We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail self-drive option

Kuranda, Queensland 4878, Australia
Save
Review Highlights
An ABSOLUTE must do!

We chose to do this at the last minute and it was an absolute highlight of our time in the Cairns... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David T
,
South Bend, Indiana
Kuranda Senic Railway and Skyrail

We took the upgrade to gold class for the train trip from Freshwater station to Kuranda. Best trip... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark C
via mobile
Read all 9 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“An ABSOLUTE must do!”
4 weeks ago
“Kuranda Senic Railway and Skyrail”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Kuranda, Queensland 4878, Australia
Write a ReviewReviews (9)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to do this at the last minute and it was an absolute highlight of our time in the Cairns area! The scenery and the experience are spectacular. The little town of Kuranda had the best shops we experienced during our time in Australia!!!...More

Thank David T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the upgrade to gold class for the train trip from Freshwater station to Kuranda. Best trip ever. It started at Freshwater station where we receviced a Mocktail before the train arrived. Once we were on the train in our very comfortable lounge type...More

Thank Mark C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The sky rail and scenic railway is a must do when in Cairns. We booked the diamond class in the cable car which gives you the glass bottom gondola. This was nice but there is only 1 in 10 diamond class gondola's so at times...More

Thank garyf705
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely day trip out for the whole family. We went as a group of friends and enjoyed seeing the rainforest from above. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They manage the queues quite well. The only drawback is the price. It's...More

Thank GlobalSue
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Ride over the rainforest canopy, all side windows. Hop off places to see the waterfalls & an open area in the rainforest where you can see new plants trying to establish themselves.

Thank momnewc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The skyrail was great. We just booked ourselves so could take time at Kuranda. So no tour. You can easily do everything yourself at Kuranda. Would've liked to do train but unfortunately due to slips after a flood it was closed. Took skyrail up and...More

Thank Jill K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Did the skyrail both ways. Amazing day out, fun way to get up to kuranda for the day. The falls were flowing which was noce

Thank Thereisnouseridleft
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a full-day activity. We drove to Skyrail's Smithfield Terminal, parked our car there, and were taken on a coach to Freshwater Station about 10mins away in the morning to catch the Kuranda Scenic Railway train up to Kuranda. The train ride took a...More

1  Thank lrussell2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail self-drive option staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit