As at July 2020, this tour itinerary has changed due to Skyrail operation, and you will now be transferred from Kuranda at 3.00 pm by air-conditioned coach to your Cairns accommodation.
Located about 20 minutes north of Cairns, the Kuranda Scenic Train and Skyrail offers fantastic views of the rainforest and an unforgettable day in Kuranda Village.
This tour combines two of the regions most popular tours both the historic Kuranda Scenic Train and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway gondola over the rainforest. Let the adventure begin.
Kuranda Scenic Train
The Kuranda Scenic Train winds through the Kuranda Range for 37km. Your 90-minute journey will take you through tunnels, past steep ravines and cascading waterfalls within Barron Gorge National Park.
Sit back and relax while you take in the views while listening to the audio commentary explaining the unique history of the building of this historic railway line.
Not only beautiful but sustainable too! Skyrail is an excellent example of ecotourism.
Specifically engineered for breathtaking views, there’s no better way to see the rainforest! As the Skyrail takes you high above the canopy, your view over the rainforest will be completely unrestricted.
Stop off at not one but two different stations to explore the rainforest from the ground.
Red Peak Station provides a beautiful walk along a boardwalk through the trees. Barron Falls Station provides a spectacular view of the famous Barron River Waterfalls.
07.45am approximately Your tour starts with a pick up from right outside your hotel.
Then, it’s off to to the train station first.
After the train, you arrive in the rainforest village of Kuranda.
Here you’ll have free time to explore the region further.
Visit the historic Kuranda markets, the Butterfly Sanctuary or Koala Gardens, all at your own pace.
Then return over the rainforest your journey on the breathtaking Skyrail begins.
At the base of the Skyrail cableway, you will meet your driver and air-conditioned coach, which will take you back to your hotel.
Return Bus Transfers (from Cairns City Accommodation only)
Kuranda Scenic Rail
Entrance to Butterfly Sanctuary
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Comfortable walking shoes
Cash/Credit card for purchases
Camera, hat, sunglasses, and umbrella in the green season
Bottle of water
As at July 2020, Skyrail will not be operating until mid 2021. This tour itinerary has changed, and you will now be transferred from Kuranda at 3.00pm by air-conditioned coach to your Cairns accommodation.
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Schedules subject to change without notice
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