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Unlock the Secrets of the
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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THE SKYRAIL EXPERIENCE
Cairns | Australia
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is located just 15 minutes north of Cairns city and 50 minutes south of Port Douglas in Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.Traverse the spectacular landscape between Smithfield (Cairns) and Kuranda, on your 90 minute experience. A glimpse into an ancient world nestled in the fascinating Barron Gorge.
Explore the rainforest
Descend through the canopy to explore one of the most ancient pockets of rainforest on Earth. Learn about this mystical landscape at the Rainforest Discovery Zone.Join a ranger guided boardwalk tour, their in-depth knowledge of this ancient environment will bring the fascinating story of the rainforest to life.
Discover a prehistoric landscape
Experience unimpeded views of the fascinating Barron Gorge and majestic Barron Falls from The Edge Lookout.Learn about plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth via interactive touch screens and audio visual displays at the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre.
Unlock the secrets
Download the Skyrail Interpretive App and Audio Guide to unlock the secrets of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest.Discover the story of the rainforest with the audio tour, see animals come to life via augmented reality, capture share and track your Skyrail journey.
Kuranda, an eclectic village in the rainforest, is famous for its markets, myriad of cafes, art and craft galleries and wildlife parks.A fascinating mix of quirky surprises, colourful characters and natural beauty, all nestled amidst pristine World Heritage listed rainforest.
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway | World Leader in Ecotourism
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