Ticket for the Kuranda Scenic Railway – One-way ticket departing from Cairns

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Highlights

  • The scenic views over the Queensland landscape

  • Explore the Wet Tropics of Queensland, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • The original train, restored in a 19th-century style

  • The audio commentary and information guide

Essential info*

Duration 2hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:30 AM, 8:55 AM, 9:30 AM, 9:55 AM

Departure point/location

map
* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Set off for a train journey to the heart of the Wet Tropics of Queensland, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Travel through time as you take your seat on a perfectly-restored train that dates from the 19th century. The train will wind through the rainforest at more than 300 metres above sea level. Explore the Barron Gorge National Park and take in the panoramic views over the mountains and waterfalls that line the railway.

Your guide will tell you all about the region, its ecosystem and its history. 

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates and train maintenance days)
  • Time: 8:30am and 9:30am in Cairns, 8:55am and 9:55am in Freshwater 
  • Duration: 2 hrs. approx.
  • Departure point: Cairns or Freshwater
  • Language: English
     
  • On board the train, you will be provided with an information guide on the history of the railway, a map of the route and a map of Kuranda.
  • To get to Cairns Station from the city centre, you must cross through Cairns Central Shopping Center.
  • You must check in 15 minutes before the train leaves.
  • The train is accessible to people in a wheelchair
  • As space on board the train is limited, passengers are asked to limit themselves to one piece of hand luggage each
  • No bicycles allowed on board the train
  • The ticket is valid for a one-way journey from Cairns to Kuranda. The return journey is at your own expense. The journey back by car takes around 35 minutes. 
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

This activity can be cancelled free of charge until the day before the scheduled date. After this time and in the case of a no-show, you will be charged in full for the activity.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The scenic train journey from Cairns to Kuranda (one-way)
  • The information guide

Not included

  • Return journey to the station
  • The return journey
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

1 reviews
  • Isabelle M.
    Sep 2, 2017
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