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Kuranda Tour By Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Back - Small Group Tour - Cairns Custom Tours

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Take a day trip of discovery to explore the beautiful Kuranda Village, exploring on foot, by Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway...

Take a day trip of discovery to explore the beautiful Kuranda Village, exploring on foot, by Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway...

Highlights

  • Take a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Discover the Kuranda Village on foot with 2.5 hours free time
  • Visit the Kuranda Heritage Markets (open Thursday to Sunday)
  • See Barron Falls and the Rainforest Interpretive Centre
  • A fantastic small-group tour suitable for all ages!

Your trip begins with a transfer from your accommodation to Cairns Station where you will embark on a historic journey learning about the construction of the engineering marvel that is the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Enjoy beautiful views as you take a scenic journey through the Rainforest travelling over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels.

Once in Kuranda, you will have 2.5 hours to use as you please - take a cruise on the Barron River, discover the local arts and crafts scene, or dine at one of many sumptuous restaurants.

Later, make your way to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and embark on a magical journey learning about the amazing Would Heritage listed rainforest.

Along the way, you'll see the magnificent Barron George and Falls and visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre and a beautiful rainforest boardwalk before being transferred back to your accommodation.

Adult $169.00
Child $90.00 (4 - 14 years inclusive)
Infant $0.00 (0 - 3 years)

What's included

  • Pickup or drop off to your hotel by air conditioned bus
  • Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets
  • One way journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail to Kuranda
  • Kuranda map and Railway trip guide
  • Two hours free time to explore Kuranda village & visit the famous Heritage Markets (the markets are open Thursday to Sunday)
  • One way Journey from Kuranda on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Duration

  • Allow approximately 6.5 hours

Location

  • Pickups for this tour take place within 4 km of the Cairns CBD

Notes

  • Please note from November 8th it will be 8.30 train and 2.5 hours in Kuranda

    Children's ages are 4-14 years inclusive. Children under 4 travel free of charge unless otherwise advised.

  • Please be at your hotel reception at least 5 minutes prior to your pick up time.

    Pickups for this tour take place within 4 km of the Cairns CBD, the tour does NOT pick up from the Northern Beaches Trinity Beach, Palm Cove etc) or Port Douglas. If you are staying in these areas you will need to make your way to Cairns to meet the tour.

Available Bookings from 20 Mar to 2 Apr 2024

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  • Adult$149.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$80.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$149.00
  • Child$80.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$80.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$149.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$80.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$80.00
  • Infant Free

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

4.7

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Roxane Delisle from Canada wrote on 12 November 2023

Super nice !

Michael was on time and told us what to expect for the scenic railway. He did some recommandation where to get food during our time in the village of Kuranda. He also text us what to expect in details during the skyrail which was super nice to know! Also, when he pick us up at the end, he showed us a little of the city. He was east to reach via email, phone or text. His answer were quick. I think it was nice to have someone picking us up at the accompagnons-nous and bringing us back ‘cause it would have been hard to manage bus schedule time and all. Really enjoy my experience with Michael!

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From Kuranda Tour By Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Back - Small Group Tour - Cairns Custom Tours

Thanks for the review Roxane! I am pleased you enjoyed my tour

karyn from Australia wrote on 03 November 2023

Rob/ South Australia

Michael, the tour operator was fantastic, he was very informative. The small coach van was very clean. Skyrail trip is one thing every tourist should do when visiting Cairns.👍👍 Well done.

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Thanks for the review Karyn. I'm pleased you enjoyed my tour.

Jill from New Zealand wrote on 29 October 2023

Special travel experiences.

The Scenic rail and Skyrail journeys to and from Kuranda offer a unique experience to share both modern and historic forms of transport through and over a large area of rainforest in this mountainous area of Queensland. Both journeys provide the means for excellent commentaries including historical facts and why this area is now a World Heritage rainforest. Kuranda is a charming little settlement but rather too tourist-oriented for my taste. However the bush walks were an enjoyable escape from the crowds and souvenir shops, and the butterfly sanctuary was well presented in a natural and informative manner.

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Thanks for the review Jill. I'm pleased you enjoyed the tour.

drox from Australia wrote on 22 October 2023

Great day out

Pushed for time to see town, markets, have lunch & do an optional tour. Specactular scenery on train if seated by window.

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Thanks for the review. My itinerary on this tour allows 1.75 hours in Kuranda. My other tour via Skyrail up allows 2.5 hours and those needing more time just ask and I can perhaps give you some options.

jianingl1 from Singapore wrote on 02 September 2023

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Amazing experience. Our guide Micheal is very kind and helpful.

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Thanks for the review Jianing. I'm pleased you enjoyed my tour.

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