Kuranda, Scenic Rail, Rainforestation & Skyrail

Kuranda, Scenic Rail, Rainforestation & Skyrail

Kuranda Scenic Rail:

This morning our driver will greet you, collect your voucher and issue your Kuranda Boarding Pass. We will then transfer you to Freshwater Station. There is no need to queue as your pre-allocated Train tickets are already on your Boarding Pass.

Once aboard, enjoy this historical rail journey to Kuranda, enjoying breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns, to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda.

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]. Your Kuranda Boarding Pass also offers discounted entry into selected Kuranda attractions.


At the specified time, your shuttle coach will transfer you to Rainforestation, set in 40 hectares of lush gardens and tropical rainforest, where a number of unique attractions await you. Board the unusual amphibious Army Duck for a different look at the rainforest. Also included in your tour is the Koala & Wildlife Park. The shuttle bus will then take you back to Kuranda.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway:

At the scheduled time, make your way directly to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway boarding line – there is no need to queue as your tickets are already on your Boarding Pass. Enjoy your 7.5km 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. Explore rainforest boardwalks and lookouts and the Rainforest Interpretation Centre. Complimentary guided boardwalk tours are offered throughout the day at Red Peak Station.

After arriving at the Smithfield Skyrail terminal, make yourself known to our Hostess and they will direct you to your coach for the transfer to your accommodation.

Operating on select days below with accommodation transfers from Cairns – not available from Northern Beaches or Port Douglas.

  • Operates daily
7:00am Hotel Pick-Up
8:50am Kuranda Scenic Rail
10:25am Kuranda Village
1:15pm Rainforestation
3:00pm Rainforestation transfer
3:45pm Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
5:30pm Return to Hotel
  • Hotel pickup from Cairns Accommodation
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
    • from Freshwater Train Station to Kuranda
  • 3 hours free time in Kuranda Village
  • Transfers to Rainforestation
  • Rainforestation inlcuding
    • Army Duck Tour
    • Wildlife Park
  • Transfers to Kuranda
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
    • from Kuranda to Smithfield
  • Transfer to your Cairns Accommodation

Tour Starts: 7:00am – 8:00am Hotel Pick-up

Tour Finishes: 5:30pm Return to Hotel

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  • Child rate 4-14 years inclusive
  • Children 3 years & under travel Free – must be booked as infants
  • Family = 2A + 2C
  • Rates are GST inclusive and in Australian Dollars

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