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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pool
“Located in the CBD, on the foreshore of the Trinity Harbour front, Cairns Lagoon has sandy shores and timber decking surrounding the 4800 square meter salt water swimming pool. It's Patrolled daily by Life Guards. Lush park grounds with huge Banyan Trees surround the lagoon, dotted along the boardwalk are free BBQ facilities, cleaned daily, making it a perfect picnic spot. There are many public artworks around the Lagoon as well as live entertainment every weekend showcasing local musicians. ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Bar
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“ Perched on the point of Cairns Marina, Salt house is a stunning waterfront venue offering panorama views of the lush mountains, coral sea, city and Trinity inlet. A unique dining, bar and entertainment venue, this popular place is surrounded by the natural beauty of Tropical North Queensland”
  • 98 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Rusty's Markets a popular Cairns icon in the heart of the CBD. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday- a mix of locals and tourists flock to the markets in search of the freshest locally grown and harvested seasonal produce. Rusty’s also offers everything from hand made soap, fresh flowers and plants to clothing, gems and bric a brac. Local musicians add to the buzzy atmosphere, amongst the food trucks, coffee vans, juice vendors, and so much more. Grab a bite and make a day of Cairns most unique marketplace”
  • 91 locals recommend
Night Market
“The Night Markets is a national treasure in Cairns! Located on the Esplanade this is a must do/see!!! For relaxation, get a fully clothed body massage for twenty dollars, foot spa, or just a head massage and shoulder massage. For shopping, reasonable priced gifts, oils, creams and glass blowing, along with jewelry and pearls, or kick back in the food court with the bar and an international array of very reasonably priced cuisine for the whole family. There's everything from Sushi, Thai, seafood beef, prawns lamb, at the Healthy Roast, roast of the day with all the vegetables ! Enjoy!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Cairns Art Gallery is housed in the old Cairns Court house, historical building. Exhibitions, Displays, Functions, Gift shop. It offers an Italian great coffee shop, Perrotta's”
  • 36 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Every day at Cairns Aquarium we provide visitors with guaranteed interaction with some of the rarest and most elusive animals on earth. The incredible biodiversity of the two adjoining World Heritage listed areas, The Wet Tropics and The Great Barrier Reef provides the cast for a show stopping spectacle of colour, shape and movement that you will never see in another single location anywhere else in the world. 16,000 animals from 10 different ecosystems and 71 habitats across Tropical North Queensland are less than a hand span away and their ever-changing activities and behaviours will keep you mesmerised every time you visit.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is the main shopping Centre in Cairns, with Coles, Specsavers, Myers, and all the shopping you need. Undercover parking.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“A wide range of great food to be found here, and good value for money. The venue itself is in a great location and has a very relaxed vibe. Even better, they have Taco Tuesdays.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Hostel
“Gilligan’s houses Cairns biggest nightclub, it's known for being the epicentre of FNQ backpacker party scene.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“This is a fantastic restaurant for the carnivores out there. With a wide variety of dishes on offer, Waterbar will provide a fantastic meal with a great view of the Cairns marina. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“A must to do in Cairns! Do the Skyrail up to Kurranda and take the Kurranda Scenic Railway back!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Located on the water front, this is one of our favourite restaurants. They have a great menu, that is affordable but has a great range of foods. Excellent lunch menu.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“For those with children looking for a great way to entertain but on a budget, you can easily spend a few hours in the Playground. It has different sections for each age group - even better the location is ideal as you look out to sea. Sit back and have a coffee and watch your children play, or just take in the beautiful views.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Located in the heart of the City Place, is the Woolshed an Iconic Nightclub. a great place to catch up have a meal and enjoy a drink. It caters for group bookings, hen nights etc.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“Our major shopping centre with a huge range of shops including Myer and Coles”
  • 30 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Coles is located in Cairns Central Shopping Centre. It is in the middle of the City and open long hours. Big supermarket with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. Trading Hours are Monday to Saturday 8am to 9pm and Sunday 9am to 9pm ”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“ Perched on the point of Cairns Marina, Salt house is a stunning waterfront venue offering panorama views of the lush mountains, coral sea, city and Trinity inlet. A unique dining, bar and entertainment venue, this popular place is surrounded by the natural beauty of Tropical North Queensland”
  • 98 locals recommend
Bar
“A wide range of great food to be found here, and good value for money. The venue itself is in a great location and has a very relaxed vibe. Even better, they have Taco Tuesdays.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“This is a fantastic restaurant for the carnivores out there. With a wide variety of dishes on offer, Waterbar will provide a fantastic meal with a great view of the Cairns marina. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
“Located on the water front, this is one of our favourite restaurants. They have a great menu, that is affordable but has a great range of foods. Excellent lunch menu.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
“Located in the heart of the City Place, is the Woolshed an Iconic Nightclub. a great place to catch up have a meal and enjoy a drink. It caters for group bookings, hen nights etc.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Hostel
“Cairns has so many great bars - this is yet another one to put on the round. Live music - lots of activities to be had.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“The best waffles in Cairns are here, as well as the best customer service. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“Located inside the Reef Casino is Cafe China Seafood Restaurant. This has fantastic food and a great atmosphere. It has won multiple awards over the years. Perfect for a larger group that would like to share meals and get a taste of all their fantastic dishes.”
  • 1 local recommends

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