Kuranda, the Village in the Rainforest has been attracting visitors for well over a century.
Kuranda is a fascinating mix of quirky surprises, colourful characters and natural beauty, all nestled amidst pristine World Heritage listed rainforest.
Did You know ?
First settled in 1885, Kuranda became a hub of activity as it was located on the main railway line to Cairns.
In the early years gold, coffee and timber attracted people to Kuranda. Since the early 1900s however, the town has been renowned as a tourist destination, with its wildlife attractions, markets, arts and crafts, cafes and restaurants.
Depending on your itinerary and interests, we recommend allowing 2-3 hours exploring the world famous Kuranda Village.
During the April school holidays, open dates and hours of attractions in the Village vary. For more information on opening hours, please view the Kuranda Village opening hours timetable
Enhance your day with the Kuranda Wildlife Experience, a 3 Park Pass to visit Kuranda Koala Gardens, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Birdworld Kuranda.
Wander through the eclectic mix of markets and boutique shops brimming with local artists selling their handmade crafts, clothing, unusual souvenirs, contemporary arts and treasures.
Spend time eating and drinking your way through the quirky and quaint streets of the village. Discover local food stalls of coffee, honey, tropical fruit smoothies and many cafes including local and international cuisines in a tropical and relaxed setting.