Kuranda Tour, Wildlife & Aboriginal Culture, Skyrail

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

3 In 1 Combo Eco Tour



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

Child: au$77.00
Family: au$385.00

Tour Code: 166

1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
  • Learn how to throw a Boomerang 
  • Riding in the Skyrail Gondola over the rainforest canopy up to Kuranda

Join us on a great day out visiting Kuranda on a comfortable coach tour that takes guests to the top of the Macalister Range to visit Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park.

Get up close to native Australian animals and cuddle a koala, feed a kangaroo, see "Jack the Ripper" the famous grumpy crocodile who ate 12 of his girlfriends, several cows and then became dangerous threat to humans.

Meet local Aboriginals and learn about their ancient cultural ways. Join them for a lesson to try your hand at throwing a boomerang or play a didgeridoo, watch their traditional dance display and participate in ancient fire cermonies.

Skyrail Gondola - Kuranda Train to Cairns

Return journey to Cairns is down the mountain is on the Skyrail rainforest gondola where the views will have you squealing with delight or on the Kuranda train that winds its way down the mountain thru hand cut tunnels.

On the Skyrail cable car ride there are two stops where you may hop of the gondola and take a walk to the lookouts and information centres built in the rainforest so you can see the magnificent Barron Gorge and meet with local indigenous park rangers.   

On Kuranda train journey down to Cairns the one stop lookout point is over the Barron Gorge so that guests may alight from the train to take some photographs of the amazing scenery of the Gorge and the surrounding rainforest. 

Visit Kuranda Village - Optional Extras

This itinerary packed day tour is full of lot's of things to do and lots of things to see for everyone in the family and gives you a really great insight into the history, culture and wildlife of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland.

There is so much adventure as you wander thru this park and enjoy activities like a ride on the World War II Army Duck thru the rainforest and rivers, sample tropical fruits and even a visit to Kuranda Village is optional.

This Kuranda tour also offers some upgrades to a barbeque lunch deal at Rainforestation and an option to visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda Village  the return to Cairns on the coach or the Skyrail or Kuranda train.     

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Optional extra excursion: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

This wonderful Kuranda Butterfly Sanctuary is listed by the Guinness Book of Records as Australia's largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit so it is well worth a trip to see it and the amazing colourful butterflies.

Make sure you wear a white, pink or red top as these are the favourite colours of butterflies.  

Australian Barbeque Lunch - Rainforestation

Optional extra upgrade: Barbeque lunch

We Aussies are famous for eating barbeque, especially when we are so blessed to have the resources we do in this great country of Australia.   

In summer time this is all we do, barbeque, barbeque, and more barbeque!

Join us at Rainforestation Nature Park for our barbeque luncheon and wash it down with a few cold beverages 

Skyrail To Cairns

Optional extra upgrade: Skyrail Rainforest Gondola

The Skyrail Gondola is an iconic experience to do when visiting Cairns.

Glide above the rainforest canopy, gaze around the mountains and rivers and observe the wildlife.

Alight from the gondola at two stations and take a look at the interactive attractions and speak with the rainforest rangers

Kuranda Train to Cairns

Optiona extra upgrade: Kuranda Train

This train journey has now been classified as one of the "Great Train Journey's of the World" 

She is a beautifully restored train that takes you on a historic journey thru the hand cut tunnels of the Macalister Ranges

She makes one stop at the Barron Gorge Falls where passengers alight from the train and take photographs of the rainforests, mountains and the raging gorge.

See more Kuranda tours   

Included In Price

  • Army Duck Rainforest tour
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Kuranda Village (optional)
  • Return trip to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Kuranda Train
  • Transfer back to Cairns accommodation
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Departs Cairns 9:00am
  • Returns Cairns 5:30pm
  • Please note departure and return times will vary depending on the tour option you wish to do
Pickup Locations


  • Kuranda
  • Rainforestation Nature Park Kuranda and Kuranda Village
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Excludes Christmas Day


8 hours (approx)

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Diamond View upgrade - needs to be prebooked
  • Kuranda Train Gold Class Upgrade to be pre-booked
  • Animal photo - picture of you holding a Koala or a small Crocodile
  • Bush Tucka Walk
  • Lunch is not included on this tour however you will have the choice to either enjoy lunch at Rainforestation or in Kuranda Village
  • If you decide to go back to Kuranda Village for lunch you should have enough time to include Butterfly Sanctuary
Fitness Level Required


Additional Information

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

Comfortable shoes & clothing (if you decide to visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary you should wear a bright colurful shirt to attract a maximum of butterflies), money for souvenirs, Koala or Croc photo, snack and lunch

  • Child price applies to children ages 4 - 14
  • Children 3 & under travel free

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 tours of 2 days duration and longer, if cancelled 72 hours prior to departure or no shows.
  • 100% cancellation fee applies to day tours, if cancelled 24 hours prior to departure or no shows.

Kuranda Tour, Wildlife & Aboriginal Culture, Skyrail

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

3 In 1 Combo Eco Tour



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

Child: au$77.00
Family: au$385.00

Tour Code: 166

1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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