1. Australia
  2. Tropical North Queensland
  3. Cairns
  4. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Scenic Railway

Product ID: 68814
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Journey through a UNESCO World Heritage-listed rainforest on the Kuranda Scenic Railway and travel above the Barron Gorge National Park on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Explore the heritage markets and animal sanctuaries of the village of Kuranda.
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Duration 8 hours
Starting time 8:15 AM
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Live tour guide

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Pick-up from your hotel in Cairns.

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  • Journey above Barron Gorge National Park on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Climb aboard the heritage Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Explore a rainforest of over 1,200 species of flowering plants and 800 species of rainforest trees
Full description
Board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and journey to Kuranda, a picturesque mountain retreat just 25 kilometers northwest of Cairns. Take advantage of 2 stations en route to alight and enjoy a walk through the rainforest. Hike to spectacular lookouts or visit the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Interpretive Center.

Next, explore the fascinating village of Kuranda, where the heritage markets are full of colorful and interesting arts and crafts. Use the time to visit sites (own expense) such as Birdworld and walk in the rainforest while tropical birds fly around you. Go to the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary where over 1,500 butterfly species will enchant you in the rainforest gardens, or delight to the marsupials of Kuranda Koala Gardens.

Then, board the world famous Kuranda Scenic Railway for the return journey to Cairns. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, appreciating what an amazing feat of engineering feat the rail line is.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Driver/guide
  • Outward journey to Kuranda on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Return journey to Cairns on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

From £94.50 per person

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Product ID: 68814