Kuranda Scenic Railway, Cairns

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Kuranda Scenic Railway goes along the edge of the cliff most of the way, giving you a chance to see parrots, kangaroos, and koalas from a close distance. Originally built to connect the once bustling river port with the rich gold fields, the railway is now a tourist icon and a working tribute to the early pioneers. As you take in the brown savannah landscape, listen to the onboard staff tell amusing stories about the region's rich past. Plan your Kuranda Scenic Railway visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cairns using our Cairns online travel planner .
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  • Kuranda scenic railway and sky rail was absolutely fantastic. What an experience of a lifetime and brilliant memory to keep forever. The whole experience was something that should be done by everyone ...  more »
  • I took the scenic railway up to Kuranda and came back down by cable car. The train journey is relaxing with beautiful views, a helpful commentary and even a photo stop along the way. Highly recommende...  more »

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