Kuranda in a Day

Train & Skyrail Daytrip

  • Kuranda Village & Markets
  • Choice of departure times
350
FROM $125 PER PERSON
Inc. all levies & taxes

Kuranda in a Day Info

KURANDA IN A DAY 

Cairns Tours are a family operated business based in Cairns, which offer an extensive bus and coach tours and charters within North Queensland.

Cairns Tours features the Kuranda boarding pass and combines the famous Scenic Rail and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway into a relaxing scenic day trip.

Kuranda Boarding Pass

  • No waiting with Cairns Tours
  • Express check-in on coaches and at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Express check-in and pre-allocated seating on Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Highly detailed information on your day ensuring your day runs smoothly
  • Detailed map with highlights and points of interest
  • Tour itinerary with timings and Handy Hints
  • 10% off entry to Bird World, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Koala Gardens
  • A1: Train Up, Skyrail Down

    • Departs Daily with Return Hotel Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches
    • Hotel pick-up from 7-8am or 8.15-9.15am
    • Kuranda Scenic Rail from Freshwater Station at 8.50am OR 9.50am
    • Approx 2.5 to 5 hours free time in Kuranda
    • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departs Kuranda at 1.45pm OR 3.30pm
    • Barron Falls & Red Peak Rainforest Boardwalks
    • Transfer to hotel departs at 3.30pm or 5:20pm

    Kuranda Scenic Rail:  At Freshwater Station, board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for your 1.5hr journey to Kuranda.

    Kuranda Village: Free time is allowed to explore this quaint village, including the Heritage Markets which operate daily.

    Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: At your scheduled time, board Skyrail for your 1.5hr journey into one of the oldest continually surviving rainforests on Earth.  Enjoy two stops at the Barron Falls and Red Peak Stations to explore the Rainforest Boardwalks.   

    A2: Skyrail Up, Train Down 

    • Departs Daily with Return Hotel Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches
    • Hotel pick-up from 8.15am
    • Coach transfer to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Smithfield Terminal
    • Skyrail departs at 9.45am
    • Red Peak & Barron Falls Rainforest Boardwalks
    • Approx 3 hours free time in Kuranda
    • Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2pm
    • Transfer to hotel at 3.30pm

    A2: Later departure from Cairns Hotels only - Skyrail Up, Train Down

    • Departs Daily with Return Hotel Transfers from Cairns City only
    • Hotel pick-up from 10am or 11.45am
    • Coach transfer to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Smithfield Terminal
    • Skyrail departs at 11am or 12.30pm
    • Red Peak & Barron Falls Rainforest Boardwalks
    • Approx 1.5 or 3 hours free time in Kuranda
    • Kuranda Scenic Rail at 2pm or 3.30pm
    • Transfer to hotel at 3.30pm or 5pm

    Skyrail Rainforest Cableway:  At your scheduled time, board Skyrail for your 1.5hr journey into one of the oldest continually surviving rainforests on Earth.  Enjoy two stops at the Barron Falls and Red Peak Stations to explore the Rainforest Boardwalks.

    Kuranda Village:  Free time is allowed to explore this quaint village, including the Heritage Markets which operate daily. 

    Kuranda Scenic Rail:  At your scheduled time, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for your 1.5hr journey to Freshwater Station. 

    OPTIONAL UPGRADES (Additional Cost)

    Gold Class Kuranda Scenic Rail provides a premium experience for passengers wanting that extra comfort and a little bit of luxury for a most memorable experience. Gold Class includes:

