Skyrail Return Experience 

Cairns to Kuranda 


Begin your journey into the oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest on earth with Skyrail

Your Skyrail experience from Smithfield to Kuranda (and back) should take approximately 2 ½ hours. This includes time to explore the two rainforest stations.

Allow 20 minutes at each station to enjoy a Ranger guided boardwalk tour and visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre, lookouts and historical displays.

What's Included in a Return Skyrail Experience?

  • 5% Discount when you book directly online with Skyrail 
  • Free parking at Skyrail's Smithfield Terminal (Transfer options also available)
  • 2 ½ hour Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience including the Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations
  • Ranger guided tour at Red Peak station
  • Entry to the CSIRO Interpretation Centre & historical displays at Barron Falls Station
  • 3 spectacular lookouts taking in the Barron Falls and Barron Gorge National Park
  • Free time to explore Kuranda – the Village in the Rainforest

Guests visiting or staying in the regions of Kuranda, Mareeba or the Atherton Tablelands can choose to experience the Return Skyrail package departing from Kuranda, by selecting the (EX) Kuranda Return option. 

 

Skyrail Prices & Bookings

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Adult Child Family  
Return Skyrail Experience: $77.00 $38.50 $192.50 Book now
With Return Transfers From Cairns & Beaches $100.00 $50.00 $250.00 Book now
With Return Transfers From Port Douglas $124.00 $62.00 $310.00 Book now

Upgrade to Glass Floor Gondolas (Diamond View)


Skyrail's glass floor gondolas offer an exciting perspective from high above the rainforest canopy

What does the oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest on earth look like from directly above? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to view the rainforest through Skyrail's glass floor gondolas.

Diamond View gondolas carry a maximum of 5 passengers and depart the stations every 7 minutes. (approximately) Diamond View passengers will enjoy dedicated boarding queues at all terminals and stations.

Additional fees apply:

One Way Skyrail Diamond View upgrade $15.00 Adult, $7.50 Child 

Diamond View is available on a one-way per person basis only; return and family rates do not apply.


Transfers

  • Self Drive: If you have your own vehicle, or are using public transport, you will not require transfers from your accommodation. Click here for more information and a self-drive map.
  • Return Coach Transfers: If you do not have your own means of transport, we recommend booking Skyrail with return transfers. The transfer service is available from Cairns city, most of the Cairns northern beaches and Port Douglas locations. Times will be offered during the booking process.

Please note when purchasing tours online

  • 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)
  • If you experience technical difficulties, please contact Skyrail's Reservations Department on email/reservations)(skyrail.com.au or phone +61 7 4038 5555.