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Cable Ski Cairns

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Address: Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4038 1304
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This is a unique cable-driven water skiing park that my son tried twice...

This is a unique cable-driven water skiing park that my son tried twice during our recent vacation. It's mostly used by locals, but is open to anyone and they treated us fine, so I'd like to review it. It's a good spot for active teens and older kids who want to do things rather than sightsee.

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Got some great laps in for an hour at park. Hadn't wake boarded in years so thought I'd give it a go. Staff were super friendly in getting you started and picked it up pretty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Simon Magnus A
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Got some great laps in for an hour at park. Hadn't wake boarded in years so thought I'd give it a go. Staff were super friendly in getting you started and picked it up pretty quick. So much easier and more convenient than using a boat. Price was reasonable but well worth it with the amount of wake boarding you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had our first trip to the wake park last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. She tried the kneeboarding and had fun but did get tired after 6 rounds or so and was happy to relax on the side for the rest of the time. I tried wakeboarding for the first time and found that once I... More 

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Thank Scatterbraintc
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Cable Ski Cairns is a great place for families and singles alike. Reasonably priced packages, knowledgeable instructors and well maintained equipment. Even their cafe is fairly priced! Lots of fun and will be visiting again!

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Thank mintymintymid
Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

if you wakeboard and go to Cairns, this place is for you! Friendly staff teaches you how to use the cable ski system, if you have wakeboarded in the past you will have a great time! for beginners you can start with a knee board and then graduate to a wakeboard when comfortable! awesome experience

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Saratoga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Great little ski park. Oval cable with lots of ramps and rails. You can see it from the sky rail next door that goes up to Kuranda.

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Thank Jmp1948
Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic fun day for all ages. Wake boarding Bring your own towel everything else available for hire. Very affordable for families with casual set up great facilities well worth a visit.

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Thank Kellie N
Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Had my 9 year old daughters birthday party on the aqua park. (the inflatables) What an awesome day. The kids . . . . and adults all had a blast. The staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. They had a free bbq we could use and let us decorate for the party. Will definitely be going again Thanks to everyone... More 

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Mount Isa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Had a blast here with the Mrs and her little sister. We were first timers, but the French bloke (I think his name was Marco) operating the cables was really friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Chilled atmosphere, had it to ourselves, didn't cost an arm and a leg and picked it up very quickly. Lots of fun!!!!!!!!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Were driven to top and came down in cable car. Fantas tic but not for those with a fear of heights. The two stops were worth exploring, especially to see the waterfalls and the display of machinery used in the construction. The trip up by train and back on the cable car we felt was expensive. But if money not... More 

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