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Ellis Beach Day Trip from Cairns
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A great little beach with calm waters for this part of the coast. Can get stingers in season and there are crocodile warning signs for certain times of year but generally safe and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norman B
New Mills, United Kingdom
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New Mills, United Kingdom
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403 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little beach with calm waters for this part of the coast. Can get stingers in season and there are crocodile warning signs for certain times of year but generally safe and busy. The local surf club,across the highway,provide life guards and weather/water advice

Thank Norman B
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect beach. Water and sand are pristine. Amenities are fine. Shade is available. View from the water is sublime.

Thank Anthony S
Australind, Australia
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately this is the best beach in Cairns. Why is this unfortunate? Well, a minority of people who frequent here and/or just visit occasionally have taken it upon themselves to do more than just get nude in the bushes. These men are not 'just' getting nude. I encourage all who visit this amazing place in Cairns to file a complaint... More 

Thank Dave V
Cairns, Australia
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Lovely spot to stop and enjoy a coffee or lunch. And after walk the beach. Absolutely beautiful views. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Meg564
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great spot. You'll see some natural wildlife - like Cassowaries - strolling along this small private beach. It is a must see for anyone with a rental car and a free afternoon. There is a small campground at one end- should you decide to stay longer. My girlfriend and I spent an afternoon there - just whittling away the hours... More 

1 Thank Matt B
Cairns Region, Australia
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337 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Ellis beach would have to be perhaps the best beach north of cairns. Just a couple kms past Palm Cove, it has life guards on duty, stinger nets in place and beach reports adving of all conditions...including marine stingers. Great safe family beach.

Thank LizzinCNS
Maroochydore, Australia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Ellis Beach was an ideal location for a wedding ceremony. The sandy beach with palm trees along the edge made an idyllic setting for a recent wedding. The wedding was conducted toward the centre part of the beach as the southern section (out of view of the Captain Cook Highway) had the reputation as being a nudist area - not... More 

Thank Bob_Woolner
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is on the way to Port Douglas from Cairns . A great stopping point and a very nice beach . There is a bar there where you can enjoy a beverage or two .

Thank Gary W
Sunbury, Australia
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108 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Easy to reach from car park. Lovely sand, nice little waves today. The mountains are directly across the highway. The beach goes on for a little way (maybe 1-2km?). Very picturesque

Thank Acsgcs
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I set out on a hot, sunny late March, Friday afternoon to visit the beaches north of Cairns, Ellis Beach was as far as we went. Driving north on Captain Cook Highway (44) just past Palm Cove we saw some pull offs to parking on the water side. They come fast so we missed the first two... More 

Thank Art C

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