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Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour

Cairns Custom Tours

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This small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel to Cairns Railway Station where you will board the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey over 37 bridges & through 15 tunnels passing the rainforest to the charming village of Kuranda. It’s a short walk to the village where you will have 2 hours to dine, explore, shop or perhaps an exciting encounter with wildlife at one of the zoos. Later, make your way to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy as you make your way to the Barron Falls.
View the magnificent Barron Gorge, falls & visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre before re-boarding the cableway and making your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the World Heritage listed rainforest before re-boarding and completing your journey at Smithfield where you will be met and transferred to your accomodation.

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Stop At: Kuranda Scenic Railway, Kuranda QLD 4881, Australia

Board the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway for a narrated journey . Travel through World Heritage Listed rainforest through 15 tunnels and over 37 bridges as you make your way to Freshwater Station. Includes a stop at the spectacular Barron Gorge to view the waterall.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuranda, Kuranda, Queensland

Upon arriving in Kuranda, I will meet you and take you to the nearby village where you will have 2 hours to explore, shop and eat on your own.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, 6 Skyrail Dr, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia

Board a gondola, glide over the rainforests to Kuranda with two stops on the way at Red Peak rainforest boardwalk and the spectacular Barron Gorge

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • I can generally only offer pickup at the hotels listed upon checkout. For special cases or if the hotel is not listed please contact me
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Both Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Rail have their own robust Covid-19 safety plans. Customers must supply an email address and mobile phone number at the time of booking so that a health questionnaire can be sent to you by Skyrail prior to the travel date. Thank you
  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your hotel by air-conditioned bus.
  • Kuranda map and visitors guide.
  • One-way journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail departing Cairns at 9:30am
  • Two hours free time to explore Kuranda Village and its attractions
  • One way journey on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway from Kuranda
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Entry/Admission - Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Birdworld (approx. AU$19/adult, AU$9.50/child)
  • Butterfly Sanctuary (approx. AU$20/adult, AU$10/child)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (approx. AU$19/adult and AU$9.50/child)

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Air conditioned transfer available from most hotels and accomodation houses in Cairns city and inner suburbs. I regret I can not offer transfers to customers staying on the northern beaches, Machan's, Holloways, Trinity, Kewarra, Clifton Beaches, Palm Cove or Yorkey's Knob


  • Trinity Wharf

Departure Time
9:00 AM

6 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Cairns Custom Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.