|Kuranda is home to over 3,000 people, including an extraordinary number of potters, painters, photographers, glass, wood and jewellery craftspeople whose artistic touches give the village its unique charm. A wonderful amphitheatre for concerts and daily markets add to the town’s vibe.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in North Queensland, this colourful village offers a full range of services for residents and visitors.
You’ll find a wide range of accommodations, restaurants and cafes, unique galleries and delightful speciality stores along with ATM’s, Foreign Exchange Facilities, a Post Office, Bank, Foodworks, Bakery, Chemist, Newsagent and a Fruit & Veggie shop. There is also a mechanic, a raft of local tradespeople and a regular bus service to and from Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands.
Kuranda offers residents a choice of a state school (Prep to Year 12) and a Steiner school with other nearby schools located at Smithfield, Trinity Beach and Cairns. A large shopping centre is located in Smithfield just 15 minutes from Kuranda, and public and private hospitals are based in Atherton and Cairns.
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