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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

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    6 Skyrail Drive
    Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia

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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Embark on a fascinating journey of discovery over and through the ancient rainforest in the Barron Gorge National Park. Glide above the canopy with spectacular views of the rainforest, Coral Sea and lush Cairns Highlands. Red Peak and Barron Falls allow you to descend through the canopy and explore the forest below.

Explore Red Peak where the combination of complimentary Ranger guided boardwalk tours, immersive Rainforest Discovery Zone, engaging interpretive signage and rainforest lookout unlock the secrets of this mystical landscape

Discover more at Barron Falls, marvel at the rugged beauty of the Barron Gorge and majestic Barron Falls from The Edge Lookout, and visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre.

Enjoy and enhance your experience with Skyrail’s Audio Guide and Interpretive App, placing the story of the rainforest directly in your hands.

Accessible to people of all ages and abilities, Skyrail is the must-do rainforest experience in Tropical North Queensland.

Skyrail is open daily with some pre-planned preventative maintenance dates, a list of closure dates can be found on the visitor information tab of the official Skyrail website.

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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

6 Skyrail Drive
Queensland 4878, Australia

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Disabled access available, contact operator for details.


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  • Climate Action Innovator Certified by Ecotourism Australia
  • COVID Safe
  • ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
  • ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
  • ECO Certified (Nature Tourism) by Ecotourism Australia
  • Green Globe Certified
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