Canopy Glider

Take in this spectacular tropical rainforest adventure from the unique viewing perspective of Skyrail’s Canopy Glider.

Accompanied by a Skyrail Ranger and with a maximum of 4 guests, the Canopy Glider combines a thrilling rainforest adventure with personalised interpretation of the plants, animals and history which surround you.   Glide above the rainforest in the open-air gondola and enjoy breathtaking, uninterrupted 360 degree panoramic views of the Tropical North Queensland region.

This premium rainforest adventure is available to only a select number of guests per day, so please book well in advance.  The Canopy Glider operates with 2 departures daily.  Check in times are: 9:15am (Smithfield Terminal) and 1:45pm (Kuranda Terminal).

Online bookings will be available in the near future.  To book, please contact Skyrail Reservations.

Upgrade your Skyrail experience to Canopy Glider: $100 per person one-way (additional fee).

Terms and Conditions apply.  Please click here for full details prior to booking 


  • 2 departures daily: (9:15am check-in at Smithfield and 1:45pm check-in at Kuranda Terminal)
  • Up to 4 passengers may be booked for each Canopy Glider tour
  • Minimum age is 10 years and children 10 to 14 years inclusive must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum height is 140 centimetres
  • Waist measurement must be between 65 and 130 centimetres
  • There are weight restrictions to the glider and weight must be provided at time of booking
  • Customers must be agile and able to step up 50cm into a moving gondola 
  • Luggage is limited to one small item and camera and limited to a total of 5kg
  • All items such as hat, phone, camera must be secured to clothing or body
  • Passengers will be required to sign an acknowledgement of risk and liability form
  • Cancellation fees apply (Reservations cancelled within 24 hours of travel is subject to 100% cancellation as Skyrail’s discretion).
  • The tour will take between one and a half and two and a quarter hours 
  • Travel will be in a platform that is fully open to inclement weather conditions
  • Passengers must be in good health and not suffer from vertigo