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 of Cairns and surrounding areas receive 20%* off 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. 

Kuranda Scenic Railway Heritage Class


KSR Locals Fare (Heritage Class) inclusions:
  • 20%* off the ticket price in Heritage Class seats
  • Souvenir trip guide available in 9 languages
  • Seated in refurbished Heritage carriages
  • Ambient, historical carriage décor
  • Audio commentary
  • Stop and disembark at Barron Falls station, with stunning views of Barron Falls
  • Chilled refresher towel, in summer months
  • Filtered water available in each carriage 

Kuranda Scenic Railway year-round Locals Fare 20%* off
Adult Child# Family#
Locals Fare (one-way)
$40.00 $20.00 $100.00
Locals Fare (return) $60.80
$30.40 $152.00

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* Year-round locals fare of 20% off is valid for Heritage Class one way or return for local residents only (Port Douglas to Cardwell including Atherton Tablelands). Identification with local address is required at the time of ticketing. The fares listed above are valid from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021. All prices are quoted in AUD (Australian Dollars), subject to availability. #Child Policy:  0-3 years inclusive - free of charge; 4-14 years inclusive - child price applies. Family Fare applies for 2 Adults + 2 Children (aged 4-14 years inclusive). Cancellation Policy: cancellation and rebook fees will continue to be waived if you do need to change your booking. Blackout Date: Kuranda Scenic Railway does not operate Christmas Day 25/12/2020  and planned maintenance closures.  If you cannot find the fare you need please contact reservations for a quote. Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice.