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Cairns: Skyrail, Kuranda and Rail Tour with Hotel Transfer

Activity provider: Down Under Tours

Cairns: Skyrail, Kuranda and Rail Tour with Hotel Transfer

Activity provider: Down Under Tours
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From US$ 121.58 per person

Discover the Cairns World Heritage Rainforest on this tour from Cairns to Kuranda village. Soar over the rainforest on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and return on the Kuranda Scenic Rail train.

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Duration 6 hours - 1 day
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Pickup included
Pickup available from selected Cairns hotels only. Please contact the local partner booking to confirm your pickup location and time. Please be at the agreed location 10-minutes prior to pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Travel over and through the World Heritage Rainforest on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Visit Kuranda the "Village in the Rainforest"- with it's many attractions
  • Journey along the historic Kuranda Scenic Rail
Full description

Explore the Cairns World Heritage Rainforest on this tour with hotel pickup and drop-off in Cairns. Expereince the beauty of the rainforest from above on a ride to the town of Kuranda on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Spend free time in Kuranda before returning on the Kuranda Scenic Rail train.

Be picked up from the comfort of your cairns accommodation in the morning. Relax on the drive to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Board Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and glide silently over the rainforest on your journey to Kuranda.

Stop at two stations on the cableway where you can go for a walk in the rainforest to spectacular lookouts or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Center. Once you arrive in Kuranda. Have free time to explore the many and varied shops, as well as the Heritage Markets which operate daily.

Board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail train for ride over one of the world's most scenic rail routes. Cruise through hand-hewn tunnels and over bridges spanning stunning gorges. Catch your coach back to your accommodation in Cairns.

  • Hotel transfers
  • Kuranda Boarding Pass
  • One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • One-way Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Lunch (can be purchased in Kuranda at own expense)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Important information

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  • Hotel pickups commence prior to the tour time indicated. Your pickup time will be confirmed by the local partner based on your hotel location
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 111 reviews

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Place was amazing! Sometimes a bit confusing where you need to go they drop you off there and you need to get you way back to the train.Restaurant’s waiting time for food it’s 45 minutes Need more place to eat with a simple food. Overall great place to see .

May 19, 2022

We loved the sky rail and the scenic train. Would loved to have been told about the Gold Class carriages though as we would definitely have done that too. Kuranda shops and markets were good. Lots of small businesses that need tourists. Great day out - so glad we did it.

April 13, 2022

We would like to say that Greg our bus driver on the 23rd Feb was terrific. We were booked for a later leaving time from Rydges Cairns, & he organised for us to go on his bus. Everything also went very smoothly regarding getting on the Skyrail & the train journey home. Could not be helped that we left Kuranda late as a hiker had been injured on, or near the train line. Staff everywhere during the day were friendly, approachable, & helpful. We will recommend Down Under Tours to our friends, etc Only problem was that we didn't check when the older Kuranda Markets were on & we were sad to have picked the wrong day as they are closed Wed.

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February 25, 2022

Product ID: 67517