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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4038 5555
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Embark on a fascinating journey of discovery over and through the oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest on earth. Enjoy a truly unique perspective of Australia's World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest as you glide just metres above the pristine rainforest canopy before descending to explore the forest floor at Red Peak and Barron Falls Station and learn about one of the most botanically fascinating and diverse areas in the world. Explore Kuranda, the village in the rainforest known for its markets, cafes, art galleries and wildlife parks. Return via the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway to complete your rainforest day tour. Combine one of Cairns other leading attractions with your experience including Rainforestation Nature Park, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and the Kuranda Wildlife Experience. Consistently voted as one of the best things to do in Cairns - discover, encounter and immerse yourself in this unforgettable experience of a lifetime.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Kuranda area as part of an AATKings itinerary. What great views from the cable car--those trees down there sure are tall!!!! It was a quiet day and we had a car to ourselves and enjoyed the ride.

Thank 10RogerTheLodger10
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the trip and considered one of the best events in Cairns. Really appreciate we had the opportunity to take the ride to see the impressed view of the rain forest. Very friendly staff and smooth operations throughout the experience. Make sure you visit...More

Thank Food4life0507
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

G'Day from the Tropics Thank you for visiting Skyrail recently and choosing to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and appreciate you recommending us a leading Cairns attraction. Enjoy the rest of your holiday and we...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first time on Skyrail and after living in Cairns for nearly 2 years, I can't believe i've waited so long to experience this amazing activity. The entire adventure was first class, from start to finish. The staff were efficient and friendly, and...More

Thank Vickie W
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the Rainforest Vickie Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback after your recent visit to Skyrail. We are delighted to hear you had such a relaxing and enjoyable first experience in the Wet Tropics rainforest. If you are living...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The views were good but unfortunately the staff service was average which was a shame in this beautiful area. Even though the Skyrail was not busy at the time we used it (there were two of us and one other person behind us) we were...More

Thank Paul E
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Paul Thank you for choosing to visit Skyrail and for taking the time to post your honest feedback on TripAdvisor. I do note your comments on the levels of customer service you had received, and I would like to take the opportunity to assure...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have had visits from friends in the USA over the last few years. This is always a highlight of their visit. Up on the sky rail, a few hours in Kuranda and then down on the train. Great trip with spectacular views and on...More

Thank shog99
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

G'Day Thank you for choosing to share our unique part of the world with your visitors from the USA. Our team is humbled to hear the Skyrail portion of their travels is always a highlight. Keep an eye on the news section of our website...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

At the first stop on the cable car we got off and took a guided tour, free of charge with one of the park rangers, Marc, I’m really glad we did as he advised us of lots we wouldn’t know, very interesting information about the...More

Thank Tracy D
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the Rainforest Tracy The Ranger guided tours at Red Peak station are included for all guests and we certainly recommend you take the time to join the Rangers in their element. The team is incredibly passionate about the Wet Tropics area they work...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful trip up in the Skyrail and the scenery and views back over the ocean area breathtaking. There were two hop off stations on the way up. One had Ranger Marc giving a talk as we walked around the boardwalk. He was...More

Thank Sandra R
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Greetings Sandra Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback about Skyrail after your recent visit. The Rangers are all very passionate about what they do in the World Heritage Rainforest of the Wet Tropics, and we are glad to hear you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth getting a Diamond upgrade so you can see through the glass floor. Only minor issue is that only one in 10 cars have the glass bottom so a small wait can occur before the next Diamond car is ready. The views are fantastic of...More

Thank Chris T
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

G'Day Chris Thank you for visiting Skyrail recently and sharing your feedback on Tripadvisor. Skyrail is an all weather experience and as we roll into the wet season it's only going to get even more spectacular. If you are lucky enough to be in the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are some breathtaking views from the Skyrail and this was a great experience for my six year old. There is room for a pram(for mr 1) and plenty of sights on the board walkMore

Thank Deejaypalmer
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Greetings from the rainforest Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback after your recent visit to Skyrail. We are delighted to hear you & your family had a such a great experience in the rainforest. Our operations team can cater for prams,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning scenery to get to kuranda. The Cableway gives you the best views of cairns and the rainforest. Friendly staff and an amazing tripMore

Thank debbielou6
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting recently and sharing the beautiful views you experienced whilst visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the stunning scenery and amazing views of the rainforest along with our friendly staff....More

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Vickie D
25 November 2017|
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Response from SkyrailMarketing | Property representative |
Hi Vickie, Yes Kuranda is full of Cafe's and Restaurants. Skyrail also has Canopy Cafe at our Smithfield Terminal which is open all day. We look forward to seeing you in the rainforest!
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consewong
14 September 2017|
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Response from SkyrailMarketing | Property representative |
Yes most certainly, there are toilets at all of our terminals and mid stations. There are also a number of public toilets in Kuranda, the village in the rainforest and on the Kuranda train and at their stations. Is there... More
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consewong
14 September 2017|
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Hi There, do you mean flies, i.e. insects? There are many insects in the rainforest, however, majority of them will not be near you during your visit. There are certainly not thousands flying around. Is there anything else... More
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