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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

While on a trip from UK to visit family in Melbourne we took a trip on Skyrail while holidaying in Port Douglas what a fantastic way to float above the rain forest in a gondola.The forest walk was so interesting and the butterfly exhibit magical...More

Thank Chris21Hexham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great views can be busy stop everywhere and take a walk, informative, a great experience, book the train backMore

Thank jaksi8
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are thrilled you enjoyed the great scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the ancient tropical rainforest canopy. We are glad you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Hop aboard the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to take a gondola ride up or down the mountain. Board the top at Kuranda (maybe take the Kuranda Scenic Railway up the Mountain). You can get off at the 2 midway stations on your descent to see the...More

Thank Skootamattaken
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are thrilled you had a great day exploring including the scenic views of the rainforest canopy, Barron Gorge National Park and the Cairns region! We are glad you enjoyed exploring both...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although we already had a reservation for a specific time the staff were accommodating and let us get straight on. The views were out of this world. We didn't do any stops going up to Kuranda we just went straight through enjoying the views and...More

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

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are thrilled you had a great day with scenic views that were out of this world across Barron Gorge National Park, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the tropical rainforest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable ride. Great view that you can see the topview of the Cairns City and the rainforest. Time-saving compared with Train. Freeparking at Smithfield.More

Thank louischan614
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are glad you enjoyed exploring including the scenic views of Barron Gorge National Park, Barron Falls, the Cairns region, the Coral Sea and the tropical rainforest canopy. Thank you for sharing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We treated ourselves to the Skyrail diamond and first class Kuranda railway experience and were very impressed with both. The rain forest, Baron Gorge, Baron falls and Stony Creek falls were all amazing. We got some wonderful aerial photos of the rainforest, gorge and waterfall...More

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

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are thrilled you had a great day exploring including the Diamond View upgrade with the added luxury of a glass floor providing unimpeded birds eye perspective of the tropical rainforest canopy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the maximum view of the rainforest and the gorge- worth the trip but allow a full day, great views of the gorge and enjoyable stop offs to get closer looks at the trees of the rainforest. Clean and well operated.More

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

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did take bus 123 at 7:40 AM from Cairns city center platform 2 (gps -16.9206, 145.774458) to Skyrail Smithfield terminal arriving 8:26 AM. We returned from Kuranda with Trans North (bus stop gps -16.819722, 145.633926) at 4:10 PM, so not with Skyrail or the...More

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

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Skyrail is a great experience and a wonderful way to get to Kuranda. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The only downfall is that there is no senior or concession rate. Not even for War Veterans. We were very disappointed and can honestly say this would...More

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

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are thrilled to hear you had a great experience and thoroughly enjoyed your day. Thank you for your feedback regarding concession prices. We take all comments on board and I have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and clean carts. We used the one with glass floor and would recommend it. Nice and relaxing and awesome to look around and take it all in.More

Thank biscuits1010
SkyrailMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings from the rainforest, Thank you for visiting the ancient rainforest with Skyrail. We are glad you enjoyed exploring, including the Diamond View upgrade with an added luxury of a glass floor providing unimpeded birds eye view of the tropical rainforest canopy below. Thank you...More

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lilaclolly
17 November 2018|
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Response from SkyrailMarketing | Property representative |
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is one of, if not the, safest cableway in the world. We conduct service, system and safety checks everyday and throughout the day as well as regular maintenance. We have a full maintenance team on... More
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mckenziec561
9 November 2018|
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Response from ElysianJG | Reviewed this property |
I think so. We departed on the Skyrail at about 10 and were on the train at 2.30, arriving back at about 3.30. In Kuranda we only did the three animal parks which are very small and had lunch at a cafe. You could fit in... More
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Shrida G
2 November 2018|
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Response from SkyrailMarketing | Property representative |
Hi Shrida Skyrail prides itself on being an inclusive, all ages and abilities experience. The entire experience is wheelchair and pram accessible. When boarding and leaving the gondolas our friendly team can slow and stop... More
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