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Kuranda, Scenic Rail and Skyrail rainforest cableway | day trip from Cairns

Queensland Tours

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Experience one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia along with the Sky rail traveling through the living beauty of a world heritage listed rainforest thats million of years old in the making!

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Stop At: Skyrail Drive, Skyrail Dr, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia

Here you board you gondola to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, smells and tranquility of one of the world’s most botanically fascinating areas that has remained relatively unchanged for 130 million years.
Enjoy a truly unique perspective of this ancient landscape with unsurpassed panoramic views of Barron Gorge and Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
Glide meters above the pristine jungle canopy between Smithfield (Cairns) and Kuranda, enroute descend to explore the rainforest close up at Red Peak and Barron Falls.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuranda, Kuranda, Queensland

Located near the banks of the mighty Barron River, Kuranda Terminal is the start or finish point of your rainforest experience.

Inside you’ll find a range of facilities including ticketing, souvenir gift shop, cold drinks and snacks, souvenir photos, restrooms and a Skyrail Rainforest Foundation donation point.

The terminal is located next to the Kuranda Railway Station and is a short walk or complimentary bus ride from Kuranda village, renowned for its eclectic mix of markets, stalls, arts & crafts, cafes and restaurants.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Coondoo St, Kuranda QLD 4881, Australia

This famous railway winds its way on a journey from Kuranda village in the rainforest to Freshwater Station travel along the line with views of the surrounding mountains. Rising from sea level to 327 metres, the return journey passes spectacular waterfalls and into the stunning Barron Gorge. The journey includes an English commentary and all passengers receive a commentary companion which includes information on the history of the railways construction.

Far North Queensland’s World Heritage-Listed rainforest, the Wet Tropics, are amongst the oldest on earth and home to an incredible array of plants and animals. Twelve hundred species of flowering plants, eight hundred different rainforest trees, spectacular orchids, strangler figs, exotic palms and hundreds of unique creatures inhabit this lush green world.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland

Once you depart your train in Freshwater we will be waiting for you to return you back to your accomodation.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Pick up and return transport to & from your accomodation in Cairns
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda

Departure Point
Cairns QLD, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Please be at the entrance of your accomodation for pick up!

Departure Time
7:45 AM

8 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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 Queensland 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.