Rainforestation FAQS

Got a frequently asked question? Find the answers to our common Rainforestation FAQs below.

Q: What are your opening times?
A: We operate from 9am to 4pm daily (except for Christmas Day).

Q: How long do all the activities take?
A: Approximately 2.5 hours provides sufficient time to experience the Pamagirri Dance Show, Dreamtime Walk, Army Duck Tour and Guided Wildlife Tour.  If you are participating in the Pamagirri Rainforest Walkabout, this will require at least an additional 30 minutes.

Q: What times is the Pamagirri Dance Show?
A: The Pamagirri dancers perform at 10:30am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm daily.

Q: How do I get there?
A: Rainforestation Nature Park is located on the Kennedy Highway, at the top of the Kuranda Range, only a 5 minute drive from Kuranda Village and a 30 minute drive from Cairns.

Q: Can I get there without a car?
A: There are a range of Kuranda tours with Tropic Wings Cairns Tours & Charters that include Rainforestation Nature Park on their itinerary, as well as Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary [Click here for more details]

Alternatively, you can catch the Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail to Kuranda and connect with our shuttle bus [Click here to view timetable].

Trans North also runs a regular bus service from Cairns to Kuranda that stops at Rainforestation Nature Park [Click here to view timetable].

Q: What are the shuttle bus times?
A: [Click here to view timetable]

Q: What is the cost of the shuttle bus?
A: Adults are $7.50 one-way or $12.50 return, and children are $3.50 one-way or $7.50 return.

Q: Do you have wheelchair access?
A: Yes. Wheelchair (and pram) access is available in the top carpark.

Q: Can we bring our own lunch?
A: No. Rainforestation offers a variety of dining options in our licensed restaurants [Click here for more information].

Q: Do I need any special footwear or clothing?
A: No. Most areas of the park are paved and undercover, although we would recommend bringing a hat for the army duck tour if it’s hot and sunny and sturdy footwear is recommended if you are doing the Pamagirri Rainforest Walkabout.

Q: Can we still do all the activities even if it’s raining?
A: Yes. The army ducks have tarpaulin roofs fitted for wet weather and all our other activities are under cover except for the Pamagirri Rainforest Walkabout.