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Cable Ski Cairns

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Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4038 1304
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Great few hours

Went into this as a complete unknown. Had great fun learning how to do knee-boarding and attempting... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
AKiss95
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Great fun

Helpful and Knowledgeable staff who were passionate about what they do Had a great time trying to... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Natashabuonavista
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Adelaide, Australia
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“wake boarding” (8 reviews)
“aqua park” (4 reviews)
“knee board” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
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+61 7 4038 1304
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Went into this as a complete unknown. Had great fun learning how to do knee-boarding and attempting Wake Boarding. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, and very patient with me after I kept on falling off as soon as the cable started! highly...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Helpful and Knowledgeable staff who were passionate about what they do Had a great time trying to stay on the boards and the staff showed enthusiasm with our progress Bit of a nightmare trying to navigate your way through the swampy rocky lake side but...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I took the kids to the aqua park located within cable ski. It is a water obstacle course consists of various inflatable obstacles

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Great fun, different prices for 1 hour up to the whole day. Took a few attempts but eventually gained my lake legs. Great instructions at the entry point and continuous ropes means your time does go so fast. Just remember not to fall off at...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

A fun day out. I was a bit rusty on the cable kept coming off on the last turn , but with the friendly advice from the staff, was soon able to stay up. We were here on a Monday and the place was very...More

Thank Henri614
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

First we went on the aqua park - an inflatable floating obstacle course (note:only set up on weekends at the time of year we went) - which was lots of fun. One 50 min session is quite enough. Then onto the cable water skiing. As...More

Thank Rachael Y
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

After 4 days of Cairns rain, we decided to have a go at this. Quick video brief, kitted up, & straight onto the knee board, & then dragged head first into the water. It's an awesome time - rain or sunny day. I should've paid...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fun activity for all the family and the kids are quicker to pick up the skills than adults. The only thing which would make this attraction better is a 'pickup service' for those people who fall off midway round the circuit. It's...More

Thank Darryl v
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Fun day, great for learning to cable ski. Probably need shuttle bus for beginners who keep falling off. Big walk back. They also need to put some tables and chairs near launch pad as on concrete slab isn't ideal for people to sit

Thank mpea4
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic day!! My nephew seen it & wanted to try it out so we did, staff member Sam on the desk was a great guy & looked after us then the amazing Dutch girl (can't remember her name)who with great patience & encouraging...More

Thank Ricci W
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Spiketrip13
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Response from Natashabuonavista | Reviewed this property |
No. not a bright idea. If you come off the board you have to swim to shore
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