1. Australia
  2. Tropical North Queensland
  3. Cairns
  4. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Kuranda Self-Guided Day Trip: Skyrail, Train, Cruise & Lunch

Product ID: 179459
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Ride the scenic Skyrail Cableway over the rainforest, visit the koala gardens, and spend free time at the markets. Enjoy a riverboat cruise and delicious lunch at the Heritage Kuranda Hotel.
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Duration: 8 hours
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Please be ready for pickup at least 5 minutes prior to pickup time. You will be contacted by the tour partner with your specific pickup time. Passengers staying at the Northern Beaches will need to make their own way to Freshwater Station.

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  • Experience the best of Kuranda all in the Village itself
  • Enjoy an amazing Riverboat Cruise with the chance to spot wildlife and freshwater crocodiles
  • Indulge in lunch at the Heritage Pub
  • Visit the Koala Gardens and get up close and personal with a cuddly koala
  • Ride the Scenic Skyrail and the Scenic Rail
Full description
Visit the beautiful village of Kuranda, nestled amongst pristine world heritage listed rainforest. Take the Skyrail Cableway up to Kuranda and the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway back down. Enjoy door to door service with pick-up from Cairns City Hotels. Receive a premium travel guide, complete with map, for a seamless experience. 

On the world-renowned Skyrail Cableway, travel in gondolas offering 360-degree views. See the world's oldest living rainforest from above. Enjoy two stops along the way, allowing you to walk through the pristine rainforest. Once you arrive in Kuranda village, you will ride the shuttle to the famous Kuranda Koala Gardens and come face-to-face with some of Australia's most iconic animals and reptiles.

Stop for lunch in Kuranda's oldest building, the famous Kuranda Hotel, Sit back and enjoy your meal with a lovely view followed by a short stroll to the Barron River where you'll board the River Cruise. Experience the tranquillity and take in the amazing scenery. Spot local wildlife, including freshwater crocodiles and turtles too.
  • Coach transfers from most Cairns City accommodation
  • Skyrail and Kuranda Railway Tickets
  • Entry to Kuranda Koala Gardens
  • Lunch at historic Kuranda Hotel
  • 45 minute river cruise
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers from private residences and Northern Beaches of Cairns

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• 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 Skyrail Station, and back to Yorkeys Knob after the tour
• Cruise ship passengers who arrive at Cairns Terminal will need to make their way to Pullman International Hotel to be picked up due to congestion at the Terminal
• Northern Beaches Transfers are not available. Passengers staying at the Northern Beaches will need to make their own way to Freshwater Station.

From US$ 167.25 per person

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Product ID: 179459