Board your motorcoach for a scenic drive en route to the Kuranda Scenic Railway. You'll cross the Barron River and climb through the lush rain forested slopes of the Kuranda Mountains. Take in stunning views of the city of Cairns, fields of sugar cane, and the Coral Sea as you approach your destination.
Built between 1882 and 1891 the Kuranda Scenic Railway connects Cairns with the Atherton Tablelands. This extraordinary railway traverses through the Kuranda Mountains, passing magnificent waterfalls, crossing 37 bridges and traveling through 15 tunnels in the Barron Gorge National Park. The views are incredible as you ride this historic passage.
You'll travel in supreme comfort with Gold Class accommodations, featuring a restored luxury carriage with brass fittings, plush interior and personal service. Enjoy a selection of appetizers with sparkling wine or beer during your scenic rail trip.
Kuranda is a charming Aboriginal township located on the Atherton Tablelands. When you arrive, enjoy free time to explore its array of shops, galleries and restaurants. Stop into the Visitors Information Center to learn more about the region and the many activities and attractions available to you. Be sure to take a walk to Barron Falls Lookout, a spectacular photo opportunity with panoramic views of the falls cascading over 800 feet through the Kuranda rainforest. Then, treat yourself to lunch at one of the village's many cafés.
A scenic motorcoach ride returns you to port.