Esplanade Boardwalk, Cairns

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Esplanade Boardwalk provides a beautiful setting for a stroll, jog, or bike ride. Along the 800 m (0.5 mi) boardwalk, take in views of Trinity Inlet and observe the wide range of seabirds that make their homes on the mudflats. Make Esplanade Boardwalk a centerpiece of your Cairns vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cairns travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    We spent the evening after our reef trip here. Lots of great pictures. We also grabbed food and ice creams.  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Early morning or late arvo/early evening is packed! During te heat of the day there are less people so more enjoyable IMO. If the tides out u can watch the oyster catchers and Egrets hunting for crabs...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    A nice and well maintained boardwalk has a little bit for everyone. Walking, exercise stations, nature, bird watching, water park for kids and plenty of restaurants. A must see!  more »

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Though Cairns seems to offer an endless selection of cozy rooms, most budget-friendly options remain fully booked through the high season, stretching from June to September. Reserve early if you want a hotel room packed with amenities, or look for alternative lodgings in the city's smaller inns. As the backpacker capital of northern Queensland, Cairns features dozens of economical hostels providing comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi. For something far more luxurious, look for centrally located rental apartments with spacious rooms and harbor views.
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