Facilities, sport & leisure

Cairns Botanic Gardens

The Cairns Botanic Gardens is a tropical paradise, renowned for having one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia. The Gardens are open daily 7.30am to 5.30pm, and entry is free. More

Cairns Esplanade

The Cairns Esplanade is a focal point for recreation, events and entertainment. More

Library
Cairns Libraries

Council manages 8 public libraries, with branches at Babinda, Abbott St City, Earlville, Edmonton, Gordonvale, Manunda, Smithfield and Stratford. More

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Camping and caravan parks

Council owns popular camping and caravan / RV facilities at Palm Cove, Bramston Beach, Babinda, Cairns and Fitzroy Island. More

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Cemeteries

Council manages seven cemeteries. These facilities provide venues for burials, and memorials for ashes. More

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Clubs and community

Information and resources to assist sporting clubs in the Cairns Regional Council area. More

Tanks Arts Centre
Cultural Services

Our commitment to arts and cultural development includes Urban Spaces, Cairns Civic Theatre, grants for cultural development, Cairns Festival, Tanks Arts Centre and much more. More

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Cycling, walking and fitness

Council encourages people to lead a healthy, active lifestyle and provides free fitness and wellbeing classes, cycling and walking tracks. More

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Parks and gardens

Council provides many facilities including parks and gardens, the Cairns Esplanade and lagoon, BBQ and picnic facilities, public pools, sports fields and playgrounds for recreation, sports and leisure. More

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Sport

Cairns Regional Council offers a range of sporting facilities and opportunities for residents and visitors. And our Go Clubs initiative provides valuable resources, advice and collaboration. More

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Swimming and beaches

From patrolled beaches to public pools and water slide action, Cairns has many options for people who enjoy the water. More

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Book a public space

Public access areas available for special events Beaches and Foreshores, Bill Wakeham Park, Alley Park, Petersen Park, Johnson Park, Goomboora Park, Glenoma Park. More

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Last updated: 21 March 2019