Kuranda Tours including the Scenic Rail & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Kuranda, Scenic Rail & 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 Kuranda Markets 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.

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. 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.

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

From Cairns = operates daily

From Northern Beaches or Port Douglas = please refer to KSQ option.

8.50am or 9.50am Kuranda Scenic Rail
2 - 4 hours Free time in Kuranda
Kuranda Heritage Markets
1.45pm or 3.45pm Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

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.

*only available on tour options with 9.50am Train

Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail:

  • Pick-up 7:00am
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail 8:50am
  • Free time in Kuranda: 3.5hrs approx
  • Kuranda Markets
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway 1:45pm
  • Return transfer 3.15pm

Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail (Gold Class):

  • Pick-up 8:15am
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail with Gold Class service 9:50am
  • Free time in Kuranda: 2.5hrs approx
  • Kuranda Markets
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway 1:45pm
  • Return transfer 3.15pm

Tour Starts: 7:00am (KQS) – 8:15am (KQS+G) Pick-up

Tour Finishes:  3:15pm (KQS) or 3.15pm (KQS+G) Return Transfers

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.
  • Children 3 years & under travel Free

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