10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kuranda, Australia - Updated 2023


A stunning mountain retreat, only 15 miles (24 kilometers) northwest of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Kuranda is a captivating travel destination. Kuranda is nestled near an age-old rainforest that’s considered the world’s oldest living tropical rainforest. It is also home to the indigenous Djabugay people, and it is one of the most enchanting places in Australia. The vibrant village, Kuranda, is a stellar destination, and a few of the big lures for tourists are the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Barron Gorge National Park, Rainforestation Nature Park, and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. To discover accommodation as appealing as these, read on to see our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Kuranda, Australia.

1. Sleek charming garden hideaway

This one-bedroom cabin is a standout in Kuranda’s lodging landscape. Maintained with care, this abode features trendy furnishings, handsome decor, and modern fixtures. The well-appointed kitchen provides excellent appliances and a compact dining table. Nestled in the rainforest, this accommodation offers complete privacy, and guests can even take a relaxing soak in the roomy outdoor bathtub. At the end of the day, unwind on the deck and drink your favorite beer or wine while taking in the surrounding beauty.

Spring Haven Kuranda – Rainforest Garden Retreat
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
146 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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the bath on the deck is super relaxing and the bed very comfortable 100% would recommend
the bathroom and outdoor bathtub are the show-stopper but every other room including the deck were amazing
nettie has so wonderfully styled the property with everything you need for a comfortable stay
super clean and the best shower we've ever experienced
it's new stylish clean and beautiful
absolutely beautiful property and very comfortable well equipped and very clean
the cabin and location is beautiful clean and comfortable with great amenities
thanks to the very thoughtful and helpful hosts too we will be back
nettie was the perfect host and we could not recommend this accommodation more highly
nettie was super helpful and lovely we definitely recommend spring haven
lovely location set in beautiful gardens and just a few kms from centre of kuranda
nettie’s place is a tranquil paradise nestled amongst the beautiful rainforest
we enjoyed a relaxing beautiful stay in this up-close rainforest experience
great location and nettie was great we would definitely stay here again
spring haven is the perfect place in a perfect location
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2. Bright dwelling near nature preserve

If you want to be exposed to some of Australia’s mesmerizing wildlife and more, then a stay at this two-bedroom house is what you want. Take a leisurely stroll on nearby Jumrum Creek Walk, which is only 15 minutes away. From colorful butterflies to striped possum, you can catch glimpses of a variety of local flora and fauna when you explore nearby Jumrum Creek Conservation Park.

The house’s interior boasts a spacious area with stylish furnishings. You’ll love dining al fresco on the lengthy covered patio, surrounded by forests.

Jum Rum Place, Kuranda QLD
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
116 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
great comfy beds and all the amenities you may need
very clean and well equipped
clean tidy and very well equipped for our stay
the place itself was modern clean and spacious
the accomodation was very well kept clean and stylish
lovely stay nice and clean
julie was a great host
julie was a lovely and helpful host
julie is an excellent host and very knowledgeable about the area
julie is a wonderful host we will definitely stay again
we were so happy with our amazing hosts
very close to all the attractions in kuranda
absolutely gorgeous house great location
very close to kuranda village and super convenient
beautiful place that is very close to kuranda village
absolutely beautiful location very serene and peaceful
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3. Remote respite in rainforest setting

Surrounded by a lush rainforest environment, this lovely two-bedroom accommodation appeals to nature lovers. Filled with stylish furnishings and colorful decor, this home offers a comfortable hideaway for the weary traveler. Take a refreshing dip in the blue-hued swimming pool or lounge on the private deck that overlooks beautiful tropical gardens.

Its location is prime: near top tourist sights such as Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which is a scenic tourist cableway that runs 4.6 miles (7.4 kilometers) above gorgeous Barron Gorge National Park.

