Kuranda & Tjapukai
Day Tour - from £125
Departs from Cairns
Enjoy an indigenous guided visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park before an amazing journey gliding over the rainforest on the Skyrail cable car. Explore the shops and attractions of Kuranda village, then return on the famous scenic railway.
Your Tour Includes:
- Picturesque rail journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
- Free time to explore Kuranda village
- Scenic ride over the rainforest in the Skyrail Cableway
- Entry to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Your Day Tour
Your day begins with a transfer to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park where you will be greeted by an indigenous guide who will escort you through the park to discover this ancient culture through theatres, stage shows and demonstrations. At noon board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and glide above the rainforest canopy to Kuranda with stops along the way at Red Peak Station, Barron Falls Station and the new Edge Lookout.
On arrival at Kuranda there is free time to explore the Village in the Rainforest, and its many attractions, including the Heritage Markets which operates daily, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). Enjoy lunch at one of the many cafes (own expense).
Your return journey to Cairns is aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Enjoy spectacular views as the train travels through 15 hand cut tunnels and past spectacular waterfalls. There is a scheduled stop at Barron Gorge to view the falls before arriving at Freshwater Station.
Pick up: Cairns accommodation
Approximate time: 08:00
Duration: 9 hours