Kuranda Scenic Railway

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  • Address: Cairns Railway Station, Bunda St., CBD, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 02:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 61-740369333
  • Ticket Price: 49 AUD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Scenic Drive, Family And Kids, Nature, Train Ride

The town of Kuranda is a quaint little place located on a mountain side, the Macalister Range. Although the village town has its own raw charm, it’s the ride over the rainforest  and up to the mountain that sets the whole mood for the trip. The Kuranda railway line is only used to take tourists to and from Cairns. Hop abroad a vintage train and be prepared to take in the wonderful vistas the ride has to offer. The 37 kilometer journey makes around 2 stops and takes approximately 1 hour 45 minutes. Once you’re at the village, there are a variety of things you could do, but do remember to keep an eye on the time as the train departs only twice a day.

Entrance Ticket Details For Kuranda Scenic Railway

  • A round trip ticket can cost  anywhere  between  Adult $74-Adult $170.
  • A combined railway, cable-car, wildlife and aboriginal culture package can range between A$142–A$160.

Kuranda Scenic Railway Timings

  • Departure (from Cairns): 8:30 am & 9:30 am.
  • Arrival (at Cairns): 2:00 pm & 3:30 pm.

How to Reach Kuranda Scenic Railway

  • Spence St N
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - C88
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - C253

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  • The Taj Indian Restaurant (Indian food served)

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  • Kuranda Scenic Railway Address: Cairns Railway Station, Bunda St., CBD, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway Contact Number: 61-740369333
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway Timing: 08:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway Price: 49 AUD
  • Time required to visit Kuranda Scenic Railway: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 75.31% of people who visit Cairns include Kuranda Scenic Railway in their plan

  • 82.04% of people start their Kuranda Scenic Railway visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kuranda Scenic Railway

Monday, Thursday and Friday

93.59% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kuranda Scenic Railway

People normally club together Ochre Restaurant and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway while planning their visit to Kuranda Scenic Railway.

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