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“Magnificent Train and scenery” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kuranda Scenic Railway

Kuranda Scenic Railway
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US$136.19*
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Kuranda Day Trip from Cairns by Scenic Railway and Skyrail Including Army Duck...
Ranked #8 of 118 things to do in Cairns
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Owner description: Kuranda Scenic Railway is the original scenic rail journey to Kuranda. This spectacular experience travels over bridges and through tunnels hand-made by North Queensland's pioneers over 100 years ago. Traversing the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park, this is one of the world's great railway journeys.
Houston, Texas
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“Magnificent Train and scenery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

We went up Heritage class and returned Gold Class! Beautiful ride, even in the rain! Loved every minute of it!

Visited June 2014
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“Breath taking scenery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Well managed tour that runs to the published timetable. Excellent guides available and all the facilities are very family friendly - caters especially well for families with young children.

Visited August 2013
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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“Scenic view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

The Kuranda Railway is a great way to get good views of Cairns and surrounds. The waterfalls were not at their best but would be spectacular after rain. Kuranda itself is a nice tourist town with lots of shops and places to eat. The Rainforest River Walk was fantastic.

Visited June 2014
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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“great train trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

well worth the money. great scenery. take the cable car to Kuranda and then catch the train back to Cairns. to be sure book your seats for the train well ahead. We had a top day

Visited August 2013
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“Must Do!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

absolutely loved the Scenic Railway.. we took the afternoon gold class back down and thoroughly enjoyed it. Wine, finger food, souvenir pack, great views, attentive staff, very well organised with transfers between the railway and skyrail.
Def a highlight of our trip

Visited June 2014
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