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Kuranda Scenic Railway Heritage Class Admission

Soak up Cairns' nature on a beautiful train ride

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  • 2 Hrs Duration
  • Free Cancelation - 24 Hrs Notice
  • Explore the landscape, beauty and history of the Tropical North Queensland on a scenic train ride
  • Travel past the Macalister Range and stop for photos at the spectacular Barron Falls
  • Ride in the train's authentic red wood carriage and learn about your surroundings through audio commentary
  • A perfect outing for the whole family, this ride is a great way to discover the area
Most Recent Reviews

  • Supa* 16 Apr 2017
    The railway is absolutely great. Filled with immense knowledge of how it was built and also beautiful views of the entire landscape.Would recommend it if you are visiting Cairns.

US$ 41

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What To Expect

Discover the lush beauty of Australian countryside on a fun trip on Kuranda Scenic Railway, one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia, with over 120 years of history! The picturesque ride takes you through the impressive Macalister Range, passes through the beautiful suburbs of Stratford, Freshwater and Redlynch before reaching Kuranda, the village in the rainforest. The train stops at a stunning viewing platform at Barron Falls, a steep cascade waterfall - so have your camera ready to create amazing memories of the trip. This ticket buys you the journey in the train’s classic Heritage Carriage - the refurbished red-wooden carriage that makes for an authentic old world experience. Travel in comfort and listen to the audio commentary to learn more about the locations you are passing. Catch some free WiFi at Freshwater railway station and share your experiences on the trip!

Kuranda Railway Cains
Ride from Cairns to Kuranda on this iconic scenic railway train
Cairns travel
Admire stunning views of nature along the journey and stop by the spectacular Barron Falls
Kuranda railway tour
Ride through beautiful countryside in the original red wood heritage carriage
Cairns attractions
Hop on the scenic train at Cairns or Freshwater station
Activity Information


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

  • One way ticket in Kuranda Scenic Railway Heritage Class to/from Cairns or Freshwater Station to Kuranda Station (if you wish to book both ways, please make 2 bookings)
  • Souvenir trip guide available in 9 languages
  • Seating in refurbished Heritage carriages
  • Audio commentary provided
  • 10 minute stop at Barron Falls viewing platform
  • Chilled towel to refresh during summer months
  • Filtered water available in each carriage
  • Free WiFi available at Freshwater railway station
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Additional Information

Additonal Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 4-14
  • Children under 3 can travel for free
  • The whole trip lasts 2 hours
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date specified
  • You must redeem this voucher for your entry ticket
  • Passengers can choose any preferred time listed below to board the scenic train at Cairns, Freshwater or Kuranda stations:

Departure Times:

  • Cairns departure: 8:30am and 9:30am
  • Freshwater departure: 8:55am and 9:55am
  • Kuranda departure: 2:00pm and 3:30pm
  • Closed on 1, 2 and 25 December


  • Cairns station address: Bunda St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia, located in the center of the city
  • Freshwater station address: Barron QLD 4878, Australia, 15 mins drive from Cairns Airport
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews(5) 5.0
  • Supa* 16 Apr 2017
    The railway is absolutely great. Filled with immense knowledge of how it was built and also beautiful views of the entire landscape.Would recommend it if you are visiting Cairns.
  • Ziha* 6 Jan 2017
    A good recreational activity though you can't see much of the scenery through the train. One side of it is almost rocks and slopes on the other side. Overall good experience.Highly recommended. !!!
  • cherise*** 2 Jun 2017
  • Chun* 18 Apr 2017
  • Yun*** 10 Apr 2017
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