Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a unique rainforest experience, taking you on an unforgettable journey over and through Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests.
Spanning 7.5kms in the Barron Gorge National Park, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway glides just metres over the canopy, its comfortable six-person gondola cabins providing spectacular views of the rainforest, tropical Cairns, the Coral Sea and lush Cairns Highlands.
Winner of the 2008 & 2009 Qantas Australian Tourism Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, Skyrail is The World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience and is a convenient 10-minutes from Cairns and 50-minutes from Port Douglas
|Where:||Cnr of Captain Cook Highway and Cairns Western Arterial Road|
|Phone:||+61 7 4038 5555|
|Website:||Skyrail Rainforest Cableway|
Below are just a few of the top attractions Tropical North Queensland has on offer to give you a taste of what you can expect during your trip to Cairns and Queensland's far north.
Get ready to be dazzled at the Crystal Caves & Fascinating Facets, a mineralogical museum set in a fantasyland cave. An experience for both children and adults alike, this unique museum is both educational and captivating.
Explore the beautiful collection of natural crystals, genuine fossils, and see the world’s largest amethyst which sits a striking 3 metres or more high.
Browse the crystals, gemstones, and other precious stones set in jewellery at the museum gift shop and select a special piece for yourself or a loved one.
|Where:||69 Main Street Atherton, 4883, Queensland, Australia.|
|Phone:||(07) 4091 2365|
Located at the base of the Skyrail cableway, the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park brings Indigenous culture alive with a series of shows, performances, and educational presentations that are designed to help increase the understanding of Aboriginal heritage and culture.
In addition to these lively performances, the Magic Space museum provides a showcase of genuine artefacts used by the Tjapukai people some 40,000 years ago.
Throw a boomerang and sample traditional bush foods at the Tjapukai Camp, and discover traditional customs and traditions by attending an energising night show – a valuable experience of entertainment and educational measure!
|Phone:||+61 (07) 4042 9900|
|Website:||Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park|
Moonlight Cinema is an exciting new attraction to be welcomed into the Port Douglas reigion. This new nighttime entertainment can be enjoyed by all residents and visitors.
The Moonlight Cinema season runs from 1 July through to 2 October and will screen four nights a week from Thursday to Sunday. You can be sure to catch the lastest new release, 3D, classic and cult films on the big screen. Recent release and family films will be shown during school holidays.
|Where:||QT Port Douglas, 87-109 Port Douglas Road Port Douglas.|
|Phone:||07 4032 4400|
Looking for a unique experience in the Tropical North? Look no further than Cable Ski Cairns, a truly exciting watersport adventure.
Spend a great day out with family and friends, wakeboarding, waterskiing and even kneeboarding!
For those not keen on making a splash, take advantage of the kiosk, beach umbrellas, BBQ areas and a small swimming lagoon to make it the perfect day out.
Cable Ski Cairns is the only Cable Water Park in Tropical Queensland, and one of four in Australia. An experience not to be missed!
|Where:||Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway Smithfield Cairns QLD 4878|
|Phone:||(07) 4038 1304|
|Website:||Cable Ski Cairns|
Positioned in the tranquil Tropical North Queensland, Heli Charters provides guests with a once in a life time experience, showcasing the very best of this beautiful region.
Fly over the coastline and surrounding islands then land to snorkel and enjoy lunch on the Great Barrier Reef, experience a scenic flight over the Reef and Rainforest from above or take your loved one to a secluded sand cay set in the coral sea. Let our staff help you plan your ideal itinerary to make your dream holiday a reality.
Tropical North Queensland’s eco-friendly Rainforestation Nature Park is set amongst 100 acres of World Heritage Rainforest and situated only 30 minutes drive from the heart of Cairns.
Choose from the Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and explore Kuranda’s largest Koala and Wildlife Park.
Dine at the Colonial Restaurant overlooking the lake, or enjoy traditional Australian cuisine at the Aussie themed Outback Restaurant.
Only 5 minutes by shuttle bus to Kuranda the “Village in the Rainforest”, you will be in close proximity to explore the other attractions in the area including the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and Kuranda Scenic Railway.
|Phone:||(07) 4085 5008|
|Website:||Rainforestation Nature Park|
No trip to Tropical North Queensland is complete without visiting the breathtaking Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest.
Witness this World Heritage Listed natural wonder, where ancient rainforest meets the tropical reef, and lush green vegetation compliments the aqua blue Coral Sea.
Travel onboard a comfortable coach with an informative tour guide, and choose from day and extended tour packages suitable for a variety of travellers and budgets.
Cruise the Daintree River in search of crocodiles, stroll through the rainforest, explore Cape Tribulation Beach, try sea kayaking, or choose from other optional extras to enhance your Tropical North Queensland experience.