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Kuranda Day Tour - Train, Skyrail, Coach

Visit Kuranda on the iconic Skyrail and Kuranda Train. Stroll the markets and checkout the amazing views on the way

This product applies to Cairns CBD Accommodation only, you are able to meet the tour by car at one central pick up and drop off point by arrangement with the operator after booking.

Visit Kuranda via the iconic Kuranda train and discover ancient tropical rainforests with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, enjoying 2-3 hours to stroll the markets, check out attractions such as Birdworld, Koala Gardens and The Butterfly Sanctuary, before heading home via the alternate mode you arrived.

The small rainforest village of Kuranda is nestled high in the mountains North of Cairns. It is full of exciting and vibrant markets where people from all parts of the Tablelands come together to sell their unique and interesting wares.

Kuranda is also home to great restaurants and some great rainforest walks. The Kuranda Train offers a 100 minute journey to/from Cairns Central will take you for a step back in time and give you a journey on one of the worlds most scenic train journeys.

This journey gives you extraordinary views of the Coral Sea, World Heritage listed rainforest, exotic Gorges, lovely cascades and large waterfalls on-route.

Your 90 minute Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience takes you over and through World Heritage Listed Rainforest and includes time at two rainforest mid-stations. You will travel just metres above the rainforest canopy over the 7.5 kilometre journey. Alight at Skyrail’s Red Peak Station for a Ranger guided boardwalk available every 20 minutes. See the majestic and mighty Barron Falls and the CSIRO Interpretation Centre at Skyrail’s Barron Falls Station.

This truly unique and iconic rainforest experience is a must do.


9am departure: Coach pickup from your accommodation to the Kuranda Train and head up to Kuranda, Skyrail down to Smithfield base and coach transfer back to your Cairns accommodation by approx 4.30pm.

Pick ups commence: Approx. 8.40am



  • Scenic Kuranda Train
  • World Heritage Rainforest with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 3 hours to enjoy Kuranda and the markets
  • Friendly Trek North guides to pick you up/drop you off from the Skyrail base/train station and your Cairns accommodation
  • Rainforest Walks and spectacular scenery along the way

    Price: $142 Adult $71 Child (4-14 years), Child 0-3 years go free, please note when booking

    Cairns pick up only, transport from Northern Beaches and Port Douglas not provided.

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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    Dianne Vitali from Australia wrote on 21 June 2018

    Kuranda Train & Skyrail

    Wonderful trip up and back! The train was fantastic - such a beautiful old train. The skyrail was amazing! Fantastic scenery on both. Would thoroughly recommend them.

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    Khwanchanok Choksakul from Australia wrote on 16 January 2018

    Best of the best

    My kids want to go back there every time they saw Kuranda pictures.

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    julieh8 from Netherlands wrote on 10 January 2018

    The journey itself is amazing

    The train ride and the skyrail trip are amazing. Kuranda itself however is expensive and busy.

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    K from Australia wrote on 17 July 2018

    Self-organise the trip to Kuranda

    Honestly, any "deal" on the train/skyrail trip to Kuranda by an external company is a rip off. Just go to the train station and buy your ticket individually or book it via the train's/skyrail's website. For a train ride up to Kuranda and skyrail down you pay $ 103, instead of $ 120 - $ 140 with an external company.

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    RAVEENDRAN from India wrote on 06 May 2018

    Bad experience


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