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. Put Esplanade Boardwalk at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cairns day trip planning tool .
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  • We stayed across the road and strolled along here daily and nightly. The views at any time of the day with the tide in or out were stunning. A delight for any photographer with flocks of birds and bea...  more »
  • We walked the boardwalk each morning and night of our vacation. So great to see it being utilised by so many people and so many different activities from yoga to karate. Great walk with beautiful ocea...  more »
  • I certainly enjoyed the walk along the esplanade with friends and family. Hassle free, nice to see other people in all walks of life enjoying their freedom and taking time out to enjoy the view and se...  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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