You are invited to our Christmas event “Kuranda HEARTbeats” being held on Saturday 11 December from 10am until late. Local artists will be displaying their work and there will be lots of music and shopping opportunities. Mark it in your diaries and help spread the word, this one is not…

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Kuranda Village is open for business 7 days a week, with all your favourite attractions and activities waiting for your next visit. Please note the Markets do have reduced trading days, due to COVID. Both the Original Market and the Heritage Markets are open Wednesday to Sunday. Kuranda Village –…

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News in Kuranda – February 2020

Barron Falls The Barron Falls put on a magnificent show at the end of January after a week of monsoon rain bringing onlookers to vantage points including Kurandas Barron Falls Boardwalk or The Edge Lookout at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. We can’t wait for the heavens to open up again to…

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November News in Kuranda

Kuranda has been the home of the Djabugay people for tens of thousands of years. They called Kuranda, Ngunbay, which means platypus. The Djabugay people are great story tellers as that is how they have shared their culture through the generations. Kuranda Information Centre volunteer Errol Hunter is continuing that…

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Rainforestation Wins Gold Tourism Award

Rainforestation Nature Park has won the highly contended Qantas Award for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism for its Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience at the Queensland Tourism Awards. The award was received only hours after Premier Palaszczuk announced 2020 will be the year of indigenous Tourism, marking a significant year ahead…

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Kuranda Cassowary at Kuranda rainforest Journeys.

October News in Kuranda

Cassowaries are on the move in Kuranda and checking out what visitors are up to. Guests at Kuranda Rainforest Journeys and on the Kuranda Riverboat were treated to great photo opportunities this month. Kozilla offers a photo opportunity of a different kind – a selfie with a very big attraction…

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Electric Bus in Kuranda in Cairns

First electric bus in Queensland comes to Kuranda

Tropic Wings Cairns Tours & Charters’ electric bus makes its inaugural trip up the Kuranda Range this week. The new Yutong E12 is environmentally friendly with zero emissions, and is the first 100% electric bus to be used commercially in Queensland. The battery charge lasts approximately 350km, far beyond the…

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Army Duck tours in Kuranda

September News

Wildlife, markets, handmade sweets, walking trails and even mini-golf – there are reasons galore for families to enjoy the school holidays in Kuranda. Exploring Kuranda is even more fun to explore if you do it in an Army Duck, quad bike or on a river boat! Arrive by Skyrail Rainforest…

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August News

Targa Great Barrier Reef returns to the Kuranda Range Road on Father’s Day with Rainforestation the perfect place to watch the car rally action.  Afterwards you can visit the village for a sweet treat whether it’s locally made ice cream, candy or to taste test the subtle differences local flora…

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