Explore the Wonders of Cairns Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area with the Cairns Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Just a short 15-minute drive north of Cairns City or 50 minutes south of Port Douglas, this iconic attraction offers a fascinating exploration of one of the world’s oldest tropical rainforests.

Glide high above the pristine jungle canopy, enjoying this ancient landscape’s unique perspective. Explore the rainforest up close, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the lush tropical surroundings.

Choose from a one-way or return journey on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, or combine your experience with a scenic ride on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway for the ultimate rainforest itinerary. Bookings and payment are required for all tours.

Tour Options

  • Return (round-trip) or one-way Skyrail experience departing from Smithfield (Cairns) Terminal or Kuranda Terminal.

Start Location

  • Smithfield (Cairns) Terminal: 6 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield.
  • Kuranda Terminal: Arara Street, Kuranda.

For guests in Cairns, the beaches, or Port Douglas, your adventure begins at the Smithfield (Cairns) Terminal. If you’re in Kuranda or on the Atherton Tablelands, head to the Kuranda Terminal to start your journey.


  • One-way Skyrail: 1 ½ hours
  • Return: 2 ½ hours
  • Kuranda Village: 2-3 hours

Experience the wonders of the Cairns Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and create lasting memories as you explore the beauty and diversity of Australia’s tropical rainforests. Book your adventure today and embark on a journey of discovery like no other!

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