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Cairns Museum

Start Date: 19 Aug 2019 10:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 16:00:00

Citizens 55 plus will receive the red-carpet treatment at Cairns Museum this Seniors Week from August 17 to 24.

Pricing

Concession entry is $12.

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Night Sky Secrets Astronomy Dinner Tours

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 21:00:00

Never been on astronomy tours? Now is the time to book! ** The Official 2019 Tour Season is now underway & we are taking bookings **

Join our unique tours and delve deep into the hidden mysteries of the Southern Sky! A never to be forgotten journey of the night sky!

Pricing

Our locals discount is now only $100 for adult & $50 for kid

Cairns Art Gallery

Occurs Daily

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Housed in a landmark heritage building the Cairns Regional Gallery is the region's premier destination for exhibitions featuring historical and contemporary art by leading regional, national and international artists. The Gallery also presents exhibitions highlighting key works and themes from the permanent collection that focus on the unique cultural heritage of Far North Queensland.
Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 10am - 2pm
Shop closes 15 min prior
to Gallery closing
Gallery closed on Public Holidays

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. FREE for everyone!

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This is a Free Event.

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The Cotton Club

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 23:59:00

Tuesdays 2-4-1 Mains: Purchase 2 x main meals from our special menu and receive the item of equal or lesser value free!

With live, acoustic music most nights, The Cotton Club sets the mood for an evening to remember where you can.

Pricing

Price of the Mains between $11 - $28

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Occurs Daily

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 19:00:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 21:30:00

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF AUSTRALIA’S INDIGENOUS CULTURE, BY NIGHT!

Pricing

BOOK ONLINE FOR 10% DISCOUNT! Adult $110.70. Child $67.50. Family $288.90.

Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle Port Douglas

Occurs Mon, Thu & Sat Every Week

Start Date: 22 Aug 2019 08:30:00
End Date: 22 Aug 2019 15:30:00

A must for Nature Enthusiasts! Join us for a fast boat ride to the beautiful Low Isles for a awesome day of guided Stand-Up Paddle boarding, snorkeling, optional kitesurfing or wakeboarding. We always see turtles, sharks rays, thousands of fish and arrays of corals.

Pricing

$240 / person. Locals rate available.

Pullman Cairns International

Start Date: 23 Aug 2019 18:00:00
End Date: 23 Aug 2019 22:00:00

LIVE COOKING | HOME STYLE DISHES | LIVE MUSIC | FRESH LOCAL SEAFOOD

Pricing

$89pp / 2 for 1 Accor Plus

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 23 Aug 2019 09:30:00
End Date: 23 Aug 2019 11:30:00

Each Friday come and join in fun learning activities, story-time and songs for families with young children at Sugarworld Parkland (under the rain tree) during school term.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 16:00:00

You’ll find this marketplace in one of the most visually beautiful spots in Cairns city, right by the busy hub of the Cairns Lagoon, a man-made swimming pool on the foreshore.

It accommodates a mixture of bright and colourful market stalls selling your usual tropical trinkets, hand-made clothing, art works and jewellery. So, if you like a spot of shopping while you swim, this is the market place for you.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Museum

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 16:00:00

Come and join Cairns Museum for a day of fun, on Saturday August 24.

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Original Kuranda Rainforest Market

Occurs Sat & Sun Every Week

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 13:30:00

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets.

Pricing

$10 per adult. $25 per family (2 adults & 2 kids)

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The Cotton Club

Occurs Sat & Sun Every Week

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Saturdays & Sundays 2-4-1 Pizzas: Purchase 2 x Pizzas between 11:30am and 5pm on Saturday or Sunday and receive the item of equal or lesser value free!
BOOK YOUR TABLE ONLINE NOW!

Pricing

Price of the pizzas between $16 - $18

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 25 Aug 2019 14:00:00
End Date: 25 Aug 2019 22:00:00

Relax with live acoustic music on the lawn and chill out in our intimate space lined with festoon lights and great vibes - only at the Beach Club!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Spirit Of Cairns

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 25 Aug 2019 12:30:00
End Date: 25 Aug 2019 15:00:00

A Cairns Lunch Cruise is the perfect way, to spend a perfect few hours in paradise. This is absolute waterfront dining at its finest. Board the 26m luxury sailing catamaran, Spirit of Cairns, at Marlin Marina before casting off for a 2.5 hour Cairns lunch cruise around Trinity Inlet and the waterfront precinct.

