One Way Skyrail Experience

& One Way Kuranda Railway

This package combines Skyrail Rainforest Cableway with the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway for a full day tour experience.

Skyrail will take you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest.

Your Skyrail experience should take approximately 1½ hours and includes spending time at the two rainforest mid-stations. Allow 20 minutes for each station, to enjoy Ranger guided boardwalk tours and visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre, lookouts and historical displays.

The famous Kuranda Scenic Railway was built over 120 years ago and winds its way through the tropical mountain ranges between Cairns and Kuranda.

This package includes time for you to explore Kuranda ‘The Village in the Rainforest’. There are rainforest walks, markets, cafes, restaurants, and galleries for you to visit.

Gold Class Upgrade

This package is available with a Gold Class Upgrade for the Kuranda Scenic Railway component. Tailored to provide a more luxurious and personalised experience, the Gold Class Upgrade is $48 per person which includes a selection of beverages, delicious finger foods and a complimentary gift. You will be offered the Upgrade at the time of booking. 

Note: Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class service is available on the 9.55am and 3.30pm services only.

Upgrade to Diamond View Gondola

Be amazed by the spectacular tropical rainforest from the unique viewing perspective of Skyrail’s glass floor Diamond View Gondolas. 

11 Diamond View Gondolas not only provide guests with panoramic views of the tropical landscape, coral sea and rainforest canopy, but also offer the unique perspective of looking straight down from the treetops to the forest floor below. 

Diamond View gondolas carrying a maximum of 5 passengers, will depart stations approximately every 7 minutes and passengers travelling on them will enjoy dedicated boarding queues at all terminals and mid-stations.

Reservations for Diamond View will be available for online bookings in the near future.  To reserve your Diamond View, please book your tour online and then contact Skyrail Reservations with your booking number to reserve your upgrade for travel in a Diamond View gondola.

Additional fees apply: 

$10/Adult, $5/Child and $25/family (2 Adults & 2 Children) (One-way Skyrail)


This package is a full day tour experience with morning departures. Times will be offered during the booking process.


  • Self Drive: If you have your own vehicle, you will not require transfers from your accommodation. NB: This package automatically includes a one-way transfer from Kuranda Scenic Railway’s Freshwater Connection Railway Station to Skyrail’s Smithfield Terminal. This is included in the rate shown.
  • Other: If you do not have your own means of transport, then we recommend booking coach transfers from your accommodation. The transfer service is available for Cairns city, most Cairns beaches and Port Douglas locations. Times will be offered during the booking process.

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Rates & Bookings

The prices shown below are in Australian Dollars, GST inclusive and valid from April 01 2014 to March 31 2015.

One Way Skyrail Experience &
One Way Kuranda Railway

Adult Child Family  
Self Drive: Own transport to & from Skyrail $107.50 $54.25 $269.25 Book
With Return Transfers: From Cairns & Beaches $121.00 $61.00 $303.00 Book
With Return Transfers: From Port Douglas $142.00 $71.50 $355.50 Book

Please note when purchasing tours online

  • Due to current daily system maintenance and development, Skyrail's online reservations system is not available between midnight and 1.30am Australian Eastern Standard Time on Thursdays.
  • If your transaction is successful you will be sent a confirmation email along with your booking summary and itinerary.  (Confirmations are sent as PDF files, you must have the latest version of Adobe Reader installed)
  • To ensure seamless transaction please ensure you turn OFF all pop-up blocking software.
  • If you experience technical difficulties, please contact Skyrail's Reservations Department on email/reservations)( or phone +61 7 4038 5555.