Kuranda Skyrail and Train with Rainforestation: The Ultimate Rainforest Adventure

Experience it all on this unforgettable Kuranda Rainforestation Tour that combines the Skyrail’s thrill and the historic train’s charm. This tour includes stunning rail journeys, Aboriginal experiences, and wildlife encounters.

1. Kuranda Train Journey

Kuranda Train

Begin your adventure aboard the Kuranda Scenic Train, a historic railway dating back to the 1880s. Explore the fascinating history of this railway, which played a pivotal role in connecting tin miners in Herberton to Cairns.

2. Kuranda Village

Kuranda

Arrive in Kuranda, often called ‘the village in the rainforest.’ Find out why its distinctive charm has enchanted visitors since the early 1900s. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of colourful people, quirky shops, musicians, and artists. All set against the backdrop of lush tropical rainforests.

3. Rainforestation Nature Park

Rainforestation Nature Park

Next, embark on an adventure to the Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park. Learn to throw a boomerang, cuddle a koala, and witness an Aboriginal dance performance. Hop on the Army Duck for a unique rainforest tour and savour lunch with a view of a picturesque lagoon.

4. The Army Duck

Experience a journey through the rainforest on a WWII DUKW, also known as a duck. Learn about fascinating flora and fauna from your expert duck captain. Afterwards, enjoy a 45-minute rainforest trek and a lake cruise, where you might spot even more wildlife.

5. Koala and Wildlife Park

Rainforestation Nature Park

Visit the Koala and Wildlife Park, where you can get up close and personal with Australian native animals. Hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, encounter the rare Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo, and meet other fascinating wildlife residents.

6. Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

Explore Indigenous Australian culture through the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. Watch traditional dances and a Dreamtime walk in a stunning rainforest setting. Discover how didgeridoos are made and used in ceremonies, and listen to the captivating sounds of kangaroos and kookaburras.

7. Skyrail Rainforest Experience

Skyrail

As your adventure concludes, board the Skyrail for a breathtaking journey back to Cairns. Enjoy panoramic views of the ocean and the UNESCO-listed Wet Tropics Rainforest canopy.

The Skyrail spans 7.5 kilometres, with mid-stations at Red Peak and Barron Falls. Explore these stations, learn about the rainforest’s unique ecosystem, and soak in the scenic beauty.

Don’t miss out!

After enjoying the Kuranda Skyrail and Train, additional options exist, including combining this adventure with a Great Barrier Reef experience. Check out our Great Barrier Reef Experience and Kuranda Package for more adventures in Australia’s natural wonders.

Next, see our other Cairns tours.

 

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