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.
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:
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.
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.