Nestled in mountaintop rainforest splendour just to the west of Cairns, Kuranda has been enchanting visitors for years. Accessible by train, cableway or road, the charming Village in the Rainforest' presents a bevy of tropical delights.
From the traditional appeal of the famous Kuranda Markets to the cool sophistication of roadside cafs and restaurants, Kuranda has something to suit everybody.
Soar above the rainforest canopy in your Skyrail Gondola, be initiated into the ancient world of the Tjapukai Aboriginal people, or go back in time on the historic Kuranda Railway.
Step into the colour and excitement of the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Birdworld, be smitten by the Koala's in Koala Gardens, meander through local art galleries and Aboriginal Artefacts, or simply savour a locally made tropical fruit ice cream.
Down Under Tours offers a large variety of Kuranda Tours catering to every schedule and incorporating the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjapukai Cultural Park and Rainforestation.
Enjoy a little sleep-in this morning, before boarding Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your journey to Kuranda. Be amazed as you glide silently over the rainforest canopy, enjoying two stops along the way. There is plenty of free time in Kuranda to explore this quaint village, before boarding the Kuranda Scenic Rail. Relax as you wind over bridges & through tunnels on this historic journey.
Your day begins with the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail journey to Kuranda. Sit back, relax and take in the spectacular views as you wind your way up to quaint village of Kuranda. There is plenty of time to explore, including the Heritage Markets which operate daily. Then it’s time to board Skyrail for your return journey, gliding silently over the rainforest, enjoying beautiful views along the way.
Board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for the journey to Kuranda, enjoying limited free time in Kuranda. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway then provides you with spectacular views as you glide silently over the rainforest canopy. Our coach will then transfer you to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures - the best place to see crocodiles in TNQ! Time is allowed to explore this wonderful park.
Your tour today offers the wonders of the rainforest, as well as our unique indigenous culture. Meet your Indigenous guide at Tjapukai, who will show you the many attractions of this fascinating park. Then board Skyrail, where you glide over the rainforest. After free time in Kuranda, the Kuranda Scenic Rail offers wonderful views as you wind your way to Freshwater Station.
Experience the contrast of the region's oldest railway and the world's most beautiful Cableway, knowing that we have taken care of all the details. Tjapukai our first stop, including lunch and an Indigenous guide for the morning. Then board Skyrail for your journey, before some free time in Kuranda. Then board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail.
A wonderful day awaits as you are transported on the historic Kuranda Scenic Rail to Kuranda. Rainforestation, set in 40 hectares of lush gardens, is your next stop. Board the amphibious Army Duck and enjoy a performance by the Pamagirri Dancers at Rainforestation. Transfer back to Kuranda, then it’s time to board Skyrail for your return journey.
Enjoy the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, with the freedom of using your own car. Meet our coach at Skyrail, then we will transfer you to Freshwater Station to check-in and board the Kuranda Scenic Rail. Free time is allowed in Kuranda, before boarding Skyrail for your return journey. Your car is waiting for you at the end of your Skyrail journey.