Kuranda - the village in the rainforest

Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Kuranda - the village in the rainforest
Villa
5 bedrooms
13 guests
No min stay

Overview Description

Overview

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 13
Type: Villa
Per night: $120
Per week: $770
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Kuranda vacation villa rental
Set in the famous rainforest village, Kuranda Villas is an ideal location for families or friends who are looking for comfortable and affordable self-contained accommodation in the heart of the village. It is the perfect base for exploring Kuranda, the Atherton Tableland and Cairns.

Kuranda Villas in Barang Street is centrally located, one street back from the main street, within walking distance of all the attractions within the village of Kuranda. Visitors arriving via the Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway have only a five minute walk to Kuranda Villas.

There are two villas nestled in their own private gardens. Villa 1 has two bedrooms, which will sleep up to 6 people. Villa 2 has three bedrooms, which will sleep up to 7 people. The villas have been tastefully furnished and the kitchens are well-equipped. While enjoying a BBQ in the garden you will be enchanted by the abundance of native birds feeding on a variety of flowering trees and shrubs.

Melissa Clinton

Area Information
Kuranda was founded in 1876 and inhabited by the Djabugay aboriginal people. Tourism began in the area at the beginning of the twentieth century and became very popular in the 1960's with the "hippie" generation for it offered a fabulous location for their alternative lifestyle.

The village is located in the rainforest 330 metres above sea level in the Cairns Highlands. The climate is cooler and less humid and just 30 km from Cairns up the scenic Kuranda Range Road with views overlooking the Great Barrier Reef.

Kuranda is surrounded by World Heritage listed wet tropics rainforest with approximately 1,200 species of flowering plants, 800 of which are rainforest trees.

THINGS TO DO IN KURANDA

Enjoy The Barron Falls and treetop boardwalk

Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway

Meet the largest collection of free flying birds in Australia at Birdworld Kuranda

Cuddle a koala, feed kangaroos and wallabies, see snakes and crocodiles at the Kuranda Koala Gardens

Marvel at the amazing tropical butterflies in the walk-through rainforest enclosure at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Take a guided tour of the Bunda Bundarra Wildlife Reserve deep in the rainforest

Take a Kuranda Riverboat Cruise

Visit the Heritage Markets

Taste the delicious Kuranda Home Made Tropical Ice Cream

Half an hour's drive west from Kuranda is Mareeba where the rainforest meets the outback. There are plenty of interesting towns and historical places of interest to explore.

THINGS TO DO IN MAREEBA AND BEYOND

Visit The Cairns Wildlife Safari Reserve which has rhinos, bears, hippos, lions and other big cats within its 140 acres.

There are coffee plantations and a mango winery where you can relax and taste their products

Go birdwatching at the Mareeba Wetlands aboard a canoe or electric boat

Visit Tyrconnell Historic Gold Mine and Mount Mulligan

See Chillagoe's limestone towers and caves formed from ancient seas and reefs

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Rates

Rates

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Apr 01 2016 Dec 31 2016 $120 $120 $770 $2,500 -
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 9 a.m.
Deposits: 50% of total cost
Payment Options: Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check
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