Esplanade Boardwalk

Esplanade Boardwalk, Cairns: Hours, Address, Esplanade Boardwalk Reviews: 4.5/5

Esplanade Boardwalk
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The Cairns Esplanade is a picturesque 2.5 km 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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KatielouAustralia
Hobart, Australia1,530 contributions
Jun. 2022
Clearly as popular with the locals as the visitors the boardwalk showcases he relationship between Cairns and the water. Easy to walk/jog/run along the boardwalk and admire the views.
Written 27 June 2022
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swakshar
Singapore, Singapore7 contributions
Jun. 2022
The Boardwalk was clean and plenty of restaurants round the corner where the hotels are. Loved Muddy's playground and some of the other historic monuments and military equipment erected there as part of tribute and respect. Was extremely pleasant walk and a short stroll away from the Cairns City.
Written 23 June 2022
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patrohpp
Melbourne, Australia30 contributions
Jun. 2022
Morning view is amazing..loved it.. Evening walk is very pleasent. nice well decorated trees and walkway..
Written 11 June 2022
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Scott M
Sydney, Australia393 contributions
May 2022
We walked most of the way and the views are great. A must if you are in Cairns for the day. Sunset was magical.
Written 6 June 2022
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Radarz
Melbourne, Australia366 contributions
May 2022
The esplanade boardwalk has been improved since we last visited Cairns and I must say it is an excellent place to go for a morning walk or anytime for that matter. The boardwalk allows you to walk along the hole foreshore of the bay and all with excellent views. We walked everyday for about 2+Kms withplenty of people walking and runnig at the same time.
Written 1 June 2022
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Berwick, Australia20 contributions
May 2022 • Solo
Very relaxing to stroll along the boardwalk in the evening and daytime. Lots of creatures and bird life to be seen in the mud flats when the tidd is out.
Written 27 May 2022
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Russell &Sue
10 contributions
May 2022
After arriving in Cairns late in the day we decided to take a walk along the Esplanade Boardwalk at sunset. It proved to be a great way to get a feel of this lovely city. The area was immaculately maintained and had a wonderfully relaxed ambiance. We loved the beautiful Lagoon which was well lit if you wished to take a dip at night.
Written 27 May 2022
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Tony F
Marcoola, Australia40 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
What a great space it is along the boardwalk from the beautiful pool to the many cafes there is something for everyone and it is very clean. Many bbqs under shelter and beautiful fig trees offering shade when it’s hot. It is an easy walk with plenty to see
Written 25 May 2022
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WayneO
14 contributions
May 2022
One of the best esplanades I have been on, very safe at night and well lit up. Credit to the Council and QLD tourism for this remarkable creation. It wasn’t here when I lived here in 95, so glad it is now.
Written 16 May 2022
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Heather
Chilliwack, Canada192 contributions
Apr. 2022
Not having been here for over 10 yrs, we wanted to spend a little time in the area. We went for a lovely walk along the boardwalk. I was amazed at how 'clean' everything was, no sign of litter anywhere, everything so green and lush. The tide was going out when we were here. We walked quite a ways down along the beach but our time was limited today.
Although I wish we'd had more time to spend here, we had a schedule to keep.
I would recommend to give yourself a few days in the area if you really want to see Cairns.
Written 12 May 2022
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