Skyrail News

What's going on in our Tropical Rainforests

Fruits, nuts and spiders, while these items may not seem to be a compatible grouping, they do provide the perfect 'what's on' guide to Australia's Tropical Rainforests this month. Some of the rainforest's more distinctive and popular species are fruiting, including the... read more

Rare Tree Kangaroo Seen On Skyrail

Skyrail's visitors were treated to an extra special sight last week when a young cassowary and a rare Lumholtz tree kangaroo were spotted at Skyrail's Barron Falls Station. The Lumholtz, a rare tree climbing kangaroo native to Australia's World Heritage listed Tropical... read more

Skyrail: Planting for the Future of Our Native Animals

Native birds and animals living in the forest adjacent to Skyrail's Smithfield terminal will soon have a safe passage to water thanks to Skyrail's tree planting initiative. Skyrail Rangers and local and international students are creating a wildlife corridor between the... read more

Skyrail Hosts Royal Guests

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway hosted its first royal guests, Her Majesty the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, on Friday 1st March 2002. The Queen, in Australia and Tropical North Queensland on an official visit, experienced the spectacular beauty and splendour of the world's... read more

Olympic Torch Relay Reaches the Rainforest

The first leg of the flame's journey, from Kuranda Terminal to Red Peak Station, was completed by Milton Brim, a Skyrail Ranger and respected Elder of the Djabugay tribe whose traditional country includes the Skyrail route. Milton disembarked from the cableway at Barron... read more