Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class

Relax in individual club lounge-style seating and enjoy the dedicated food and beverage service on your journey. The handcrafted carriages adorned with Victorian-inspired décor add to the luxury of this experience.

Gold Class is offered on the following services:​​

  • 9.55am departure from Freshwater to Kuranda
  • 3.30pm departure from Kuranda to Freshwater

Please Note: All Gold Class guests are welcome to commence or end their journey at Cairns railway station. Please note, food and beverage service is not offered between Cairns and Freshwater railway stations.​ Morning departure from Cairns railway station is 9.30am and afternoon arrival time at Cairns railway station is 5.25pm.​

Your Gold Class journey includes:

  • Morning travellers receive a tropical welcome drink served in the pavillion area of Freshwater railway station from 9.35am​
  • For afternoon travellers, tropical welcome drinks are served onboard the train at Kuranda railway station from 3.10pm​​​
  • Dedicated attendant service
  • Individual seating in comfortable lounge-style chairs
  • Souvenir gift pack and trip fan guide
  • Audio commentary
  • Photographic stop at Din Din (Barron Falls)
  • Locally sourced appetisers and beverages

KSR Gold Class Refreshments Menu

View the Gold Class Refreshments Menu (PDF, 390kb. Opens in new tab​).

Dietary Information

We take pride in showcasing a selection of delicious local produce and Queensland made beverages to our Gold Class guests. We offer options for guests who are seeking Gluten Free and Vegetarian, and Vegan, Lactose Intolerant and Dairy Free refreshments.

All requests for alternate meal options must be made before travel as the limited space available onboard limits our capacity to transport alternative menu options. Please view our Gold Class dietary advice (PDF, 234kb. Opens in new tab) and contact our reservations team if you have dietary requirements and require an alternate menu option.

Rail ticket prices​

For fare price information, visit Rail ticket prices.

Departure times​

For timetable information, visit Departure times​.​

Booking enquiry​​​