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Skyrail Written Directions from North and South of Cairns

How to get to Skyrail – Written Directions

How to get to Skyrail – From the North

Travel south towards Cairns. The second roundabout after Smithfield Shopping Centre is the Caravonica Road roundabout so get into the right lane. At the Caravonica Road roundabout, turn right. The entrance to Skyrail and Tjapukai is on the immediate right.

How to get to Skyrail – From the South via the City

Stay on the Bruce Highway until it becomes Mulgrave Road near the Stockland Shopping Centre at Earlville. Mulgrave Road then becomes Florence Street a few blocks before it joins Sheridan Street. Turn left into Sheridan Street which is the main northerly exit road out of the city. Continue on Sheridan Street that soon becomes the Captain Cook Highway. You will cross the Barron River and go through the Machans Beach, Holloway’s Beach and Yorkey’s Knob roundabouts. At the Caravonica Roundabout, turn left. The entrance to Skyrail and Tjapukai is on the immediate right.

How to get to Skyrail – Via Brinsmead

Stay on the Bruce Highway until it becomes Mulgrave Road. At the third traffic lights past the Stockland Shopping Centre (big marlin), turn left into McCoombe Street. Stay on McCoombe Street and after the sixth traffic light turn left into Reservoir Road. This runs into Brinsmead-Kamerunga Road. Stay on this road for about 12 klms. The entrance to Tjapukai and Skyrail is on the left just after the Caravonica School when the Highway changes into a 60 klm zone.

How to get to Skyrail – From the City

Travel north on Sheridan Street that soon becomes the Captain Cook Highway. Cross the Barron River and go through the Machans Beach, Holloway’s Beach and Yorkey’s Knob roundabouts. At the Caravonica Road Roundabout, turn left. The entrance to Skyrail and Tjapukai is on the immediate right.

How to get to Cairns Central Station…

How to get to Cairns Central Station – From the North

Travel south towards Cairns along the Captain Cook Highway which continues into Sheridan Street. This is the main road into the city. Stay on Sheridan Street past the Cairns High School on your left. Cross over Florence, Aplin, and Shields Streets. Turn right at Spence Street. Go past Mcleod Street and turn right before the railway crossing, entering the car park of the Cairns Central Shopping Centre. The station is on your left.

How to get to Cairns Central Station – From the South

Travel north along Cairns Southern Access Road (Portsmith Road) continuing onto Comport Street. When you arrive at the T-intersection, turn left into Draper Street. Turn right at the Kenny Street roundabout (first street on your right); then left into Bunda Street. At the Spence Street intersection (first set of traffic lights), turn right over the railway crossing and hard left into the Cairns Central Shopping Centre. The Railway station is on your left.

How to get to Freshwater Station…

How to get to Freshwater Station – From the North

Travel south towards Cairns. The second roundabout after Smithfield Shopping Centre is the Caravonica Road roundabout so get into the right lane. At the Caravonica Road roundabout, turn right (Skyrail and Tjapukai is on this corner). Continue for about four klms over the Barron River Bridge. Make a right hand turn to Redlynch. Follow this road until you reach the railway crossing. Turn left, into Brinsmead-Kamerunga Road, the Redlynch Railway Station will be on your left and the Red Beret Hotel on the right. Continue on past the Freshwater Roundabout for another kilometre or so. You will see the Freshwater Railway Station on your left.

How to get to Freshwater Station – From the South

Stay on the Bruce Highway until it becomes Mulgrave Road. At the third traffic lights past the Stockland Shopping Centre (big marlin), turn left into McCoombe Street. Stay on McCoombe Street and after the sixth traffic light turn left into Reservoir Road. Continue on Reservoir Road as it changes to Brinsmead Road. Continue on Brinsmead Road, after the traffic lights at Coolwater Leisure Park take the next right hand turn. When you reach the Freshwater roundabout, turn right. Continue on this road for about a kilometre until to reach the Freshwater Railway Station on your left.

How to get to Freshwater Station – From the City

Travel north on Sheridan Street which is the main exit road to the north. Travel past the airport turn off (on your right) and just over the Saltwater Creek Bridge turn left at the lights into Aeroglen Drive. Continue on Aeroglen Drive for about six klms until you reach Freshwater station on your right.Skyrail Written Directions

Hong Kong

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4 5 1
The rainforest was so restful, we wanted to see more wildlife but we understand why not but we truly enjoy the historical train it was very good to experience.

Germany

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5 5 1
This day was the best. We see rainforest that blows us away. We will be back, we liked this, maybe next time not Skyrail but more rainforest walks.

Geelong

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5 5 1
It was a very pleasant day that you booked us on. We enjoyed the old train immensly, thank you.

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