Skyrail News


The Spectacled Flying Fox: A most social critter

Look to the skies after dusk in November and you're likely to see flocks of the distinctive Spectacled Flying-fox (Pteropus conspicillatus), heading out for a night of feeding and socialising. Like most mammals in Australia's Tropical Rainforests, the Spectacled Flying-fox... read more


Skyrail Expands Customer Facilities

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway has announced a $2.5 million expansion of its Smithfield Terminal building and infrastructure. The works will include expanded Reservations and Ticketing facilities, a larger Retail store and the introduction of the new 'Canopy Cafe'. Skyrail... read more


October Glory Vine

Being October, it is very apt that we take this opportunity to showcase the simply stunning, October Glory Vine (Faradaya splendida: Lamiaceae). This is a large, energetic, fast growing and spreading rainforest vine, which is best known for its beautifully fragrant, white... read more


Funding opportunities for Tropical Rainforest Researchers

Students, researchers and educators have the opportunity to access up to $25,000, per project, for short-term tropical rainforest research and education projects, as part of a new Skyrail Rainforest Foundation initiative. Max Shepherd, a Skyrail Rainforest Foundation... read more


Skyrail Rainforest Foundation supports Cyclone Larry Research

The Skyrail Rainforest Foundation is pleased to announce a $50,000 commitment towards the funding of several research initiatives, to be collectively known as the Skyrail Rainforest Foundation Cyclone Larry Project. The research is focused on the impacts of Severe Tropical... read more