Parking in Cairns
A variety of parking is available in Cairns, from on street metered parking to off street privately operated facilities.
You need to apply to Council for a permit to use commercial loading zones or for business parking and residential parking permits.
Council offers designated short-term, day-parking bays for RVs in Gordonvale and the Cairns city centre. Both parking sites are identified by RV Parking signs and are easily accessed from major arterial roads.
Parking fines are a way of ensuring safety and provide a deterrent for people to misuse parking facilities.You can request a parking fine to be waived if you believe it is unjustified.