Recreation facilities

There are many facilities to choose from to suit your active lifestyle including pedestrian and shared paths along The Esplanades 2.5km foreshore. The paths are ideal for walking or running and include markers at every 500m so you can judge your distance.

The recreational facilities are free for public use or available for hire for your next event.


Skate Plaza

Whether you are a boarder, rider or spectator the Skate Plaza is one of Cairns' finest recreational facilities.

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Bouldering Park

Bouldering is a form of rock climbing at low height. The Esplanade Bouldering Park is suitable for all ages.

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Fitness stations

Fitness Stations are open all day, every day and are free for casual use.

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Petanque court

The Petanque Court is located in the Esplanade parklands near the intersection with McKenzie Street.

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Beach volleyball courts

There are four International standard Beach Volleyball Courts located within the Northern Esplanade Activity Precinct.

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Multi-use court

The multi-use court is located within the Northern Esplanade Activity Precinct opposite Cairns Hospital.

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