Celebrating our 130th anniversary with Locals Half Price Fares!
We want to welcome you on the train for a bit of fun and nostalgia. Explore the natural wonders in our own backyard and enjoy a day well spent in Kuranda. We're offering local North Queensland residents half price* on Heritage Class seats, available for travel from 16 October to 10 December 2021. *Conditions apply.
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Experience one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia. Discover the living colour and natural beauty of a world HeriTage-Listed rainforest that's millions of years old.
Far North Queensland’s World Heritage-Listed rainforest, the Wet Tropics, are amongst the oldest on earth and home to an incredible array of plants and animals. Twelve hundred species of flowering plants, eight hundred different rainforest trees, spectacular orchids, strangler figs, exotic palms and hundreds of unique creatures inhabit this lush green world.
Now imagine all that natural wonder so close that you can almost touch it, your senses alive with the heady organic fragrance and untamed sounds of the dense rainforest. That’s what it’s like aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway, as you unwind your way through a tropical paradise framed by rugged mountains with waterfalls tumbling forever into deep ravines.
Being one with the rainforest as you undertake an unforgettable journey makes Kuranda Scenic Railway a must-do experience.
This famous railway winds its way on a journey from
Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, with
Freshwater situated along the line with views of the surrounding mountains. Rising from sea level to 327 metres, the journey to Kuranda passes spectacular waterfalls and into the stunning Barron Gorge. The journey includes an English commentary and all passengers receive a commentary companion which includes information on the history of the railways construction, a trip map and a map of Kuranda. Upon reaching the village of Kuranda a rich assortment of interesting attractions and unique shopping experiences awaits you.
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Experience Gold Class
In a Gold Class of its own. Experience a rare level of service and comfort.
Sneak a Peek
Nothing compares to the wonder experienced when stepping aboard the vintage-refurbished carriages. Watch the magic… then experience it first-hand.
Book a Tour
Select one of four wonderful Day Tour packages. Take your pick from all Kuranda has to offer.