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“Loud, crazy and fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Night Markets

Night Markets
71/73-75 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4051 7666
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Cairns Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Ranked #51 of 100 things to do in Cairns
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Feilding
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“Loud, crazy and fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Loved the casualness of it all, awesome sea food for sale, bought a gold chain bracelet, juice, hats, and chatted to lots of fun people, very friendly!

Visited September 2013
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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“No variety”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We expected this place to be bigger with more variety. Every stand sold the same things just with different price tags. Cheap hand made jewellery, fake crocodile and shark teeth, dream catchers etc. ok to get gifts for children but if you are looking for something decent for gifts or yourself you will be paying big bucks! Either cheap crap or taxidermist items for hundreds of dollars. Nothing in between and there's no guarantee the expensive items are real and genuine. Plenty of variety when it comes to food though in the markets. Everything from Chinese to Turkish cuisine.

Visited September 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“So much to see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The Night Markets were great. There was so much to look at and the majority of the stall holders were friendly.

Visited August 2013
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Buchan, Victoria, Australia
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“Night markets”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I stayed in Cairns in July 2013 and really enjoyed myself. Some 'attractions' I recommend you stay away from are the night market, where you get accosted by dozens of stalls offering massages, and the Asian food stalls, where the food is heaped up so high in the hot food bars, that it is cold. Rusty's market is recommended, both for the entertainment, as well as the interesting Asian stalls selling vegetables I had not seen before.

Visited July 2013
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“Good place for souvenirs, but cash only”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I thought this place was bigger, but it was a good place to find cheap souvenirs and fast food. This place was cash only; however, there were ATMs located in the food court area. The food places were mostly Chinese combo-places and offer pretty much the same variety of food.

Visited August 2013
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