Kuranda Scenic Railway, Kuranda

3.9
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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  • Had a most enjoyable trip in the train up to Kuranda and then took the sky train down. Amazing views on the way up ( it was well worth paying the extra for gold class withe drinks, snacks and good ser...  more »
  • We enjoyed the rail trip up and the Skyrail down - a nice contrast. Lots of photo opportunities. Repetitive safety announcement on the train were annoying! Kuranda shops aimed at tourists - quaint vil...  more »

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