World’s Oldest
Tropical Rainforest

Embark on a fascinating journey of discovery with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over and deep into Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area that has survived against all odds to become the home of the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest.

Enjoy a truly unique perspective of this ancient landscape; glide metres above the pristine jungle canopy before descending to explore the rainforest close up.

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Discover ancient tropical rainforest

Enjoy a one-way or return (round trip) Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience or combine Skyrail with the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway to create the perfect half or full day rainforest itinerary.

Skyrail Gondola above the rainforest of Cairns

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Kuranda Scenic Railway winding past Robbs Monument near Kuranda

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Did you know?

The origins of the Wet Tropics Rainforest date back approximately 130 million years.

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This rainforest is a living record of the evolutionary processes which have shaped Australia’s plants and animals for over 415 million years.

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Rainforests help to clean the air we breathe by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen.

Did you know?

The Cassowary’s diet helps spread more than 230 types of rainforest plant seeds.