Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Currently Open [Closes at 03:30 pm]
  • Address: Cnr Cairns Western Aerial Rd & Captain Cook Hwy, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
  • Timings: 09:55 am - 03:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-740385555
  • Ticket Price: 50 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, Family And Kids, Adventure, Cable Car

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway - Review

It is world’s first cable car in environmental tourism. A trip in the glass floor Diamond View Gondolas of Skyrail gives you a remarkable experience over Australia’s top attractions like tropical rainforest. The cable car will take you above the forest and will descend into the canopy layers and enter into the heart of the forest. You can combine the cable car trip with other attractions like Kuranda Scenic railway for a half day or full day tour.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Information

  • You can go for half or full day tour.
  • The journey will take around 1 ½ hour for one way and 2 ½ hours for return.
  • Tickets for children includes kids of 4 – 14 years old.
  • Tickets for family includes 2 adults + 2 children of the same family.
  • Additional fees are applicable for Diamond View.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Ticket Prices

  • Visit their official website for ticket details.

How To reach Skyrail Rainforest Cableway by Public Transport

  • By car

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TripHobo Highlights for Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Address: Cnr Cairns Western Aerial Rd & Captain Cook Hwy, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Contact Number: +61-740385555
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Timing: 09:55 am - 03:30 pm
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Price: 50 USD
  • Best time to visit Skyrail Rainforest Cableway(preferred time): 10:30 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

  • 95% of people who visit Cairns include Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in their plan

  • 87.09% of people start their Skyrail Rainforest Cableway visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

94.07% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

People normally club together Kuranda Scenic Railway and Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park while planning their visit to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns Reviews

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  • A great experience with a spectacular view. I felt safe the whole time, even in a glass bottom gondola. The staff were awesome and very friendly. If I was to do it again I WOULD NOT pay the extra money for the glass bottom - you really wouldn't miss anything if you were in a normal car. I guess it is a little more thrilling but you get over that almost straight away.

  • It was a nice trip. Cameron though at Red Peak was an amazing tour guide. Only a few minutes but I seemed to learn something new from his passion for the flora and fauna with every sentence. A little humour and pics made it perfect. Well done and thank you Cameron. ( just a shame I left my sunglasses at the bottom desk!)

  • This is a must do in Cairns. Most visitors have a 2 or 3 full days if lucky and this is one of those days but can be compressed into a half day if your leaving in the afternoon from the Cairns Airport. So half day or full day is fine but this is and must be seen as in conjunction with your Reef Trip. So if your itinerary is only 2 days in Cairns then this Rainforest Visit is a must. Kuranda is a lovely break from Cairns and great for Lunch. This is a 5 Star event nothing under. If you have an early check out from Cairns or Palm Cove with an afternoon flight earmark Skyrail as a half day trip - you won’t be sorry.

  • A forever imprint will be there if you visit it just once. There are 2 types of cable cars that u can hire. Standard ones and Diamond View ones. Diamond view cars have a thick glass pane on the floor of the cabin, from where u can see the canopy of the forest as you go over it. Don't hire that if you have fear of heights.

  • The gondolas give a fantastic view of the forest canopy for a perspective not us usually possible. You really get a different sense of the height of the trees. The short free guided board walk tour was very informative and worthwhile too. We weren't aware of the upgrade to glass floored gondolas I think it would have been worth doing for the small extra cost.

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