Kuranda Scenic Train and Skyrail Tour - Departing Port Douglas and Northern Beaches

Embark on this quintessential Queensland day tour through Kuranda Village, including stops at the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and iconic Palm Cove
Port Douglas, Australia
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
All ages
Not Included
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Port Douglas

What's Included

  • Get up to $15 cash back per person when you book with us
  • Complimentary transfers from accommodation 
  • Enjoy a small, personalized tour environment
  • Enjoy a stopover at Palm Cove
  • Option to upgrade to Gold Class Package or Diamond View
  • Flexible departure times
  • Ticket aboard the Kuranda Scenic Train 
  • Access to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience

What to Expect

For the ultimate Far North Queensland experience, jump aboard this Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail adventure!


Operated by a local family-run tourism company, this award-winning day out is a quintessential Queensland experience that is perfect for all ages; with two tour options available for guests!

Want to make the most out of your day? Upgrade to a Gold Class or Diamond View experience!


Tour 1: 8:30am Departure

Following complimentary pickup from your accommodation anywhere in Port Douglas, the tour's first stop for the day is Freshwater Station.


From here, jump aboard a train to travel along the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway. Journey through the rainforest enjoying breathtaking scenery, waterfalls and tunnels.


Upon arrival in Kuranda, your dedicated guide will show you around this iconic 'village in the rainforest' - famous for its colourful arts and crafts markets! You'll spend approximately two hours here exploring before heading to the multi-award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.


Set high above World Heritage-listed rainforest, this experience will allow you to take in some of the most spectacular views on earth.

Next, head up the coast to stunning Palm Cove. Wander along palm-fringed esplanade before stopping for a some refreshements. Although not included in the tour price, this is the perfect place to stop for a milkshake, soft drink, coffee or cake, or, take a stroll amongst the shops and galleries and wander the picturesque beach.

You'll then return to Port Douglas for 4:30pm. 

Tour 2: 11am Departure

One of the perks with leaving at 11am  is avoiding the crowds! Enjoy a relaxing morning before being picked up from your Port Douglas accommodation and setting off for the multi-award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway!


Enjoy this World Heritage-listed rainforest experience and take in some of the most spectacular views on earth.

On arrival in Kuranda, spend some time exploring this 'village in the rainforest'. You'll have approximately two hours to discover this quirky place famous for its colourful arts and crafts markets.


Next up, it's time for a trip on one of the most spectacular rail journeys in Australia - the Kuranda Scenic Train. Head to Freshwater Station before making your way up the coast to the stunning Palm Cove.

Here, enjoy a wander along the palm-fringed esplanade before sitting down to a sunset cocktail or beer overlooking the beach (not included in ticket price). Later, take a stroll amongst the shops and galleries before returning to your Port Douglas accomodation around dusk.


Gold Class Upgrade Info

For these tours, there's the option to upgrade your experience aboard the Kuranda Scenic Train to a Gold Class package.

This includes:

  • A dedicated host service
  • Individual seating in lounge-style chairs
  • Ambient, historical decor including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen and postcard
  • Souvenir trip guide
  • Optional exclusive tour of the heritage-listed Signal Cabin at Kuranda station
  • Queensland and local tablelands produce such as Gallo Dairyland Cheese, Skybury Coffee, Wondaree Macadamias, Mango to Go ( a100% pure mango treat), freshly baked muffins with local fruit, Sirromet wines and Great Northern Brewing Company Super Crisp Lager


Diamond View Upgrade Info

Available on the Skyrail, the Diamond View upgrade provides a unique perspective of the rainforest canopy with a glass floor gondola.


Frequently Asked Questions

Children are considered anyone aged between 4 and 14 years.

Infants (children aged under 4 years) are free.

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The Family Package is a discount that applies to groups of 4.

The Family Price is charged at $125 per person, so $500 for the group.

This does not include the optional addition of the Gold Class or Diamond View packages.

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Please contact one of our friendly Customer Support team who will provide you with a quote.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • The operator reserves the right to a cancel a tour with a full refund if minimum numbers have not been reached.
  • Family tickets are for 2 x Adults and 2 x Children and are priced at $125 per person 
  • Due to COVID-19, season changes and weather conditions some stops may be subject to change at the last minute without notice

Cancellation Policy:

  • A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for a  full refund due to any COVID related illness or border closures.
  • For any bookings cancelled within 24 hours, a refund will only be considered on receipt of a medical certificate.

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