Kuranda Rainforest Hideaway
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
11 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
majella and max are generous hosts
we loved staying at majella and max's place who were very friendly and welcoming
the houst is helpful if you need hjelp
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4. Large hand-crafted home

This spacious four-bedroom house is tucked away in a glorious rainforest environment that will take your breath away. This home is custom-made and oozes a warm vibe. Discover the fanciful decor, found throughout the interior, and relax on the huge deck in the oasis-like backyard. The furnishings are chic and also comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped and even has a handy washing machine.

This accommodation’s location is only five minutes from the village center and many other tourist hot spots.

Wake up to Rainforest sounds
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
37 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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very comfortable stay and would love to stay again
wonderful stay very clean and well represented
it was very clean comfortable and located right in the heart of rain forest
very helpful hospitable hosts
susan was helpful kind and welcoming
susan was really helpful in many ways - we'd love to return sometime
susan was so lovely and so so helpful couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay
susan's home is beautiful tucked away in kuranda at the top of the range very central
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5. Bright and beautifully furnished chalet

Exuding an understated rusticness from every direction, this roomy four-bedroom chalet for up to eight guests is a true winner. The cook of your traveling party is sure to be eager to prepare a hearty meal in the fabulous chef’s kitchen.

The highlight is the expansive deck that offers nice views of the lush rainforest and sparkling creek. The deck is equipped with expert barbecue equipment, so you can throw a few steaks on the grill for the perfect al fresco dining experience.

Rainforest Chalet: Unforgettable Tropical Retreat
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
77 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
the house is very comfortable and full of everything you would need
very spacious and clean
nice and clean with a rustic feel
our host jackie was very clear and prompt in her communications/responses and made us feel right at home
we were greeted by jacky and she was friendly and helpful
the hosts were excellent to communicate with easy check in
great local recommendations from our host who knew the area well
friendly reminders on check were over bearing and unnecessary
lovely location but outside area needs attention
a truly beautiful home in a magnificent location
a really great place to stay for a cozy holiday away from city life
very beautiful home that was close to everything
wonderful place in the rainforest would highly rate the unique experience and interesting location
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6. Fully equipped guest suite for two

This fully equipped guest suite for two persons is the perfect respite for couples or solo travelers. The entire space is cozy, with a laid-back ambiance. Sit on the intimate outdoor deck and enjoy your morning coffee while you plan your day’s events or simply watch the local wildlife such as red-legged pademelons and brush turkey. Guests of this accommodation can opt for a 5-minute drive or a 40-minute walk to the lovely village center.

Casa Kuranda in the Rainforest
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
216 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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we had a very comfortable sleep and felt refreshed after 24 hours of flying
great stay clean and quiet
very attractive fresh clean and well presented accommodation
was a great cabin in kuranda so clean and spacious
the unit is private and perfectly clean and appointed
noreen was a perfect communicator and the accommodation was so clean which i love
the host and room were great
noreen is a delightful host and made me feel welcome from the moment we met
noreen is a lovely host who was really attentive and helpful
hosts were easy to communicate with and checking in and out was effortless
noreen was a great host during my stay in kuranda
beautiful room in a lovely location
such a beautiful location in an ancient rainforest
close to kuranda markets i really liked this place
besides it’s location noreen was a wonderful host
lovely space in a peaceful location
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7. Simple haven near attractions

Overlooking the rainforest, this small one-bedroom guest house is an inviting retreat surrounded by dense greenery and tall trees. The interior boasts casual furnishings that provide maximum comfort. The kitchen is modern, with top-grade appliances and a nifty breakfast bar for two. If you like to cook, you’ll be happy to know there’s an herb garden, and guests are welcome to sample what’s available.

Its location is first-rate: within walking distance of many attractions, from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.

