From Port Douglas: Kuranda via Scenic Rail or Skyrail Option

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Embark on a scenic train journey from Freshwater aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Travel through lush rainforest, see waterfalls, and have some free time in Kuranda to explore craft markets.

Highlights

  • Ride one of the most spectacular rail journeys in Australia through 15 tunnels
  • Stroll the rainforest village of Kuranda visit its arts and crafts markets
  • Unwind in Palm Cove and enjoy a cocktail or walk on the beach
  • Benefit from pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Port Douglas or Palm Cove

Description

Following pickup in the morning, relax on the ride with entertaining commentary. Travel down the Captain Cook Highway, known as the second most scenic highway in Australia, and learn the history of the region, along with local issues and stories about wildlife. Pick up at Northern Beaches available. Arrive at the beautiful Freshwater Station and board the historic Kuranda scenic railway. Then, head through the rainforest and take in the breathtaking scenery of waterfalls and 15 dramatic tunnels carved through the rocks.  Upon arrival in Kuranda, explore the 'Village in the Rainforest', famous for its colorful arts and crafts markets, which are open every day.  Browse the wide variety of Aboriginal artifacts, such as handmade leather goods, wood, and jewelry. Stop at a café for lunch and listen to the busker, or try some local snacks such as macadamia nuts, honey, mango wine, homemade sweets, or delicious homemade ice cream. Next, head up the coast to Palm Cove, where you'll be taken along the palm-fringed esplanade. Then, purchase a drink and enjoy some staggering views of the picturesque beach or take a walk along the beach and let the kids play in the playground. Return to Port Douglas with new friends and great memories, before getting dropped off at your accommodation or chosen restaurant on request.  

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Guide

Important Information

  • Due to the wet season and heavy rain possible from November to April Scenic train may not be operating, please check with the operator. Please note that from Monday 8th of May until the 14th of May, Skyrail Cableway is closed for maintenance so please book the scenic train only option Both Skyrail and Scenic trains are closed from 15th May until Monday 22nd May
  • This tour is unavailable from Cairns
  • This tour is suitable for all ages and for those with limited mobility This tour is available from the Northern Beaches of Cairns If you are on a cruise ship please contact the operator for a private charter as tender timings don't fit with our scheduled tours.

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