Kuranda Self-Drive, Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway

Tour Code: 199

Prices From

au$135

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$70.00
Family: au$340.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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Highlights

  • The thriving café and restaurant scene in Kuranda means there are plenty of delicious options to choose from for breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea. Sit on the verandah at Frogs, now located at the markets, and watch the water dragons scampering in the rainforest while you refuel. 
  • Take the option to indulge in an upgrade aboard both the Scenic Rail – which includes lounge-style chairs, dedicated host service, and tasty treats – and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway’s glass-bottom Diamond View gondola. 
  • Skip the Queue Tickets, Pre-allocated Kuranda Train Carriage Seating, Express check in Skyrail, Discount Kuranda Attractions Vouchers, Multi-Lingual tour options

Perfect Selfie

  • With the rainforest canopy underfoot and panoramic views of the Coral Sea and tropical landscape over your shoulder, a selfie aboard a Skyrail gondola is a must. 

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Meeting Point

You’ll meet your host for this self-drive option at the covered bus stop at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway’s Smithfield Terminal, located on the Captain Cook Highway. The meeting times vary from as early as 7.50am through to 11.30am, depending on which mode of transport you’ve chosen to ride aboard to Kuranda, and how much time you’d like to spend exploring the ‘Village in the Rainforest’.

If you’ve chosen to travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway first, your host will double up as your driver, not only providing you with details of your day, but transferring you to Freshwater Station to board your assigned seat

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Included In Price

  • Kuranda Boarding Pass and Itinerary
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Pre-allocated tickets and express check in
  • Courtesy shuttle between Skyrail Caravonica and Freshwater Rail Station
  • Concierge on site to assist with coach transfer
  • Bonus discount entry to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Koala Gardens and Birdworld
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 7:50 am for the 8:50 am Kuranda Scenic Rail departure from Freshwater Station.
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 9:10 am for the 9:50 am Kuranda Scenic Rail departure from Freshwater Station
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 9:30 am for a 945 am Skyrail Cableway departure to Kuranda (return via Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2 pm or 3:30 pm)
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica foat 10:30 am for a 10:45 am Skyrail Cableway departure to Kuranda (return via Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2 pm or 3:30pm)
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 11:30 am for an 11:45 am Skyrail Cableway deparutre to Kuranda (return via Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2 pm or 3:30 pm)
Destinations

Kuranda

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day
Operation may be affected by adverse weather events or scheduled maintenance

Duration

Varies depending on departure time on skyrail

What to Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Light jacket
  • Insect repllant
  • Bottle of water
  • Cash or card for additional purchases, drinks and meals
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Upgrade to Kuranda Scenic Rail Gold Class on 9.50am and 3.30pm trains only
  • Upgrade to Skyrail Cableway Diamond View Gondola
Fitness Level Required

Low, Disabled

Child Policy
  • Children aged 4 - 14 Years.
  • Family price is based on 2 Adults & 2 Children.
  • Children under 4 travel free
Cancellation Policy

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.

50% cancellation fee for any cancellations within 24 hours of travel, or for passengers who fail to appear on the day of departure

Additional Information

Kuranda Boarding Passes can be provided in one of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, China.

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

Facilities

Wheelchair accessible restroom facilities at all 4 stations

Activities

Ramp access to boardwalks at the 2 scenic viewing stations

Access to CSIRO Interpretation Centre at Barron Falls Station

Wheelchair Accessibility

Wheelchair lifts onto train carriage at Freshwater and Kuranda stations

Cairns Train Station level with platforms

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

Boarding Access

No wheelchair access facilities at Barron Falls Station

Wheelchair compliant ramps at all stations

Onboard Access

Maximum 4 dedicated wheelchair areas on each train located in central carriages

Visually Impaired Notes

Information in braille at Cairns Station

Audio commentary during train journey

Hearing Impaired Information

Visual information provided

Facilities

1 wheelchair accessible toilet on board all train services and at Cairns, Freshwater and Kuranda Stations

Transfers

Please advise upon booking if you require a wheelchair-friendly coach transfer.

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Highlights

  • The thriving café and restaurant scene in Kuranda means there are plenty of delicious options to choose from for breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea. Sit on the verandah at Frogs, now located at the markets, and watch the water dragons scampering in the rainforest while you refuel. 
  • Take the option to indulge in an upgrade aboard both the Scenic Rail – which includes lounge-style chairs, dedicated host service, and tasty treats – and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway’s glass-bottom Diamond View gondola. 
  • Skip the Queue Tickets, Pre-allocated Kuranda Train Carriage Seating, Express check in Skyrail, Discount Kuranda Attractions Vouchers, Multi-Lingual tour options

Perfect Selfie

  • With the rainforest canopy underfoot and panoramic views of the Coral Sea and tropical landscape over your shoulder, a selfie aboard a Skyrail gondola is a must. 

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Meeting Point

You’ll meet your host for this self-drive option at the covered bus stop at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway’s Smithfield Terminal, located on the Captain Cook Highway. The meeting times vary from as early as 7.50am through to 11.30am, depending on which mode of transport you’ve chosen to ride aboard to Kuranda, and how much time you’d like to spend exploring the ‘Village in the Rainforest’.

If you’ve chosen to travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway first, your host will double up as your driver, not only providing you with details of your day, but transferring you to Freshwater Station to board your assigned seat

Read More

Included In Price

  • Kuranda Boarding Pass and Itinerary
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Pre-allocated tickets and express check in
  • Courtesy shuttle between Skyrail Caravonica and Freshwater Rail Station
  • Concierge on site to assist with coach transfer
  • Bonus discount entry to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Koala Gardens and Birdworld
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 7:50 am for the 8:50 am Kuranda Scenic Rail departure from Freshwater Station.
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 9:10 am for the 9:50 am Kuranda Scenic Rail departure from Freshwater Station
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 9:30 am for a 945 am Skyrail Cableway departure to Kuranda (return via Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2 pm or 3:30 pm)
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica foat 10:30 am for a 10:45 am Skyrail Cableway departure to Kuranda (return via Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2 pm or 3:30pm)
  • Meet at Skyrail Caravonica at 11:30 am for an 11:45 am Skyrail Cableway deparutre to Kuranda (return via Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2 pm or 3:30 pm)
Destinations

Kuranda

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day
Operation may be affected by adverse weather events or scheduled maintenance

Duration

Varies depending on departure time on skyrail

What to Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Light jacket
  • Insect repllant
  • Bottle of water
  • Cash or card for additional purchases, drinks and meals
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Upgrade to Kuranda Scenic Rail Gold Class on 9.50am and 3.30pm trains only
  • Upgrade to Skyrail Cableway Diamond View Gondola
Fitness Level Required

Low, Disabled

Child Policy
  • Children aged 4 - 14 Years.
  • Family price is based on 2 Adults & 2 Children.
  • Children under 4 travel free
Cancellation Policy

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.

50% cancellation fee for any cancellations within 24 hours of travel, or for passengers who fail to appear on the day of departure

Additional Information

Kuranda Boarding Passes can be provided in one of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, China.

Tour Code: 199

Prices From

au$135

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$70.00
Family: au$340.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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