Things to See and Do

Cairns Night Market
Each night when the sun sets, Cairns Night Markets come alive. Featuring over seventy retail outlets and home to a myriad of food options, Cairns Night Markets are the perfect place to grab dinner and hunt for a bargain. The hustle and bustle of the market in the open air setting makes for an electrifying shopping experience.
Whatever you are into, the Cairns Night Market will be sure to have something that grabs your attention. Opals, pearls, silver, clothing, massage oils, t-shirts, arts, crafts, Australian food products, plenty of souvenirs and gifts, just to name a few.
The Cairns Night Markets are located at 71-75 The Esplanade and are open daily from 5.00pm - 11.00pm.

Cairns Lagoon
As the first of the suns rays hit the Cairns Lagoon until dusk, the swimming pool located right in the heart of the Cairns business district is abuzz with tourists and locals relaxing on the grassy knoll or splashing in the shallows. The crystal clear waters of the Cairns swimming Lagoon prove to be incredibly inviting as the temperature warms up and the need for a quick dip to cool off is paramount.
The large swimming area is patrolled daily by Life Guards who ensure the safety of the 1000 or so swimmers that the Cairns Lagoon can accommodate at any one time. Ranging in depth from 32 inches to 5 feet the Cairns Lagoon features underwater seating benches making it easy for all to enjoy. The Cairns Lagoon is fitted with disability access which is located at the southern end of the facility.
Located on the foreshore of the Trinity Harbour front, the Cairns Lagoon has sandy shores and timber decking surrounding the 4800 square meter salt water swimming pool.

 

Skyrail
Skyrail is a unique rainforest experience taking you on an unforgettable journey over and through Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest.
Glide just metres above the canopy in Skyrail’s comfortable six-person gondola cabins, enjoying spectacular views of the rainforest, tropical Cairns, the Coral Sea and the lush Cairns Highlands.
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Kurana Railway
The original Kuranda Scenic Railway is a spectacular journey comprising unsurpassed views of dense rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls. This famous railway winds its way on a journey of approximately 1 hour 45 minutes from Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, to Cairns.
Rising from sea level to 328m, the journey from Kuranda passes through World Heritage protected tropical rainforest, past beautiful and spectacular waterfalls and into the awesome Barron Gorge.

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