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Kuranda Rainforest Retreat

Kuranda Rainforest Retreat

3 Greenhills Road, Kuranda
3.7
of 5, from 14 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Kuranda, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Australian Venom Zoo, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and Kuranda Koala Gardens. Birdworld Kuranda and Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets are also within 2 mi (3 km).

AU$82
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Last booking was 14 hours ago
Grand Barron Lodge

Grand Barron Lodge

Lot 35 Cadagi Drive, Kuranda
5.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Kuranda, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld Kuranda, and Kuranda Koala Gardens. Australian Venom Zoo and Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets are also within 6 mi (10 km).

AU$138
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Last booking was 5 hours ago
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North
48 others viewing this property now
4.2
of 5, from 847 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Base Hospital and Muddy's Playground. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

AU$99
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Last booking was 12 hours ago
Acacia Court Hotel

Acacia Court Hotel

223-227 Esplanade, Cairns North
9 others viewing this property now
4.0
of 5, from 646 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Cairns, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Cairns Base Hospital and Muddy's Playground are also within 15 minutes.

Koala Beach Resort

Koala Beach Resort

137 To 139 Lake Street, Cairns
3.1
of 5, from 58 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from The Cultural Place and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Cairns Night Markets and Jute Theatre are also within 10 minutes.

AU$200
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Last booking was 3 hours ago
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Pierpoint Road, Cairns
12 others viewing this property now
4.6
of 5, from 1,273 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

With its location directly on Marlin Marina, above Pier Shopping Complex, and next to the Esplanade, this hotel is within 1 km of Cairns's city center, convention venue, and watercraft tour terminals.

AU$39
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Last booking was 8 hours ago
Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora
2 others viewing this property now
4.1
of 5, from 518 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Cairns, this caravan park/campground is within 2 mi (3 km) of Royal Flying Doctor, Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Rondo Theatre and Flecker Botanic Gardens are also within 2 mi (3 km).

AU$119
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Last booking was 20 hours ago
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns North
14 others viewing this property now
4.3
of 5, from 859 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Cairns Base Hospital. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

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Accommodation In Kuranda

Nature-lovers, animal-admirers and shopaholics will find plenty to adore in Kuranda. And for everyone else, it’s always a beautiful place to visit. Known as ‘The Village in the Rainforest’, this little town in Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands has colourful markets, vibrantly creative culture and one of the most incredible waterfalls in the country! Get a breath of fresh rainforest air and book one of our Kuranda hotels.

For over 10,000 years, the Djabugay people lived in the rainforests around Kuranda. Europeans began to explore it in the early 1800s, paving the way for gold prospectors. Word spread of Barron Falls’ beauty, and the area grew into a tourist destination. By the 1960s, it was a place where hippy communes grew their own food and lived cheaply.

A lot of that free-spirited vibe has survived into the present day. In fact, a walk through Kuranda’s streets can make you feel like you’re in a fantasy novel. Fig trees with long, thin roots line roads with quirky cafes, restaurants and art galleries on either side. The star of the show is the local markets, and there are two of them to choose from. Better yet, both of them are open every day! The Original Markets, which opened in 1978, has heaps of local fashions and hand-made jewellery while the Heritage Markets has great souvenirs, local art and buskers. Also drop by the local bird and animal sanctuaries, like Birdworld, The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Koala Gardens. Come get your Dr. Dolittle on!

Barron Falls is one destination you can’t miss, and it’s a three-kilometre drive along Barron Falls Road. Don’t feel like driving? Take a more exciting route! The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway will give you stunning views of the rainforest, while the Kuranda Scenic Railway will take you on a journey through tunnels and over bridges as you take in the rainforest sights. There’s even a shuttle bus that leaves every half hour. Barron Falls isn’t the cutesy novelty waterfall you’ll find in your local shopping mall, but a monstrous wall of rock in the middle of Barron Gorge National Park that the water ferociously gushes down in the wet season. While you’re here, you can also take the Barron Falls Lookout Walk just below the canopy.

Need more activities? Head to Emu Ridge Gallery to see cool fossils and gemstones – and meet and greet a nine-metre dinosaur replica. If that’s not scary enough, come face to face with five of Australia’s deadliest snakes at the Australian Venom Zoo or take a Riverboat Tour to drift down the Barron River and spot crocodiles and turtles. You can even enjoy a bit of nightlife, with concerts, theatre, extreme sports and even festivals all dropping into the Kuranda Amphitheatre, set in the open-air surrounds of sculptured rainforest.

Wot more do you need? A 30-minute drive from Cairns, Kuranda is in a top location for a day trip. But you’ll probably want to stay longer, so plan ahead and book your Kuranda accommodation with us!

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