Half Day Kuranda Tours Including Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail

Half Day Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway:

Why not enjoy a sleep-in and relaxed breakfast this morning? Our driver will then greet you, collect your voucher and issue your Kuranda Boarding Pass. We will then transfer you to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Smithfield, where you proceed directly to the boarding line – there is no need to queue as your tickets are already on your Boarding Pass.

Once aboard, be amazed as you journey over and through World Heritage protected Rainforest. Your Boarding Pass is your ticket for this iconic rainforest experience that includes time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls stations, both with spectacular lookouts. Or visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre. Complimentary guided boardwalk tours are offered throughout the day at Red Peak Station.

Kuranda Village

Upon arrival in Kuranda, it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets operate 7 days a week and are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens [AT OWN EXPENSE].

Kuranda Scenic Rail:

10 minutes before your scheduled departure time, board the train and take your seats – your tickets are already on your Boarding Pass so no need to check in. After boarding the train, your journey winds through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and around curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is.

Upon arrival at Freshwater Station, our coach will be waiting to transfer you to your accommodation. Your Boarding Pass will tell you which coach to look for.

  • From Cairns Accommodation = operates daily
  • From Northern Beaches or Port Douglas = operates Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
From 11:45am Hotel Pick-up
12:30pm Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
1.5hrs Time in Kuranda
Kuranda Heritage Markets
3:30pm Kuranda Scenic Rail
From 5:30pm Hotel drop-off

Gold Class on the Kuranda Scenic Rail  Gold Class Carriage Kuranda Scenic Rail

Gold Class Service on the Kuranda Scenic Rail includes

  • Dedicated host service.
  • Individual seating, lounge-style chairs.
  • Quality refreshments including sparkling Australian wine, beer, orange juice, soft drink, ice water, mocktails, tea, coffee and appetisers and a chilled refresher towel during the journey.
  • Ambient, historical décor, including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior.
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen, postcard and postage.
  • Souvenir trip guide

Choose option with gold ‘GC’ icon to book Gold Class.

  • Hotel Pick-up from 11.45am for transfer to Skyrail Terminal
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway 12:30pm
  • Free time in Kuranda 1.5hrs
  • Heritage Markets
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail 3:30pm
  • Transfer to Hotel from Freshwater Train Station

Tour Starts: Hotel pickups from 11.45am

Tour Finishes: Hotel drop-offs from 5.30pm

Note: Customers booking in North America, please note that you may see the incorrect date once you add a tour to your cart. i.e. if you chose 24th, this may appear as the 23rd in your cart as you complete you booking. This is just a visual error due to the time difference- please continue with the booking and when complete, your confirmation email will have the correct date that you originally chose. Our apologies for any inconvenience.


  • Rates are GST inclusive and in Australia Dollars (AUD)
  • Family = 2AD + 2CH
  • Child Rate 4-14yrs inc.

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