Visitor Information Kuranda's General Services

For a village with a population of around 3000 people, Kuranda offers all manner of services to both its residents and visitors.
For tourists there are ATM’s, Foreign Exchange Facilities, a Post Office, Supermarket, Chemist, Newsagents and a mechanic for that car that needs a bit of pampering. We’re also an accessible destination, with a disabled toilet situated in the main public convenience complex. There is a courtesy shuttle bus from the Skyrail/Railway stations to carry visitors to the markets. This runs every 15 minutes until 2.50pm. To assist our visitors, we do have a push chair (age 6 months and over) and wheelchair available for hire for a small fee. For easy reference, we’re pleased to provide listings for some general services you may require on this page. For more information, please contact us or drop into the Visitor Information Centre, which is open 7 days a week.

Traffic Reports, Roads, Emergencies and Disasters

Traffic reports and road conditions. Visit Queensland Traffic for updates and real-time information on traffic conditions across our region and Queensland. You can also report an incident or traffic jam.

Kuranda Range SMS traffic alerts. Transport and Main Roads Cairns district office offers a free SMS service to alert registered users of current incidents that result in delays of more than 30 minutes or a full road closure. SMS updates are available for Kuranda Range, Gillies Range and Captain Cook Highway between Palm Cove and Craiglie.

Emergencies and Disasters. The Mareeba Shire region is vulnerable to natural and non-natural hazards which have the potential to create disaster events. To ensure an effective and efficient response to and recovery from a disaster event, it is important to have effective and coordinated disaster management arrangements in place. For more information and links, visit the Mareeba Shire Council Emergencies and Disasters. Mareeba Shire Council has officially released a community awareness guide, aimed at keeping locals and tourists safe when exploring the Shire – you can download this guide here or pick up a copy from the Kuranda Visitor Information Centre.

ATM, Real Estate & Professional Services

ATM and Money Exchange. ATM machines located at: BP Service Station, Heritage Markets, Original Rainforest Markets, Barron Falls Hotel, Kuranda Hotel and Foodworks with a Money Exchange Service at The Buzz tour bookings in Therwine Street.

Real Estate

  • Kuranda Real Estate– Owned and operated by a local family. Residential and commercial property sales, residential and commercial property management. 19 Coondoo St, Kuranda – 4093 7577
  • First National Real Estate Kuranda– Properties for sale and rent in the region. Check out upcoming Auctions. 3/12 Rob Veivers Dr, Kuranda – 4093 9050

Professional Services

  • Kuranda Medical Centre– friendly welcoming centre, catering to all ages and all backgrounds. Hours 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday. Phone 4093 7118
  • Kuranda Village Accountancy– Locally owned and operated. Professional tax returns, bookkeeping and other services. 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Fay – 4093 8222

Other Services Available in Kuranda

  • 1300 Ride Share– Affordable alternative transport with local drivers. 7-day service – 1300 743 374
  • BP Service Station– Fuel, oils, gas, ice, drinks, lunch time snacks and general goods – 4093 9400
  • Bumblebee Motors– Automotive repairs and services and batteries. Barang Street – 4093 9235
  • Emmett Whole Body Relief– Emmett Technique massage therapist for the relief of pain or discomfort, and improved flexibility. Session times approximately 45 minutes. Natalie 0457 996 860
  • Kuranda Foodworks– Groceries, takeaway food, local produce, fresh bread baked in store, delicatessen, phone credit & ATM – 4093 7260
  • Kuranda Health & Healing– Free Naturopathic advice. Iridology, massage and other healing services. Wide range of products.  – 0431 388 568
  • The Footman Kuranda– Accredited Reflexology. 7 days a week. Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets Darryl – 0412 171 905
  • Kuranda Library– Borrowing service for books, videos, DVDs, music CDs, magazines, audio books, newspapers and games. Internet and computer access, photocopying and children’s activities are also available. Kuranda Community Precinct 18-22 Arara St, Kuranda – 4093 9185
  • Kuranda Paper– The community newspaper. Published monthly – 4093 8942
  • Kuranda Pharmacy & Newsagency– Prescriptions, medical, first aid, sun protection, photographic supplies, full newsagency, including lotto and phonecards. Closed Sundays. Ph:  4093 7480
  • Post Office– Stamps, Postal Services, Banking, Gifts, Toys, Books, Postcards, Mobile Phones & Recharges, Western Union. Adjacent to Free All Day Parking. 4-12 Thooree St, Kuranda – 4093 7280
  • St Christopher’s’ Catholic Church– Sunday Mass held 6.00pm. Mass first Wednesday of each month at 6.00pm. Barang St, Kuranda.
  • St Saviour’s Anglican Church– Invites you to worship Sunday 8.00am holy Communion Sunday 5.00pm evening prayer, Tuesday 9.00am Holy Communion. Coondoo St – 4093 8735

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