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Kuranda overview

Kuranda is a small town distinct for its gardens and natural features, and known for its zoo and shops. You'll enjoy Kuranda's parks, scenic landscape, and rich culture. Spend a relaxing day at Great Barrier Reef and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park when the weather is nice. Make some time to see popular sights such as Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Kuranda is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Kuranda

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kuranda has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kuranda with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Kuranda hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kuranda hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kuranda

Fly in to Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from downtown Kuranda. Kuranda Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Kuranda

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Esplanade Boardwalk
  • • ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre
Known for its gardens and zoo, the area offers the following attractions:
  • • Australian Venom Zoo
  • • Rainforestation Nature Park
  • • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome
Its rainforest, jungle, and parks are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
  • • Birdworld Kuranda
  • • Barron Falls Lookout
  • • Barron Gorge National Park
  • • Clifton Beach
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Great Barrier Reef
  • • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park
  • • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens

When to visit Kuranda

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 89°F day, 72°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 63°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 62°F night
  • October-December: 89°F day, 67°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 50.87 inches
  • April-June: 15.12 inches
  • July-September: 3.07 inches
  • October-December: 13.19 inches
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