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Cairns Accommodations Information

Accommodations in Cairns

196

Accommodations Prices From

AU$56

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Travel high season

Jun - Aug

Travel low season

Dec - Feb

High season avg price

AU$209

Low season avg price

AU$179
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Season
Avg. price/night
Avg. temperature
Avg. precipitation
Dec - Feb
Avg. price/night
$190
LOWEST
$98$316
Avg. temperature
27ºC
WARMEST
11ºC36ºC
Avg. precipitation
356mm
WETTEST
25 mm473 mm
Mar - May
Avg. price/night
$196
$98$316
Avg. temperature
25ºC
11ºC36ºC
Avg. precipitation
236mm
25 mm473 mm
Jun - Aug
Avg. price/night
$216
HIGHEST
$98$316
Avg. temperature
22ºC
COLDEST
11ºC36ºC
Avg. precipitation
47mm
DRIEST
25 mm473 mm
Sep - Nov
Avg. price/night
$192
$98$316
Avg. temperature
25ºC
11ºC36ºC
Avg. precipitation
83mm
25 mm473 mm
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Hotels near the sights

  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
    Escape the heat at one of Cairns' best known landmarks, the Esplanade Lagoon. Set on the Cairns foreshore overlooking Trinity Inlet, the 4800 sq metre saltwater swimming lagoon offers locals and tourists a year round safe swimming location. Saltwater is pumped from the inlet and filtered through a state of the art filtration and chlorination system, to meet Australian Standards. The kids can enjoy the sandy edges, build sand castles and play in shallow water. On the other side of the Lagoon, visitors can lounge on the timber decks in moderate shade. Shady trees, landscaped gardens and open spaces all contribute to the leisurely atmosphere on the Esplanade The Lagoon is open 6am-6pm Thursday - Tuesday, Midday-6pm Wednesday all year round.
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  • Esplanade Boardwalk
    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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  • Cairns Aquarium
    Set in the heart of Cairns, the Cairns Aquarium provides a world-class venue for seeing and interacting with the incredible animals and eco-systems found only in Australia’s Tropical North Queensland. This region which borders two World Heritage-listed environments: The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Explore over 71 different habitats, playing home to over 16,000 animals. Enjoy daily animal talks, shark feeds, and get your hands wet in the marine touch tank! Visit by day and add on a Marine Life Encounter, Turtle Hospital Tour, delicious lunch at Dundee's Restaurant, or take the plunge as you Dive with the Sharks. For an exclusive after-hours experience join us for Aquarium By Twilight, where you will learn all about the nocturnal animals of the aquarium. With dimmed lights, you will get a unique insight into the region's noctural animals as they move about in the shadows.
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  • Cairns Botanic Gardens
    The Cairns Botanic Gardens are a tropical paradise where you can explore the beauty of tropical plants, relax in stunning surroundings and learn about tropical flora and horticulture. The Gardens are open from 7.30Am to 5.30Pm every day of the year and entry is free. The Botanic Gardens includes several spaces used for demonstrating the diverse plant life that can be found within a tropical climate. The Cairns Botanic Gardens include: Flecker Garden Centenary Lakes - Saltwater and Freshwater The Rainforest Boardwalk Mount Whitfield Conservation Park The Gondwanan Heritage Garden
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  • The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum
    We are dedicated to the collection, preservation, restoration and display of Armoured Vehicles and Artillery from the 1800's to the present day. Our collection includes armoured vehicles and artillery from both world wars with a particular focus on WWII.
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  • Muddy's Playground
    Muddy's playground is open every day of the year between 9am and 7pm (including public holidays and weekends). Sections of Muddy's are closed for maintenance on Tuesday and Thursday mornings until noon. Even when maintenance works are being carried out, Council aims to have at least half the playground available for use. Muddy's is a modern, fun, safe, splash playground and parkland. It incorporates active, passive, interactive and educational facilities with a combination of play equipment. Muddy's playground is themed "Life in Trinity Bay" and the playground includes water play areas plus a flying fox, sound chimes, track ride, rope bridge, slides, play houses, story telling areas, see-saw, trick track and puzzle games. Please note that the disabled-use Liberty Swing uses the MLAK national keying system. For access please ask at Muddy's cafe. Muddy's has two toilet facilities one at the north end of Muddy's near the cafe and one at the southern end of Muddy's. Muddy's has barbecues, picnic tables and an on-site cafe.
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  • Cairns Museum
    The Cairns Museum tells the story of Cairns, right in the heart of the city. Housed in the award-winning School of Arts building, the Museum contains five galleries that showcase the history of Cairns, including Aboriginal Traditional Owners, sugar cane history, WW II, tourism development, local architecture and cyclones, as well as the inside story of living in the tropics - amongst crocs, toads, jellyfish and snakes! Our friendly local guides are on hand to assist and give you genuine advice on what to see and do in Cairns. The Museum also offers free wifi on its tropical verandah and has a range of unique merchandise for sale at reasonable prices.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cairns hotels

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, BreakFree Royal Harbour Cairns, and Crystalbrook Flynn are some of the most popular hotels for travellers looking to stay near Esplanade Boardwalk. See the full list: Hotels near Esplanade Boardwalk.

Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut, Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, and Cairns Plaza Hotel are all popular resorts for travellers staying in Cairns. See the full list: Cairns Resorts.

Popular hotels close to Cairns Botanic Gardens include Reef Palms, Cairns Harbourside Hotel, and Cairns Sheridan Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Cairns Botanic Gardens.

Popular luxury hotels in Cairns include Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Crystalbrook Riley, and Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns. See the full list: Cairns Luxury Hotels.

Popular hotels close to Cairns Airport include Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments, Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, and Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort. See the full list: Hotels near Cairns Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Green Island are Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments, Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, and Park Regis City Quays. See the full list: Hotels near Green Island.

Popular cheap hotels in Cairns include Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut, Cairns Plaza Hotel, and Tropical Heritage Cairns. See the full list: Cheap Hotels in Cairns.

Crystalbrook Flynn, Crystalbrook Riley, and Hilton Cairns have a spa and received excellent reviews from travellers in Cairns. See the full list: Spa Resorts Cairns.

Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments, Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut, and Pullman Reef Hotel Casino all received great reviews from families travelling in Cairns. See the full list: Family Hotels Cairns.

Popular hotels by the beach in Cairns include 181 The Esplanade, Waterfront Terraces, and Cairns Reef Apartment & Motel. See the full list: Cairns Beach Hotels.

Some of the most popular hotels with a pool in Cairns include Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments, Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut, and Pullman Reef Hotel Casino. See the full list: Hotels with a Pool in Cairns.

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