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Kuranda Scenic Railway goes along the edge of the cliff most of the way, giving you a chance to see parrots, kangaroos, and koalas from a close distance. Originally built to connect the once bustling river port with the rich gold fields, the railway is now a tourist icon and a working tribute to the early pioneers. As you take in the brown savannah landscape, listen to the onboard staff tell amusing stories about the region's rich past. Plan your Kuranda Scenic Railway visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cairns using our Cairns online travel planner.
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To be honest it was a bit boring, You would be better off getting a Uber one way and the train back, about the same price also. Could be a better trip in the wet season with better waterfalls. The... more »
Had a great day on the Kuranda Scenic Railway trip. The train left from the central station at 9.30 am and returned from Kuranda at 2.00 pm. The scenery is magnificent & the history associated with... more »
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