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Address: 21 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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+61 7 4093 9363
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Welcome to Kuranda Candy Kitchen the home of fine handmade rock...

Welcome to Kuranda Candy Kitchen the home of fine handmade rock confectionery. Located in the Kuranda Village on the Cairns Hinterland our beautiful candy store can be found by the enticing smells wafting down the streets from the store. We proudly make all our products by hand and display live candy making demonstrations most days.

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Awesome to watch your candy getting made!

Really friendly staff, they give you taste testers (there's sooo many flavours to pick from) and really cheap which I didn't expect. It was so cool to watch how they make the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
emmakates14
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Redland City, Australia
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Redland City, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really friendly staff, they give you taste testers (there's sooo many flavours to pick from) and really cheap which I didn't expect. It was so cool to watch how they make the candy and get the little pictures in the middle of the candy.

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Thank emmakates14
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Small sized shop however the candies comes in many different flavours. We bought only one medium size jar but wished we bought more as it finished a few days later.

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Thank Para04
Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The colours and scents of sugar will have your mouth watering. Slip in to see the sweets being churned out of the machine in strings of beads which with a slight shake separate into glowing beads of delicious flavour. Watch the toffee being worked taste test some of the different varieties. Toffee apple flavours reminded me of childhood and Christmas... More 

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Thank Elizabeth D
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A great place to visit while in Kuranda. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and don't forget to try some while you're there.

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Thank carbarkel
Australia
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160 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Difficult to find car parking near by but Candy Kitchen is located on Main Street. Plenty of candy selection to pick from on the shelf and purchase but take plenty of CA$H as there is no eftpos available.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Very yummy candy and awesome watching them make the rock candy. Not the cheapest rock candy store but you can get some great deals on the offcuts

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Thank Beau G
Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

I recently visited Kuranda Candy Kitchen with my best friend, and we were instantly drawn in from the smell that wafted down the main street! Unfortunately the time that we walked in was also a very busy period, so moving around was a bit difficult but their service and the selection was well worth it! Upon tasting the candy, I... More 

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Thank Tamara K
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

We visited here for the first time last year, and dropped in again on this visit. The making process was not in action this time, but the same delicious goodies were still on offer. Friendly staff, and lovely sweets make it a place to visit if you are in Kuranda. Hope that they are making the sweets when you visit,... More 

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Thank Kelvin L
Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Love this place because it is only one of a very few lolly shops that actually sells good old fashioned boiled lollies. If you get your timing right you can even look at the sweets being make which is really great to watch because they are made with little designs in the rolled toffee (at other times you can just... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

This lolly shop is great, smells good & looks a treat with all the brightly coloured, different flavoured lollies on display. You can watch the ladies hand making them rolling & rolling & rolling until they are the right size, then sliced into small pieces & bagged ready for sale. They also pass around pieces to sample while it's still... More 

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