Skyrail News


Skyrail Named as a Finalist in 2014 International Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway has been shortlisted from almost 200 submissions from 56 countries to become one of 18 finalists in 6 categories of the 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Skyrail hopes to secure the Environmental Award having just completed a 3 day site evaluation... read more


Adaptations to Light

This month we will be looking at various adaptations to differing light conditions in the rainforest. There are four areas of interest here - the forest floor, the sub-canopy, the canopy and the forest edge. Plants on the forest floor are few and far between. At Red Peak the... read more


An Unusually Dry 'Wet' Season

This year the wet season appears to be late. At the moment there is a 50/50 chance there will be an El Nino event. El Nino is a high pressure system starting off the coast of Peru that ends up pushing the monsoon north so that it just misses us. In such cases most of our rain... read more


Skyrail's Facebook Competition Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Stephanie Johnston from New South Wales! Stephanie has won our Skyrail Facebook competition in conjunction with Djabugay Aboriginal Guided Walking Tours, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tourism Kuranda, Quicksilver Great Barrier Reef Cruises and Mercure Cairns... read more


Skyrail's Marni Barnett claims TTNQ Young Achievers Award, 2013

Skyrail is extremely proud of our very own Marni Barnett after she secured the Intrust Super Young Achievers Award, 2013 at the annual TTNQ ceremony. At not even 30 years old, Marni has achieved so much in the tourism industry and her ever expanding resume is positively... read more