Tropic Wings Cairns Tours and Charters

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Founded in 1981, Tropic Wings is the longest established coach operator in Cairns. It offers full day touring programs, exploring all the wonders of the Tropical North – the rainforest, wildlife, beaches and the reef. The company is renowned for luxury coach touring and visiting the best local attractions.

The most popular tourist destination is Kuranda, including the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail, and visits to Kuranda Village, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park. All Kuranda tours take part on the newly acquired electric bus, which is the first of its kind in Australian Tourism.

The Tropic Wings Eco Tourism-Certified safari to Cape Tribulation travels north along one of Australia’s most scenic drives; the Captain Cook Highway. Highlights include a visit to the Wildlife Habitat, lunch at Cape Tribulation, Cape Tribulation Beach, a guided rainforest walk and the Daintree River Cruise, spotting for wildlife including saltwater crocodiles.

Operating a modern 5 star luxury fleet of touring coaches (seating up to 53 people per coach), mini coaches and extensive workshop facilities, Tropic Wings Coach Tours provide 24 hour, 7 day a week reservation service, plus knowledgeable staff and drivers.


Service Types

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours


Birdwatching Boating Walks



Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Tourism Export Council Queensland Tourism Industry Council


ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe ECO Certified (Nature Tourism) by Ecotourism Australia


Experience the best of Kuranda Village on Tropic Wings’ Grand Kuranda Tour with wildlife, rainforest, Indigenous culture and more.

Travel to Kuranda on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway and journey past waterfalls, rainforest and more.

Visit Rainforestation Nature Park and explore the rainforest on board a historic World War 2 Army Duck over land and in water. Meet an abundance of Australian animals in the Koala & Wildlife Park, including Dingoes, Koalas and Tasmanian Devils. Hand feed Wallabies and Kangaroos.

Discover Indigenous culture on the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. Watch a traditional dance performance in a rainforest amphitheatre. Join a Dreamtime Walk encompassing a spear throwing and didgeridoo presentation. Learn how to throw a boomerang.

Enjoy the world famous BBQ lunch overlooking the picturesque lake.

Enjoy transfers to and from Kuranda Village on the 100% electric bus.

Visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Australia’s largest butterfly flight aviary. Be surrounded by 1500 butterflies, including the vibrant green Cairns Birdwing. Take a guided tour of the aviary and laboratory and learn about butterflies in all life stages.

Return to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and fly over the World Heritage Rainforest canopy.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

Experience the best of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation with Tropic Wings, Cairns’ longest-established coach operator.

Travel along one of Australia’s most beautiful coastal drives from Cairns to Port Douglas. Visit Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and meet an abundance of Australian animals in their recreated natural environments. Meet the endangered Cassowary, see koalas and emus and hand-feed Wallabies and Kangaroos.

Head north into the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest and enjoy a tropical lunch in Cape Tribulation.

Join your guide on a guided boardwalk tour through the Daintree Rainforest and learn about different rainforest flora and fauna.

Wander along the stunning Cape Tribulation Beach, where the rainforest meets the reef.
Enjoy stunning views of the rainforest, Daintree rainforest and beyond at Alexandra Lookout.

Search for wild Estaurine Crocodiles and other wildlife on a Daintree River cruise.

Includes transfers to and from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas accommodation via an air-conditioned coach.

Disabled Access


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