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Kuranda Rainforest Skyrail & Scenic Railway (VT)

FROM: $167
SingleDay

Departure Times

Departs: Please Enquire - Daily
Returns: Please Enquire - Daily

Departure Point: Cairns Accommodation Pickup 

Please note this tour is currently not operating due to the Kuranda Scenic Rail undergoing maintenance. For alternative tour options, please contact us

Pricing Options

$0 AUD / Person - Infant (0 - 3 yrs) (Between: 31 Mar 2022 and 31 Mar 2024)
$90 AUD / Person - Child (4 - 14 yrs) (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
$149 AUD / Person - Child + Gold Class Rail Upgrade (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
$167 AUD / Person - Adult (15+) (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
$226 AUD / Person - Adult + Gold Class Rail Upgrade (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
RRP $128.5 $112 AUD / Person - Family (2A2C) ($448 Total) (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)
RRP $187.5 $171 AUD / Person - Family + Gold Class Rail Upgrade ($684 Total) (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2024)

Soar through the treetops, soak up the views from a scenic rail ride and explore the Kuranda Heritage markets! 

  • Glide over the canopies with the Rainforest Skyrail and let your cable car show you the most unique views of the region.
  • Catch the Kuranda Scenic Rail and pass through cascading valleys, Barron Falls and National Park on your way home!
  • Descend to the ancient forest floor where you can explore the boardwalks and learn on this interactive natural journey.
  • Check out the local Kuranda Heritage Markets or an animal sanctuary with ample free time in this regional gem.

Discover the magic of one of the world’s oldest living rainforests on a relaxed and seamless day of Kuranda wonder! Hop in your personal cable car and fly over incredible rainforests, just metres from the treetops… a total Cairns bucket list item! Then, soak up ample free time in the charming township of Kuranda, home to the Heritage Markets where you wander through the quirky, colourful stalls, grab a bite to eat from a local cafe or visit a nearby wildlife sanctuary.

Top your day off with the historic Kuranda Rail train, where you will steam over bridges, twists and tunnels while taking in the incredible scenery on your way home. All connecting transport is included and taken care of, so sit back and enjoy the ride on your naturally-adorned day in Kuranda!

Cable Car with the forest and ocean views

Highlights

  • Kuranda Scenic Rail experience
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway journey 
  • Barron Falls “The Edge” Lookout
  • Soar over Barron Gorge National Park 
  • Return accommodation from your accommodation
  • Coach transfer between terminals
  • Plentiful free time in Kuranda
  • Markets, local coffee shops and wildlife sanctuaries
  • Ideal for families, couples and solo travellers alike
  • A fun and relaxed way to explore a hidden gem! 
  • Optional Gold Class Rail upgrade

Aerial of Baron Falls and Scenic Rail in the Forest

Sample Itinerary

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Rainforest Skyrail Cable Car 

You’re skyward bound as you hop into your spacious cable car with the Rainforest Discovery Skyrail experience! Gaze out with panoramic views as you make your way up and over lush treetops and expansive ancient rainforests surrounding Kuranda. Spot native flora and fauna only found in Far North QLD, and don’t forget your camera… you’ll certainly want to get some sho...

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Rainforest Skyrail Cable Car 

You’re skyward bound as you hop into your spacious cable car with the Rainforest Discovery Skyrail experience! Gaze out with panoramic views as you make your way up and over lush treetops and expansive ancient rainforests surrounding Kuranda. Spot native flora and fauna only found in Far North QLD, and don’t forget your camera… you’ll certainly want to get some shots amongst the canopies! Unwind and relax with your friends and family on this relaxed and beautiful journey over some of the world’s oldest living rainforest ecosystems! Then, descend into the trees and be amazed by the dense forest hues, with plenty of time to explore the boardwalks and interactive learning materials upon disembarking.

Two people in a cable car holding tickets and smiling

Discover Kuranda 

Your day is designed so you can explore this funky little town your way, so bask in ample leisure time in Kuranda! The Heritage Markets are a must, where rows of colourful stores, handmade goods and local treasures are abundant! Grab a coffee and lunch at a local cafe, and head to the Kuranda Butterfly Sanctuary, the Koala Gardens or Birdworld. There is an array of awesome, family-friendly activities in Kuranda, so take your pick and enjoy the rustic charm! Once your time in Kuranda comes to a close, it's time to hop on the historic steam train back down the valley!

Two women with drinks outside of a colourful building

Kuranda Scenic Rail 

Let your train conductor welcome you to this century-old chariot, boasting historical charm and impeccable views! It’s full steam ahead as you traverse the green marvels of the Barron Gorge National Park, passing rolling valleys and glistening waterfalls! This a unique and tranquil journey for every kind of traveller, so sit back in comfort and witness the natural wonders of this hidden gem. Rest assured, your friendly crew will tell you all about the train’s history and make you feel comfortable aboard this treasured train as you wind your way back down the valley towards home! Once your journey comes to a close, your courtesy transport bus will deliver you straight back to your accommodation door!

Train in the forest

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What To Bring

Please bring only day carry-on luggage:

  • Refillable water bottle and drinking water
  • Lightweight, cool clothing (there is no airconditioning aboard)
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Motion sickness medication if you are affected by train travel
  • Camera
  • Cash or EFTPOS for lunch and additional purchases at Kuranda Village
  • Small folding stroller (no higher than 25cm when folded) can be accommodated onboard our carr...

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What To Bring

Please bring only day carry-on luggage:

  • Refillable water bottle and drinking water
  • Lightweight, cool clothing (there is no airconditioning aboard)
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Motion sickness medication if you are affected by train travel
  • Camera
  • Cash or EFTPOS for lunch and additional purchases at Kuranda Village
  • Small folding stroller (no higher than 25cm when folded) can be accommodated onboard our carriages

What's Included

  • 37-kilometre rail journey onboard authentic vintage carriages through the Barron Gorge National Park
  • Audio commentary in each carriage
  • Complimentary trip guide (available in 11 languages)
  • 10-minute photographic stop at Barron Falls Lookout
  • Drinking water and water coolers provided in each carriage
  • Onboard Guest Services Attendants are available to answer questions and assist during the journey
  • Scenic Cablecar Skyrail Journey over National Park
  • Ample time in Kuranda
  • Transfers from Freshwater Station to your Skyrail Platform
  • Courtesy accommodation transport

Gold Class Extras Included:

  • Dedicated personal hostess/host
  • Locally sourced produce and beverage are served onboard in the morning and afternoon journeys
  • Souvenir gift pack
  • Green vintage carriages with Victorian-inspired decor

What's Extra

  • Lunch and additional personal purchases at Kuranda Village
  • Gold Class upgrade

Terms and Conditions

Important Information:

  • Gold Class tickets are only available for the 3:30pm train.
  • Carriages on the Kuranda Scenic Railway are more than 100 years old, with no air-conditioning. During warmer months, please plan ahead for tropical heat and warmer travel conditions.
  • Not all Kuranda Scenic Railway seats have a window, however, all seats have access to view the scenery.
  • Child Policy: 0-3 years inclusive free of charge; 4-14 years inclusive child price applies.
  • We do not have facilities for luggage storage at our stations or on Kuranda Scenic Railway.
  • Pick up and drop off are from Cairns, Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach and Palm Cove areas only. Please organise this transport with Down Under Tours Australia before your tour.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.


Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Cairns Tours / Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 


Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 


Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other: 

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations:

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 14 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price. 

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


Refunds:

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Accountability/Misconduct:

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Cairns Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel / Cairns-Tours.com. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.

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