Users' questions

Is the Kuranda Scenic Railway worth it?

Is the Kuranda Scenic Railway worth it?

The answer is yes. Even for this frugal traveller, I found it a fun day out. The SkyRail offers some amazing views of Cairns and of the rainforest. It’s a longer ride than I imagined and well worth the money.

How much does Skyrail cost?

Skyrail Return (self drive): Adult (15+yrs) AUD$85.00. Child (4-14yrs) AUD$42.50. Family (2ad+2ch) AUD$212.50.

Is there a toilet on the Kuranda train?

There are toilets on the Kuranda Scenic Railway and while you are exploring Skyrail there are bathrooms located at Smithfield Terminal, Kuranda Terminal and at both the stops – Red Peak and Barron Falls – along the way! There are toilets on the train but not on the sky rail.

Is Kuranda cooler than Cairns?

Because of its altitude, Kuranda has a much cooler and less humid climate than Cairns. Average daytime temperatures are between 26 and 29.5 degrees in the dry season (June-October) and 28 to 31.5 degrees in the wet season (November-May), with humidity in the wet season around 70 per cent.

Where does the Kuranda Scenic Railway depart from?

Kuranda Scenic Railway departs from both central Cairns and Freshwater Station which is located just 15 minutes north of Cairns, Tropical North, Queensland, Australia. Combine the Kuranda Train experience with the famous Sky rail Rainforest Cableway, two amazing ways to reach the rainforest village of Kuranda.

Which is cheaper Skyrail or kuranda train tour?

If you choose to take the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway first, your coach transfer will take you to the Smithfield Terminal after your accommodation pick-up and your return journey will be aboard the Kuranda Train and Scenic Railway. Why Book this Kuranda Tour? Cheapest best value day trip to the World Heritage-listed area of Kuranda.

Is there a train tour to Kuranda from Cairns?

Kuranda Train & Skyrail is one of the most popular tours to do while visiting Cairns, and we are so happy to hear you had a fantastic day! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It’s great to hear you had such a wonderful time visiting Kuranda by the Train & Skyrail!

Which is the cheapest day trip to Kuranda?

Cheapest best value day trip to the World Heritage-listed area of Kuranda. Skip the ticket queues with pre-allocated Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets. Pre-allocated carriage and seat numbers on your Kuranda Boarding Pass means all you need to do is board the Kuranda Scenic Railway at the appropriate time.