Value Day Tours - Self Drive Kuranda Tour (VSD)

If you will have your own car whilst in Cairns or Port Douglas, then this might be the tour for you. Drive your car to the Skyrail Terminal at Smithfield, just 15 km north of Cairns, and 50km south of Port Douglas. Then, join our shuttle bus for the 15 minute ride to Freshwater Train Station. This breathtaking scenic train journey will take you through hand-hewn tunnels and across bridges with amazing views. You will stop at Barron Gorge to view the Falls before arriving at beautiful Kuranda Rail Station. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore the - Village in the Rainforest. Explore the markets or visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and colourful Birdworld (at own expense). At the scheduled time, board Skyrail which takes you on an amazing experience over Australia's World Heritage Listed Tropical Rainforest canopy descending into the forest at two stations,Red Peak and Barron Falls.You can enjoy spectacular views from the tree lookouts at Barron Falls Station and learn more about the environment from ranger guided tours at Red Peak station. Your journey ends at Smithfield Skyrail Terminal where your car is parked.


  • 9.10am Coach transfer from Skyrail Terminal Carpark at Smithfield to Freshwater Railway Station
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail up to Kuranda departing at 9:50am
  • View Barron River and Stoney Creek Falls
  • Free time in Kuranda - Heritage Markets operate daily
  • Return at your allocated time by Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Experience to your car.

Rates & Availability

Period Adults Children Families Option
9:50am Train up & 2:45pm Skyrail down
1 Apr 2018 – 31 Mar 2019 $132.00 $68.00 $332.00
9:50am Train up & 3:45pm Skyrail down
1 Apr 2018 – 31 Mar 2019 $132.00 $68.00 $332.00
9:50am Train up & 3:30pm Skyrail down
1 Apr 2018 – 31 Mar 2019 $132.00 $68.00 $332.00
Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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