Kuranda train, Kuranda Scenic Railway Packages

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Imagine a journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway as the Kuranda train passes waterfalls and world heritage tropical rainforest before arriving at Kuranda Village, home to the famous Kuranda markets and attractions.

Kuranda Scenic Railway departs from both central Cairns and Freshwater Station which is located just 15 minutes north of Cairns, Tropical North, Queensland, Australia.

Combine the Kuranda Train experience with the famous Sky rail Rainforest Cableway, two amazing ways to reach the rainforest village of Kuranda.

Our tourist information centre is located just 10- 15 minutes from both departure points. Just drop in and see our huge range of Kuranda tour options, Kuranda packages and Skyrail day trips. Visit and receive discount entry vouchers into the Kuranda Butterfly sanctuary, Koala Gardens and Kuranda Birdwalk.

Pick up free information on Kuranda trips and attractions, free maps and receive discount coupons and vouchers into various Kuranda attractions.

We are recommended by some of the world’s leading travel guide books including; Lonely Planet and Rough Guide.

Kuranda tour options and locations

Kuranda Train departs from both Cairns and Freshwater Station. Freshwater station is just 15 minutes north of Cairns city.  Experience one of the world’s most amazing train journeys through rainforest to Kuranda.

There are so many options we can’t list all of them here, so if there is another tour or Kuranda Train tour combination you would like to experience just contact or visit us. Here are some of the most popular Kuranda Scenic Railway tours:

1. Kuranda Train tours

a. One way Kuranda Train:  experience the  magnificent  rainforest views from  your carriage window. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

b. Return Kuranda Train:  Enjoy a remarkable journey to Kuranda and back in an authentic timber carriage, as your train trip takes you through ancient rainforest, past waterfalls and through numerous tunnels.

Discover the little Kuranda village in the middle of the rainforest. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

c. Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class Upgrade : exclusive seating in a Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class carriage, dedicated service by a gold class attendant, selection of alcoholic, other beverages and fresh appetisers , souvenir gift pack.

e. Kuranda Train  return and wildlife experience: Enjoy the amazing train journey both ways as well as entry into 3 wildlife attractions; Kuranda butterfly sanctuary, Bird world and Koala Gardens. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

2.  Kuranda Train tours plus Skyrail, select from our Kuranda train & Skyrail packages

a. Kuranda train plus Skyrail: Skyrail one way and one way Kuranda train. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

b. Kuranda train Gold class plus Skyrail: Skyrail one way, and one way Kuranda train. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

c. Kuranda train and Tjapukai plus Skyrail: One way Skyrail experience one way Kuranda train and entry to Tjapukai aboriginal cultural park . Self-drive and/or transfers options.

d. Kuranda train and rainforest station plus Skyrail: One way Skyrail experience one way Kuranda scenic railway and entry to rainforest station. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

e. Kuranda train and Wildlife plus Skyrail: One way Skyrail experience, one way Kuranda scenic railway and entry to Kuranda wildlife experience. Self-drive and/or transfers options.

3. Rainforest Experience

a. Rainforest Accommodation Experience plus Kuranda Train  tour and/or Skyrail : One way or/and return by Skyrail or Kuranda train plus  beautiful Rainforest accommodation, close to the beach in a unique location just 10-15 minutes from Kuranda Train  Station Cairns , Freshwater Station and Skyrail Caravonica.

Other Kuranda activities plus Kuranda Train

Kuranda Scenic Train -Butterfly Sanctuary – BirdWord Kuranda – Koala Gradens (Hug a Koala!) – Australia Venom Zoo – Rainforest Station Nature Park and many other!!

General Kuranda information

We have a wide range of other options as well as large number of Kuranda combination tour packages with another day tour such as rafting ballooning horse-riding, reef Green Island etc.

Special Discount

We have special discount for family, students, seniors, schools and groups. Discount vouchers and coupons to save you on a large variety of other Cairns attractions. Discounts off underwater cameras and many others.

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Free bookings, save time and money by booking all your tours in the one location. Free tour reports and free maps. Free 25% discount voucher off our standard underwater cameras, free postcards. Enjoy FREE wifi in our Visitor Centre.


It depends on the tour selected, your budget and number of persons booking. We find the best and cheapest options as well as applying discounts to your tours.
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