The Township of Kuranda began in the late 1800’s with the construction of the World Famous Kuranda Railway line complete with a show piece station surrounded by luxurious tropical gardens with brass bands playing at the river side while Honeymooners strolled along to the picturesque Barron Falls the men set off to find fame and fortune in the Gold fields thus became the Trading Post theme ......years later the 60’s unfolded and Kuranda again grew to be famous this time as a “Hippie Village” hidden in the rainforest with colourful characters vibrant lifestyle complete with Hippie markets.
A small family business formed 26 years ago by Mr Alan Farley on the site of the original Kuranda station masters residence build some 100 years previous the old building was demolished and a original Queenslander was relocated to the site situated in the centre of the Kuranda Village The Trading Post became iconic ,known for good wholesome food, friendly service. It has grown with the town always retaining the values which has made this Restaurant world famous whilst not in a the way of expensive menus or waiters in white aprons but smiling young locals taking time to chat with customers while serving con-sistent quality meals at reasonable prices .
RESTAURANT & TOURISM COMPLEX Established 1982
7 separate operations