Tickets for Kuranda Scenic Railway

Travel through the rainforest aboard the famous Kuranda train

Queensland Rail Ltd
Registered address: Queensland Rail Ltd, 4000, Brisbane, AU
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Wheelchair accessible
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Wheelchair accessible
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets
Souvenir guide available in nine languages
Live audio commentary
Stop at Barron Falls viewing platform
Welcome drink, locally sourced appetizers & beverages (Gold Class)
Dedicated host (Gold Class)

Meeting point

Cairns Railway Station: Bunda St, QLD 4870, Cairns

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If you want to make the most of your Kuranda Scenic Railway journey, a Gold Class ticket is the way to go. You'll get a welcome drink, as well as beverages and locally sourced appetizers on board. Plus, you'll have a dedicated host, ready to answer your questions about the route.

  • Buy your Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets in advance and ride an Australian icon
  • Enjoy breathtaking scenery, towering waterfalls, and deep ravines as the train winds its way through 15 hand-made tunnels and over 55 bridges
  • Hear live commentary in Heritage Class, or opt for Gold Class tickets to benefit from a dedicated host, tasty appetizers, and cold drinks

For well over 100 years, the Kuranda Scenic Railway has been meandering through the World Heritage-listed rainforest in Barron Gorge National Park, to the picturesque mountainside village of Kuranda.

Get your Kuranda Scenic Railway tickets and experience this iconic train ride, passing over endless bridges and ravines towards Kuranda. Your adventure begins at Cairns or Freshwater Station, and you'll chug along the 33-kilometre route through lush green valleys and past gushing waterfalls.

If you opt for the Gold Class ticket, you'll enjoy drinks and locally sourced appetizers, as well as a dedicated host for your Kuranda train journey.

  • After your booking, you will receive the redemption voucher from the operator within 24 hours
  • Show your redemption voucher at the Cairns station window to collect your physical ticket
  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

Ratings & reviews

9 verified customer reviews

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3 reviews
Dianne,  Australia Australia
01 Feb 2023
So much to see loved the waterfalls and the history of building the line.
Kuranda Scenic Railway
20 Dec 2022
My trip was awesome really enjoyed it. Going to Kuranda it was raining so we couldn't see the Barron River Falls but coming back omg it was beautiful
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Sandra,  Australia Australia
20 May 2023
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