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Address: The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4044 3715
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Description: 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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nice promenade to walk

best of the restaurants lined up........great italian food,an open huge swimming pool near the sea....open for all

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

best of the restaurants lined up........great italian food,an open huge swimming pool near the sea....open for all

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went there for a pre lunch walk to burn some calories from last nights feast. It is a nice walk along the waterfront. If you are in to fitness there are quite a few stations where you can do some sessions with free to use equipment. On the walk itself you find a mixture of different people from runner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful walk or bike riding down esplanade early morning or late afternoon, even being a local it makes you feel your on holidays.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Very nice boardwalk area in Cairns. Great for a walk, exercise, visit with friends and bird watching. What a wonderful asset!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Loved walking near the beach and seeing many people enjoy the boardwalk. Lots of people with their dogs as well as joggers. Tourists were many and the atmosphere and environment on the boardwalk is very pleasant.

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Detroit, Michigan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

A nice walk anytime, but we enjoyed it most at night as it was cool, and the lighting is pretty. Daytime features lots of kids playing in the pool, and surfers / divers hanging out. Very freindly

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Los Angeles
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I traveled to Cairns on a couple of trips to Australia. The Esplanade is a great place to hang out, take it the scenery, and people watch. Cairns is a wonderful place to spend time and a great place to take off for a dive trip or to explore the rain forests in the surrounding areas.

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Although it was very hot and humid in the late afternoon, we enjoyed a really pleasant walk along the Esplanade at low tide to the harbour and back. The distance was generously served by shops and restaurants and a pleasant, safe exercise experience. There is a large public swimming pool near the harbour and we wished we had worn our... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Best thing about the Esplanade is its free. Grab something to throw on the free barbies and be entertained by endless people wandering around. If you have kids there is Muddies playground(free) or the lagoon swimming pool(free). Or just go for a stroll and enjoy the atmosphere and dream about buying one of the yachts moored in the marina

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Loved the Esplanade walk around the water, restaurants and parks. Lots of others out there walking and running in the early morning. Weather, steamy but warm. Places to grab an early morning coffee and enjoy the view. Went back for dinner on the boardwalk - just great

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