What’s on in Cairns

What isn’t on? There’s always something happening in Cairns, Australia, from seasonal events to recreational activities, holiday festivals and more. Located in the heart of the CBD, near the Great Barrier Reef and the Cairns Convention Centre, the 5-star Pullman Cairns International hotel is the premier choice of accommodation for experiencing the city’s diverse attractions and things to do. Here are some of the Pullman Cairns International team’s favourite things to do in Cairns and the surrounding areas are:

  • Rusty’s Market
  • Cairns Night Markets
  • Relaxing in our Vie Spa
  • Chasing Waterfalls: Crystal Cascades, Milla Milla Falls, Josephine Falls and hundreds more
  • Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Island Hopping: 45 minutes to an hour from both Fitzroy and Green Island
  • Exploring Kuranda: Skyrail, Kuranda Railway
  • Daintree Rainforest
  • GBR Helicopter Tours
  • Explore Northern Beaches: Palm Cove and Port Douglas
  • Cape Tribulation
  • Cultural Experiences: Tjapukai Aboriginal Park
  • Paronella Park and Castle
  • Adventure Activities: Zip lining, ATV, Hiking Red and Blue Arrow, White Water Rafting, Cave exploring and much more
  • Every Day: Cairns Regional Gallery

    The Cairns Regional Gallery is one of Australia’s most innovative regional…

    The Cairns Regional Gallery is one of Australia’s most innovative regional galleries distinguished by its unique Pacific–rim identity and a commitment to promoting the visual art of Tropical North Queensland. 

    The Gallery within walking distance and is located one block west of the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon and entry is via the Shields St entrance of the building.

    OPEN DAILY
    Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm
    Sat 10am - 5pm
    Sun 10am - 2pm
    Closed Public Holidays

    ADMISSION FEE
    $5 Adults
    $2.50 Concession / Students

    What's showiing? Visit http://www.cairnsregionalgallery.com.au/

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  • Every Saturday: Cairns Esplanade Markets

    Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the Cairns Esplanade market stalls…

    Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the Cairns Esplanade market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more.

    See more here: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/esplanade/whats-on/markets

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  • TANKS: Body Mind & Soul Market Day

    Tanks Arts Centre’s popular Sunday Markets are held on the last Sunday…

    Tanks Arts Centre’s popular Sunday Markets are held on the last Sunday of every month from April to November.  Showcasing a blend of local art, craft, produce, vintage clothing, collectables and local natural health products and treatments, the markets are a great way to spend a Sunday morning.

    Market stalls line the Tanks promenade on Collins Avenue, with live entertainment provided by local musicians.  Come and meet the locals, catch up with friends over cake and coffee and enjoy the ambience of Tanks Arts Centre in the Cairns Botanic Gardens Precinct.

    The 12th annual BODY MIND & SOUL Market is a day of inspiration, information and messages from beyond, with over 180 market stalls including new age healers and local, natural suppliers.  Market goers can enjoy massage and new age healing, browse the stalls for speciality products including individually designed jewellery, crystals meditation CDs, books, cushions, clothes, locally made vegan skin care plus all the regular art, craft and produce stalls and live entertainment provided by local musicians.

    FROM 9AM - 3PM

    For more information visit the Tanks Arts Centre Monthly Markets website page.

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