Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Kuranda

The area's culture and temples are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Kuranda. This city's zoo, rainforest and gardens draw many visitors. Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Kuranda

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Kuranda has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Australian Venom Zoo (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Cairns Cable Ski (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kuranda

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kuranda. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Barrier Reef (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Barron Gorge National Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Kewarra Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cattana Wetlands (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kuranda

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Kuranda Station.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kuranda?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Kuranda. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rainforestation Nature Park: 573 holiday rentals
  • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary: 573 holiday rentals
  • Australian Venom Zoo: 575 holiday rentals
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens: 573 holiday rentals
  • Barron Gorge National Park: 561 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kuranda listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kuranda?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 224 Houses in Kuranda. Our other popular types of Kuranda holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 285 holiday houses
  • Villas: 10 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kuranda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 406 holiday homes with pool available in Kuranda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.