Skyrail News


Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Welcomes Emirates Melbourne Cup

The Emirates Melbourne Cup tour of its trophy, known as 'The People's Cup' visited two World Heritage listed areas in one day while recognising indigenous Australian's involvment in the racing industry. The People's Cup travelled in a Skyrail Diamond View glass floor cabin,... read more


Wet Season in the Dry Season?

Mistletoes flowered surprisingly last month. The orange and red tubular flowers were however, more sparse than they usually tend to be. The fruits are small berries that contain seeds with a sticky thread on one end. When birds eat the fruits, these sticky threads make them... read more


Student Funding Results

The Skyrail Rainforest Foundation is pleased to announce the results of the succesful Student Research funding for 2015/16. The standard of applications were very high which made selecting the final recipients particularly challenging. Eligible research students were given... read more


Celebrating World Environment Day!

To celebrate World Environment Day, @skyrailcairns along with @tropicalnorthqueensland and @MeetInCairnsGBR will be hosting an Instameet on Friday 5th June. A group of well-known environmentally passionate instagrammers including @islandjems, @adventuremumma, @phlipvids and... read more


Life before Humans.....

This month we will be looking at some interesting animals believed to have been extinct before humans arrived in Australia. Many of the animals which are known to have existed in our prehistoric tropical rainforests, were discovered as fossils in the famous Riversleigh fossil... read more