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Esplanade Boardwalk

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Address: The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4044 3715
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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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A good walk

It's a good place to walk a lot of people jog there are heaps of exciting stations it very pleasant walk at night

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Walworth, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Nice enough boardwalk, but to me nothing special. I was intrigued by the station of Nautilus-like exercise machines that are just there for everyone's use, and are cleverly engineered that as you do the various exercises you are lifting your own body weight, not a stack of metal weights. Simple and effective. But the boardwalk is marred by going along... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a good place to walk a lot of people jog there are heaps of exciting stations it very pleasant walk at night

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place to see the sights - day or night! Would love to run here next time we stay in Cairns, perfect views of the sea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The esplanade walk goes about three kilometers or more and I have only made it as far as Cairns RSL Club... It offers shady relaxing areas for sitting on park benches or on the grass as well as a great path for the more dedicated fitness inclined persons. On Saturday they have aqua dance in the lagoon pool on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The boardwalk is good any time of day but special early morning or in evening. Whether watching the boats in the inlet, birds on the mudflats or just enjoying a casual stroll the boardwalk is highly recommended

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love walking along here in the evening when the weather cools off. Free exercise facilities and BBQ. Must do if visiting Cairns for the first time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At hotel on the boardwalk/park area from balcony viewing awesome sight of thousands of bats flying through at sunset ...unreal so many of them ...during the day can see them hanging in trees.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow there should be more of this sort of design in other cities. Was lovely to stroll along the Esplanade and take in the views. Even though we were there in the off season it was still relatively busy. Take the time out of your day to stroll along the esplanade it is certainly well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a stroll...picked up a drink and enjoyed watching some boards go by, while a couple of musicians played lovely music, and saw a reasonably large fish in the water...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really great asset for the city if Cairns...the boardwalk has the most amazing views and vista out to the water, and mountains. Along the boardwalk gym stations so you can exercise outdoors..but the best is a huge free infinity pool, free barbeque stations so you can get food in the supermarket and cook your own outdoors.

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