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Kuranda - Village in the Rainforest
Kuranda, Mareeba Area

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07 4093 9311


The picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village is just 25 kilometres northwest of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. It is a vibrant little town surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest. Travelling to Kuranda is a highlight in itself. Visitors can travel to Kuranda on Kuranda's Historic Scenic Railway, by car or bus, via the spectacular Kuranda Road, or above the rainforest canopy on Skyrail - the world's longest rainforest Cableway.

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Kuranda has come a long way from its initial origins as a centre for those choosing an alternative lifestyle in the late 1960s.

Kuranda's shops and markets with their exotically handcrafted goods, Aboriginal artifacts, restaurants and coffee shops make Kuranda a well known day destination, but to truly enjoy the ambience this village has to offer you can stay a night.

Take the time to visit some of Kuranda's many first class nature based tourist attractions, which include koalas, butterflies, native and exotic birds, kangaroos and reptiles. There are wonderful walking tracks which meander through magnificent rainforest and which are breathtaking when in flood. You can also see traditional Aboriginal dancers perform, travel on a riverboat on the mighty Barron River on join an Army Duck ride through the rainforest.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Rock Climbing
    Rock Climbing
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
    Wine Tasting

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Disability facilities available.

Further Details:
Kuranda is a well established tourist destination and is visited daily by many of the major tour operators in North Queensland. The tour companies generally package up Kuranda with a number of other tourism products in the area. Please ensure when making bookings, that the tour you select, includes adequate time for you to take in all the village has to offer.

How To Get There:
Kuranda is a 30 minute drive from Cairns, via the spectacular Kuranda Range. You take the Captain Cook Highway north from Cairns Airport. At the Smithfield Shopping Centre take a left hand turn to begin your ascent up the range. The road is well maintained, but is windy in parts. Take the time to have a breather at the Henry Ross Lookout. Enjoy the magnificent views over Cairns and the Coral Sea. Continue your journey. After you cross the Barron River the Kuranda turn off is about one kilometre up on the left hand side.

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07 4093 9311


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