Grand Kuranda

Join Tropic Wings for the ultimate day of adventure to Kuranda, located in World Heritage Rainforest. On your Kuranda day tour you will visit to the delightful Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Australia’s largest butterfly free flight aviary with 1200 free flying local rainforest butterflies. Explore the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park where you can take a tour on a historic World War II Army Duck, as well feed a kangaroo and meet a Cassowary in the Koala & Wildlife Park. Take part in the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, which includes boomerang and spear throwing and traditional Aboriginal dances. You will also enjoy the Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway as part of your transfers.

Tour Highlights

  • Return transfers to and from hotel accommodation
  • 100% Electric Coach*
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

  • Entry to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • Entry to Award Winning Rainforestation Nature Park

  • Aussie BBQ Lunch
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour

Cairns Pickup/Drop-off

(2a + 2c)

Palm Cove Pickup/Drop-off

(2a + 2c)

Port Douglas Pickup/Drop-off

(2a + 2c)
  • Additional Information
  • FAQs
  • Itineraries may operate in reverse or in a different sequence.
  • Transfers not available from private residences (including Airbnb properties) – guests will need to meet at Skyrail Smithfield Terminal, or make their own way to another pickup location. 
  • Pick-ups from Cairns city are from centralized locations. To view available pick-up locations, please click here.
  • Operational times for traders can vary seasonally and may change at short notice. We recommend that passengers wishing to visit Kuranda markets check for up to date opening hours, which are available online.


Ask our booking staff about a one-way Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class Upgrade ($56 per person) and/or a one-way Skyrail Diamond View Upgrade ($33 per adult, $17 per child).

Do I need to call to confirm my booking?
Change to Passengers are required to call 48 hours prior to travel to confirm accommodation details and pick up time 

Do we still run the tour if it is raining? 

What do I need to bring?

  • Your voucher (if you have one)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Money for souvenirs, lunch and attractions (if not included)
  • Bottle of water
  • Hat & Sunscreen

Can I upgrade to Gold Class &/or Diamond View?

Yes, subject to availability. On most of our Kuranda tours we can upgrade to Gold Class, the only Gold Class train that we are able to book on is the 15:30 train returning from Kuranda to Cairns. We can book Diamond View on either direction on Skyrail.

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Information Regarding Tropical Cyclone Jasper

Tours and Charters temporarily suspended

Due to the severe weather predicted associated with Tropical Cyclone Jasper all tours and charters are currently suspended.

We anticipate to resume tours & charters on Friday 15th December, however, this will be assessed once the cyclone has passed to ensure that it is safe to do so.

Our reservations and charters team will be working with minimal staff during this time and there are likely to be considerable delays in responding to your queries.

Thank you for your understanding and we will provide further information once the weather conditions improve.

Monday 8th to Sunday 21st May

Scheduled maintenance of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway

Due to the planned maintenance, our Kuranda tours that include Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway won’t be operating. 

Rest assured, you can still enjoy our Kuranda coach tours options.