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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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its a lovley walk around the esplanade its a good exercise and keep you fit

it was nice to see the helicopter landing and taking of as we walked along the esplanade and the boats coming in the harbour

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

it was nice to see the helicopter landing and taking of as we walked along the esplanade and the boats coming in the harbour

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you would like a decent 4-5km return jog, this is the best place on cairns. Complete untouched view of the ocean along the lovely esplanade. Place for the kids to swim and play in the sun too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

This is how every waterfront should be. ..open to all...what a great public space. Congrats to all who had this vision as...well done....love it....

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

not too populated compare to beach resorts, relatively easy walk and pretty central location. Occasionally massive cruises pass by and helicopters landing. Well maintained little area.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

this is a great fitness walk/run with brilliant views to take your breath away, great to take everlasting memory pics

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East Maitland, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Great area for just a gentle night walk. Many young people around with great eateries. There is a swimming pool near the foreshore with many barbecues for use.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Every day after the tours, Esplanade boardwalk was a perfect place to unwind with the family... Great place for jogging, walking or a bike ride early morning. The exercise stations along the board walk were to exercise facing the harbor.

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Jervis Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Easy and comfortable walk along the Cairns foreshore. Plenty of people about and lots to see including buskers and entertainers. Food is plentiful nearby.

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Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

super for cyclists and runners alike.... has separate areas for both along the way. Also has other activity areas like beach volley ball courts, kids playgrounds, workout / gym stations, and a pool big enough to swim laps in along the way. Lovely for an early morning run all the way to the quays where the boats are moored.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely place to take a walk during the day or a stroll after dinner. Very relaxing looking out to the sea on one side and the man-made pool/beach on the other side.

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