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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  • We travelled cattle class. Enjoyment of the trip depends on the seat you get - if next to a window (on right hand side) you get a view from which you can take pictures, else you have to be pushy, Fran...  more »
  • This is a must do attraction if you are in Cairns. Catch the train from Cairns or Freshwater stations. Travel up a valley and watch the majestic scenery grow, as you filter through tunnels and tight w...  more »

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