Memorable Experiences

Kuranda Scenic Rail

Take a unique journey through ancient World Heritage-Listed rainforest on the Kuranda Scenic Railway.

Kuranda Station Tea Rooms serve a range of snacks and light meal options including our legendary mango smoothies.


Koala Encounters

Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of a few places in Australia where you can get close and pat a friendly Koala for a souvenir photo. A special price is available for families or small groups (max. 5 persons) to join in the photo.


Hold A Live Snake!

Ever wanted to hold a large python in your own hands? At Kuranda Koala Gardens you can hold a friendly python for a memorable souvenir photo.


Kuranda Koala Gardens

Located in the Kuranda Heritage Markets on Rob Veivers Drive, our boutique wildlife park features the best of Australian wildlife. Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of few places in North Queensland where you can pat a friendly Koala for a large souvenir photo (extra cost). Besides many Koalas, the park is home to wombats, quokkas, gliders, and freshwater crocodiles. Hand-feed our tame kangaroos and wallabies, then discover ‘creatures of the night’ in our walk-thru nocturnal exhibit.

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Bird World Kuranda

The north’s largest free-flight aviary is located next door to Kuranda Koala Gardens. Birdworld Kuranda is home to over 350 native and exotic birds, including friendly parrots and colourful macaws. Surround yourself in a lush tropical rainforest meeting water birds, finches, pigeons, cockatoos, and the majestic cassowary.

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The Magical Lane

Located in the original rainforest markets.

Discover how to connect with the fairys and how to have your wishes granted. Designed by the fairys for all ages to reveal there's more to life than what we see. Book a tea party or pop in for a quest.



Original artwork by Imogen O'Neil