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Esplanade Boardwalk

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Address: The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4044 3715
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The Cairns Esplanade is a picturesque 2.5km stretch of foreshore in the...

The Cairns Esplanade is a picturesque 2.5km stretch of foreshore in the heart of Cairns that is managed by Cairns Regional Council.

The parklands, playgrounds, boardwalk, Lagoon and recreational facilities are all free entry. Come along and enjoy this stunning facility.

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Good alternative to the beach

As the beach is not an option due to the crocs this is a nice alternative. Nice playground good restaurants and a pleasant vibe makes this location a good way to pass a few... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Evergem, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As the beach is not an option due to the crocs this is a nice alternative. Nice playground good restaurants and a pleasant vibe makes this location a good way to pass a few hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must see in Cairns! A lot going on all the time. People BBQing, working out at the different stations along it, great place to see the sunset!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm highly impressed by the esplanade. It's well maintained, and it has all sorts of free activities! Workout stations, a wading pool, a sister cities, display, incredible view, and it's long. Definitely a must see when in Cairns.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful spot! Great walk to choose where you can stop for dinner or a drink. So much variety! A definite cairns must do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fish and chips were spot on. Visiting friends were impressed. Cafe closes at 8pm but advised last order 7.30pm.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just to stroll along the boardwalk & take in all the action was an easy walk for some exercise. We checked out the boats moored, and checked out the menus of the restaurants along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy to get to from the city. Our hotel was five minute walk away. Felt safe here walking at night. Shops and food near by. Nice scenic view during the day. There is a shallow pool for swimming with a view of the ocean. Lots of joggers. There were a few workout stations along the way. Boardwalk was good for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's so pleasant to walk along here and see all the people walking, jogging and enjoying their time there. Many people were using the outdoor bbq facilities which was great fun. It was nice to see and hear all the birds around and by the end of the boardwalk there's an outdoor pool to enjoy a swim.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to experience health and fitness in Cairns. We did a dive in the morning and hung out here in the evening followed by food and drinks across the road. Immense respect for the local authorities who put up this infrastructure for their community.

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Weipa, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You cannot come to Cairns and not walk the Esplanade. It's great - it's free - it's entertaining - it's healthy. Walk early or preferably later in the day when more people are using it. They are all laying around the pool at the Southern end during the day. There are lots of shops to eat or drink and it... More 

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