Kuranda Train & Skyrail with Rainforestation - 5% OFF

Starting from: $AU275.00

Tour Overview

  • Tour: Kuranda Tour with Rainforestation Park with LUNCH INCLUDED
  • Budget option: Skyrail up / Train down
  • Standard option: Train up/ Skyrail down
  • Departure location: Cairns & Northern Beaches
  • Suitable for families & couples
  • Tour Duration:7:30am – 5:30pm
  • Places visited: Kuranda Village via Train up and Skyrail down with Rainforestation Park
  • Type of vehicle: Return van transport to/from both stations
  • Port Douglas coach transfers available


Kuranda Train & Skyrail & Rainforestation - 5% OFF

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:

  • Budget Option: One way transfer - Ex.Cairns only. Travellers get picked up in the morning from their hotel but the tour ends at Cairns Central Train Station. Clients make their own way back to the hotel. This is a great option for visitors staying in a Hotel in Cairns CBD.
  • Standard Option: Return coach transfer - Ex. Cairns or Northern Beaches. Travellers get picked up and dropped off back to their hotel in the afternoon.

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.

Amy Duck:

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.

* Special 5% OFF. To claim the discount you have to enter the code "Kuranda5%" at the promotion code box at booking step 3.

Please see below closure dates for the Skyrail and Train.

Skyrail Closure Dates:

13 - 19 May / 4 - 10 September / 25th December

Train Closure Dates:

13 - 17 May / 10 - 12 June / 6 - 8 November

What's included in the main price

  • Coach pick up from accommodation
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Aussie BBQ Lunch
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Tropical Fruit Orchard
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Coach return to the hotel
  • Parks: Butterfly Sanctuary, Koala Gardens & Birdworld Kuranda
  • Casual clothing & Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat & sunscreen for sunny days
  • Umbrella for rainy days
  • Drinking water

Tour Itinerary

Time Description
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)
Army Duck
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

Please Note:
Level of fitness: Easy and short walks.
Koala Gardens, Butterfly Sanctuary & Birdworld Kuranda tickets to be purchased at the park entrance in Kuranda.

Tour Prices

Rates & Tariffs

Season: 2024 - 2025 Rates Dates: 1st April 2024 - 31st March 2025 Action
Standard (Ex. Cairns) $275.00 per adult
$145.00 per child
$695.00 per family
Standard (Ex. Northern Beaches) $315.00 per adult
$165.00 per child
$810.00 per family
Standard (Ex. Port Douglas) $335.00 per adult
$180.00 per child
$880.00 per family
Additional Extras Dates: 1st April 2024 - 31st March 2025
Train Gold Class upgrade $60.00 per adult / $60.00 per child / $240.00 per family
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Diamond View $36.00 per adult / $36.00 per child / $144.00 per family
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary $24.00 per adult / $15.00 per child / $78.00 per family

Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Family Price: 2 Adults & 2 Children.

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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 usually paid directly to the tour operator on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy. Some tour operators request full payment at the time of booking.

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.

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