Down Under Tours
Kuranda Scenic Rail Gold Class and Skyrail
1 day | Cairns Return
Board the Kuranda Scenic Rail in Gold Class, known for the ambiance, historical photographs & décor including timber look flooring and cedar interior. Admire the historical rail journey to Kuranda enjoying breathtaking views. Enjoy quality refreshments for morning tea. Explore the Heritage Markets. Board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over and through World Heritage protected rainforest.
March to May 2021: Thursday to Sunday
June 2021: Wednesday to Sunday
Daily during 23-30 June
Prices From Code: KQSG
On arrival at Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail in Gold Class, known for the ambiance, historical photographs & décor including timber look flooring and cedar interior. Admire the historical rail journey to Kuranda enjoying breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns, to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is. Enjoy quality refreshments for morning tea, including sparkling Australian wine, beer, orange juice, soft drink, ice water, mocktails, tea, coffee, appetizers and a chilled refresher towel during the journey, brought to you by a dedicated attendant.
In Kuranda it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your 7.5km journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest to Smithfield. Your 90-minute iconic rainforest experience showcases ancient rainforest and spectacular views with time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations for education and interpretation.
Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.
Tour operated by our partners at Down Under Tours.
- • Kuranda Scenic Rail in Gold Class
- • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
- • Kuranda Boarding Pass
- • Individual seating, lounge-style chairs
- • Quality refreshments during the journey
- • Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack including badge, pen, postcard and postage
- • Experienced Driver Guides
- • Comprehensive commentary
- • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
What to Bring
- • Enclosed walking shoes
- • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
- • Water bottle
- • Warm layers in cooler months
- • Low level of fitness required