Cairns (Yorkey’s Knob)


Cruises to Cairns (Yorkey’s Knob)

Ride through the magnificent rainforest aboard the historic Kuranda Railway. Unwind your way through rugged mountains and waterfalls tumbling into deep ravines. Or immerse yourself in tradition at the Tjapuki Aboriginal Culture Park, and maybe take home a boomerang. Take a waterfront walk along the Esplanade Boardwalk with beautiful views of the mountains and sea, have a snack at one of the many eateries, or people-watch whilst the little ones play in one of the playgrounds or small water parks.


  • Port Name & Location
    Yorkey’s Knob
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Australian Eastern Standard Time AEST
    UTC/GMT +10 hours
  • Language
    All locals speak English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Australian Dollar (AUD) Credit Cards are widely accepted. Shop aboriginal art, crafts, opals, diamonds and pearls.
    • Famous For
      This is the place to see the magnificent rainforest from the Kuranda Railway and visit local wildlife like koalas and emus in a rainforest habitat.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Learn about Aboriginal tradition at the culture park.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Fresh seafood tops the menu along with fine international cuisine.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Explore the town, its charming homes and the lovely botanical garden.

Cairns (Yorkey’s Knob) TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


Great Barrier Reef Adventure

Experience a full day adventure visiting the world's richest marine habitat - Australia's Great Barrier Reef....


Butterfly Sanctuary & Aussie Wildlife

Do you enjoy nature and animals? This tour offers you the opportunity to learn about butterflies, see Australian wildlif...


Cairns Panorama

Enjoy this panoramic tour of Cairns from the comfort of your motorcoach, it’s an easy way to explore this friendly, trop...


Cairns, Kuranda, Aboriginals & Army Duck

Visit the amazing Rainforestation Nature Park, take a journey on a World War II Army Duck and attend a performance by lo...


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