Kuranda – the Village in the Rainforest
Kuranda Village is situated 330 metres above Cairns and in the middle of World Heritage Rainforest. In Kuranda you can discover cool rainforest walks and is home to the spectacular Barron Falls.
Kuranda offers the greatest proliferation of Wildlife Experiences than anywhere else in Queensland, so you can get up close to Australian native animals.
Kuranda’s famous Markets and Village Shopping has something for everyone, meet artists in their galleries and watch craft demonstrations, handmade arts and crafts, locally designed and produced fashion, handcrafted jewellery and gemstones, Aboriginal Artwork, wood and leather work, North Queenslands best range of honey, local coffee and tropical fruit icecream.
A wide range of Restaurants, Cafes and food stalls offers relaxed outdoor dining and a taste sensation to suit most taste buds.
Kuranda has something for everyone and is a “Must Do” destination when organizing a touring itinerary to North Queensland.
A few must do’s while visiting Kuranda are:
Walk in the World Heritage Rainforest around the village
Visit the world-famous Kuranda Markets
Enjoy some spectacular bird watching
Take a rainforest cruise on the Barron River
Enjoy amazing “street art” around every corner
Hand feed Kangaroos and Wallabies
Have your photo taken with a Koala
Discover the amazing world of butterflies
Explore the Rainforest on an ATV bike tour
Check out how bees make honey
Take a photo of the spectacular Barron Falls
Meet a life size replica of an Allosaurus Dinosaur
Watch an Aboriginal cultural performance
See how they make old fashion candy
Enjoy a safe and friendly shopping experience
Try a delicious Kuranda homemade ice-cream
Visit an historic church in the main street
Learn about indigenous life from a local
Take a walk along the Barron River Esplanade
Experience the café culture in the village