Freedom County Retreat
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
246 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful location and fantastic cottage with everything needed for a very comfortable stay
what an amazing air bnb absolutelyeverything you need and more clean and comfortable
everything was spotlessly clean
clean & tidy very well stocked
everything is super clean
beautiful and clean with everything you need for a short or long stay
this is a cute extra clean self contained unit
host delivered more fresh eggs from their chickens halfway through
highly recommend it perfect spot to explore surrounding areas and casey is a great host
casey is a great host and the place is cosy with everything i needed during my holiday
host provided generous extras in the fridge too cute tribe of chooks visit every day
cute little cabin well stocked lovely location
the location is magnificent surrounded by dense rainforest but only a 5min drive from kuranda
great place and location and good host
pet friendly close to all things touristy
a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the rainforest loved the location and surroundings
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8. Large home with refreshing pool

With lots of room to lounge, this spacious three-bedroom home offers a pleasant blend of quaintness and modernization. The host provides yummy items in its continental-style breakfast. The ultra-contemporary kitchen is nicely appointed, so you can prepare either a full course meal or a basic snack. The best spots to relieve stress after an exhausting day are the expansive outdoor patio, where you can dine al fresco in a pretty, peaceful garden, or the sparkling swimming pool.

Kuranda Kullaroo Forest Park
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
22 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
the house itself is perfect for the environment and extremely comfortable
the house was amazingly clean
a magical spot very clean spacious stocked and peaceful place
excellent hosts wonderful property thoughtful touches
lovely place great hosts outstanding value will happily come back
it is byo and run by the very warm and and friendly tara and her husband
such a beautiful location
great place to stay and close to kuranda and attractions
in terms of value for money nothing in kuranda comes close
what a lovely place this is
definitely the place to be if you love wildlife
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9. Serene couple's cottage

This far-flung studio cottage is the ideal getaway for couples wanting to reconnect and spend quality time together. Completely private, this accommodation boasts an outdoor soaking tub to spark romance while gazing at the starry night sky. There is a high-quality mattress, ensuring you and your sweetheart get a comfortable night’s sleep.

The interior offers a spacious floor plan for a studio, and the atmosphere is cozy. There is no need to hire a pet sitter, because this cottage welcomes furry family members.

The Sanctuary - Pet friendly
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
64 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was great with a cozy lounge to netflix and chill
so much light and peacefulness with an epic bed outside bath and well equipped modern kitchen
very clean quiet and relaxing area but still close enough to kuranda and cairns if needed
beautiful location beautiful house and made our first time to cairns one to remember
lovely little place to get away for the weekend
a great place to relax and unwind
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10. Secluded bungalow for nature lovers

This one-bedroom accommodation is an extraordinary home. Tucked amid bountiful fruit trees, local wildlife, and the rich greenery of Rainforestation Nature Park, this lodging is a go-to spot for nature and hiking enthusiasts. A great network of scenic walking and hiking trails are nearby, and it is within reach of places such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Atherton Tablelands. This relaxing bungalow blends a homey ambiance with modern conveniences.

Bush Turkey Bungalow
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
191 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredibly comfortable bed well set up kitchen
fresh linens a comfy bed an outdoor kitchenette
a lovely clean and comfy cabin in a beautiful and peaceful spot
clean with lovely thoughtful touches a true sanctuary thank you
the listing is very clean and comfortable and its description is accurate
the bungalow is comfortable and clean john is a very kind person helpful and respectful
cottage was very functional and clean outdoor kitchen unique experience
john was a fantastic host
john was a very kind and attentive host
john and helen were the most welcoming hosts and made us feel like family
john & helen were the most hospitable and thoughtful of hosts
helen was a great host and we highly recommend staying there
great bungalow in perfect location and beautiful rainforest setting
the place is very cute
john's place is located near beautiful kuranda rainforest and in walking distance to the barron falls
private close to nature peace and quiet and close enough to the village without the noise
such great location house and host
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Stay in a comely Kuranda Airbnb

Kuranda offers an otherworldly escape that showcases the best of Mother Nature. If you want to explore its amazing rainforests and stay in wonderful lodging, then opt for one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Kuranda, Australia, mentioned above, and take your exhilarating Australian adventure to the next level.

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