Kuranda – Village in the Rainforest

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

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 Rainforest Cableway.

Kuranda’s famous Markets and Village Shopping has something for everyone with handcrafted goods, Aboriginal arts and crafts, galleries and best range of honey, local coffee and tropical fruit ice cream. Every few steps you will find Restaurants, Cafes or food stalls to relax and enjoy extraordinary food. 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 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 or view the mighty Barron Falls which are breathtaking when in flood. You can also see traditional Aboriginal dancers perform, cruise the Barron River in a riverboat, explore the rainforest on an ATV or Army Duck ride.


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