Kuranda Rainforest Adventure
Ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway
Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway at Freshwater Station for an historic tropical train journey.
See Stoney Creek Falls
Passing the spectacular Stoney Creek Falls your journey winds through man-made tunnels, across bridges and around curves. En route to Kuranda, a stop is made at Barron Falls.
Free time in Kuranda, the ‘village in the rainforest’
On arrival, there is free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’ and its many attractions, including the Kuranda Koala Gardens, the Heritage Markets, Birdworld, and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.
Travel over & through the rainforest on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
After exploring, travel over and through the World Heritage listed rainforest on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This will take you directly through the breathtaking canopy of the Barron Gorge.
Admire the rainforest from spectacular lookouts
Glide over the Barron River en route to the Barron Falls Station, where you can explore the rainforest at ground level, while enjoying spectacular views of Barron Gorge, a deep chasm lined with dense rainforest vegetation.
Full Day Tour
Approximately 8 hours
Daily 7.00am from Cairns
Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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- Experienced Driver Guide
- Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
- Kuranda Scenic Railway
- Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Water bottle
- Jacket in the cooler months
Low level fitness required.
Free hotel pick-ups
Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.
In Sydney, you will be picked up by your specific touring vehicle an commence your day tour without the need to go to a centralised departure point to swap vehicles.
Please use the tool below to find the nearest pickup location from your hotel and advise your chosen pickup with your booking. Alternatively, please ask at time of booking.
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To be classified as a tropical rainforest, the area must receive at least 1.3 metres of rain per annum.
Tropical North Queensland’s rainforests are the oldest continually surviving rainforests on earth and once covered the entire Australian continent.
The mean average rainfall in Australia’s Tropical Rainforests varies between 1.2 metres and 3 metres per annum; 60% of which falls in the summer months, December to March.
Australia’s Tropical Rainforests cover approximately 900,000 square hectares & are internationally recognised as one of the most ecologically fascinating natural areas in the world.