Freshwater Station

Freshwater station

​​Freshwater Connection is a popular departure point.  Situated in the nearby suburb of Freshwater with views of the surrounding mountains, visitors can enjoy a hearty breakfast in authentic antique railway carriages. The Station also includes a railway museum and pioneer cottage which provide visitors with an interesting and educational experience.

In 1984 Freshwater Connection was built as a tribute to the visionaries and pioneers who built the Kuranda Scenic Railway between 1887 and 1891. 

Prepare yourself for your day tour by becoming familiar with Freshwater Railway Station. Just click on the Freshwater Station Map to enlarge it and navigate your way around the station, taking in all the points of interest.

Take a sneak peek at the attractions Freshwater has to offer, including the Museum, Theatrette and Restaurant. And find out exactly where you will be collecting your tickets and boarding the train.

Station Hours

Contact Numbers

Monday to Friday: 6.30am to 2.30pmStation phone: 07 4036 9333
Saturday and Sunday: 6.30am to 11.30amLost property: 07 4036 9333


Free Wi-FiAccessible toiletCCTV Cameras
Toilet facilitiesTactile edges​

Free parking in Freshwater Station carpark ​​


Self Drive Road Map.pdf (new window)