1 Day Kuranda Classic Experience - Ex Cairns Station - Kuranda Scenic Railway

Take in two of North Queensland's must-see attractions in one magical trip. Wind through paradise onboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, explore Kuranda town and fly above the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.      


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  • Hop onboard Kuranda Scenic Railway from Cairns to Kuranda
  • A 37-kilometre rail journey onboard authentic vintage carriages through the Barron Gorge National Park (World Heritage-listed rainforest – The Wet Tropics)
  • The track rises 327 metres above sea level with the steepest gradient being 1:50
  • Travelling over 55 bridges, 98 curves & 15 hand-carved tunnels
  • Visit the 'village in the rainforest' Kuranda
  • Explore markets, art galleries, and other attractions in Kuranda (own expense)
  • Experience the ancient ecosystem through Skyrail Rainforest Cableway


  • Transfer between Caravonica (Skyrail Terminal) and Cairns City or Northern Beaches
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Audio commentary in each carriage to provide customers with historic information throughout the journey.
  • Complimentary trip guide (available in 11 languages) The guide includes a map of the journey which corresponds with the onboard commentary
  • 10-minute photographic stop at Barron Falls Lookout
  • Water coolers in each carriage
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Day 1: Kuranda Classic Experience - Ex Cairns Station
Experience the journey on Kuranda Scenic Railway to the ‘village in the rainforest’ Kuranda. Enjoy time to explore the markets, art galleries and attractions(own expense). In the afternoon join Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for a journey up and over the rainforest canopy. Depart Kuranda at 12.30 pm or 2.30 pm at Cairns railway station. Includes transfer from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Smithfield terminal to Cairns railway station.
Meals: None


Departs: Operating daily with two morning departures from Cairns Railway Station at 8.30 am and 9.30 am

Returns: Afternoon departures from Kuranda Railway Station at 2.00 pm and 3.30 pm - Approx 4 pm return in Cairns

Pickups: Make your way to Cairns Railway Station. Located centrally in the city of Cairns at Cairns Central Shopping Centre

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes for exploring the Kuranda village
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses for sightseeing at Barron Falls
  • Insect repellent if you intend to experience one of the many rainforest walks
  • Motion sickness tablets if you usually suffer when travelling in vehicles and onboard trains


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