Skip the Line: Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

8 hr

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Experience the ultimate Kuranda visit with a skip-the-line ticket for the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Kuranda Skyrail, plus Gold Class service on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Be amazed at the views of the rainforest and Cairns' beautiful coastline as you glide along the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Have your camera handy as you travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, passing Stoney Creek Falls, Barron Falls and Horseshoe Bend. With plenty of free time to shop...
Experience the ultimate Kuranda visit with a skip-the-line ticket for the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Kuranda Skyrail, plus Gold Class service on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Be amazed at the views of the rainforest and Cairns' beautiful coastline as you glide along the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Have your camera handy as you travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, passing Stoney Creek Falls, Barron Falls and Horseshoe Bend. With plenty of free time to shop and to visit the wildlife exhibits in Kuranda, you'll enjoy the best of the region on this popular day trip.
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Itinerary Details

After pickup from your hotel in Cairns, the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas, you’ll be driven in a comfortable coach to the Kuranda Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway departure point. You’ll have your choice of taking the Skyrail in one direction and the Scenic Railway in the other direction, in the order that suits you.

On the Kuranda Skyrail, you’ll be amazed as you glide quietly just above the rainforest canopy in a comfortable 6-person gondola. There are two stations en route where you can enjoy a short walk to an interpretive center and to lookouts with spectacular views of the rainforest, the Coral Sea and the Cairns Highlands. At the stops, rangers can answer any questions you may have about the region.
You’ll travel with extra comfort on the Kuranda Scenic Railway in Gold Class, which includes an ambiance-filled cedar car with lounge-style chairs, timber flooring and historical photographs...
After pickup from your hotel in Cairns, the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas, you’ll be driven in a comfortable coach to the Kuranda Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway departure point. You’ll have your choice of taking the Skyrail in one direction and the Scenic Railway in the other direction, in the order that suits you.

On the Kuranda Skyrail, you’ll be amazed as you glide quietly just above the rainforest canopy in a comfortable 6-person gondola. There are two stations en route where you can enjoy a short walk to an interpretive center and to lookouts with spectacular views of the rainforest, the Coral Sea and the Cairns Highlands. At the stops, rangers can answer any questions you may have about the region.
You’ll travel with extra comfort on the Kuranda Scenic Railway in Gold Class, which includes an ambiance-filled cedar car with lounge-style chairs, timber flooring and historical photographs. During the journey, your host will offer snacks and beverages including sparkling Australian wine, tea and coffee. You’ll also receive a Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack with a badge, pen, postcard, postage and souvenir trip guide.

Rising from sea level to 1076 feet (328m), the journey to Kuranda passes through World Heritage-listed rainforest, skirting spectacular waterfalls and the awe-inspiring Barron Gorge. Upon arrival in the village of Kuranda, you’ll find a variety of attractions and shopping to explore for the day with ample free time.

Choose to browse the heritage markets; grab some food in one of the many restaurants or cafes (own expense); or see the wildlife at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld, or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). There are many options for you to do as much or as little as you like on your Kuranda day trip.

Upon return, your coach will transfer you to your accommodation.

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Entry/Admission - Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • One way Kuranda Scenic Railway ride in Gold Class
  • One way by Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Not Included
  • NO pickup from Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Yorkeys Knob.
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup available from selected Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas hotels available - please ensure to choose the Cairns or Port Douglas option when booking. Contact the operator after booking to confirm your pickup location and time.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

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Based on 132 reviews

Reviewed: April 13, 2020

Patricia H

we decided to go Gold Class and it was well worth it. Nice easy chairs, food and drink which made it feel extra special. We had about 2 hours in Kuranda which was fine before we took the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway down with its amazing views. Definitely recommend the trip.


Reviewed: March 19, 2020

Katherine C

Very enjoyable trip. Chose to go Gold Class and the extras were very pleasant. Interesting chat with signal man.


Reviewed: March 13, 2020

Cheryl M

Would highly recommend the gold class on the train. The tub chairs were extremely comfortable. The snacks were quite good and our server was very entertaining. The views from the train going up and the gondola going back down we’re incredible.


Reviewed: March 4, 2020

Danny E

Loved our train ride to Kuranda. Clean car, good service, friendly attendant. We enjoyed seeing the waterfalls.


Reviewed: March 2, 2020

Lawrence B

Gold class train to Karunda was top notch for service, food/drinks, and an informative guide to tell us about the highlights and history. Sky cable car back offered a different perspective of the rain forest. Downloaded the Skyrail audio app which is a must for information on the way back. Visited the amazing butterfly sanctuary in karunda also. I highly recommend this tour.