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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Open today: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic views, and an 'up close and personal' perspective on the rainforest - particularly the upper canopy. We caught the train up to Kuranda (fantastic views), and the Skyrail down. A great combination, providing different perspectives. We spent minimal time in Kuranda - as we'd...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bunyip61
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are thrilled to hear you had a magical experience exploring the ancient rainforest including the fantastic scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did this with our kids and loved it! I paid the extra to get diamond view..... I wouldn’t bother doing that next time... although it was cool it meant you had to wait longer for a diamond view Skyrail to come around again (as...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jenn27788
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are thrilled to hear you and your family loved your Skyrail experience and had an awesome day out. Thank you for recommending Skyrail as a must do Cairns experience and we look...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great way to see the rain forest. Also my wife list a bracelet somewhere on the trip down. We reported it and they searched all the stations, found it and delivered it back to the hotel. What great service!More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Philinqld
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are glad to hear you had a great time exploring including the excellent views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the tropical rainforest canopy....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked the Skyrail off the cruise ship for the downhill portion as we took the train up to Kuranda. On the way down there are a coupe of optional stops with boardwalk to a viewing platform. We did both of the stops and found...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ClarkJ55
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are glad you had a great time exploring on your shore excursion. We look forward to welcoming you back again next time you are in Cairns! Kindest regards, Sarah #TheAncientRainforest

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went up to kuranda by the scenic railway and back down by skyrail. Both trips were excellent and interesting the commentary on the train was clear and informative, on the skyrail it is worth downloading the app or get the brochure so you know...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Peteradair
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are glad to hear you had a great time exploring the ancient rainforest as well as the Skyrail Interpretive App & Audio Guide, which tells the rainforest's fascinating story of survival over...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This experience surpassed our expectations! The views from every angle were spectacular. The rainforest is a natural wonder to behold. is We booked a 'diamond' gondola with a glass floor, and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. This is a 'must do' experience whilst in Cairns.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ready_travellers
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are glad to hear you had a great time exploring including the spectacular scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the tropical...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are visiting Cairns this is a must do activity. We went up and back in the Skyrail and I believe it is worth every cent. The visit to Barron Falls and the gorge was the absolute highlight, the scenery is awesome and the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nuttie710
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are thrilled to hear you all totally loved your experience, including the awesome scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the tropical rainforest canopy....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Just outside the city of Cairns lays the hidden gem called the Skyway Rainforest Cableway, were we enjoyed riding in an enclosed gondola that soared over the rainforest canopy up to Kuranda. We downloaded the app before we left and listened to the description of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank swoods4013
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are glad you had a wonderful time exploring including the scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the lush tropical rainforest canopy. We...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The skyrail takes you on a spectacular ride through the tree tops of the rain forest. Where the customers can easily see the rain Forrest below and that is like no other form of exploration because thousands of years growth and development can be seen...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tracielegrove
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are glad to hear you had a thrilling experience exploring the spectacular rainforest including scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was good with nice views and very helpful staff. Village was small with a few eating and shopping optionsMore

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LesterM671
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for sharing your review of Skyrail. We are glad to hear you had a good experience and enjoyed the nice scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the tropical rainforest...More

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Adelchick
18 October 2019|
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Response from SkyrailMarketing | Property representative |
Hi there We recommend allowing for 1.5 hours for a one way Skyrail experience which includes a recommended 20 minutes at each of the two stops. The time at these stops is completely up to you as you can spend as long or as... More
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Fertimo
11 October 2019|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
the car park is at the Skyrail, and there is a free shuttle bus from the Freshwater train station back to the car park ....i don't know the exact address of the station, but it was at least a 10min bus ride....plenty of... More
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kochies
13 June 2019|
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Response from peggym123456 | Reviewed this property |
We booked through R.A.C.Q. and got a 10% discount which helps.
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