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Naturally air-conditioned, beautifully presented and a treat to visit. Kuranda is definitely a place to put on your agenda.

Kuranda is the cultural tropical rainforest village of the Far North. only 30 minutes drive through World Heritage Rainforest from Cairns city, or choose from a scenic rail journey or Kuranda skyrail cableway. The Barron falls which are an awesome sight to see (especially during the wet season) are just a short drive from the village.

With a diverse mix of vibrant shops, famous markets and local artists. Wander through the beautiful rainforest setting and watch artists at work. Approx. 90 stalls provide an original range of handmade local arts & crafts plus Australian opals, gemstones, crocodile and kangaroo leather goods.

Relax and enjoy the tropical delights at one of the local restaurants and cafes.
Visit the many nature based attractions in Kuranda, including the butterfly sanctuary, native birds and the magnificent Barron River.  Take a safari tour or river cruise.

Discover some rich Aboriginal heritage as they share part of their 60,000 year history with you.

Each year, in September the town comes alive for the Spring Arts Festival, a full week of fun. See all the local artists with their works on display. Some of the worlds best artists have taken up residence in around Kuranda for the inspirational effects of the majestic rainforest surrounds.

Escape the heat of the lower coastal plains and spend the night with accommodation choices ranging from resort style accommodation, camping, bed & breakfast, backpacker or eco-rainforest cabins. Let the locals help you experience the hospitality. You'll certainly enjoy Kuranda.