Pricing

Adults $69 | Children $45 (Age 4 – 14 inclusive) | Family $183 (2 Ad + 2 Ch aged 4-14)

Tanks Arts Centre

Start Date: 25 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 25 Aug 2019 14:00:00

Tanks Arts Centre presents Sunday Markets, held on the last Sunday of every month from April to November.

Tanks Monthly Markets are a unique slice of cultural life in the tropics and a must-do event on the Cairns calendar.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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AJ Hackett Bungy

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 25 Aug 2019 13:00:00
End Date: 25 Aug 2019 17:00:00

EVERY SUNDAY FROM 1PM
“A SUNDAY WELL SPENT BRINGS A WEEK OF CONTENT”

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 26 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 26 Aug 2019 18:00:00

Bouldering is a form of rock climbing at low height.

​ A minimal amount of equipment is required.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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King Reef Resort & Caravan Park

Start Date: 27 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 31 Aug 2019 17:00:00

On our winter low tides King Reef is exposed and it is possible to walk out to explore this fascinating reef. This is a rare event and one that many travellers take advantage of! – if you are in our beautiful area at this time, be part of an organised walk to the reef…

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This is a Free Event.

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Friends of Botanic Gardens Cairns

Start Date: 31 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 31 Aug 2019 21:30:00

A date for jazz lovers to note. Saturday August 31 when the annual Jazz Under The Stars concert is held on the Botanic Gardens’ back lawn.

Pricing

Tickets are $15 (cash) at the gate (children free) or online at http://trybooking.com/506248

Tanks Arts Centre

Start Date: 1 Sep 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 1 Sep 2019 15:00:00

Join in this annual street party celebrating life in the tropics at the Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens Precinct.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Start Date: 1 Sep 2019 12:00:00
End Date: 1 Sep 2019 16:00:00

As part of our efforts to support the Accor Community Fund, we invite you to come along to our Family Fun Day at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort on 1st September, Fathers Day!

Pricing

$20 Adult / $10 Child / $50 Family of 4 (2 Adults, 2 Children)

The Backyard Cairns

Start Date: 1 Sep 2019 13:00:00
End Date: 1 Sep 2019 17:00:00

Join us for a Father’s Day BBQ on the Garden & Grill lawn from The Backyard’s very own pit!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns & Far North Environment Centre

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 5 Sep 2019 16:30:00
End Date: 5 Sep 2019 20:00:00

All ages, genders, and abilities are welcome at our monthly sewing bees! We combat single-use plastics by turning donated fabric into unique bags and disperse them through our community.

Pricing

FREE entry, tea, and nibbles!

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Tanks Arts Centre

Start Date: 13 Sep 2019 19:30:00
End Date: 13 Sep 2019 22:00:00

No stranger to the Southern Hemisphere the formidable singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, on the back brilliant new album “The Saint of Lost Causes,” will return for his biggest tour down under yet playing 16 dates across New Zealand and Australia in August and September 2019.

Pricing

$40 / $35 (CONC) inc b/fee

King Reef Resort & Caravan Park

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 20 Sep 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 20 Sep 2019 21:00:00

The Twilight Markets are held from 5pm to 9pm on the 3rd Friday of each month, right on the beachfront at Kurrimine Beach. Imagine enjoying the cool sea breeze, listening to the waves lap the shore as you partake in a little retail therapy.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Start Date: 6 Oct 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 6 Oct 2019 14:00:00

The Palm Cove Markets is one of North Queensland’s premier community markets.

8am to 2pm - Enjoy the beautiful beach, local restaurants and over 130 stalls!

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Jockey Club

Start Date: 19 Dec 2019 12:00:00
End Date: 19 Dec 2019 17:00:00

With 6 days until Christmas, skip the busy shops and head trackside for a relaxed afternoon of fun and racing! The perfect venue to toast to the year.