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Esplanade Boardwalk

The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“nice walk” (199 reviews)
“skate park” (66 reviews)
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The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4044 3715
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best place to spend Sunday afternoon with friends and family. Walk along the Esplannade, admiring wildlife and eating ice cream

Thank khradija
Reviewed yesterday

I was impressed by the amount of play areas for children. There were a few information boards with the history and wildlife of the area which were interesting. As we found it hot, my friend appreciated the benches to rest. We had some fun with...More

Thank Mtanaka
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of birds and trees! Very lively area. Loved it! Plenty of stalls selling handy crafts and clothing. Live music was good.

Thank Thilakawathie
Reviewed 2 days ago

A much improved facility now, where you can go for a pleasant walk along the sea front passing the marina, lagoon and further along to recreational facilities.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take in the sea side and experience the beautiful tropical atmosphere. A must when you are cairns. Joggers, walkers and family friendly

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 3 days ago

It could be even better if they ensured that it's a non-smoking area. Some tents over the picnic tables would definitely help during the wet season.

Thank Leon V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were having lunch across the road from the esplanade boardwalk & decided to have a stroll after lunch . Although we have visited Cairns numerous times it’s always relaxing having a stroll along the edge of the water & through the mangroves. Its absolutely...More

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great to take kids out. Scooter friendly with something for all ages. Shade and grass to play on az well as all the different play areas including a skate Park....

Thank Janet E
Reviewed 4 days ago

This facility in Cairns is a beautiful 2.5km walk along the waterfront. We often picnic at one of the many tables provided by the Regional Council. Lovely sea breezes, and many people walking by. Just another of the many features of our City, that is...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice place to take long walks right beside the waterfront. Good place to walk around with kids, especially having the esplanade swimming pool nearby. Would go there every day if I lived in Cairns

Thank biotiago
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50kristie
10 April 2016|
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Response from Stevenyzwife | Reviewed this property |
In Cairns, the good places can be Crystal Cascades, the beach/ bush areas from Cairns to Cape Tribulation. The windy road up to Koransa from Cairns can also provide some. Some of the places like Milla Milla falls and the... More
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50kristie
10 April 2016|
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Response from Stevenyzwife | Reviewed this property |
Free look outs again are along the road from Cairns to Mareeba, Cape Tribulation etc. up the mountain from Smithfield to Kuranda has a few city look outs, and to the local dam. There should be a few down near Earlsville but... More
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gobroncos2015
19 December 2015|
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Response from EsplanadeLagoon | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The Esplanade is very close to the Hilton Hotel, just a nice short stroll along the boardwalk. The Esplanade is 2.5km long featuring both footpath and boardwalk areas.
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