Cairns: Small Group Tour - Kuranda via bus and Scenic Rail

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Experience Kuranda and its charm on a bus tour from Cairns. Ride the Kuranda Scenic Rail, and enjoy 2.5 hours to shop, dine, and explore the mountain retreat, on your own.


  • Feel the sights, sounds, and scents of a tropical rainforest environment
  • Explore Kuranda markets, dining, galleries, and stores at your own pace
  • Take a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Railway over 37 bridges and 15 tunnels
  • Enjoy a journey through the lush rainforest landscapes and steep ravines
  • Witness the magnificent Barron Gorge and Falls, a steep tiered cascade


Start your day with a pickup from Cairns. Drive past the World Heritage-listed rainforest on a bus with views of the 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, and enjoy a relaxing lunch (at your own expense) before joining the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway. Take a journey through 15 tunnels and over 37 bridges while enjoying magnificent views. Conclude your adventure with ease as you are met at Freshwater Station and transferred to your hotel, arriving at around 4 PM, having experienced a full day of natural wonders and cultural delights.


Hotel pickup and drop-off One-way bus transfer to Kuranda One-way Kuranda Scenic Rail ticket

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