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Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Tour from Cairns

Travel up to Kuranda Village on the Kuranda Scenic Rail, then glide back down over the rainforest on the Skyrail Cableway. Cairns hotel transfers included.


Ride up to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway
Journey down on the Skyrail Cableway
Free time to explore Kuranda Village
Skip the lines with pre-allocated tickets
Discounted Kuranda attraction pass
Return hotel transfers included

What you need to know

Combine two essential experiences in Cairns into a single day tour package with this Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway pass that allows you to first head up through the rainforest on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway, then glide back down over the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway! You'll be picked up from your Cairns-area hotel and taken to board the charming Kuranda Scenic Railway for a trip that provides an up-close look at the rainforest. Spend some free time exploring Kuranda - the Village in the Rainforest before boarding the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your return journey back to Cairns. On this 7.5km journey, you'll soar above the treetops in an enclosed cable car capable of seating up to 6 people and admire the wondrous 360 degree views of both rainforest and reef.

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  • Courtesy hotel transfers
  • Kuranda Boarding Pass offering discounted entry to Kuranda attractions and pre-allocated preferential seating on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Heritage Markets

Kuranda Boarding Pass

  • Pre-allocated Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Rail tickets allow you to skip the ticket lines
  • 10% discount on entry into iconic Kuranda attractions


  • Entry to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (discounted entry with Kuranda Boarding Pass)
  • Entry to Birdworld (discounted entry with Kuranda Boarding Pass)
  • Entry to Kuranda Koala Gardens (discounted entry with Kuranda Boarding Pass)
  • Meals and Beverages

Kuranda Scenic Rail Gold Class Upgrade

  • Dedicated host service
  • Individual seating, lounge style chairs
  • Ambient, historical decor, including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior
  • Gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen and postcard
  • Souvenir trip guide
  • Queensland and local Tablelands produce such as Gallo Dairyland Cheese, Skybury Coffee, Wondaree Macadamias, Mango to Go, freshly baked muffins with local fruit, Sirromet wines and Great Northern Brewing Company Super Crisp Lager


  • Historic Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Barron River and Stoney Creek Falls
  • Kuranda Village and Attractions
  • Heritage Markets
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Tour Times

  • Pick up at approximately 9am, Scenic Rail up to Kuranda at 9.50am, Skyrail down from Kuranda at 1.45pm (2 hours in Kuranda Village) and return to hotel at approximately 3.45pm
  • Pick up at approximately 9am, Scenic Rail up to Kuranda at 9.50am, Skyrail down from Kuranda at 2.45pm (3 hours in Kuranda) and return to hotel at approximately 4.45pm

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can be presented on your mobile device for this experience

Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Tour from Cairns

1 Spence St, Cairns, QLD 4870