Kuranda is positioned on the eastern edge of the Atherton Tableland where the Barron River begins a steep descent to its coastal floodplain. The rainforest around Kuranda has been home to the Djabugay people for over 10,000 years. The colorful village of Kuranda is well known as the Village in the Rainforest and the journey to get there can we done by driving up the mountain range, floating above the canopy on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, or on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Kuranda has many restaurants and cafes, where outdoor dining is one of the joys of our cooler mountain climate. Kuranda is a delightful mix of quirky surprises, colorful characters and natural beauty, perched at the top of a rainforest clad mountain.