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Tour ID: 10003705

After transfers from your Port Douglas accommodation start your day at Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park to learn about the original custodians of this area. the travel to Kuranda on the Skyrail rainforest Cableway stopping at the twom mid-stations. Return via the Kuranda Scenic Railway and be transfered back to your Port Douglas accommodation.

  • Return Port Douglas Transfers
  • One way to Kuranda via the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Return on the Kuranda Scenic railway
  • Includes entry to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.

Enjoy spectacular and breathtaking views from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and immerse yourself in the Tropical Rainforest, discover the pioneering history of the Kuranda Scenic Railway and uncover 40,000 years of culture at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.

Tour details are:
One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
One-way Kuranda Scenic Railway
Entry to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Return coach transfer from/to Port Douglas accommodation

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Coach transfer from Port Douglas accommodation [begins from 7.45am] +
    Tjapukai Park Entry [Approximately 9:30AM} +
    One Way Skyrail Experience [Approximately 12:00PM from Smithfield Terminal] +
    One Way Kuranda Scenic Railway [3:30PM service from Kuranda] +
    Coach transfer service from Freshwater Connection Railway Station [5:00PM]

    [Please click the Route MAP to enlarge]

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Diamond View Gondola Skyrail Upgrade: You may like to upgrade your Skyrail journey to a Diamond View Gondola.

    • Take in the spectacular tropical rainforest from the unique viewing perspective of Skyrail’s glass floor Diamond View Gondolas.
    • There are 11 Diamond View gondolas that each carry a maximum of 5 passengers, and will depart stations approximately every 7 minutes. Passengers travelling on them will enjoy dedicated boarding queues at all terminals and stations. Allow an additional 30mins for your Diamond View journey.


    Gold Class Train Upgrade: You may like to upgrade from the standard Heritage Class Carriage to the Gold Class Carriage.

    • Afternoon Service: Gold Class is ONLY available on the afternoon 3.30pm service and ends once the train reaches Freshwater Station (@ 5pm). Gold Class passengers will be served welcome drinks served onboard the train at Kuranda station 20 mins prior to the departuer of the 3.30pm afternoon service.
    • Gold Class offers individual seating in lounge-style chairs, historical decor, with a dedicated host service provided.
    • Afternoon Tea is included in Gold Class and feature a selection of Queensland and local Tablelands produce such as Gallo Dairyland Cheese, Skybury Coffee, Wondaree Macadamias, Mango to Go (100% pure mango treat), freshly baked muffins, Sirromet wines and Great Northern Brewing Company Super Crisp Lager. (note: Alcoholic beverages not served on Anzac Day 25 April)

    • You'll also receive a Gold Class Gift Pack (souvenir pen, badge, postcard and trip guide) to remember your journey by.


    Skyrail's gift shops are located at Smithfield and Kuranda Terminals, and stock a wide range of souvenirs, gifts, books, clothing and other merchandise.

    At the award winning Tjapukai Gallery you can find authentic Aboriginal boomerangs, paintings, didgeridoos, and artefacts, as well as a huge range of books, Aboriginal CD's, jewellery, clothing, souvenirs, and much more.

    The Kuranda Scenic Railway Gift Shop boasts a wide range of historical and Australian gifts including all your Kuranda Scenic Railway souvenirs.

  • Duration:

    10 hours

  • Departure:

    9:15 AM Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:

    Port Douglas

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Your Skyrail coach will collect your from your accommodation and transfer you to Skyrail's Smithfield Terminal for check-in, from here you will commence your day at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultral Park [located adjacent to Skyrail] followed by your Skyrail Experience to Kuranda and then return by Kuranda Scenic Railway later in the day to complete your experience. Your Skyrail coach transfer will return you to your accommodation from Freshwater Connection Railway Station.

    Please advise us of your accommodation in the appropriate field on the booking form. To ensure tours are not delayed, please contact Skyrail (details on confirmation) at least 24hrs prior to travel to find out your relevant hotel pick up time.

  • What to bring:

    Daypacks and fold-up baby strollers can be taken on the cableway. Luggage is not able to be carried on the cableway or coach transfer service. Consider downloading the Skyrail App from the AppStore or Google Play to augment your Skyrail experience.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child Fares 4-14years.

    Infants under 4 years are Free of Charge, however please include them in your booking request to ensure a boarding pass is issued.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult while travelling on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

  • Additional Information:

    Compliment Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Kuranda Scenic Railway with a cultural experience at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Located within walking distance of Skyrail�s Smithfield terminal, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is a stunning theatrical interpretation of Aboriginal culture from the beginning of time into the future.

    Tjapukai's seven separate arenas allow visitors to experience every facet of the rainforest people's culture - from the provocative History Theatre to the inspiring Creation Theatre, and the original Dance Theatre and the interactive Camp Village, where visitors can learn didgeridoo playing and boomerang throwing.

    Kuranda Scenic Railway is the original scenic rail journey from Kuranda. This spectacular experience travels over bridges and through tunnels hand-made by North Queensland�s pioneers over 100 years ago. Traversing the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park this is one of the world�s great railway journeys.

    Skyrail is the World�s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience. A 7.5km cableway, Skyrail glides just metres over the canopy of Australia�s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests. Two mid-stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the perfect opportunity to explore and learn more about this ancient environment on boardwalks and at the Rainforest Interpretation Centre.

  • Destinations:

    Cairns and Kuranda

Optional Extras

  • Diamond View Skyrail Upgrade

    Upgrade to the Diamond View Gondola with glass floor on Skyrail. Subject to availability - we receommend booking at least 10 days prior to travel to avoid disappointment.

    Adults: $20.00 | Children: $10.00 | Family: $60.00 | Pensioners: $20.00

  • Gold Class Train Upgrade (3.30pm service only)

    Individual seating in lounge style chairs with a dedicated host service provided. Includes a range of refreshments with tasty appetisers and a gift pack. Subject to availability at time of booking - we recommend booking Gold Class at least 10 days before travel to avoid disappointment.

    Adults: $49.00 | Children: $49.00 | Family: $196.00 | Pensioners: $49.00

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