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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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Well done Cairns!

A really lovely walk of about 2.5 kms along the esplanade and beautiful parks. Was extremely impressed by the fantastic, huge public pool and the abundance of attractive barbeque... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

A really lovely walk of about 2.5 kms along the esplanade and beautiful parks. Was extremely impressed by the fantastic, huge public pool and the abundance of attractive barbeque areas as well as the fitness stations. AND all of this is free! Every time we were there, many groups were using these wonderful facilities. It's a real highlight of this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Paved areas to stroll along, parks everywhere, a community pool free to swim. Along the boardwalk we seen the helicopter come in and go again on scenic flights, great for the kids to watch.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Great for morning walk, well maintained boardwalk. Beautiful outlook and great for people watching. The markets on Saturday morning were a little disappointing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I did what the name suggests and walked the Boardwalk - for exercise along with dozens of others. great outlook. good facilities. great vibe

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Parkes, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The cairns Boardwalk is a fantastic holiday experience. Views are superb and multitude of cafes and restaurants along the way to keep you energised

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Rosebud, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Good for both strolling or exercise good views Lagoon area is inviting for a cooling swim then either a good coffee or cold beer to finish at one of the many eateries over the road

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I did what the name suggests and walked the Boardwalk - for exercise along with dozens of others. great outlook. good facilities. great vibe

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nice good and ideal options for the kids. Would go here again. Nice to sit and look at the water. Worth going, prices ok too

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Always nice to walk along Cairns esplanade. Cairns City Council is working hard to maintaining the Cairns water front be great place for all for visit.

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Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

you can watch the reef boats / helicopters and people enjoy the experience - music around lagoon - but it can get very busy

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