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The Skyrail Rainforest Foundation

Our Vision

“The protection of tropical rainforests worldwide through sound management, understanding and appreciation through research and education.”

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The Skyrail Rainforest Foundation was established in 2005 with the primary objective of raising and distributing funds to support tropical rainforest research and education projects.

To date, the foundation has provided more than $517,000 to research projects.

The Foundation’s funds are utilised in the following ways:

  • Research into rainforest flora, fauna, ecosystems, processes and biological interactions.
  • Applied research focusing on improved rainforest management globally.
  • Education to improve the global understanding and appreciation of tropical rainforests.
  • Assistance in rainforest conservation and protection projects.

Skyrail Rainforest Foundation Membership

You can become a member of the Skyrail Rainforest Foundation and contribute to tropical rainforest research. Members receive great ‘show your card and save’ personal benefits.

These include discounted tickets or entry to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and other leading Cairns attractions, members also receive an exclusive Skyrail Rainforest Foundation membership card and bi-annual Skyrail Rainforest Foundation e-newsletter.

Membership is $30AUD per annum.

Protect tropical rainforests worldwide and join today!

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Protecting Tropical Rainforests
Through Research and Education.

The Skyrail Rainforest Foundation supports local community events such as Cairns EcoFiesta, hosted by Cairns Regional Council in June and Tropical Tree Day, co-hosted by Cairns Regional Council, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Pacific Toyota in December.  These events provide education and offer engaging activities focused on sustainability and caring for the environment; supporting our objectives of protection, conservation and rehabilitation of our local area.

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