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Kuranda & Cairns Sightseeing Tour

Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4094 1956
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US$ 95.27*
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Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4094 1956
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Sky rail/cable car with one car for 5 of us. Amazing trip in 3 stages to Karunda hill town. Sky rail runs regularly but if you plan to travel one way by train there are only 2 trips up And 2 down per day The...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We went on the Kuranda railway trip which was a great journey with amazing views of some great waterfalls and ravines. Then returned by the Sky Rail which is awesome, this carries you over the top canopy of the rainforest a brilliant ride.

Thank MikeFellows2952
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We first took the Aerial Tramway with its breathtaking views up with Kuranda and then a wander around Kuranda with its little stores, art galleries, cafes etc. Did not visit any of the attractions at Kuranda as not enough time. Returned on the Kuranda Train...More

Thank eweology
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We did a tour from PD which first included a visit to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Centre in Cairns. We were shown a short film to start followed by demonstrations of aboriginal tools, weapons, and musical instruments (including of course the didgeridoo) and then some lively...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Did this tour with my husband and 9 month old, drivers were extremely professional and lovely (thank you Steve and Heath!) and the sights at the Daintree Forrest were breathtaking. Negatives would have had to be the weather, which I know cannot be helped given...More

Thank Nikilovestravel05
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went to this place on our recent trip to australia and newzealand.We reached cairns from melbourne by air and reached this place by road.As name it self suggests it was raining all the way and there will be 3 stops in cable car.You have...More

Thank chandra shekar s
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A peaceful, beautiful and fun way to spend your day going up on the sky rail from Cairns to Kuranda. There are 2 lookouts that you can do along the way to get to your final destination. I recommend doing both of them during the...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Amazing journey up to Kuranda by train and back by Tree Top Cable car. Incredible experience, great fun and quite unique!

Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I dont recommend this at all, 75 each for basic ride..what u see isnt that spectacular and the gondola broke down twice on our return trip. There are alot better site seeing/rain forest trips sround the area then this. When you get to Kuranda its...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 24 June 2016

What a great tour - we took the cable car up to Kuranda, enjoyed a relaxing boat ride with a really knowledgeable "captain" and got the train back. The rainforest is beautiful and extensive and the village is adorable. Filled with restaurants, bars, great little...More

Thank W0rldTravel0rs
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Stuart L
I have just come across this review on the Internet. I am the Chief Executive Officer of Kuranda Heritage Rail and wish to bring Sarah's attention some facts which she seems misguided about. As a Tour Coach Operator we coordinate tours between Kuranda Village, Skyrail & the Kuranda Scenic Railway (KSR). Each attraction is individually operated. Regarding the fares mentioned in Sarah's review the price for the KSR was $A49 per person. The fare for Skyrail was a further $A49 per person. The price of the return transfers by our Coach was $A31 per person; Total $129 per person. In accordance with KSR & Skyrail terms of travel where a person has not completed a journey on the particular attraction the fare will be refunded (This was done for the Skyrail component). The KSR component was completed and therefore no refund was given. With regard to Skyrail where the system is closed due to weather or other factor Skyrail has an Emergency Management Plan which prohibits a Tour Coach Operator from returning Skyrail passengers to their destination. This is implemented by Skyrail to ensure all passengers are accounted for & to allow an uniterupted Coach Service. Skyrail also provide each passenger they return with a Voucher providing a Credit for the $A49 fare applicable. Regarding our transfer we provided the service to KSR & were prohibited from returning Sarah. Our coach was located at Skyrail waiting to return our passengers but I again reiterate WE WERE PROHIBITED FROM DOING SO. Our Driver / Tour Guide did remain at Skyrail until all our passengers were returned by Skyrail in accordance with Skyrails conditions of travel. We have not control over the Skyrail system it is closed wenever there is any risk to passenger & weather (Thunderstorms) are a serious threat to passenger safety. We are always sorry when this occurs but passenger safety is alway our primary concern. Of the three (3) components of the tour we coordinate two were provided and the third (Skyrail) was refunded. It is very unfair to blame a Tour Operator for actions taken to ensure Passenger Safety. Should Sarah return to Cairns we would be happy to provide Coach Transfers for any of our tours Free of Charge.
26 February 2016|
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Let me know about the weather in kuranda during May
23 March 2015|
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Response from Amanda C |
The weather should be lovely and around 26 degrees