Kuranda Skyrail & Scenic Train

Join our door to door service connecting you with the Skyrail Gondola and Kuranda Scenic train. Daily departures allow you 2½ hours free time to explore Kuranda Village and markets. From Port Douglas we follow the Coral Sea coast along the Cook Highway for the 1 hour journey to Skyrail.   Includes Skyrail & Train tickets / fares.    Opens external link in new windowPrices 



The cableway glides over the rainforest for a bird's eye view of the tropical rainforest canopy. Look out over panoramic views of the Coral Sea Coast and the forest clad landscape. Skyrail includes two stops before you reach the summit, boardwalks with interpretive signs meander through the forest. 


Descending the Barron Gorge, this well loved railway line passes waterfalls, crosses trestle bridges and travels through 15 hand carved tunnels. Surrounded by native  forest and mountain scenery, the views are breathtaking.

Popular "Village in the rainforest" Kuranda is nestled in the tablelands 1000 feet above Cairns. Free time 2½ hours to browse the village, markets and optional attractions such as the Butterfly Sanctuary and Koala Park. Locally made aboriginal artwork can be found in the numerous art galleries and craft shops.    Opens external link in new windowUlysses Butterfly


The Kuranda Train Station is next to the Skyrail Cableway, where you arrived in Kuranda. 

From Port Douglas

Tickets / fares for Skyrail & Scenic Train.

10.15am  depart Port Douglas. Arriving back around 6.45pm

11.45am  approximate time, board the Skyrail Gondola.

1.00pm   arrive in Kuranda for 2½ hours visit.

3.30pm   board the Scenic Train, departs at 3.30pm

5.00pm   disembark at Freshwater Train Station.

(For Port Douglas & Northern Beaches disembark at Freshwater Station)


BTS Port Douglas Bus meets you at the Freshwater Station for return to Palm Cove and Northern Beaches accommodation and Port Douglas. 

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From Cairns via Port Douglas

SAMPLE ITINERARYIncludes tickets / fares for Skyrail & Scenic Train
Pick up at your Cairns holiday accommodation
8.15amArrive at Port Douglas - 2 hours of free time
10.15amDepart Port Douglas
11.45amBoard Skyrail for Kuranda
1.00pmArrive Kuranda - 2½ hours free time to explore Kuranda
3.30pmScenic Train departs Kuranda Station
5.30pmTrain arrives at Cairns Station


BTS Port Douglas Bus meets the train at Cairns Station to transfer you back to your accommodation in Cairns City Central area.