Cairns Location Map

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is located in Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

Skyrail’s Smithfield Terminal is located at 6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, just 15 minutes drive north of Cairns city and 50 minutes south of Port Douglas.

Latitude:     -16.84723
Longitude:   +145.69574

The Smithfield Terminal is accessible by:

Skyrail Coach Transfer: Skyrail operates a regular coach transfer pick-up & drop-off service in the Cairns, the Cairns’ northern beaches (excluding Holloways Beach, Machans Beach and Yorkeys Knob) and Port Douglas areas. The coach service will collect and deliver you to your individual hotel – contact our Skyrail Reservations to confirm an exact pick-up time.

Self-Drive: If you wish to drive to Skyrail please visit our Self Drive Information section which includes downloadable Skyrail Self-Drive map with detailed directions and distances from Cairns and Port Douglas areas.

A Special Note For Self-Drive Guests

Self-Drive guests taking the Skyrail Experience including the Kuranda Scenic Railway, and departing for Kuranda via the Kuranda Scenic Railway, your departure point will be at Freshwater Train Station (not Cairns Central Train Station).

You will be issued with the relevant Train and Skyrail boarding passes at the Skyrail Freshwater Train Station ticket counter. For a detailed map and driving directions to Freshwater Station please visit our Self Drive Information page.

Skyrail’s Kuranda Terminal is located a 5-10-minute walk from Kuranda, the ‘Village in the Rainforest’. A Cairns city map can be found at this link Cairns City Map.

If you have your own vehicle, you may drive yourself to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where there is ample free parking. A downloadable version of Skyrail's Self-Drive Guide with driving directions is available here for your convenience. A self-drive shuttle operates at the end of your experience between Skyrail’s Smithfield Terminal and the Kuranda Scenic Railway Freshwater Station. The cost of this shuttle is included in the Self-Drive package option.

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