Best Kuranda Day Tour Cairns
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The mountain village of Kuranda is just 25 kms from Cairns and is a popular day trip to the cooler air and lush green forest. Full of attractions, the Kuranda Railway and Skyrail Gondola are the most popular ways to get up and down the mountain.
We consider this the best Kuranda Day Tour of the many on offer. You have return transport from your accommodation. The amazing train journey to Kuranda, free time in the village and the equally amazing Skyrail experience back down the mountain. Yes, this is the best Cairns Kuranda day tour at an affordable price.
No trip to Cairns is complete without taking the scenic Kuranda train ride, with it's fabulous views and breathtaking scenery.
Open in 1891 after an absolute engineering miracle to build a rail line in such harsh conditions, the Kuranda Railway has flourished and today it is a major Cairns tourist attraction which carries thousands of happy passengers each year.
On this fantastic Cairns Kuranda day tour, you will travel by bus to Caravonica Lakes for a ride up the mountain on the Sky Gondola, stopping to view the spectacular Barron Falls and a visit to the CSIRO Interpretive Centre.
When you finally arrive at the Skyrail Station in Kuranda, you are free to explore the markets and craft shops in the village, have a quiet coffee and soak up the atmosphere or take a look at the Butterfly House.
The local council and Queensland Government have made walking tracks into the rainforest and along the Barron River to the famous falls, which are simply fabulous.
Your return to Cairns is on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Enjoy the natural beauty as you reflect on the effort that was taken to construct the rail line over the mountain.
Have your camera ready as there are many outstanding chances to get that perfect photo and the train actually stops on a trestle bridge to give you the perfect picture location.
You can choose to go up to Kuranda on the scenic railway and return via the Skyway to Caravonica Lakes. Same price either way. Same awesome experience.
Whatever way you choose to travel on your day, the Cairns Kuranda Day Tour will give you a fabulous adventure as the views are more than delightful, the attractions in Kuranda very entertaining and the overall tour high quality and value for money.
We believe this to be the best Kuranda day tour of them all. It is affordable and flexible enough so that you get the attractions you want at your own pace. You can have lunch where you want and see the things that interest you.
Fun things to do in Cairns
Cairns Tropical Zoo
Kuranda Skyrail & Scenic Train
Undara Lava Tubes
Hartley's Crocodile Farm
Hot Air Ballooning
Airport Shuttle Bus
Kuranda All Inclusive
White Water Rafting
Butterflies & Birdworld