• Location: Palm Cove, Australia
  • Duration: Varies
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Spend a day immersed in the beauty and culture of Tropical North Queensland. Departing from Palm Cove, glide above the coastal canopy in a gondola during a ride on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. When you arrive in the mountain village of Kuranda, choose from a variety of activities including a visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, wildlife encounters at Rainforestation Nature Park and hand-feeding feathered friends at Birdworld. You’ll also catch a ride on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway that winds through waterfall gorges and World Heritage-listed rain forest.


  • Experience the World Heritage protected Rainforests aboard the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway from Palm Cove.
  • Enjoy time to explore the ancient environments of Red Peak and Barron Falls stations
  • Kuranda boarding pass; pre allocated train and Skyrail tickets
  • Spectacular views across Cairns and the rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Options available to include Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park or Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Free time to explore Kuranda Village and browse the famous Heritage Markets
  • Pickup and drop off at Cairns and northern beaches hotels by luxury coach
  • Exclusive Kuranda Market Discount and guide assistance

What You Can Expect

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Palm Cove

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns

Though the Great Barrier Reef may get more attention, the mountainous interior of Tropical North Queensland is a treasure trove of cultural heritage and natural beauty. Customize your rainforest adventure with five different tour options to suit your style.
All options begin with pickup at your Palm Cove hotel and include a one-way ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway This 4.5-mile (7.5-km) gondola track lets you soar above the treetops and soak in stellar views of the Coral Sea and the coastal mountain landscape.After the cableway ascent, your base camp for the day is the charming rain forest village of Kuranda. Enjoy several hours of leisure time here to spend as you please. Shop for unique souvenirs at the heritage markets and grab lunch at a local café (own expense), or choose from a variety of optional activities. (See Itinerary below for a description of each option.)
Get didgeridoo and boomerang demos and take part in an indigenous celebration at the Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Visit Rainforestation Nature Park to go deeper into the World Heritage-listed rain forest, and observe native critters up-close at Birdworld and the Kuranda Koala Gardens. On the opposite leg of your journey, ride on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway. Enjoy a vintage train-travel experience as you glide past steep gorges dotted with waterfalls and around mountainous curves boasting views of the sea. Your full-day adventure concludes with drop-off back at your Palm Cove hotel.

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Customer Reviews

Darryl G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Fabulous. We loved every minute.

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