6 Day Cairns Rail to Reef

Sit back and relax as you journey along the Queensland Coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland to where the rainforest meets the reef. Discover the natural colour and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and take in the scenic views from the rainforest canopy looking out over Tropical North Queensland on this rail and reef getaway.


Price Includes


  • 6 Day Cairns Rail to Reef^
    - 4 nights at Hilton Cairns ★★★★★ in a Hilton Guest Room including breakfast
    - Full day Great Barrier Reef Adventure
    - Full day Kuranda, Scenic Rail and Skyrail tour including transfers
    - Taste of Australia Dinner at Ochre
    - Overnight travel on the Spirit of Queenland - RailBed from Brisbane to Townsville


Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and travel north overnight to Cairns. Overnight on board the Spirit of Queensland
This morning the train passes through the sugar cane fields of North Queensland. Sit back and relax as you watch the changing landscapes. Arrive into Cairns this afternoon and make your own way to your accommodation. Stay the next four nights at Hilton Cairns
Today, venture out sailing on a 32 metre luxury catamaran to Michaelmas Cay, a pristine sand cay surrounded by fringing reef and a protected sanctuary for migratory sea birds. Snorkel from the cay’s shallow waters, cruise in the semi-submersible or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch. 
Explore Cairns at leisure. The city prides itself on its cultural heritage with a focus on Indigenous culture. Visit the wide range of shops and restaurants and spend time at the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon.  Alternatively, choose to spend the day exploring the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest or take a tour inland and experience the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands rainforest and Paronella Park or opt for a Green Island cruise (extra charge). 
Today experience the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway journey to Kuranda. Sit back, relax and take in the spectacular views as you wind your way up to the quaint village of Kuranda on this famous journey. There is plenty of time to explore the village of Kuranda with many attractions and local markets. This afternoon, return on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, gliding silently over the rainforest as you enjoy beautiful views along the way
Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out from the hotel

Room/Cabin information
twin share
Travel Dates

1 Apr - 21 Jun, 17 Oct - 22 Dec 22, 1 - 18 Jan, 29 Jan - 31 Mar 23. Add on an extra $54* per person for travel 24 Jun - 13 Oct 22.


Offer Ends

31 Mar 23,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited. 

Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 04 February 2022 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offer ends 31 March 2023 for travel until 31 March 2023, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge.  Airfare not included. Weekend and peak surcharges apply, rates vary. All savings are included in the advertised price. ~Tour departs Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. ^No refund of deposit for bookings cancelled prior to final payment. A 100% cancellation fee applies for bookings cancelled 7 days or less prior to tour departure. Deposit A non-refundable deposit of AUD105.00 per person is required upon confirmation of booking. These are our own views and not related to any other rating system. 3 star (★) indicate a comfortable standard of accommodation, 4 star indicate superior standard and 5 star indicate deluxe standard. A half star (✩) indicates an additional half rating. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Viva Holidays and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.