Skyrail News

Skyrail: Green Globe Benchmarked

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway has retained its title as the only Australian company to have achieved Certified status under Green Globe. Green Globe is the worldwide Benchmarking, Certification and improvement system assisting the international travel and tourism industry to... read more

Forest Frogs

One of the most commonly sighted frogs is the White-lipped Treefrog (Litoria infrarenata), which reaches over 130mm in length and is easily identified with its green body, white bottom lip and almost glowing white underbelly. Found throughout North Queensland and Papua New... read more

Kangaroos in trees?!

Whilst it might be hard to believe, there are actually two types of kangaroos living in the tree tops of Australia’s Tropical Rainforests. The Bennett’s Tree Kangaroo (Dendrolagus bennettianus) and Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) are both fairly evasive... read more

Rainforest Umbrella

Umbrella Trees are particularly easy to spot throughout the region at this time of year, with their bounty of raspberry-like red fruits. These fruits are a favourite with the colourful rainbow lorikeets, who get ‘drunk’ on the nectar. The fruits grow out of the top of the... read more

Festive Flowers

The Flame Tree’s flowers can cover the entire tree with a sea of red, lasting for two or three weeks before they are replaced by numerous seed pods that store a cache of nutritious yellow seeds. Gloves should be used when handling the seeds, as they are covered by a mesh of... read more