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Kuranda Rail, Skyrail and Hartley's Crocodile Adventure

Enjoy breathtaking views of the World Heritage rainforest and close-up encounters with Australia's deadliest predator on this exciting tour of tropical north Queensland.

Your day of discovery starts with a spectacular journey aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway through fields of sugar cane and virgin tropical forest as you head for Kuranda, nestled in mountaintop rainforest splendour.

There, you will have time to explore the famous Kuranda Markets before soaring high above the rainforest canopy in your Skyrail Gondola. There is no need to queue as your tickets are already on your Boarding Pass. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the beautiful World Heritage protected rainforest and also explore the boardwalks and the CSIRO Interpretative Centre.

Complimentary guided boardwalk tours are offered throughout the day at Red Peak Station. After arriving at the Smithfield Skyrail Terminal, your coach will be waiting to transfer you to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures for some of the best crocodile viewing in Northern Queensland.

You will have plenty of free time to explore the park, . Enjoy a leisurely lagoon cruise through the Melaleuca wetlands, where you will have the unique opportunity to see these deadly predators up close in their natural habitat before exploring the rest of the park with its huge variety of native wildlife including cassowaries, wallabies, venomous snakes and turtles.

The highlight of your day is the spectacular Crocodile Attack Show where you can witness the notorious crocodile death roll. You will also have the opportunity to hold a crocodile for a photo (at own expense).

Suggested Itinerary:

  • 7.00am - 8.00am Hotel Pick-up
  • 8.50am Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • 10.25 Kuranda Village - Approx. 1hr free time
  • 11.30am Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 12:40pm Transfer from Smithfield Terminal to Hartley's
  • 1.20pm Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
  • 4.45pm Hotel Transfer Departs

Experience Includes

  • Pick-up and drop off from most Cairns and Cairns Beaches hotels.
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway Ticket to Kuranda
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway journey to Caravonica Lakes
  • Air-conditioned Coach Transportation
  • Entrance to Hartley’s Crocodile including wetlands cruise and crocodile attack show

Experience Excludes

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail Gold Class Upgrade
  • Optional gratuities


Daily, year round.

Departure location


Start times



Around 10 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • You MUST re-confirm your booking locally at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Pick-ups and Drop offs are not available from Yorkey's Knob, Holloways Beach and Machans Beach. Return coach transfer departs 4.50pm.
  • Children 3 years and under travel free.
  • Tours do not operate on Christmas Day.
  • The Kuranda Scenic Rail (KSR) is subject to extreme weather conditions resulting in non-operation. In this instance, return Skyrail will be provided to substitute the KSR portion. You will be advised on the day of alternative arrangements that will be available to you.
  • All Kuranda tours are self-guided. Your Boarding Pass will be given to you by your driver. It includes your itinerary in written format, with timings to ensure your day runs as efficiently as possible.
  • Fuel levies may be introduced when required. Should this occur, charges will be payable direct and subject to change without notice.