Please note: Council is temporarily not accepting permit applications for the Lake Street and Grafton Street North carparks. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Council provides off-street parking at several carparks. Prices vary.
- Lake St Multi-Storey carpark - Open 24 hours per day / 7 days per week; $1.00 per hour from 7:30am to 7:30pm Monday to Friday. Free all day Saturday and Sunday and Public Holidays
- Hartley St carpark - $3 per day
- Southern Esplanade carpark - $1.20 per hour
- Grafton St North carpark - $1.20 per hour
- Bunda St carpark - $2 per day
Permanent parking permits at Council carparks
Reserved parking is available at the Grafton Street North Carpark and the Lake Street Parking Station, although spaces are limited.
To reserve a bay, contact Council on 4044 3033 or fill in and submit an application to Council:
There are also a number of private carparks that you can use. Council is not responsible for these carparks and does not set the fees.
- Cruise Terminal carpark (Wharf St)
- Cairns Square (Abbott St)
- Cairns Convention Centre (Hartley St)
- Cairns Central Shopping Centre
- Hilton International (Marlin Parade)
- Koppens carpark (Grafton St, south)
- The Pier Shopping Centre
- Ports North carpark (Lake St ,south)
- Reef Casino (Wharf St)
- Rusty's Markets carpark (Sheridan St)
- Wharf St Carpark