From Cairns: Kuranda Day Trip with Skyrail Cableway Ticket


The Kuranda Train will not operate until 01 March 2024 due to maintenance. (Except for 17, 18, 24, 25 February 2024) On these days we will operate the tour with Skyrail both ways up and return. Sorry for the inconvenience. The schedule is as followed until 01 March 2024: ・Pick up from your accommodation in the Cairns city area (Check your pick-up time the above) ・Heading to the Skyrail Station after all passengers on board ・10:45 Depart from Smithfield Skyrail Station ・12:00-13:30 Arrive in Kuranda and you will have free time ・13:45 Depart from Kuranda by taking the Kuranda Skyrail Station ・15:15 Your driver will be waiting for you in Smithfield Skyrail Station. ・16:15 Hotel drop-off


  • Discover World Heritage-listed pristine rainforest by historic scenic railway
  • Take a ride on the cableway, gliding just meters above the rainforest canopy
  • Visit Kuranda markets, unique shops and wildlife parks


  • Pickup and drop-off at most major hotels in central Cairns (except for the northern beach area)
  • 2-way ticket for Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 1-way ticket for Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • 1-way ticket for Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Tour Plan

What to expect

The iconic Skyrail experience is a must-do Cairns attraction of Australia’s World-Heritage listed tropical rainforest, immersing you in one of the most botanically fascinating areas on earth. At the end of your Skyrail experience, be picked up again by bus at 3:15 PM to be brought back to the hotel.

Meeting point

You will receive your exact pickup time within 24 hours of your booking. Pickup times are between 9:30 AM and 10:25 AM.

Additional Info

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Credit card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The train will not operate until February 11, 2024 due to maintenance. Instead the tour will be conducted using the Skyrail Cableway up to Kuranda and returning by Skyrail
  • Cruise ship passengers who arrive at Yorkeys Knob will need to make their own way to the Railway Station, and back to Yorkeys Knob after the tour
  • Cruise ship passengers who arrive at Cairns Terminal will need to make their way to Pullman International Hotel to be picked up due to congestion at the Terminal
  • Skyrail operation can be affected by weather; the activity provider will do their best to accommodate
  • The activity provider has the right to change the itinerary order and time due to limited availability and/or weather
  • Please note that the start time of activity is not your pick-up time. The activity provider will contact you by email to provide the pickup time from your accommodation.
Cancelation policy

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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