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Icon of Tropical North Queensland: The original Kuranda Scenic Railway is a spectacular journey comprising unsurpassed views of dense rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls within the world heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park.
Constructed between 1882 and 1891 it is considered an engineering feat of tremendous magnitude. Rising from sea level to 328m, this famous railway takes approximately 2 hours to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, home to unique Australian attractions and markets.
Freshwater Station is located 15 minutes outside of Cairns. It has a gift shop & Railway Museum. Breakfast is served daily in the open air restaurant or a choice to dine in an original railway carriage.
The journey includes an English audio visual commentary in every carriage and all passengers receive a corresponding souvenir trip guide available in 10 different languages.
Premium Class Travel: KSR Gold Class designed for the discerning traveler offers a more luxurious, personalised touring experience. It offers exclusive vintage green carriages with individual club-style seating, dedicated hostess and light refreshments including Australian sparkling wine, wine & beer. Guests receive a KSR Gold Class souvenir gift.
Gold Class Fares are only available on 0950 ex Freshwater & 3.30pm from Kuranda
Live the folklore and romance of yesterday’s Australia in every piece of the eye-opening collection at Herberton Historic Village, and entire village of shops and stores recreated as they were over 100 years ago. Sit in the old schoolhouse. Stand at the bar of the antique pub. Enjoy a cuppa or a latte in the Bakerville Tearooms.
The award-winning Herberton Historic Village is more than a vintage precinct – it’s a tangible buzz of things past. The collection currently features over 50 original buildings with intact interior displays, original machinery and vehicles, plus thousands of antique items and period memorabilia. It is regarded as the most significant ever assembled in Queensland, and offers unlimited opportunities for amazing photography.
Today, the Village is a philanthropic project by and Australian couple, Connie and Craig Kimberley, whose passion has restored it to the rightful place in heritage history. Herberton Historic Village is located just outside the township of Herberton high on the Atherton Tablelands, about 90 minutes drive from Cairns. Bring your camera, photography is encouraged.
Cairns Cultural Place After much anticipation and excitement the Cultural Place Is now open. Having opened its doors in Mid October 2012. This is an amazing opportunity for the public to experience many aspects of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture. The Cultural Place has a Restaurant and Dining area with a performance area it can seat in excess of 150 people. The perfomances of dance and song show case the Torres Strait traditions.
The Dinner and Dance Show menu is quite extensive and features a three coarse menu with dishes such as Bush Pepper Marinated Sirloin Steak, Banana leaf and lemon wrapped Barramundi and Lemon Murtle Seasoned Kangaroo Kebabs. The cost for the Dinner and Dance Show is $69 for Adults and $34 for Children under 14.