Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Experience With Skyrail

Tour Code: 184

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

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  • Soar above the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and make sure to take the time to enjoy the boardwalks.
  • There are three restaurants and a juice bar at the Rainforestation Nature Park so you certainly won’t go hungry!
  • Jack the Ripper, one of the largest crocodiles in captivity. Coming in at over 5 metres in length and weighing almost a tonne, you can view him from the safety of the Rainforestation Nature Park’s elevated boardwalks.

Included In Price

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Gondola ride
  • Entry into Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Army Duck Kuranda Rainforest Tour
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Cultural Experience
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Free time in Kuranda village
  • Return Coach Transfers from Accommodation

Wildlife and nature experience with Skyrail gives you access to all three attractions at the Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park, time in the Kuranda Village and a trip aboard the Skyrail gondola.

Handfeed the free roaming kangaroos and wallabies in the landscaped gardens, observe the endangered pre-historic giant cassowary bird, see wombats and lace monitor lizards, and view local snakes and other reptiles and cuddly koalas.

Local indigenous Pamagirri Aboriginal guides welcome you to join them on a journey to discover the Dreamtime and learn about the fascinating customs and ancient traditions. Experience the tropical rainforest from a totally unique perspective aboard an amphibious World War II Army Duck and visit a tropical fruit orchard with over 60 different species of exotic tropical fruit trees.

Spend some time in Kuranda village before boarding the Skyrail at the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Kuranda Terminal. This 7.5km Skyrail journey takes 30-40 minutes, so why not spend some time at the two stations enroute: Red Peak Station and Barron Falls Station.

Kuranda Nature Experience with Skyrail Cableway

At 8.50am you will travel to Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park by coach via the scenic Kuranda Range to arrive at around 10.15am.

Your Kuranda tour includes:

  • A guided tour through the Koala & Wildlife Park 
  • See crocodiles, snakes, dingoes and a cassowary, and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies.
  • Have your photo taken standing beside a cuddy koala or holding a small crocodile (optional extra).
  • The Pamagirri Dreamtime Walk: Learn to throw a boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing and watch the Pamagirri Dance Performance in the rainforest amphitheatre.
  • The Army Duck Rainforest Tour with a visit to the Tropical Fruit Orchard is also included: Experience the tropical rainforest from a totally unique perspective aboard an amphibious World War II Army Duck.

At 1pm you will depart the Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park for your transfer into Kuranda Village.

On arrival to Kuranda Village, wander through the shops and markets offering local handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts.

A must  see is the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary with a 10% discount off your entry fee.

You will need to be at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Kuranda Terminal by 3.45pm to present your itinerary to receive your ticket for the 4pm service.

This 7.5km Skyrail journey will see you gliding just metres above the rainforest canopy in comfortable six-person gondola cabins, the Skyrail journey immerses you in an intimate rainforest experience where you’ll see, hear, smell and become part of the tropical rainforest environment.

Your Coach will be at the Smithfield Skyrail Terminal to transfer you back to your accommodation.

All times are approximate and subject to change.

See more Kuranda tours and attractions.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Approximately 7:45am, to be advised at the time of booking

Pickup Locations


  • Pick up included from your Cairns accommodation
  • Transfers not available from private residences (including AirBnB properties) – guests will need to meet at Skyrail Smithfield Terminal or at their nearest hotel
  • Kuranda
  • Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Excludes Christmas Day


Full day

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Koala and wildlife park photos:
  • Army Duck Photos
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium, Disabled

Additional Information

Languages: the Army Duck tour and the Pamagirri Aboriginal experience have pamphlets available in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish, German and Italian

  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Cash or Credit card for souvenirs or photos
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Travel voucher
  • Insect repellent

Containes notes on wheelchair accessContaines notes for the visually impairedContaines notes for the hearing impaired
Wheelchair Accessibility

Ramps and paved pathways available throughout the park

The Pamagirri Aboriginal Cultural centre is accessible with a designated viewing platform at the amphitheatre

Access to the Wildlife section is paved for viewing of all animals

Boarding Access

The amphibious Army Ducks can be boarded from platform 2 with barriers removed, seats are higher for ease of transfer from wheelchair

Hearing Impaired Information

Visual information available


Accessible toilet facilities located next to the restaurant

Wheelchair Accessibility
Doorway Measurements For Wheelchair Access

Wheelchairs cannot exceed 630mm in width and 950mm in length.

Boarding Access

The cableway will be paused to assist with boarding for all mobility impaired guests.

Wheelchairs must have handles to assist loading

Wheelchairs must be capable of being tilted back during loading

Visually Impaired Notes

Complimentary ranger-guided tour at Red Peak Station

Hearing Impaired Information

Printed information provided at Tjapukai and also in the form of the Kuranda Boarding Pass, which provides a detailed tour itinerary


Wheelchair accessible restroom facilities at all 4 stations


Ramp access to boardwalks at the 2 scenic viewing stations

Access to CSIRO Interpretation Centre at Barron Falls Station

  • Family Fare: 2 Adults and 2 Children (4 years -14 years)
  • Children age 3 and under travel free of charge

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

100% Cancellation fee applies to all tours cancelled within 24 hours prior to departure or no show

Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Experience With Skyrail

Tour Code: 184

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

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Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$78.00
Family: au$388.00

Tour Code: 184



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

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Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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