Known as the ‘Village in the Rainforest’,
Kuranda is located just 25 km from Cairns.
Accessed from Palm Cove or Cairns, Kuranda
is best reached either by the historic scenic
railway that winds its way through the
rainforest and past waterfalls, or by scenic
cable car. Attractions include the Tjupukai
Aboriginal Cultural Park, the butterfly
sanctuary and the heritage markets.