Self Drive | Train 8.50am + Skyrail 12.45pm | 2 hours in Kuranda
Duration: 6 hours (approx)
Product Code: BSD Q-0850 S-1245
Have you hired a car for your stay in Port Douglas? If you answered yes then this is the tour for you! Enjoy the morning drive from Port Douglas along the magnificent coastal route to Skyrail Smithfield Terminal. Once you have parked your car, meet our hostess at the covered bus stop at the front of the terminal. Our hostess will check you in and issue you with your boarding pass for the day. Next board the luxury coach for your transfer to Freshwater Train Station. Explore the stations historical museum before boarding the Kuranda Scenic Rail. Your boarding pass includes pre-allocated tickets so sit back and enjoy this historical journey to Kuranda. Marvel at the engineering feat accomplished by the early pioneers in building this historic railway line. Make sure to keep your camera ready as you will witness incredible scenery as you wind your way through tunnels, over bridges and past waterfalls on your way to Kuranda. Once you reach Kuranda you have ample free time to explore the village! Spend time in the Heritage Markets which offer a wide variety of artwork, souvenirs and tasty local produce. Make sure to use the coupons on your boarding pass for discounted entry to the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld and Kuranda Koala Gardens. Your boarding pass also contains your tickets for the Skyrail Rainforest cableway. At the allocated time, board the gondolas for an unforgettable journey over and through the world’s oldest living rainforest. There are 2 stops along the Skyrail Rainforest cableway. At the Barron Falls Station disembark and enjoy the magnificent views across the gorge to the thundering waterfall. Explore the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre and learn more about this unique environment. At Red Peak Station you can enjoy a complimentary Ranger Guided walk and learn all about the magnificent rainforest! When you reach Skyrail Smithfield Terminal your car is ready and waiting for the return trip to Port Douglas.