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Kuranda Scenic Railway


Kuranda Tours

Combine a tour to beautiful Kuranda with a journey via the amazing Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the historic Kuranda Scenic Rail.
Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, at 330 metres above sea level on the edge of the beautiful Atherton Tablelands is home to so many attractions: 
  • World-famous markets showcasing the work of local artisans.
  • An array of wildlife encounters.
  • Shops featuring local arts and crafts, fashion, jewellery, gifts and more.
  • Cruises on the Barron River and rainforest walks.
  • A sumptuous variety of dining options 

Kuranda tour with Kuranda Scenic Rail - Small Group Tour

This great value small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel to Kuranda.
  • Journey past fields of sugar cane and climb the MacAlister Range through beautiful rainforest on the Kennedy Highway, named after the famous explorer.
  • You will be dropped in Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, and have over three hours to enjoy the markets, dining, arts & crafts stores and galleries.
  • A historic journey starting at 2pm on the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a scenic ride through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels.
  • Be met at Freshwater Station for your transfer back to your hotel or port, arriving at approximately 4pm. Alternatively, you may choose to travel to Cairns Station and walk to your city accommodation.
  • If some of your party don't want to do the Skyrail but others do, please contact me to book. The Kuranda tour with Kuranda Scenic Rail and the Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail are the same bus. So you will be picked up together, travel to Skyrail to drop those passengers off and the others continue in the bus to Kuranda. Meet up with your friends when they arrive via Skyrail and enjoy time in Kuranda together. Later you will travel on the train together and be transferred together to your hotel. 
Normally $115 for Adults and $66 for children, book direct and save: Adults $109, children $64, family $282 (family price please contact me to book, its for 2 adults + 2 children aged 4-14)

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail - Small Group Tour

Please note Skyrail is closed for major maintenance 8th May to 21st May 2023 (inclusive)
This small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel to the amazing Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Cairns Station.
  • You will glide over the rainforest canopy on your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the World Heritage listed rainforest before reboarding to the Barron Falls.
  • View the magnificent Barron Gorge and Falls and visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre.
  • Reboard the cableway to Kuranda and head to the nearby village of Kuranda.
  • Enjoy well over 2 hours in Kuranda to enjoy the markets, dining, arts and crafts stores and galleries.
  • A historic journey starting at 2pm on the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a scenic ride through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels.
  • From Freshwater Station be transferred to your hotel, arriving at approximately 4pm. Alternatively, you may choose to travel onwards to Cairns Station and walk to your city accommodation.
  • Please note this tour operates in both directions, so you can go to Kuranda on the train as well, returning on the Skyrail if you prefer. Going on the train to Kuranda returning via Skyrail gives you 1.75 hours free time in Kuranda, going up on Skyrail and returning on the Kuranda Scenic Railway gives you about 2.5 hours free time in Kuranda.
Normally $173 for Adults and $91 for Children, book direct and save: $165 Adults, children $85, family $415 (family price please contact me to book, its for 2 adults + 2 children aged 4-14). Prices rise 1 April 2023 to $169 Adults, $90 Children.

What's included:
  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your Cairns city and inner suburbs hotels by air-conditioned bus.
  • Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Train tickets.
  • Kuranda map and visitors guide.
  • One way journey on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda at 10.15 am or departing Kuranda 1.15pm.
  • Two hours free time to explore Kuranda Village & visit the famous Heritage Markets (the markets are open Thursday to Sunday)
  • One-way journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail departing Cairns at 9.30am or Kuranda at 2pm.
What's not included:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Butterfly Sanctuary (AU$20.50 adult, AU$13 child)
  • Birdworld (AU$20 adult, AU$20 child)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (AU$20 adult, AU$10 child) 
  • Birdworld and Koala Gardens combined (AU$33 Adult, AU$16.50 child)
  • Any other optional activities not mentioned 
Cairns Custom Tours is locally owned and operated, is fully insured and is an accredited transport provider in Queensland. I regret that I cannot service cruise ship customers at Yorkey's Knob and ships arriving later (10am) in Cairns at Trinity Wharf. These visits no longer fit my tour schedules.
 

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