Kuranda - The Village in the Rainforest

 Kuranda Village by Skyrail and Hot Air

An amazing place to visit after your hot air balloon ride is Kuranda Village. Kuranda is located in Tropical North Queensland, just 25km northwest of Cairns and is surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest. Kuranda is famously known as the Village in the Rainforest and is a beautiful day out and way to expereince the Rainforest, some shopping and great food.

You may wish to take our self-drive option to the Atherton Tabelalnds for your balloon ride and then a scenic drive back afterwards for a morning in Kuranda. Or you may wish to pick one of our easy tour options that includes transfers from Cairns, Palm Cove or Port Douglas accommodation.

We have tour options that include the Kuranda Historic Rail Train, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and free time in Kuranda Village.

Kuranda is bursting with shops, restaurants, cafes and markets as well as nature attractions such as Australia Venom Zoo, Bat Reach, Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld and Kyuranda Koala Gardens . Learn more about aboriginal culture and history and perhaps purchase an aboriginal artefact or maybe some other handcrafted goods. It’s a great place to relax and unwind on your Queensland holiday.  

The Kuranda Information Centre right in the heart of Kuranda Village is a great way to start your orienation and visit so why not drop by and say Gday to the freindly staff there.


Hot Air Balloon Kuranda Scenic Railway Stony Creek Waterfalls Cairns Transfers, Hot Air Ballooning, Skyrail Cableway, Kuranda Village and Historic Train

This tour has a wide range of activities, all in one day! Pick up from your Cairns accommodation before being taken to the Cairns Highlands for a hot air balloon ride. Then, catch the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda. Enjoy free time exploring Kuranda Village before catching the Kuranda Historic Railway back to your Cairns hotel.

  • Price Starting From:
  • 402.50 per Adult315.25 per Child

Hot Air Balloon Flight with FREE drop-off to Kuranda

Come along and experience our top selling balloon flight.  After you experience amazing views of the Atherton Tablelands as you float gently through the skies your Hot Air bus driver can drop you to Kuranda - the village in the rainforest (return own arrangements).

  • Price Starting From:
  • 290.00 per Adult259.00 per Child

Cairns Hot Air Balloon Ride with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda Village Cairns Return Transfers, Ballooning, Kuranda Village, Skyrail Gondola

Visit the picturesque town of Kuranda after your hot air balloon ride on the Atherton Tablelands. This is a great tour option if you need to get back to Cairns earlier in the day. Our Hot Air bus driver will drop you to Kuranda where you will catch the amazing Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Gondola. Return transfers are inculded from Cairns accommodation.

  • Price Starting From:
  • 352.50 per Adult290.25 per Child

Hot Air Balloon + Kuranda Koala Gardens

You'll save when you book here. This tour package includes a hot air balloon tour, transsfer to Kuranda Village and entry to the amazing Kuranda Koala Park. It's a great day our for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Price Starting From:
  • 309.00 per Adult268.50 per Child

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Dance Theatre Tour including Hot Air Ballooning from Cairns and Port Douglas Cairns Ballooning with Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture, Skyrail Rainforest Gondola, Kuranda Village and Historic Train

An amazing day filled with a variety of activities. Pick up from Cairns accommodation for a spectacular hot air balloon ride. Followed by a visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park where you will learn about the aborigine culture. The Skyrail Rainforest Gondola will take you to Kuranda Village where you have free time to explore. Then catch the historic scenic train back to Cairns.

  • Price Starting From:
  • 501.00 per Adult372.00 per Child

Hot Air Ballooning with Skyrail Rainforest Canopy Gondola to Kuranda Village Port Douglas Transfers, Balloons, Historic Train, Kuranda Village, Skyrail Gondola

Port Douglas has a lot to offer and this tour fits so much of it all into one day! Start your day of adventure with a hot air balloon ride. Then catch the historic scenic train to Kuranda Village where you will have free time to explore. Afterwards, catch the Skyrail Gondola over the rainforest, an amazing experience. Return transfers from Port Douglas accommodation are included.

  • Price Starting From:
  • 465.00 per Adult356.00 per Child

Hot Air Balloon Kuranda Scenic Railway Port Douglas Transfers, Balloons, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Skyrail Gondola, Historic Train

A hot air balloon ride at dawn is a great way to start your day. Then, learn about Australian aborigine culture, dance and more at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Afterwards, you will catch the amazing Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda Village. Spend some time at Kuranda before a memorable ride on the Kuranda Historic Train. Transfers included from Port Douglas accommodation.

  • Price Starting From:
  • 525.00 per Adult390.00 per Child

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