Page Content Kuranda - Village in the rainforestWhether you arrive by Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, make sure you plan to stay awhile and experience everything Kuranda Village has to offer. Kuranda offers an amazing rainforest experience with spectacular scenic walks and some amazing wildlife attractions and activities. The famous Kuranda markets and village shopping has something for everyone and a wide range of restaurants and cafes offers relaxed outdoor dining and a taste sensation to suit most discerning taste buds. SkyrailMost passengers complement their rail journey with a trip on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This experience presents a very different view of the rainforest and the Barron Gorge.Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns Australia, is a world first in environmental tourism taking you on an amazing experience over Australia's World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest. RainforestationRainforestation Nature Park, Kuranda is a 40 hectare tourist attraction in the midst of World Heritage rainforest. Rainforestation is five minutes from the Kuranda Village. Rainforestation has three exciting attractions including; Army Duck Tropical Rainforest Tour and Tropical Fruit Orchard Tour, Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and Koala and Wildlife Park. TjapukaiTjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is the most awarded Aboriginal cultural attraction in Australia and is credited with enhancing reconciliation locally, nationally and internationally. Tjapukai showcases the culture of the rainforest people of Tropical North Queensland. Koala GardensA boutique wildlife attraction situated in Kuranda Heritage Markets. See koalas and take the opportunity to 'Cuddle a Koala' (extra cost applies includes digital photo). Visit the walk through “Reptile House”; meet wallabies, wombats, crocodiles and more. BirdworldJoin the birds in their beautiful world as you immerse yourself in their rainforest habitat. Free flying around you are species from the vanishing rainforests of the world, including some of Australia's most precious and beautiful birds. Butterfly SanctuaryThe Australian Butterfly Sanctuary's 3666 cubic metre aviary is home to over 1500 magnificent tropical butterflies, all local to the area, including the electric blue Ulysses butterfly and the largest butterfly in Australia, the Cairns or Australian Birdwing. Barron Gorge National ParkRugged mountain scenery, steep ravines, tumbling waterfalls, rich wildlife and tropical rainforest make Barron Gorge one of Queensland's most popular and picturesque parks. The park has the most accessible rainforest close to Cairns. Open woodland, grassland and heath also grow in the park. Kuranda Visitor Information CentreThe Kuranda Visitor Information Centre is an accredited centre, offering a wealth of local and regional knowledge. Its volunteers are able to advise and help you plan your time in the village and assist in booking tours in the region. Kuranda Heritage MarketsCome and enjoy the market in the rainforest! Open every day from 9am to 3pm. Attractions at the Kuranda Heritage Market include:Souvenirs - from toys to well-priced opals, boomerangs, Authentic and locally painted Didgeridoos with free lessons available for everyone. Local Art & Crafts - from timber to precious metals, jewellery, fashion garments to puzzlesFood & Drinks - snacks, sit-down meals, Thai noodles, tasty vegetarian, a tropical beer garden.Entertainment - from the extreme to the cultural, organised or just happening! Many of the above attractions can be included in your day as part of our Kuranda Scenic Railway Tour Packages. View our Tour Packages here.