Kuranda Tour, Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Railway

Tour Code: 157

Prices From

au$150

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$80.00
Family: au$412.00

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

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Select which iconic experience you’d like to travel to Kuranda aboard first – either the Kuranda Scenic Railway or the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway – and how much time you’d like to spend exploring the Village in the Rainforest.

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Highlights

  • The Kuranda Heritage Markets: aside from the huge array of local, hand-made goods for sale – from jewellery to pottery and Indigenous creations – there’s entertainment around every corner. 
  • The thriving café 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, located at the Heritage Markets, and watch the water dragons scampering in the rainforest while you refuel. 

Perfect Selfie

  • With 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

Your Journey Begins

You’ll start your day with a luxury coach collecting you from your Port Douglas accommodation. The pick-up options are either 7.45am or 10am, with your driver taking you to whichever iconic Cairns’ experience you’ve decided to travel aboard for your journey to Kuranda: the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, or the Kuranda Scenic Railway.

If you have selected to travel aboard the Skyrail first, for example, you’ll travel on the Scenic Rail for your return trip home and vice versa if you travel aboard the Scenic Rail first. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Return accommodation transfers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Pre-allocated tickets
  • Express check-in at Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Cableway
  • Detailed information of your day, including tour itinerary, timings, and helpful tips on how to make your day as enjoyable as possible.
  • Discounts into Kuranda attractions including Birdworld, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and Koala Gardens.
  • Concierge assisted returns from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Port Douglas

Departure Time
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.50am Kuranda Scenic Railway departure with 2hr free time in Kuranda and 1.45pm departure aboard Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.50am Kuranda Scenic Railway departure with 4hr free time in Kuranda and 3.45pm departure aboard Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 2.5hr free time in Kuranda and2pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 4hr free time in Kuranda and 3.30pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 10am accommodation pick-up for an 11.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 1hr free time in Kuranda and 2pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 10am accommodation pick-up for an 11.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 2.5hr free time in Kuranda and 3.30pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
Departure Instructions
  • Pick-up time will vary depending on pick-up point and will be communicated to you upon booking
  • Please be waiting at the front of your accommodation at the allocated time.
Pickup Locations

Port Douglas

Destinations

Kuranda

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day
May not operate due to severe weather conditions, and during planned, preventative maintenance

Duration

Half Day
Full Day

What to Bring
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellant
  • Water Bottle
  • Cash or Credit card for additional purposes on the day
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Diamond View Skyrail Gondila Upgrade
  • Gold Class Kuranda Scenic Rail Upgrade
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Child Policy
  • Children 3 and under travel free
  • Children aged 4 - 14 Years.
  • Family Price is based on 2 Adults & 2 Children.
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 Passed can be provided in one of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
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 of any requirements or mobility issues at time of booking.

Select which iconic experience you’d like to travel to Kuranda aboard first – either the Kuranda Scenic Railway or the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway – and how much time you’d like to spend exploring the Village in the Rainforest.

Read More

Highlights

  • The Kuranda Heritage Markets: aside from the huge array of local, hand-made goods for sale – from jewellery to pottery and Indigenous creations – there’s entertainment around every corner. 
  • The thriving café 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, located at the Heritage Markets, and watch the water dragons scampering in the rainforest while you refuel. 

Perfect Selfie

  • With 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

Your Journey Begins

You’ll start your day with a luxury coach collecting you from your Port Douglas accommodation. The pick-up options are either 7.45am or 10am, with your driver taking you to whichever iconic Cairns’ experience you’ve decided to travel aboard for your journey to Kuranda: the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, or the Kuranda Scenic Railway.

If you have selected to travel aboard the Skyrail first, for example, you’ll travel on the Scenic Rail for your return trip home and vice versa if you travel aboard the Scenic Rail first. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Return accommodation transfers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Pre-allocated tickets
  • Express check-in at Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Cableway
  • Detailed information of your day, including tour itinerary, timings, and helpful tips on how to make your day as enjoyable as possible.
  • Discounts into Kuranda attractions including Birdworld, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and Koala Gardens.
  • Concierge assisted returns from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Port Douglas

Departure Time
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.50am Kuranda Scenic Railway departure with 2hr free time in Kuranda and 1.45pm departure aboard Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.50am Kuranda Scenic Railway departure with 4hr free time in Kuranda and 3.45pm departure aboard Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 2.5hr free time in Kuranda and2pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 7.45am accommodation pick-up for a 9.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 4hr free time in Kuranda and 3.30pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 10am accommodation pick-up for an 11.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 1hr free time in Kuranda and 2pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 10am accommodation pick-up for an 11.45am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departure with 2.5hr free time in Kuranda and 3.30pm departure aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway
Departure Instructions
  • Pick-up time will vary depending on pick-up point and will be communicated to you upon booking
  • Please be waiting at the front of your accommodation at the allocated time.
Pickup Locations

Port Douglas

Destinations

Kuranda

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day
May not operate due to severe weather conditions, and during planned, preventative maintenance

Duration

Half Day
Full Day

What to Bring
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellant
  • Water Bottle
  • Cash or Credit card for additional purposes on the day
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Diamond View Skyrail Gondila Upgrade
  • Gold Class Kuranda Scenic Rail Upgrade
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Child Policy
  • Children 3 and under travel free
  • Children aged 4 - 14 Years.
  • Family Price is based on 2 Adults & 2 Children.
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 Passed can be provided in one of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 157

Prices From

au$150

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$80.00
Family: au$412.00

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

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