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Classic Kuranda Day Tour - Kuranda Train, Rainforestation, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Take an exciting adventure on both the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to explore the renowned World Heritage Kuranda Rainforest. This premium Kuranda experience includes the afternoon at Rainforestation Nature Park!


  • Ride the Kuranda Train! Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda Village
  • Spend a short time exploring Kuranda Village
  • Board the bus to Rainforestation for a true Rainforest and Cultural experience
  • Take the bus back to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway terminal for trip over the Rainforest and mighty Barron Falls
  • Coach transfer from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway base back to your Cairns accomodation

Discover the beauty and wonder of Kuranda as you take a journey on the longest established coach operator in Cairns to explore the Kuranda World Heritage Rainforest by both Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

Your day begins with a coach pick up from your Cairns accomodation for a

8:50am Kuranda Train departure from Freshwater Station

. Wind through tunnels and over bridges on this magnificent journey, passing Stoney Creek and Barron Falls before arriving at Kuranda Station at 11.25am.

Take a short stroll through Kuranda Village before meeting the bus to take you to the award winning Rainforestation Nature Park at 11.45am.

Your Rainforestation Nature Park tour includes:

  • Enjoy delicious hot lunch at our Rainforest Cafe.
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard. Travel deep into the rainforest on both land and water as your guide explains different species of flora and fauna.
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. Watch the Pamagirri Dancers perform in the rainforest amphitheatre, then join the Dreamtime Walk - learn to throw a boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing.
  • Koala & Wildlife Park. Learn more about our native wildlife from our dedicated keepers. See crocodiles, wombats, snakes, dingoes and a cassowary, and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies. You’ll have an opportunity to have a photo taken with a koala or holding a small crocodile.

Meet the tour bus again at 3pm and take a trip back to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for a stunning journey high above the Rainforest. This takes 30-40 minutes however you take the option to hop off and spend some time at both Red Peak Station and Barron Falls Station enroute.

At 4.30pm we meet the driver guide and depart from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway base terminal and head back to your Cairns accomodation.


  • 8:50am - Kuranda Train from Freshwater Station
  • 11.25am - arrive at Kuranda Station
  • 11.45am - meet the bus to head to Rainforestation
  • 3pm - take the bus from Rainforestation to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway terminal
  • 4.30pm - Meet at the Caravonica Skyrail Terminal base to transfer you to your accommodation
Adult $235.00
Child $118.00
Family $588.00

What's included

  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Kuranda Village
  • Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • Lunch at Rainforestation
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Return coach transfers to and from accommodation


Available Bookings from November 30 to December 06

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Tue 30 Nov
Wed 1 Dec
Thu 2 Dec
Fri 3 Dec
Sat 4 Dec
Sun 5 Dec
Mon 6 Dec

  • Adult$185.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$118.00
  • Family$588.00

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$118.00
  • Family$588.00

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$118.00
  • Family$588.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


7 reviews

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jenniferd7 from Australia wrote on 24 June 2021

Kuranda and Skyrail Cairns

From the moment we boarded the train it was an exciting journey. The rainforest was amazing. Lots of tunnels. Waterfalls were spectacular. The town of Kuranda is so quaint with lots of little shops. Butterfly Farm was lovely. The Rainforest Station was awesome. Beautiful lunch. Army duck tank ride gre a t and aboriginal show spectacular. Skyrail back down the mountain was fantastic . A real full day of adventure.

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Terence from Australia wrote on 27 May 2021

Great Day Out... Ticked My Boxes!

The day trip gave all it promised and gave us a memorable taste of Kuranda and the rainforest it sits in too. Collection from our accommodation was professional and friendly and we were met at each stop by good people who assisted us. Rainforestation, the Train and the Skyrail filled us with great memories of natural wonder and cultural entertainment too. Great value day out!

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LEmili from Australia wrote on 12 November 2021

Rainforest experience

What a great, full, day. Loved it all.

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narindeepk from Australia wrote on 12 August 2021

Amazing experience

Absolutely worth it!

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Jewell Bobardt from Australia wrote on 09 August 2021

A day to remember filled with adventures!

Very thoughtful and helpful staff considering my husband is in a wheelchair. This was not a problem that they couldn't solve. Our day was wonderful and we would do it again. Lovely hot and cold lunch included in a pretty setting. The train trip up the mountain was beautiful and with a very informative commentary. Army duck boat, Aboriginal dances, Boomarang and spear throwing was fun. All in all a super day out.

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