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Cairns Custom Tours

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour

Cairns & the Tropical North, Australia

6 to 7 hours

Large group

Free Cancellation

What to Expect

Glide over the worlds oldest rainforest on the magnificent Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and enjoy a fabulous rainforest boardwalk and the views of the spectacular Barron Gorge and Falls as you make your way to the charming rainforest village of Kuranda. Once there choose from a vast array of activities including local markets, arts and crafts, enjoy an encounter with animals or butterflies (fees apply) and enjoy a relaxing lunch (own expense) before joining the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway on a spectacular journey through 15 tunnels and over 37 bridges enjoying magnificent views as you make your way to Freshwater Station to be met and transferred to your hotel, arriving about 4pm.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, 6 Skyrail Dr, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia

Board a gondola, glide over the rainforests to Kuranda with two stops on the way at Red Peak rainforest boardwalk and the spectacular Barron Gorge

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Kuranda, Kuranda, Queensland

Upon arriving in Kuranda, I will meet you and take you to the nearby village where you will have about 2.5 hours to explore, shop and eat on your own.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kuranda Scenic Railway Freshwater Station, Barron QLD 4878, Australia

Board the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway for a narrated journey. Travel through World Heritage Listed rainforest through 15 tunnels and over 37 bridges on your way to Freshwater Station. Includes a stop at the spectacular Barron Gorge to view the waterall.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your Cairns city hotel by air-conditioned bus. Yorkey's Knob excluded.
  • Kuranda map, Skyrail tickets. Kuranda Scenic Rail tickets and trip guide.
  • One way journey on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda.
  • Two hours free time to explore Kuranda village & famous Heritage Markets.
  • One-way journey on the Kuranda Scenic Rail departing Kuranda at 2pm.
  • Entry/Admission - Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Scenic Railway Freshwater Station


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Birdworld (approx. AU$19/adult, AU$9.50/child)
  • Butterfly Sanctuary (approx. AU$20/adult, AU$10/child)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (approx. AU$19/adult and AU$9.50/child)

Additional information

  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • I can generally only offer pickup at the hotels or ports listed upon checkout. For special cases or if your pickup is not listed please contact me
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Both Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Rail have their own robust Covid-19 safety plans and require you to be double vaccinated. Customers must supply an email address and mobile phone number so that a health questionnaire can be sent to you by Skyrail prior to the travel date. Thank you
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


$183.36 NZD

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