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Esplanade Boardwalk

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Address: The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+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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If you are one of those people that wish to walk in a northerly direction (based on the presumption that the walk or run has started for you around the CBD) for a couple of... read more

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Kewarra Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

If you are one of those people that wish to walk in a northerly direction (based on the presumption that the walk or run has started for you around the CBD) for a couple of kilometres taking in the breathtaking sounds of the backpacker, audibly crackling under the super strong Aussie sun, before completing a 180 turn at the end... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

always a good idea, such a lovely relaxing walk with some lovely scenery. Lots to see and do. take your swimmers

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The boardwalk itself is beautiful. They did a great job with it. There are memorials on the walk, places to grill, and a playground for kids. We enjoyed walking this every night!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I lovely introduction to Cairns & a very nice place to sit & watch the world go by or to be a bit more active if you'd prefer.

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A beautiful place to just lay and relax. Exercise or just sit and people watch. However in the evening large groups of aboriginal people gather together in various locations and they are intimidating. They sit, lay on the paths to block your way. This goes from the harbour all the way to the lagoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The esplanade board walk forms the heart of the city. From community gyms to eateries, the 3.5 kms long board walk along the shore is the most lively place from morning till night. The esplanade bay or the community pool is a must visit place especially during the night.

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

This is a fabulous place to walk in the evening I was there on business in Aug 2016 so the weather was not too hot It is well serviced with cafes,bars and restaurants It is a great addition to the Cairns forshore

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

Loved the lovely walks with the sea breeze on our face. Not a hard walk even for me as am not very fit. Then at the end of the walk there are many restaurants and cafe's to pick for a refresher.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Headed to the Esplanade to visit the Saturday markets. Very limited range of stalls near the lagoon area. Not an exciting area of Cairns. Better places to visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ahhhhhh.......LOVE walking along here. It has made me a complete convert to Cairns and the Esplanade is beautiful. Great for a walk and places to stop for a free gym work out, rock climbing, skateboard or volleyball as well as places for a picnic and cafes too. Gorgeous.

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