Rainforest & Kuranda Photography Tour

The Sky Rail / Kuranda Markets, The Butterfly Sanctuary and a gold class ticket on Kuranda Scenic Rail, are all at your fingertips as you venture into a Photojournalistic approach to a jam-packed day of “Adventure Photography”. Composition is the key and White Balancing will be critical in order to capture the vivid colours of Cairns in this extraordinary day of learning and shooting.

What’s included

  • Skyrail Canopy Glider, a unique open air gondola perfect for unhindered photography
  • Personalised Photography Tutorial by Commercial Photographer and Photojournalist Cheree Ray
  • Rainforest Guided walk at photographer’s own pace
  • Kuranda Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Return journey on Skyrail Gondola OR Upgrade to Gold Class Kuranda Railway with beverages and snacks
  • Photography notes and Souvenir USB with tips & tricks, online resources
  • Option to rent lenses and equipment

Photography Tutorial

    • A general overview on finding your way around a digital camera
    • Composition, White Balancing, Lighting
    • Subject Selection
    • Macro
    • Tripods

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Day Trip Itinerary

Please note Itinerary is flexible, depending on individual interests, weather/ tides.

  • 8.45am Meet at Skyrail
  • 9.00am Board Canopy Glider for first leg of scenic cableway to Red Peak
  • 9.20am Guided rainforest walk
  • 10.00am Board Canopy Glider for second leg of scenic cableway to Caravonica (Barron Falls) lookout
  • 10.20am Forest walk with spectacular lookouts
  • 10.40am Board Canopy Glider for final leg of scenic cableway to Kuranda
  • 12.00pm Free time to cruise markets, lots of photo opportunities, Lunch
  • 1.00pm Butterfly Sanctuary
  • 3.30pm Return via Skyrail or upgrade to Gold Class Railway home
  • 5.15pm Arrive in Cairns

What to Bring

  • Your camera, lens, filters, polarisers
  • Spare batteries, media cards
  • Tripod and speedlight (if you have one)
  • Carry Bag / Backpack recommended
  • Laptop computer loaded with Lightroom (Optional)
  • Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • Spare cash for refreshments / souvenirs
  • Your enthusiasm!


 

Tour Prices

Exclusive $590 (Skyrail Glider/Butterfly Sanctuary/ Skyrail Standard Return)


Exclusive Gold $690 (Skyrail Glider/Butterfly Sanctuary/ Kuranda Rail Gold Class Return)


Group (2-6) $365 per person (Skyrail Glider/Butterfly Sanctuary/ Skyrail Standard Return)


Group (2-6) $465 per person (Skyrail Glider/Butterfly Sanctuary/ Kuranda Rail Gold Class Return)