications may prevent you from scuba diving. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you complete our Scuba Diving Questionnaire before booking. After all, we want you to be able to enjoy every aspect of your adventure.

On the other hand, you may like to consult your own Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no-decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours.  If you are joining multiple dives, however, you will need to wait 24 hours after your last dive. Additionally, this also includes Skydiving and Hot Air Ballooning. However, we recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.



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