    • 9.55am departure from Freshwater Station to Kuranda
    • or 3.30pm departure from Kuranda to Cairns
    • Dedicated personalised Gold Class attendant
    • Individual seating, lounge-style chairs (24 seats in each carriage over 4 carriages)
    • Ambient, historical d├ęcor, including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior
    • Gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen, postcard
    • Souvenir trip guide available in 9 languages
    • Optional exclusive tour of the Heritage-Listed Signal Cabin at Kuranda station
      - Conducted 15 minutes after arrival for morning trains
      - Conducted 30 minutes prior to departure for afternoon trains
    • Food & beverage offerings will focus on Queensland and local Tablelands produce such as:
      o Gallo Dairyland Cheese
      o Skybury Coffee & Daintree Tea
      o Wondaree Macadamias
      o Mango to Go (100% pure mango "ice-cream" style treat)
      o Freshly baked muffins with local fruit
      o Sirromet Wines & Great Northern Brewing Company Super Crisp Lager

    Kuranda Wildlife Experience includes entry to the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. You will have access to all three attractions at a great saving off the normal admission price! Alternatively, you can book entry only to each attraction. 

    Skyrail Diamond View (glass floor) Gondolas not only provide guests with amazing panoramic views of the rainforest canopy, tropical landscape and Coral Sea, but also the unique perspective of looking straight down at the treetops through to the forest floor.  Maximum 5 people and an average waiting time of 7 minutes. (extra cost)

    Wheelchair users must book well in advance and advise us of your requirements:  Wheelchair access is possible for foldable wheelchair users.  There is a lift to the train.  Skyrail stops for wheelchair passengers to enter the gondola.  Your wheelchair needs to be foldable and your tour needs to be confirmed well in advance.

    GOOD NEWS! All payments made to Travstar do not incur a credit card surcharge.

     

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    Kuranda in a Day Rates

    *** SPECIAL RATES - All prices shown in Australian Dollars

    Prices valid from now until 31 March 2018

    A2: Skyrail Up, Train Down Adult Children Family Enquire
    Skyrail 11am | Kuranda 1.5hrs | 2pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Skyrail 2pm | Kuranda 0hrs | 3.30pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Skyrail 9:45am | Kuranda 2.5hrs | 2pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    A1: 8.50 Train up, Skyrail down Adult Children Family Enquire
    Train 8:50am | Kuranda 1hr | Skyrail 11:30am | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Train 8:50am | Kuranda 3hrs | Skyrail 1:45pm | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Train 8:50am | Kuranda 5hrs | Skyrail 3:30pm | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book

    All prices shown in Australian Dollars

    Prices valid from now until 31 March 2018

    A2: Skyrail Up, Train Down Adult Children Family Enquire
    Skyrail 11am | Kuranda 1.5hrs | 2pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Skyrail 11am | Kuranda 3hrs | 3.30pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Skyrail 12:30pm | Kuranda 1.5hrs | Train 3:30pm | transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Skyrail 2pm | Kuranda 0hrs | 3.30pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Skyrail 9:45am | Kuranda 2.5hrs | 2pm Train | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    A1: 9.50 Train up, Skyrail down Adult Children Family Enquire
    Train 9:50am | Kuranda 2hrs | Skyrail 1:45pm | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Train 9:50am | Kuranda 4hrs | Skyrail 3:30pm | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    A1: 8.50 Train up, Skyrail down Adult Children Family Enquire
    Train 8:50am | Kuranda 1hr | Skyrail 11:30am | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Train 8:50am | Kuranda 3hrs | Skyrail 1:45pm | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Train 8:50am | Kuranda 5hrs | Skyrail 3:30pm | Transfers $125 $64 $315 Book
    Gold Class Options Adult Children Family Enquire
    Train GoldClass 9:50am | Kuranda 2.5hrs | Skyrail 1:45pm | Tfers $179 $118 $531 Book
    Train GoldClass 9:50am | Kuranda 4hrs | Skyrail 3:30pm | Tfers $179 $118 $531 Book

    Optional Extras

    Prices valid from Prices valid from now until 31 March 2018

    Kuranda Riverboat Cruise | Adult $18
    Kuranda Riverboat Cruise | Child $9
    Kuranda Riverboat Cruise | Family $45

    TERMS

    Child Age = 4-14 years

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