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port douglas -trip to smithfield and kuranda

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port douglas -trip to smithfield and kuranda

Hi

We are staying 5 days mid November in PD. We'll have a car. Seems to be a lot on Daintree but

not the high wire- train circuit for Kuranda-Smithfield! We'd thought about driving to Smithfield for the high wire;down on the train to Kuranda then bus back to our car. I read that Kuranda is very touristy.Can you do just the high wire only or worth doing the circuit?

It looks as if Daintree via Mossman gorge is definitely worth a day!

Thanks,John

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1. Re: port douglas -trip to smithfield and kuranda

I did the cableway both ways and enjoyed it immensely. You see more when above the rainforest. You can also upgrade to the Diamond view cable car on the way back and see the forest through the glass floor.

Here’s a link for more info.

https://www.skyrail.com.au/

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2. Re: port douglas -trip to smithfield and kuranda

If you choose to go to Kuranda, I suggest taking the Skyrail both ways. I found the trainto be a bit of a snoozefest.

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3. Re: port douglas -trip to smithfield and kuranda

Thanks Folks

We'll stick to the Skyrail only and do a return. We'll catch a 0930 . Would a return about 1400 be about right? Would you know if the fee includes parking at Smithfield? Reasonable cafes up at Kuramba or take our own!

Cheers,John

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