Embark on a fascinating journey of discovery over and deep into the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest. The iconic Skyrail experience is a must do Cairns attraction that provides a truly unique perspective of Australia’s World Heritage listed tropical rainforest – immersing you in the sights, sounds, smells and tranquillity in one of the most botanically fascinating areas on earth.
Home to some of the world’s first kangaroos, flowering plants and ancient song birds, this fascinating living museum is like a window back in time. Explore Red Peak where complimentary ranger guided tours, rainforest boardwalk loop, the Rainforest Discovery Zone and lookout unlock the secrets of this mystical landscape.
Discover more via the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre and boardwalk loops at Barron Falls. Marvel at the rugged beauty of the Barron Gorge and enjoy spectacular panoramic views from any of the viewing platforms including The Edge Lookout and learn more about the area’s pioneering past at the engaging Historical Precinct.
Ensure you get the most out of your experience by downloading Skyrail’s Interpretive App and Audio Guide, placing the story of Queensland’s ancient tropical rainforest in your hands.
Representing a world first in environmental tourism, Skyrail is a multi-award winner renowned for its commitment to the highest standards of sustainable environmental performance.
Learn about ancient plants and animals that existed long before dinosaurs roamed the earth and whose descendants can still be seen in the rainforest today.
Located approximately 15 minutes from Cairns city, conveniently serviced by regular bus transfers and free parking for Self-drive with ample room for RV’s and caravans. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is open every day except for Christmas Day and during planned, preventative maintenance.
Encounter, discover and immerse yourself in #TheAncientRainforest and unlock the secrets of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest.