Kuranda Tourism

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Kuranda is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in the Shire of Mareeba, Far North Queensland, Australia. The town of Myola is also located within the locality of Kuranda. It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Cairns, via the Kuranda Range road. It is surrounded by tropical rainforest and adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park. It is within the local government area of Shire of Mareeba (between 2008 and 2013, it was within the Tablelands Region). At the 2011 census, the locality Kuranda had a population of 2,966.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Kuranda in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Kuranda like a local. When planning a trip to Kuranda, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Cooktown. Add Cooktown to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, Daintree Rainforest. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Cooktown Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kuranda*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kuranda

    Know the pollution level of Kuranda before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.32 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.84 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.37 (Low)
  • Kuranda: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kuranda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kuranda.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.71 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.46 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 38.54 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.58 (Low)
    • Attacks 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 44.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.92 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.48 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kuranda - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.11 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 25.4 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.75 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.65 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kuranda

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kuranda

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 61.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.27 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Kuranda Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Kuranda

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