Kuranda Day Tours
Kuranda Day Tours generally consist of taking the Kuranda Scenic Railway, a scenic railway traversing through Barron Gorge National Park. Experience one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia. Discovering the living color and natural beauty of a world heritage-listed rain-forest that’s millions of years old. It takes about 2 hours to arrive at Kuranda and the train always stops at Barron Falls lookout where you can disembark the train and enjoy the views for around 15min before the train then continues on into Kuranda Village.
Once in Kuranda you can enjoy the many markets, gardens and rain-forest walks that surround the village. In general 3 hours is enough time to soak up the village atmosphere, find a place for lunch and get ready to catch the Scenic Cable way Skyrail back down the mountain.
Skyrail is a unique rainforest experience taking you on an unforgettable journey over and through World Heritage listed Rainforest. Spanning 7.5kms in the Barron Gorge National Park, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway glides just metres over the canopy, its comfortable six person gondola cabins providing spectacular views of the rainforest, tropical Cairns, the Coral Sea and lush Cairns Highlands and includes time at two stations. At Red Peak Station, Skyrail’s Rangers provide guided boardwalk tours sharing their knowledge on these ancient tropical forests, amongst giant buttress roots, ancient Kauri Pines and climbing wait-a-while palms. Barron Falls Station has pathways and lookouts over the Barron Gorge and Falls, historical displays and a Rainforest Interpretation Centre. The Interpretation Centre houses interactive touch-screen computers providing an engaging and fun learning experience for people of all ages. Multiple winner of the Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, Skyrail is The World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience. At the bottom of Skyrail our coaches will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel.
Kuranda Day Tours offer excellent value for money with the infrastructure involved of the Kuranda Scenic Train and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
Our Kuranda Day Tours use premium quality buses and coaches with expert driver guides that have fantastic local knowledge of Cairns and surrounding areas.