June Sale! 10% off all new bookings. Use the discount code, "direct10" at checkout and enjoy a 10% discount on all bookings made this month! (valid for travel until Dec 2024)

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

This small-group tour includes return transfers from your Cairns city and inner suburbs accomodation to the amazing Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Cairns railway station.
  • Glide over the rainforest canopy then descend to the forest floor and explore the beautiful Red Peak boardwalk.
  • Stop and view the magnificent Barron Gorge and Falls and then visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre.
  • Enjoy well over 2 hours in the quaint village of Kuranda to enjoy the markets, dining, arts and crafts stores and galleries.
  • At 2 pm embark on a historic journey aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a scenic ride through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 hand dugtunnels.
  • From Freshwater Station be transferred to your hotel, arriving about 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 if you prefer, returning on the Skyrail. Both tours now allow about 2.5 hours in Kuranda
Prices are $197 Adults, $95 Children plus booking fee. Family price (2A+2C) is $499. Please contact me to book family fares. All prices are Australian dollars and rise 1 April. Be sure to visit my gallery and reviews page on this website!
  
What's included:
  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your Cairns city and inner suburbs hotels by air-conditioned bus (11 passenger seats maximum) 
  • Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets.
  • Kuranda map and visitors guide.
  • One way journey on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda at 10 am or departing Kuranda 1 pm.
  • Enjoy 2.5 hours free time exploring Kuranda Village, its markets and other attractions (the markets are open Wednesday to Sunday)
  • One-way journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail departing Cairns at 8.30 am or Kuranda at 2 pm.  
What's not included:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Butterfly Sanctuary (AU$24 adult, AU$15 child)
  • Birdworld (AU$21 adult, AU$10.50 child)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (AU$21 adult, AU$10.50 child)
  • Birdworld and Koala Gardens combined (AU$37 Adult, AU$18.50 child)
  • Kuranda River boat (AU$25 adult) Not operating till mid June 2024 due to flood damage in Dec 2023
  • Any other optional activities not mentioned

June Sale! 10% off all new bookings. Use the discount code, "direct10" at checkout and enjoy a 10% discount on all bookings made this month! (valid for travel until Dec 2024)

Kuranda tour by bus and Kuranda Scenic Rail - Small Group Tour

  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your Cairns city and inner suburbs hotels by air-conditioned bus (11 passenger seats maximum) 
  • Journey past fields of sugar cane and climb the MacAlister Range through beautiful rainforest on the Kennedy Highway, named after the famous explorer.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, arrive about 10.45am and have over three hours to enjoy the markets, dining, arts & crafts stores and galleries.  
  • At 2 pm embark on a historic journey aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a scenic ride through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels (90 minute journey).
  • Be met at Freshwater Station for your transfer back to your hotel or port, arriving at approximately 4 pm. Alternatively, you may choose to travel to Cairns railway 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 departure from Cairns. 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. 
What's included:
  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your Cairns city and inner suburbs hotels by air-conditioned bus (11 passengerseats maximum)
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets.
  • Kuranda map and visitors guide.
  • Enjoy 3.25 hours free time exploring Kuranda Village, its markets and other attractions (the markets are open Wednesday to Sunday)
  • One-way journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail departing Cairns at 8.30 am or Kuranda at 2 pm.  
What's not included:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Butterfly Sanctuary (AU$24 adult, AU$15 child)
  • Birdworld (AU$21 adult, AU$10.50 child)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (AU$21 adult, AU$10.50 child)
  • Birdworld and Koala Gardens combined (AU$37 Adult, AU$18.50 child)
  • Kuranda River boat (AU$25 adult) Not operating till mid June 2024 due to flood damage in Dec 2023
  • Any other optional activities not mentioned
Adults $109.90, children $66 plus booking fee. Family price (2A+2C) is $299, plus b
please contact me to book family fares. All prices are Australian dollars and rise 1 April. Be sure to visit my gallery and reviews page on this website!
Click on the thumbnails to expand the pictures. They depict a Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail, followed by some reviews.