Tour ID: 10004698
There is no better way to travel to Kuranda than by taking the beautiful old train from Cairns. This track was completed in June 1891, it is still considered an amazing engineering feat. The scenery is spectacular and around each bend there is something else to see.
The original Kuranda Scenic Railway is a spectacular journey comprising unsurpassed views of dense rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls.
This famous railway winds its way through the World Heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park.
The journey takes approximately 2 hours from Cairns to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest.
Departs Cairns Central Station at 8.30am or 9.30am daily.
Departs Freshwater Station at 8.55am or 9.55am daily.
Return journey departs Kuranda Station at 2.00pm or 3.30pm daily.
One way Kuranda Scenic Railway
No Specific Times Daily
Please make your own way to the Cairns or Freshwater train stations for check in as there are no coach transfers to/from hotels to the stations.
comfortable shoes, hat, camera
Child Fares 4-14years. Infants under 4 years are Free of Charge, however please include them in your booking request to ensure a ticket/seat is issued. Children must be accompanied by an adult while travelling on Kuranda Scenic Railway.
2 hours one way (Cairns to Kuranda).
1 hour 30 mins one way (Freshwater to Kuranda).
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