Smithfield Terminal

Skyrail’s Smithfield Terminal is located just 15 minutes from Cairns City and 50 minutes from Port Douglas.

The terminal is easily accessed by Skyrail’s coach or day tour transfer services and self-drivers can avail themselves of the ample, free, onsite parking (including RVs, caravans and campers). 

Skyrail Smithfield Station
Skyrail's Smithfield Terminal, located just 15 minutes North of Cairns City

The terminal’s wide access ramp is framed by lush vegetation including a beautiful example of the ancient King Fern and a range of native orchids (seasonal).

Inside you’ll find a range of facilities including ticketing, souvenir and gift shop (featuring local artists), souvenir digital photos, the Canopy Café serving a range of hot and cold drinks, meals and snacks (please note food and drink cannot be consumed in the gondolas), restrooms and a Skyrail Rainforest Foundation information and donation point.

souvenir shop
A wide selection of Australian and locally made Skyrail souvenirs are available

The travel time between Smithfield Terminal and Red Peak Rainforest Station is approximately 10 minutes. Take the time to enjoy spectacular World Heritage listed aquatic, coastal and rainforest views of Cairns and the Coral Sea (you can even see Green Island and the fringes of the Great Barrier Reef), as well as Skyrail’s rainforest regeneration corridor. 

To Red Peak Station