Queensland Rail is located in Cairns City directly behind the Cairns Central Shopping Centre. If you would like to board the Scenic Kuranda Train here and visit Kuranda for the day, returning on the train to the same location this is an ideal option for you. If you have a seniors card Queensland Rail has seniors rates.. ...more info
Kuranda, Self-Drive, Scenic Rail up & Skyrail down: Spend 2.5 hours or 4.5 hours in Kuranda. In the morning drive your car the Skyrail Station at Smithfield, a 20 minute drive North of Cairns city. Park and meet the coach here at 9:10am. Park here for the day is no charge. A coach will transfer you from Skyrail Smithfield car park to Freshwater Connection Railway Station. Journey to Kuranda by Train then have free time in Kuranda. At a pre-booked time head to the Skyrail Kuranda Station and journey back down the mountain. At the end of your Skyrail journey you are able to get into your car and drive back to your hotel. ...more info
Kuranda Riverboat Cruise: "The best kept secret in Kuranda" Just a short walk from the Kuranda Train and Skyrail Stations are the calm waters of the beautiful upland Barron River. This 45 minute Riverboat cruise provides great photographic opportunities whilst your local guides share their vast knowledge of this unique area. The river is home to a host of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, water dragons and fish together with over 100 species of tropical birds...more info
Kuranda Rainforest Journey: Enjoy a gentle ATV ride through magnificent rainforest, exotic orchards and historical landmarks at Barron Falls Estate. Perry, your tour guide, grew up at Barron Falls Estate and as such has a deep connection with the property. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge about the history of the place as well as its fauna and flora...more info
Skyrail up, Train Down in summary: This tour is ideal for self-drivers who prefer to do the Skyrail in the morning followed by the Train in the afternoon. Self-drive to Skyrail on the Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield. Leave your car in the car park - free of charge. Or, for people who would like to save a little and take the train back to Cairns Central Station and walk back to their hotel in Cairns. Note: You will not have a chance to see the Freshwater Connection Train Station with this option. The Gold Class Train departs Kuranda at 3.30pm. ...more info
Kuranda Train, Skyrail & ATV Buggy Tour - You might see a Cassowary! Embark on the Kuranda Scenic Railway journey up to Kuranda Village and experience wonderful views of dense rainforest and picturesque waterfalls. Join a once-in-a-lifetime ATV Buggy experience deep in the dense jungle and landscaped tropical fruit orchards surrounding the majestic Barron Falls. As well as the thrill of handling your own 4 wheel bike, the plethora of unique rainforestation and a 60 - 70 % chance of seeing a Cassowary, this is bound to be a great experience for all ages.
Cairns in a Day: Short on time? Ideal for visitors who want to make the most out of their short stay in Cairns. This action packed day with show you the best sights covering Kuranda Scenic Train, Skyrail, 25 minute Scenic Heli flight to the Evolution, outer reef snorkelling and lunch on the Great Barrier Reef, all in one day!...more info