Ultimate Kuranda Tour: Skyrail, Scenic Railway, Koala Gardens, Cruise and Lunch - 1 Day

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Taken as a natural heritage of the world, on this Kuranda Tour, visit the stunning town of Kuranda. Ride the Skyrail to Kuranda and get off the acclaimed Kuranda Scenic Railway! Our relaxed coaches will have all hotel transfers in Cairns.

Launch your tour with Skyrail Cableway, world renowned! You will visit the oldest living rainforest in the world from above through gondolas with 360-degree views.

Two stops on the way for you to walk through the prisite rain forest are part of the approximately 90-minute trip.

Get up close to Australia’s must-see Wildlife! 

When arriving in Kuranda, go to the Koala Gardens (including admission). Come face to face with the most picturesque wildlife and reptiles in Australia! You will have the chance to take a selfie (extra cost) with your koala to visit malls, shops and walking trails.

Then go to Kuranda’s oldest building (the famed “Kuranda Hotel”) for lunch (included). Pick one of the key menu choices for mouthwatering! Kick back and get a good view of your dinner. The lunch included an exclusive seasonal dessert.

After lunch, you can board River Cruise (including) just a short walk to the Barron River. This enjoyable 45 minute river cruise gives you the opportunity, along with an opportunity to see the local fauna, including fresh water crocodiles and turtles to feel calmness and admire the beautiful scenery.

Finally, take the train tickets to Kuranda Railway Station (2-3 minutes ‘ walk).

You will witness a beautiful environment as the train hugs the mountainside on this incredible ride down to Cairns. You will be greeted with the driver who will lead you back to your hotel upon arrival at Cairns Train Station.


  • 08:00 Pick up from Cairns
  • 09:00 Departs from Cairns City, head to Skyrail Station
  • 11:15 Arrive Kuranda, customer will have about 4.5 hours in Kuranda
  • 11:30 Enter Kuranda Koala Gardens
  • 13:30 Lunch at Kuranda Hotel
  • 14:30 Riverboat Cruise on Barron River
  • 15:30 Depart Kuranda by Scenic Railway
  • 17:30 Arrive at Cairns Central station
  • Coach transfer back to accommodation.

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  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Cairns city hotels only)
  • Sightseeing Riverboat cruise
  • Entry/Admission - Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Koala Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Riverboat


  • Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travelers will have a reasonable fitness level, which requires favourable conditions. This experience.
  • You will be given a new day or a full refund if it is postponed due to adverse weather. This trip requires at least a certain number of passengers.
  • You will be given a new date / experience, or a full rebate if it is cancelled because the minimum is not reached
  • For a full refund, cancel the trip at least 24 hours before the start date.

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Trip Facts

  • Global Travel Services
  • Pick up from major hotels in Cairns
  • Pick up destinations could be chosen/included after clicking on "Book Now" button.
  • 8h 30m
  • Returns to original departure point