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*'''Drive''' from [[Cairns]] via the Captain Cook and Kennedy Highways. The trip takes approximately 40 minutes.
* Hop on the '''[http://www.traveltrain.com.au/traveltrain_services/Tropical_Services/kuranda_scenic/Overview.asp
Many visitors combine the Kuranda Scenic railway and the skyrail, travelling to Kuranda on one and returning on the other. From the scenery point of view, take the railway first in the morning and after that make the skyrail trip - take your time to stop and look around in the [http://www.rainforest.com.au
Kuranda is a small village, although somewhat hilly. Walking about
A one-way courtesy bus between the skyrail and scenic railway stations at the south end of town and the wildlife attractions at the north of town. The bus departs every twenty minutes.
* '''Kuranda Koala Gardens''' [http://www.koalagardens.com/], Heritage Markets, Rob Vievers Drive. tel 07 4093 9953. email [email protected] The Koala Gardens is a small wildlife zoo housing Australian native animals. In addition to koalas there are kangeroos, crocodiles, snakes and lizards. Visitors can hold a koala and have their picture taken. Entry is $14 for adults, $7 for children.
* '''Australian Butterfly Sanctuary''' [http://www.australianbutterflies.com/], 8 Rob Vievers Drive. tel 07 4093 7575. fax 07 4093 8923. email [email protected] The butterfly sanctuary is an aviary containing rainforest butterflies - Birdwings Ulysees and more, its great for Kids. Open 9:
*<see name="Rainforestation Nature Park" alt="" address="Kennedy Highway" directions="" phone="+617 4085 5008" url="http://www.rainforest.com.au" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This award-winning attraction is situated five minutes from Kuranda Village. Experience the tropical rainforest on both land and water aboard an amphibious World War II Army Duck. Learn about aboriginal culture with the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, including a traditional dance performance and boomerang throwing, spear throwing and didgeridoo playing. See native Australian animals including kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles, wombats, dingoes and the cassowary.</see>
Kuranda is famous for its '''markets'''. They run everyday and have a wide range of crafts and locally made products. It's just a short walk from the Skyrail or the Kuranda Scenic Railway station to the village.
The shops and markets open from 9.
The Original Rainforest Markets are located in Thewine Street behind the famous Honey House.