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Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Rail Day Trip - Self Drive

Journey through and over World Heritage protected rainforest in this day trip perfect for the whole family
Cairns, Australia
Duration
Duration
5 Hours
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
12:30pm-5:30pm
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
All ages
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Skyrail’s Smithfield Terminal
Vaccination Required
Vaccination Required
What's Included

  • Get up to $15 cash back per person when you book with us
  • Enjoy access to both Kuranda's Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Enjoy free time exploring Kuranda Village before the 3.30pm Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Free transfer back to your car included
  • Option to upgrade to a Gold Class package on the Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Explore World Heritage protected rainforest and time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls stations, both with spectacular lookouts
  • Complimentary guided boardwalk tours are offered throughout the day at Red Peak Station
  • Discounted entry into selected Kuranda attractions with your Kuranda Boarding Pass
What to Expect

An easily-accessible option for tourists with their own transport, this Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Rail day-trip is a beautiful experience for all to enjoy.

 

For those who wish to, you can drive yourself to the Skyrail Smithfield Terminal, or, a complimentary hotel pick-up and transfer to the terminal is also available.

 

Here, a  representative will check you in and issue you with your Kuranda Boarding Pass. This includes a detailed itinerary with timings, as well as your Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail tickets, allowing you to proceed straight to the boarding area (without waiting in any queues!)

 

You can then board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, enjoying an unforgettable journey over and through the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest. There are two stops along the way to disembark and explore.

 

Once you arrive in Kuranda, there is free time allowed to explore this unique village. Use the discount vouchers on your Kuranda Boarding Pass, or visit the Heritage Markets which operate daily. There are also many cafes and restaurants to purchase your own food.

 

At the designated time, make your way to Kuranda Station for your historic Kuranda Scenic Rail journey, one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia.

 

Please note: To make your experience even more magical, you have the option to upgrade your booking to Kuranda Scenic Rail's Gold Class Service, which includes:

  • Dedicated host service.
  • Individual seating, lounge-style chairs.
  • Quality refreshments including sparkling Australian wine, beer, orange juice, soft drink, ice water, mocktails, tea, coffee and appetisers and a chilled refresher towel during the journey.
  • Ambient, historical décor, including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior.
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen, postcard and postage.
  • Souvenir trip guide.

 

On your Scenic Rail journey, sit back and relax as this famous railway winds its way from Kuranda to Freshwater Station, passing spectacular waterfalls and into the beautiful Barron Gorge. Disembark at Freshwater Station to board the shuttle bus back to Skyrail, where your car is waiting, or to get back on the coach which will drop you at your accomodation.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. Accommodation transfers currently not available from Northern Beaches or Port Douglas.

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Policies
Terms & Conditions:

  • The supplier accepts no responsibility for passengers or their property failing to be at designated points at designated times or for any loss or damage arising out of such failure.
  • The laws of Queensland govern the tour.
  • Although the supplier endeavours to ensure that all passenger’s belongings are secure throughout the tour and that all belongings are collected on disembarkment, to the extent permitted by law, the supplier and its employees shall not be responsible for lost, damaged or stolen property. If you have left an item on our vehicle, we have two easy options to ensure its return:

1. Guests can make their way to our Depot at 26 Redden Street, Portsmith, between the hours of 6am and 6:30pm daily to personally collect their item, or

2.  If guests are unable to collect the item themselves, they can contact a courier service (we suggest Pack & Send) to collect the item from our premises and deliver to their nominated address.

  • The supplier reserves the right to change the tour route according to road conditions and may alter or omit advised stopping places.
  • Not available from Holloways Beach, Machans Beach and Yorkey’s Knob.
  • Children’s ages 4-14 inclusive. Children under the age of 4 travel free of charge unless specified.
  • Tours do not operate on Christmas Day.
  • The Kuranda Scenic Rail (KSR) is subject to extreme weather conditions resulting in non-operation. In this instance, return Skyrail will be provided to substitute the KSR portion. You will be advised on the day of alternative arrangements that will be available to you.
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is subject to extreme weather conditions resulting in non-operation. You will be advised on the day of alternative arrangements that will be available to you.
  • Allow a 15 minute window from pick-up time.
  • Merchant fees apply on all credit card payments. Payment is to be made prior to travel and the supplier accepts Visa, Master Card & Amex.
  • Lost Property: Although the supplier endeavours to ensure that all passenger’s belongings are secure throughout the tour/charter and that all belongings are collected on disembarkment, the supplier and its employees shall not be responsible for lost property. If an item is left on our vehicle, there are two options to ensure its return:

1. Guests can make their own way to our Depot at 26 Redden Street, Portsmith, between the hours of 6am and 6:30pm daily to collect their item, or

2. If guests are unable to collect the item themselves, they can contact a courier service (we suggest Pack & Send) to collect the item from our premises and deliver to their nominated address.


Cancellation Policy:

  • A 25% fee applies for any cancellations on day of travel, or for passengers who fail to appear on day of departure.
  • If you cancel your reservation more than 24 hours prior to departure, a refund may be due. If you are eligible for a refund, it will be processed within 3 business days of cancellation. Merchant fees are non-refundable.
  • Cancellation fee applies on all Gold Class bookings amended or cancelled on day of departure.

Pickup Locations
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway - Smithfield
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