Mamu Tropical Skywalk the Boardwalk in the Rainforest Canopy

Just 15 minutes from Innisfail, the Mumu Tropical Skywalk is a great way to see and learn about the tropical rainforest.  The Mamu Tropical Skywalk is the traditional country of the Mamu Aboriginal People.  They welcome you and ask that you visit respectfully.

Open daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.  The Mamu Tropical Skywalk is informative and educational.

We recommend allowing at least one and a half hours for this activity.

About the Skywalk

An elevated walk through the clouds, with breathtaking views over the World Heritage Tropical Rainforest.

Constructed with unpainted galvanised steel and recycled plastic. Not only beautiful but sustainable too!

Get up close to some of the spectacular butterflies and various bird species.

Mamu Tropical Skyrail

Explore the rainforest from the floor to the canopy, with an elevated walkway rising from ground level.

The boardwalk is 15 metres high, with an observation tower escalating to 37 metres! The Skywalk is 2.5 kilometres long.

There are comfortable seating options along the way if you need a rest.

Hear the Ma Mu stories and learn about the traditional uses of many of the trees, plants and animals.


Wheelchair users can enjoy all facilities and walking tracks, except the observation tower.

Mamu Tropical Skyrail has tap rails, handrails and tactile directional signs along all tracks and sky rails.

Braille and large print guides are available from the ticket office upon request.

Where is the Mamu Tropical Skyrail?

Located on the Palmerston Highway in Innisfail, Queensland.


Forest Walk

Explore the rainforest from ground level, with more than 1 km of hardened walking tracks. From here, you’ll have access to the elevated boardwalk.

Suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. Along the way, you’ll find seating for rest stops.


As the Mamu Tropical Skywalk gently rises, the forest below drops away. Take in the magnificent views of the river gorge below from the viewing platform.


The Skywalk winds for 350 m through the rainforest canopy.

Get up and close to rainforest plants and animals.

Observation Tower

Rising 37 m above ground level. Enjoy uninterrupted views of World Heritage rainforest landscapes.

Picnic Areas

Picnic tables are near the entrance. Close by at Henrietta Creek. There are picnic facilities accessed from the Palmerston Highway.

  • Self-guided audio tour available in 9 different languages. Including English, Mandarin, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, French, Cantonese, German and Korean.
  • Courtesy vehicle for the mobility impaired.
  • Umbrellas on rainy days. (It’s a great activity for a rainy day!)
  • Map guides
  • Mamu Tropical Skywalk Botanical guides
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • walking shoes

Mamu Tropical Skywalk is located 90 minutes from Cairns or 60 minutes from the middle of the Atherton Tablelands.

In the Palmerston section of the Wooroonooran National Park. Situated on Palmerston Highway, 27 km from the turn-off from Bruce Highway.


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