Cairns Attractions

Cairns Esplanade

Cairns Esplanade

Recently the Cairns Esplanade was redeveloped in to one of the biggest Cairns attractions. Turning the tidal flats into a beautiful area great for all ages to enjoy. It now has a outdoor amphitheatre, large lagoon swimming pool with sand, public barbeques and gazebos, picnic areas, children playground. The lagoon is open from 6am to 10pm, can hold over 1000 swimmers and has council Life Guards on duty.

Reef Fleet Terminal

Completed in 2003 the Reef Fleet Terminal is used as the main terminal for Great Barrier Reef vessels, including reef vessels, dive charter vessels, sail charter vessels, cruise liners and river cruise vessels. It also contains office accommodation for operators and retail space for shops and eateries.

Night Markets

Nightly on the Esplanade, discover an incredible world of arts, craft and true blue Australian souvenirs. Open from 5pm every night you have 70 shops to browse through selling just about everything.

Night Markets - Cairns

Flecker Botanic Gardens

Afternoon tea at the Gardens with freshly baked scones and lashings of cream will linger in your memory. This tropical oasis is a must-do when visiting Carins.

Cairns Convention Centre

The Cairns Convention Centre is an international standard meetings facility for exhibitions, banquets and conventions up to 5000 delegates. It is innovative, flexible and functional and visually stunning, both inside and out. Voted 'one of the world's top ten international convention centres' by the North American Meeting Planners in the annual USA 'Beyond Borders Survey'.

Reef Hotel Casino

The only casino in Cairns features a spectacular conservatory atrium on the rooftop. Visitors can also enjoy an array of international-class entertainment nightly.

Cominos House

The history, arts and environment centre. Cominos House is one of the oldest houses in Cairns dating back to 1877.

The Pier Cairns

A leisure retail centre that features restaurants, cafes and bars, specialty shops, and health and wellness outlets.

Rusty's Markets

Located on Sheridan Street is the place to buy local fruit, gifts, apparel and flowers each weekend.