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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  • My partner and I took the train up to Kuranda and came back on the Sky rail. At first we were hesitant because it is quite pricey but we were pleasantly surprised as we had a really enjoyable day. Whe...  more »
  • It had been 26 years since our last visit and it didn't dissapoint. Everything was extremely well organised and informative. Take the time to stroll through the town and experience everything it had t...  more »

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