Skyrail News

Skyrail Named as Global Environmental Leader

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Cairns, Australia, has been named as the most environmentally sustainable tourism business in the Pacific region.  After a 10-year benchmarking and certification programme, the Queensland company is the first in the Pacific to obtain... read more

Wild Dogs Research

Researchers are coming closer to understanding wild dogs’ future in the Far North, amid concerns that genetically pure dingoes could be bred into extinction. A four-year research study of wild dogs in the Wet Tropics has started analysing hair samples to examine the impact of... read more

Flowers and Fruits on the Cableway

This year, March has turned out to be rather wet after two surprisingly dry months when we would usually expect more rain. Along the front line at Skyrail, the Dodder Laurel (Cassytha filiformis: Lauraceae) is flowering inconspicuously. The Dodder Laurel is a parasite which... read more

Butterflies of the Rainforest

Butterflies of Barron Gorge There are quite a few of these beautiful critters fluttering about at the moment. Almost everybody knows what a butterfly looks like but it’s still worth having a closer look at what exactly constitutes a butterfly. First of all, a butterfly is an... read more

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Phenology

Cairns Post - 20 February, Article by Laura Packham  The popular tourist attraction, located about 15km northwest of Cairns, will be the focus of a research paper detailing revolutionary new methods of data collection in the Barron Gorge and Daintree Rainforest. Lead... read more