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Casa Kuranda in the Rainforest
2 Shane Ct, Kuranda, QLD
The price is AU$81 per night
2.05 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"A lovely peaceful stay in the rainforest and a lovely, friendly host to welcome you."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun. 2020

Casa Kuranda in the Rainforest
Sundream - A Luxury House in the Rainforest
8 Hilltop Close, Kuranda, QLD
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0.31 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Fabulous!

"We stayed here with our 2 families (8 of us all together) in August - simply stunning property with everything you need! Spacious, beautiful, quiet . . . It was hard to leave the house to go explore the area! Roxanne was extremely accommodating and a pleasure to deal with ... Highly recommend Sundream! ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2017

Sundream - A Luxury House in the Rainforest
Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$99 per night
19.05 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)
Close to lagoon

"Great location. Close to the lagoon and the casino. Rooms were very clean. Breakfast buffet very good."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr. 2020

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$130 per night
17.79 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"A lovely view of the sunrise every morning was well worth the visit. A quiet hotel with friendly staff we would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$215 per night
18.98 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Excellent location sitting having breakfast and dinner overlooking the marina was great. Very good food and the staff were excellent Very helpful nothing too much trouble , also the tours desk were very obliging"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is AU$223 per night
9.26 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (831 reviews)

"Every thing was fine, helpful staff though we arrived when the Qld border was still closed so not many tourists such that some of the facilities at the resort were closed"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2020

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Pullman Cairns International
5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$175 per night
19.24 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"A Grand looking hotel, view from 1407 was magnificent. Carpets really needed replacing in our room it was probably due for a coat of paint."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Pullman Cairns International
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$163 per night
18.34 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"very accessible, close to everything. very good size room, good value dinner served by the hotel resturant,equipped with self service laundry a big bonus. very comfortable n appealing lobby. few ants found n rooms (we booked two rooms), the shower space has half panel glass which cannot stop water ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
Mitre Street, Craiglie, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$251 per night
36.58 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (893 reviews)

"Excellent 2 bedroom penthouse apartment with everything you would need. An amazing pool which was warm and a joy to spend time in and plenty of sunbeds and a pool bar."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
5 Triton Street, Palm Cove, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$197 per night
8.46 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (685 reviews)

"Perfect for the family stay. The staff were wonderful and helpful always."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
Mantra Amphora
4.5 out of 5
49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is AU$123 per night
8.74 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (718 reviews)

"Upon arrival we were happily surprised to be told that they had booked our family into two units next to each other - this was something we did not expect at all. The resort was clean, well kept and modern. Fantastic location right on the boulevard, with easy access to plenty of restaurants and bars. ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Mantra Amphora
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
5 out of 5
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$238 per night
18.2 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (501 reviews)

"Great property, facilities are fantastic even though the pool was closed for lockdown."…"

Reviewed on 21 Apr. 2020

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
Mantra Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$156 per night
18.89 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"The staff are very welcoming. Very professional. The hotel is very clean and always get a Beautiful clean room. Last stay recently very good measures in place for Covid-19. They had signage up and information posted for people to read. Would also stay here when travelling to Cairns. Got upgraded ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr. 2020

Mantra Esplanade
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$146 per night
18.48 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Great location, facilities and friendly helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Mantra Trilogy
Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$187 per night
19.16 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"It is a unique architectual design, you feel like a secure place in any weather condition."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Kuranda

Visitors can enjoy all that Kuranda has to offer including the zoo, rainforests, and temples. Tourists can also enjoy all the city has to offer including its local tours. Top sights around the area include Great Barrier Reef, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. The closest major airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) 14.1 from the city center.

Sightseeing and Staying in Kuranda

Cultural venues in the city include Kuranda Arts Co-Op Gallery, Djurri Dadagal Art Enterprises, and Peter Jarver Gallery. Attractions like Australian Venom Zoo and Rainforestation Nature Park are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city's natural beauty is on display at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld Kuranda, and Barron Falls Lookout.

As you start planning your visit to Kuranda, your ideal accommodation may not be centrally located but there are 202 hotels and lodging options locally. Listed here are a few of the places to stay in the region:

  • Palm Royale Cairns is 1.1 mi from the center of Kuranda. This 3.5-star hotel in Kuranda features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar.
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is 10.3 mi from central Kuranda. This 4-star hotel in Manunda features 2 outdoor pools, free parking, and a café. Our customers like its overall value and helpful staff.
  • Cairns Plaza Hotel is located 11.1 mi from the heart of Kuranda. This 4-star hotel in Cairns North features 3 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale.

In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Great Barrier Reef, located 9.6 mi (15.4 from the heart of the city, and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which is 3.7 mi (6 away.

Getting Around Kuranda

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Kuranda Station. Kuranda might not have many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Kuranda

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 85°F, while the average at night is 63°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 84°F with nighttime averages of 62°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 89°F and nighttime averages of 67°F
  • About 81.65 inches of rain falls on Kuranda each year
  • Usually January and December are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 63°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kuranda?
Pacific Hotel Cairns, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the heart of Kuranda, is a top choice for your stay, based on our traveller data. Two other options for your visit to the area are Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns and Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kuranda, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Kuranda.

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