Free Things To Do in Cairns

The northern Queensland city of Cairns is known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and is also an ideal base from which to explore the amazing Daintree rainforest, Atherton Tablelands and Wooroonooran National Park. As a former gold rush port Cairns features wide tree lined streets that are filled with designer shops, gourmet restaurants and friendly bars. Cairns provides the perfect combination of exciting tourist attractions, relaxed city lifestyle, scenic natural wonders and excellent public amenities, which is why there are so many different free things to do in Cairns and the surrounding regions.

Below is a list of the most popular things to do in Cairns:

Swim at the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon        

If you are searching for popular things to do in Cairns with kids then try taking them to the Esplanade lagoon for an exciting day of fun in the water. Perfectly situated right on the waterfront and just ..... Read More Details

Stroll Through the Cairns Botanic Gardens        

Situated just 4kms north of the Cairns city centre the Cairns Botanical Gardens is set on 38 hectares on land and includes Centenary lakes with it abundance of birds and water creatures, the Mt Whitfield ..... Read More Details

Drive Around the Atherton Tablelands        

Many people who visit Cairns like to get out of the city itself and take a scenic drive up to the Atherton Tablelands. Here you will not only get some amazing views of the surrounding region but will also ..... Read More Details

Relax on the Cairns Northern Beaches        

Situated just a short drive north of Cairns are the relaxed village style townships of Machans Beach, Holloways Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach and Palm Cove. Each of these areas has ..... Read More Details

Explore the Art & Craft Market        

During the months of April to November there is a thriving art and craft market held on the last Sunday of month at the Tanks Arts Centre. Ideally situated within the Cairns Botanic Gardens, just 4kms ..... Read More Details

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