Kuranda Scenic Railway Locals Fare

​​​​​​​​​We're sharing the love with locals with a great Locals Fare! It’s the perfect opportunity to take a rail adventure with us. Local residents from Cape Tribulation to Tully and west to Atherton Tablelands receive 20%* off Gold Class and Heritage Class seats year-round. Explore the wonders in your own backyard. Gather your family and friends together and travel with us from Cairns (or Freshwater) to Kuranda (or vice versa) one-way or return. Relax and take in stunning views of mountains, waterfalls and bridges and enjoy our warm hospitality.


  • ​Souvenir trip guide available
  • Seating in refurbished Heritage carriages (upgrade to Gold Class available)
  • Ambient, historical carriage décor
  • Audio commentary
  • Stop and disembark at Din Din (Barron Falls) station, with stunning views of Din Din (Barron Falls)
  • Filtered water available in each carriage

Rail ticket prices​​​

Locals fare - Heritage Class​​
​One -way

For more information about Heritage Class inclusions visit Heritage Class.

​Locals fare - ​Gold Class​​

For more information about Gold Class inclusions visit Gold Class.

Locals fare - Royale Service
​One -way

For more information about Royale Service inclusions visit Royale Service.

Departure times​​

For timetable information, visit Departure times​.​​

Booking enquiry​​​​

Prices are per person and quoted in AUD (Australian Dollars), subject to availability.*Year-round locals fare of 20% off is valid for Heritage Class one way or return for local residents only (Cape Tribulation to Tully including Atherton Tablelands). Upgrades to Gold Class or Royale Service is an additional cost. Identification with local address is required at the time of ticketing. Child fare is available for travellers 4 to 14 years of age (inclusive). Infants aged 0 to 3 years travel free of charge. ^Family fare applies to 2 adults and 2 children (one child travels free). If you cannot find the fare you need, please contact reservations for a quote. Cancellation and rebook fees will continue to be waived if you need to change your booking. Blackout date: Kuranda Scenic Railway does not operate Christmas Day or during planned maintenance closures. Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice.​