Kuranda Scenic Railway, Kuranda

3.8
The journey truly is the destination aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway. You'll ride through a UNESCO World Heritage-listed rainforest with towering mountains plummeting into the deep ravine of Barron Gorge National Park and spilling their runoff in the form of waterfalls. Wood carriages serve as cars, giving you a sense of timelessness as you ride between Cairns and the village of Kuranda. The one-way journey of 37 km (23 mi) takes about 105 minutes. Take a look at our Kuranda trip planning app to schedule your visit to Kuranda Scenic Railway and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Great trip as you weave up the mountain, taking in the scenery... waterfalls, bridges, tunnels. We did the gold class, a little bit pricey, but lots of food and drink! And comfort...  more »
  • The scenic train riders this vintage train passes waterfalls, rainforest and sugarcane fields. Once you arrive in Kuranda, there is plenty of reasonable priced sovereigns.  more »

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