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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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Great idea and very popular attraction.

We can only say great idea when they built this, walked along here every day, nice area to spend time just doing the boardwalk looking about or exercising, with things to do for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Naracoorte, Australia
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Naracoorte, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We can only say great idea when they built this, walked along here every day, nice area to spend time just doing the boardwalk looking about or exercising, with things to do for adults and kids. The esplanade area attracts alot of people with good reason, can also say entire area is nice and clean.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful place to walk especially as the sun has just gone down .. good for people watching kids playing.. the baskers playing

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful long walk, great to be looking out to sea and on a hot day the breeze is greatly welcome. Keep an eye out for the flocks of pelicans that are around on the water/sand banks plus the warning signs for Crocodiles. Runs alongside most of the local seafront eateries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk or sit and enjoy the view,relax in the lagoon.Eat your take away food or have a barbecue.High tide is great to watch.

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Kewarra Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are one of those people that wish to walk in a northerly direction (based on the presumption that the walk or run has started for you around the CBD) for a couple of kilometres taking in the breathtaking sounds of the backpacker, audibly crackling under the super strong Aussie sun, before completing a 180 turn at the end... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

always a good idea, such a lovely relaxing walk with some lovely scenery. Lots to see and do. take your swimmers

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Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The boardwalk itself is beautiful. They did a great job with it. There are memorials on the walk, places to grill, and a playground for kids. We enjoyed walking this every night!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I lovely introduction to Cairns & a very nice place to sit & watch the world go by or to be a bit more active if you'd prefer.

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Thank Geoff S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful place to just lay and relax. Exercise or just sit and people watch. However in the evening large groups of aboriginal people gather together in various locations and they are intimidating. They sit, lay on the paths to block your way. This goes from the harbour all the way to the lagoon.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The esplanade board walk forms the heart of the city. From community gyms to eateries, the 3.5 kms long board walk along the shore is the most lively place from morning till night. The esplanade bay or the community pool is a must visit place especially during the night.

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