Kuranda is a village in the rainforest situated in the hills of Cairns. There are different ways to access the village, by road through the Kuranda range but the popular way is by the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Scenic Railway.
In this tour package visitors have two options to choose from:
After exploring Kuranda Village and its many shopping opportunities clients are transferred to the Rainforestation which is a short drive from the Kuranda village.The Rainforestation is a 40 hectare park surrounded by beautiful rainforest and tropical gardens where many activities are available for visitors. Please see them below.
Army Duck is half car and half boat vehicle which carries up to 30 passengers and can travel on roads and water. During this 45 minutes of pure adventure the Duck Captain will identify fascinating plants and wildlife and provide interesting information about them. Clients will also visit the tropical fruit orchard which has over 60 different species of exotic tropical fruit trees.
Koala & Wildlife Park:
At Koala & Wildlife Park visitors are welcomed and guided around the park by an experienced Wildlife Keeper. The park features elevated boardwalks which provide an uninterrupted views of many different Australian animals including reptiles. Visitors can handfeed kangaroos and wallabies, observe endangered cassowaries, see wombats and lace monitors, and safely encounter snakes and other reptiles.
Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience:
At Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience a local indigenous guide welcome visitors to join them on a journey to discover the Dreamtime and learn about the aboriginal customs and traditions. This activity takes approximately 1 hour to complete which includes both the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Show and the Dreamtime Walk. This is the perfect activity for visitors who wants to learn more about the fascinating history of Australia’s Indigenous culture.
Upgrade your experience to Gold Class Option for the Scenic Train:
The Golden Class offers travellers VIP treatment. The Golden Class upgrade features are: Quality refreshments (including sparkling Australian wine, beer, orange juice, soft drink, ice water, mocktails, tea, coffee); appetisers; a chilled refresher towel during the journey; a dedicated host service to all guests and individual seating in a lounge-style chairs. Travellers also receive a gift pack including a Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen, postcard and postage.
|Please note that the itinerary is done in reverse for Northern Beaches and Port Douglas pick ups.|
|07:00||Coach pick up from hotels|
|08:50||Train departs Freshwater Station|
|Travel time is 1 hour & 30 minutes to Kuranda Village|
|10:20||Train arrives in Kuranda|
|Free time exploring Kuranda Village|
|11:45||Coach pick up to go to the Rainforestation Park|
|At Rainforestation a BBQ lunch is served (optional)|
|Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience|
|Koala & Wildlife Park|
|Tropical Fruit Orchard|
|15:15||Check in at the Skyrail station|
|15:30||Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departs Kuranda to Cairns|
|Travel time is 1 hour & 30 minutes to Cairns Central, Cairns CBD|
|17:00||Skyrail arrives at Smithfield Station|
|17:10||Coach transfer back to the hotel|
Level of fitness: Easy and short walks.
Koala Gardens, Butterfly Sanctuary & Birdworld Kuranda tickets to be purchased at the park entrance in Kuranda.
|Season: 2023 - 2024 Rates||Dates: 1st April 2023 - 31st March 2024||Action|
|Standard (Ex. Cairns)||
$252.00 per adult
$136.00 per child
$640.00 per family
|Standard (Ex. Northern Beaches)||
$282.00 per adult
$156.00 per child
$740.00 per family
|Standard (Ex. Port Douglas)||
$307.00 per adult
$171.00 per child
$785.00 per family
|Additional Extras||Dates: 1st April 2023 - 31st March 2024|
|Gold Class upgrade||$56.00 per adult / $56.00 per child / $224.00 per family|
Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Family Price: 2 Adults & 2 Children.
Booking fees: Tourism Cairns do not charge any booking fees.
Deposit and final payment: At Tourism Cairns clients are required to pay a deposit only at the time of booking. Final payment is to be completed 48 hours prior to departure or on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy.
Cancellation by the traveller: If the tour is cancelled by the client up to 7 days prior to departure, a full refund is applicable. If the tour is cancelled by the client 7 days prior to departure, the deposit amount might be retained. If the tour is cancelled by the client 48 hours prior to departure, 100% cancellation fee may apply.
Booking amendments: If the date of a tour needs to be changed, Tourism Cairns must be notified in writing by the client up to 48 hours prior to the tour date.