Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Embark on a fascinating journey of discovery over and through the ancient Wet Tropics Rainforest.

Enjoy a truly unique perspective of Australia’s World Heritage listed tropical rainforest, gliding above the pristine canopy before descending to explore the forest floor.

Learn about ancient plants and animals that existed before dinosaurs roamed the earth and whose descendants can still be seen in the rainforest today. The birthplace of kangaroos and home to the largest number of ancient song bird species in the world, this fascinating living museum is like a window back in time.

Complimentary Ranger guided boardwalk tours, the immersive Rainforest Discovery Zone, engaging interpretive signage and scenic lookouts at Red Peak unlock the secrets of this mystical landscape.

Discover the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre at Barron Falls. Marvel at the Barron Gorge and Falls from The Edge Lookout and learn more about the area’s pioneering past at the historical precinct.

Ensure you get the most out of your experience by downloading Skyrail’s multi-lingual Interpretive App and Audio Guide that places the story of Queensland’s ancient rainforest directly in your hands.

Easily accessible from Cairns, encounter, discover and immerse yourself in what is arguably The World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience.


Advanced Ecotourism Certified Australian Tourism Accreditation Australian Tourism Export Council Birdwatching Broadband Internet Access Cafe Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for vision impairment Climate Action Accreditations Climate Action Innovator Climate Action Innovator Certified by Ecotourism Australia Climate Action Leader Coach Parking Disabled access available EarthCheck Certified ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia Ecotourism Certified (EA) Enquiry Desk Family Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Green Globe 21 Hiking Indigenous themes and/or interpretation Interactive Centre International Interpretive Centre Kiosk Lockers Lookouts Non Smoking Public Toilet Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Shop The Ecotourism Association of Australia Visitor Information Centre Walk Walks Wheelchair access World Heritage


From AU$55.00

Prices valid for travel from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Adult price for a one way experience is AUD55.00 | round trip (return) experience is AUD82.00

Family prices also available, visit the official Skyrail website to book your experience.

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