The picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village is just 25km northwest of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. Surrounded by the world’s oldest living tropical rainforest, the colorful village of Kuranda is well known as the Village in the Rainforest attracting visitors for well over a century. Come for a day, or stay for the weekend, and explore our beautiful little village. Downloadable map here for your convenience.
Getting here is an extraordinary journey through World Heritage rainforest. Whether you drive up the mountain range, float above the canopy on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or wind through the Barron Gorge on the world-famous Kuranda Scenic Railway, however you decide to arrive, make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to experience everything Kuranda has to offer.
Stay in quaint bed and breakfast accommodation, discover the famous Kuranda Markets and village shopping, rainforest walks, tours and attractions. If you are interested in wildlife you can’t go past Birdworld Kuranda which is home to over 350 birds including a Southern Cassowary and right next door, is Kuranda Koala Gardens which has all your favourite Australian animals in one great place. It’s also one of the few places you can cuddle a koala. These are both located in Kuranda Heritage Markets. Continue your natural adventure and exploration with a trip on the Barron River with Kuranda Riverboat cruises.
Kuranda has many restaurants and cafes, where outdoor dining is one of the joys of our cooler mountain climate. Kuranda is a delightful mix of quirky surprises, colourful characters and natural beauty, perched at the top of a rainforest clad mountain.
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