What is it “Kuranda ” ?
Kuranda is a town or a village in Far North
Queensland, Australia. It is surrounded by rainforest.
Kuranda was first settled in 1885 and surveyed by
Thomas Behan in 1888.
A wealth of Australia’s native animals, birds and
butterflies can be closely observed in the magnificent
habitats in and around the Village. The tropical forest
environment is home to many unusual birds: binoculars
and keen hearing will bring this world to life. If the gods
are smiling, a glimpse of a friendly harmless fresh water
crocodile, a playful platypus and a green tree snake will
surely reward the observant visitor.
Attractions in the town include a regular market,
consisting of a range of arts and crafts stalls as