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Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Don't waste your time

Markets, markets, markets...I love them! We drove up especially to see the markets but were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
"A Tourists Delight"

After traveling by Skyrail to Kuranda we had a few hours to check out Kuranda shopping village... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue T
Melbourne, Australia
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“falafel”(5 reviews)
Today the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets has retained its atmosphere, with many local artists and personalities making the market part of their lifestyle. Many of the current marketeers have been involved in the markets during the course of the...more
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7/13 Therwine St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
+61 7 4093 9440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Markets, markets, markets...I love them! We drove up especially to see the markets but were very disappointed. It was just a tourist con. No atmosphere, overpriced, grubby, vacant stalls. Don't waste your time.

Thank samahern123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After traveling by Skyrail to Kuranda we had a few hours to check out Kuranda shopping village. There were lots of shops, mainly souvenirs from Australia, art galleries, clothing stores and plenty of eateries for everyone. There are a lot of the same shops but...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...but the stuff they're selling you can get at any market anywhere in QLD. Wandering the maze of shops was fun though. In hindsight, I would go to Kuranda for something else (eg the Butterflies, birds, etc, and make the markets a 'visit because you're...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the trip here via Skyrail. However getting here I felt I was being sold stuff/souvenirs left,right and centre. No one peddling anything but took away from the charm of everything that otherwise could have demonstrated Kuranda,it's aboriginal heritage and history. Instead the 'village'...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This was low light of trip save time just don’t bother, port Douglas Sunday market is the way to go.

Thank Kyjosl
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I've never been anywhere quite like it before. Art work, food stalls, a mini golf course, a piano...all in the middle of a natural rainforest. Incredible. It's a lovely atmosphere and a great way to support the local community. I've been back many times and...More

Thank KatrinaKelso
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

There's a different culture and experience here and it's definitely worth a look. We spent ages looking through the different shops and quite enjoyed it. There's lots of little alleys that lead through to little hidden market areas so it's a good opportunity to explore...More

Thank Carri-Anne L
Reviewed September 9, 2018

How very disappointing. I’d heard so much about Kuranda, the markets & all the local handicrafts. In practice the vast majority of the items on offer are cheap tourist rubbish probably made in China. Almost no local handmade crafts to be seen. I skipped most...More

Thank gobigsal
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This is a beautiful spot,,relaxing,,friendly,,still retains an old hippy feel,,i enjoyed a coffee at the jungle juice bar,,rainforest trees for a sweet view ,relaxed people ,,,refreshing

Thank hooower97
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

visited by Kuranda railway. was told by Cairns Visitor Information & Booking Centre 1/31 Shields Street Cairns that 1 hour would be plenty of time to visit Kuranda. this is misinformation in the extreme! was also told driving to & parking at Kuranda would be...More

Thank mjuice7
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February 11, 2018|
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Response from Sharon D | Reviewed this property |
Where the original market is. It takes you down little paths and alleys and has quirky shops and eats