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Tour ID: 10003709

Ride on both the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway for two unique views of the World heritage rainforest. While you are in Kuranda spend time with some Australian Wildlife.

  • Travel to Kuranda on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Time to explore the two Skyrail Mid-stations
  • Entry to Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworls and Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Return to Cairns on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Return transfers to you Cairns Accommodation

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 the exciting fauna of Tropical North Queensland and Australia as well as exotic species from around the world at the Kuranda Wildlife Experience!

This tour is for passengers who require a coach to pick them up from their accommodation (in Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches) and drop them off at their accommodation (in Cairns).

Skyrail operates in all weather rain or shine, and is the world's most beautiful rainforest experience.


Tour details are:
One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
One-way Kuranda Scenic Railway
Kuranda Wildlife Experience [entry to the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary]
Return coach transfer from/to Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation (excludes Yorkey's Knob, Holloways and Machans Beaches)

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Transfer from Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation to Skyrail's Smithfield Terminal +
    One Way Skyrail Experience [Approximately 9:00AM] +
    Kuranda Wildlife Experience Entry +
    One Way Kuranda Scenic Railway from Kuranda [2PM service (unless 3.30pm service is requested] +
    Coach transfer from Freshwater Connection Railway Station to Cairns or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation [3:30PM]

     

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  • 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.

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

  • Duration:

    9 hours

  • Departure:

    8:30 AM Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:

    Cairns

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    This tour includes return coach transfers from accommodation in Cairns city. 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.

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • 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:

    The Kuranda Wildlife Experience includes entry to the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. You have a chance to cuddle a koala, get close to a kangaroo, see and feed one of the world�s largest birds, the Cassowary, and be surrounded by the graceful motion of over 1,500 butterflies, all native to the rainforest region, some options are an additional cost.

    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:

    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: $15.00 | Children: $15.00 | Family: $60.00 | Pensioners: $15.00

  • 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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