Gardens & nature reserves

Perfect for relaxing and getting back to nature, Cairns has a great mix of natural and man-made gardens and nature reserves. More

Swimming & beaches

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

Cairns Libraries

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


Looking for some amazing local products straight from the artisans, go no further than our Council-run markets. More

Cairns Esplanade

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

Last updated: 27 May 2016