Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

Day Trips & Excursions in Kuranda
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Tour description

Enjoy the tranquility of the rainforest as you soar above the canopy aboard the Skyrail on a day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Choose from a variety of options including Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.

Start your day traveling to Kuranda either by coach or aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway. On arrival you'll have free time to shop in Kuranda's Heritage Markets, or grab a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants/cafes (additional cost). Maybe you prefer a wildlife encounter at Birdworld, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (additional cost). Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for one of the world's most beautiful rainforest experiences. As you glide over the rainforest canopy, take advantage of two optional stops to enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Center.

There are many options available to choose from for your Kuranda day trip so you can do as much or as little as you like. Choose from:

Rail/Rainforestation/Sky- Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, visit Rainforestation Nature Park, return on Skyrail (10 hours)

Sky/Rail - Travel to Kuranda on Skyrail, return on the Scenic Railway (10 hours)

Rail/Sky - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail (8.5 hours)

Rail/Sky/Tjapukai - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail, visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (9 hours)

Rail/Sky/Tjapukai/Lunch - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail, visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park with buffet lunch (10 hours)

What's included

  • One way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway (if option selected)
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (if option selected)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway (if option not selected)
  • Tjapukai (if option not selected)
  • Birdworld entrance (approx. AUD12.00/adult, AUD5.00/child)
  • Butterfly Sanctuary entrance (approx. AUD13.00/adult, AUD6.50/child)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens entrance (approx. AUD13.00/adult and AUD6.50/child)
  • AUD1.00 Kuranda Levy


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included