Kuranda Scenic Railway

kuranda scenic railway train arrives

After a 10minute bus ride from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Carins, we arrived at Kuranda Scenic Railway.

kuranda scenic railway sign
Kuranda Scenic Railway Museum

The Kuranda train route was built between 1882-1891 and in 1915 the Kuranda Station opened as it looks today.

kuranda scenic railway museum
Old train tickets on display
kuranda scenic railway museum artifacts
Train lanterns and other artifacts from the trains long history
kuranda scenic railway push cart
Old maintenance push cart
kuranda scenic railway station
Open-air train station with a little coffee shop and gift store.
kuranda scenic railway view
The family enjoyed the scenic views
kuranda scenic railway waterfall
The train passes by Stoney Creek Falls but doesn’t stop there.
kuranda scenic railway barron falls stop
The train stops at Barron falls so that we can get out and take pictures of the waterfall
kuranda scenic railway baroron falls aug
August is the end of Cairns “dry season” so the waterfall wasn’t very impressive
kuranda scenic railway boarding
Back on the train. Next stop Kuranda Village

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