Skyrail Rainforest Cableway:
Glide just metres above the rainforest canopy, descending through the canopy layers and deep into the heart of the forest at Skyrail?s two rainforest mid-stations (Red Peak & Barron Falls) for the ultimate tropical rainforest experience.
- Travel in a 6 person gondola cabin with panoramic views as you glide above the rainforest canopy on the amazing 7.5km journey.
- Gondolas leave the station continuously; bookings are taken in 15 minute intervals
- One-way Skyrail Experience will take approximately 90 minutes to complete
- Return Skyrail experience should take approximately 2 ½ hours, this includes spending time at the two rainforest mid-stations.
- Skyrail operates daily from 9am to 5.15pm with the last departure scheduled for 3.30pm (closed Christmas Day)
- Skyrail's Canopy Cafe and retail shop located at the Smithfield Terminal is open from 8.00am.
*Please advise your preferred times of travel on your booking request
Experience the Skyrail Rainforest Journey:
Skyrail Smithfield Terminal is located just 15 minutes drive from Cairns and 50 minutes from Port Douglas. Self-drive passengers will find Skyrail's location easily accessible with free car parking for your Car, RV or Caravan. Skyrail Smithfield also features an electric vehicle charging station.
Traveling on the Skyrail, Plan to spend 20-30 minutes at the two Rainforest mid-stations.
Red Peak: Lush rainforest surroundings including the towering 400 year-old Kauri Pine. Interpretive boardwalk tour with Skyrail Ranger available throughout the day.
Red Peak Features:
- Complimentary Ranger Guided Boardwalk Tour
- Rainforest Discovery Zone
- Rainforest Boardwalk Loop
- Scenic Lookout
Barron Falls: Enjoy spectacular views of the Barron Gorge, state-of-the-art Rainforest Interpretation Centre, lookouts and historical displays.
Barron Falls Features:
- The Edge Lookout
- Historical Precinct
- CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre
- Panoramic gorge & waterfall views
Skyrail Kuranda Terminal is located a short walk from the famous village of Kuranda.
Diamond View GondolasUpgrade:
Be amazed by the spectacular tropical rainforest from the unique viewing perspective of Skyrail?s glass floor Diamond View Gondolas.
11 Diamond View Gondolas not only provide guests with panoramic views of the tropical landscape, coral sea and rainforest canopy, but also offer the unique perspective of looking straight down from the treetops to the forest floor below.
Diamond View gondolas carrying a maximum of 5 passengers, will depart stations approximately every 7 minutes and passengers travelling on them will enjoy dedicated boarding queues at all terminals and mid-stations.
This Village in the Rainforest has numerous attractions including a butterfly sanctuary, a colourful bird aviary, koala park, walking tracks and a diverse range of markets (open every day from 9am to 3pm), shops, cafes and restaurants (extra costs).
Travstar Tip | We recommend allowing yourself two to three hours in Kuranda.
What To Bring:
Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses & an umbrella on rainy days.
Cash for Markets and comfortable shoes.
How to Get There:
Self Drive: If you have your own vehicle, you will not require transfers from your accommodation.
Skyrail runs a regular coach transfer service from most hotels in Cairns.
If you require a coach transfer, please advise the name of hotel in your booking request.
Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach & Palm Cove) and Port Douglas areas are currently not being serviced, Please contact our consultants who can make arrangements for you.
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Great service everyone was friendly and helpful
Posted By Rob Cunningham
The Skyrail down was amazing and a lovely scenic experience.
Posted By Merle and Gin
Excellent service from the Skyrail.
Posted By Jayan Panwala
Amazing day. Did the skyrail to Kuranda and return as the train was not operational. Will definately be doing it again.
Posted By Andrea West
We enjoyed our day
We enjoyed our day. Everyone was helpful and friendly. The transfers were on time and well organised. We enjoyed kuranda and will definitley return.
Posted By Neri Harp
Diamond Experience was well worth the extra in cost. We had the cable car all to ourselves and had a very informative/polite tour guide at each stop on the way down. The views were spectacular even on an overcast day. There is so much to see from above the canopy of the rainforest. The whole experience made us feel we were in very professional hands.
Posted By Yolanda Allbon
Views were spectacular
Best part of the trip - views were spectacular, especially the last leg coming into Cairns.
Posted By Tania Mansfield
Had the best time
Had the best time and plenty to keep us all entertained all day :)
Posted By Sean Hughes
Would book again
was heaps cheeper than booking through our cruise all went according to plan bus driver was awesome staff were great and very helpful would book again with u guys Thanks
Posted By Kate Hart
All prices shown in Australian Dollars
Prices valid from now until 31 March 2023
|Skyrail Rainforest Cableway||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|One Way Skyrail | No Transfers Required||$59||$30||$148||Book|
|Skyrail Return | No Transfers Required||$89||$44||$147||Book|
|Skyrail Return + Cairns Hotel Transfers||$113||$68||$293||Book|
|Diamond View Upgrade | Return Trip||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|Diamond View | Skyrail Return | No Transfers||$139||$69||$423||Book|
|Diamond View | Skyrail Return + Cairns Hotel Transfers||$163||$93||$443||Book|
Prices valid from Prices valid from now until 31 March 2023
|Diamond View 1 Way | Adult||$25|
Child Age = 4 - 14 years old
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