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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Cairns, Queensland

Skyrail is a 7.5km unique rainforest cableway experience which glides just metres over the canopy of Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests. Two stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the opportunity to learn about this ancient environment on boardwalks and at the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre.


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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Cairns, Australia

Skyrail is a unique rainforest experience taking you on an unforgettable journey over and through World Heritage listed Rainforest.

Glide just metres above the canopy in Skyrail’s comfortable six person gondolas and enjoy spectacular views of the rainforest, Cairns, the Coral Sea and the lush Cairns Highlands.

Two rainforest stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the opportunity to explore and learn about this ancient environment on Ranger guided boardwalk tours and at the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre.

Multiple winner of the Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, Skyrail is The World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience.


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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Cairns, Queensland

Skyrail is a unique rainforest experience taking you on an unforgettable journey over and through World Heritage listed Rainforest.

Spanning 7.5kms in the Barron Gorge National Park, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway glides just metres over the canopy, its comfortable six person gondola cabins providing spectacular views of the rainforest, tropical Cairns, the Coral Sea and lush Cairns Highlands and includes time at two stations.

At Red Peak Station, Skyrail’s Rangers provide guided boardwalk tours sharing their knowledge on these ancient tropical forests, amongst giant buttress roots, ancient Kauri Pines and climbing wait-a-while palms. Barron Falls Station has pathways and lookouts over the Barron Gorge and Falls, historical displays and a Rainforest Interpretation Centre. Developed in conjunction with CSIRO, the Interpretation Centre houses interactive touch-screen computers providing an engaging and fun learning experience for people of all ages.

Multiple winner of the Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, Skyrail is The World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience and is 15 minutes from Cairns city centre and 50 minutes from Port Douglas.


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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Cairns, Queensland

Skyrail takes you on an unforgettable journey over and through Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests, in the Barron Gorge National Park.

Spanning 7.5kms, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway has comfortable six person gondolas which glide just metres above the canopy providing spectacular views of the rainforest, tropical Cairns, the Coral Sea and the Cairns Highlands. Your Skyrail experience also includes time at two stations.

At Red Peak Station, Skyrail’s Rangers provide guided boardwalk tours, sharing their knowledge of these ancient tropical forests amongst giant buttress roots, towering Kauri Pines and climbing wait-a-while palms.

Barron Falls Station has easy access walkways to three separate lookouts providing breathtaking views of the Barron Gorge and Falls. Here you can also visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre which Skyrail developed in conjunction with CSIRO to provide an informative and fun learning experience.

Multiple winner of the Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, Skyrail is a premier tourist experience which is accessible to people of all ages and abilities, providing its guests with a truly unique rainforest experience, available nowhere else in the world.

Situated just 15 minutes from Cairns city centre and 50 minutes from Port Douglas, Skyrail is open every day from 0900, except Christmas Day and during programmed, preventative maintenance.┬áSkyrail is The World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience.