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From Cairns: Full-Day Kuranda by Train & Coach Tour

Product ID: 76070
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Travel up to Kuranda by the historic scenic train and get back by comfortable coach including commentary by experienced local guide. Enjoy 3.5-hours of free time in Kuranda. Cairns hotel transfers included.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take the Kuranda Scenic Train up to Kuranda with a brief stop at Barron Falls Station
  • Visit Kuranda markets, unique stores and wildlife parks with a free shuttle
  • Be guided by a professional and experienced local guide
Full description
Visit the beautiful village of Kuranda nestled within the pristine UNESCO World Heritage listed rainforest. Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway from Freshwater Station up to Kuranda with a brief stop at Barron Falls Station. 

On the return journey by coach, you'll make a brief stop at Henry Ross Lookout to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. This tour allows travelers to spend 3.5-hours in Kuranda, plenty of time to truly enjoy all that Kuranda has to offer. All Cairns hotel transfers will be supplied by comfortable coaches.

Whilst in Kuranda, explore the markets, shops and walking trails or take a river cruise (seasonal). Discover the amazing array of food stalls and cafes or dine with the resident water dragons at Frog’s Restaurant – famous for their freshly made sauces and dressings.
  • Kuranda scenic railway one-way ticket
  • Coach pick-up and drop-off at major Cairns hotels
  • Commentary by experienced local guide
  • One-way coach transfer from Kuranda to Cairns

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Major hotels in Cairns CBD.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Transfers from Northern Beaches are not available. Passengers will need to make their way to Kuranda Scenic Railway Freshwater Station.
• Skyrail operation can be affected by weather. The local operator will do their best to accommodate.
• Cruise ship passengers who arrive at Yorkeys Knob will need to make their own way to the Railway Station, and back to Yorkeys Knob after the tour