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Kuranda Scenic Railway

Bunda Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
07 4036 9333
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Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Port Douglas
88%
Ranked #7 of 31 Attractions in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Jan Juc
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The Train up was fantastic. The market a little tired. The Skyrail down was steep but an amazing day all round

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I loved the old train taking you to the top of the mountain was awesome and then having the markets and shops up the top then travelling down by sky rail. this was a outing for the day

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Cleckheaton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The views from the train. The information given on the trip. The Gold service was excellent food drinks and staff. A very good trip

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We went on the Skyrail up to Karunda and the railway back, it was an entertaining day, fantastic scenery from the Skyrail and the glass bottom cars are well worth paying for.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Amazing views, breathtaking ! great history and commentary along the way, this is a must do, for all ages. ! Train up to Kuranda and Skyrail down. Don't forgot Camera! and walking shoes !

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed the train journey but the village at the top is just a tourist trap! We found ourselves being very bored as we had been to animal sanctuarys already on our trip so there was little for us to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Taking the train to Kuranda provides great photo opps. We boarded in Cairns, walked around Kuranda, then took a local bus back to Cairns. The train was fun, and provided views missed by car or bus.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

The train is the best way to get to/from Kuranda we boarded from cairns station and travel heritage class up and gold class back. If you can afford the gold class it is well worth it with great service from the staff and some amazing local foods. Kuranda itself was nothing special but the train ride made it well worth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Wow what a trip the scenic views were to die for. A must see trip, the train ride was terrific and the water falls were exceptional along with the history of how the railway line was built .

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Fun vintage train ride up and the skyrail down where you can stop at a couple of the landings to walk the boardwalk in the rain forest.

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