Today you’ll board the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway for an awe-inspiring journey to Kuranda. You’ll enjoy exploring Kuranda Village and gliding over the rainforest canopy aboard Skyrail, the “World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience.”
Travel onboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway from Cairns as this famous historic journey winds its way along the Kuranda Range through 15 tunnels and over 40 bridges passing the impressive Stoney Creek and Barron Falls, considered to be one of the world’s most spectacular railway journeys.
Spend free time in Kuranda “Village in the Rainforest” your destination, wandering the many shops and markets offering a full range of local and unique handcrafts, souvenirs and gifts. The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (optional own expense) is renowned to be amongst the worlds largest, offering the visitor a close look at these beautiful creatures. Other optional attractions include Birdworld, boasting over 70 species of Australian and Exotic birds.
Return to Cairns via Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, renowned as the “World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience.” Glide over the rainforest canopy and take advantage of the two stops en route to enjoy a rainforest walk and the magnificent view of the Barron Falls. Be sure to visit the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretive Centre which features hi-tech interactive displays and video presentations.
Daily except Christmas
Departs 8:00am and Returns 3:30pm (approx.)
– Bus pick-up from accommodation
– Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
– Kuranda Scenic Railway
Need to Know
Tour may operate in reverse. Lunch is not provided, but you may bring money for cafe. Tour concludes at the Cairns Central Railway Station and you will make your own way back to your accommodation.
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Diamond View, Gold Class