8 Tours Found
We found 8 tours in the Self Drive category
Enjoy the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, with the freedom of using your own car.
Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Railway can be experienced at either end of the day however for self drive visitors, we recommend you enjoy Kuranda train up in the morning and the Skyrail back in the afternoon.
Self-drive to Skyrail on the Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield. Leave your car in the car park - free of charge. You will find that there is plenty of parking at Skyrail (including oversize spaces for RVs, caravans and campers).
Meet your coach transfer at Skyrail, where you will be transferred to Freshwater Station for boarding the Kuranda Scenic Rail.
Enjoy free time in Kuranda, before boarding Skyrail for your return journey. Your car will be waiting for you at the conclusion of your Skyrail experience.
Skyrail’s Smithfield Terminal is located at the corner of Cairns Western Arterial Road and Cook Highway, Smithfield, just 15 minutes drive north of Cairns city and 50 minutes south of Port Douglas.
Approximate travelling times:
From Port Douglas:
Skyrail 45 minutes
Kuranda 65 minutes
Freshwater Railway Station 55 minutes
Cairns 65 minutes
* Based on travel via Captain Cook Highway
From Mission Beach
Skyrail 120 minutes
Kuranda 140 minutes
Freshwater Railway Station 110 minutes
Cairns 100 minutes
* Based on travel via Bruce Highway
Please note: The coach transfers are subject to availability. Pre-bookings are essential as seats are limited.