What's on in Cairns
Cairns is a tropical paradise nestled on the tropical coast of Far North Queensland - between the fabulous Great Barrier Reef in the Coral sea and the lush tropical rainforest areas of the Atherton Tableland to the west. It's tourism attractions are focused on the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics World Heritage rainforest. Cairns offers lots of activities to suit the tastes of every visitor including extreme adventures like sky-diving, bungy jumping, scuba diving, white water rafting and the gentler pursuits such as bushwalking, hiking, mountain bike rides, birdwatching, gourmet cafes and restaurants, arts and crafts, live music, great nightlife entertainment, bars and clubs. The famous Cairns nightlife will keep you entertained after a day snorkelling or scuba diving on the Great Barrier
reef, fishing, walking through the rainforest or simply relaxing by the swimming pool. There are a wide range or cafes, bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs many of which open late. There are two Cinema centres one in Grafton Street and Central 6 Cinemas, located in the Cairns Central Shopping Centre. The Reef Casino is probably the most famous entertainment venue, with a wide variety of restaurants, live entertainment venues and gaming. You can enjoy delightful evening dinner cruises along Trinity Inlet, with live entertainment. Cairns has a number of sporting and service clubs which are open to visitors as well as members. The Cairns Civic Theatre ands the Cairns Convention Centre offer a wide range of the best arts and live entertainment from Australian and overseas performers. These venues
are regularly used for major sporting events, live theatre performances and concerts. The Clubs generally represent good value for money with inexpensive meals and drinks and regular live entertainment. Cairns Nightclubs and Bars - Many of the bars in Cairns have regular live entertainment and dancing - including: Playpen International Night Club, The Wool Shed Char Grill and Saloon Bar, Tropos, The Reef Hotel Casino, My Bar Karaoke, Sports Bar Nightclub and Cafe, Cairns Rock and Roll Dance Club Inc, Ulysses Square Dancing Club Cairns, Club International, Club Trix, Fox and Firkin Bar and Bistro, Strait On The Beach, and Karaoke 101, End Of The World, Johno's Blues Bar, Playpen International Night Club, The Nest Piano Bar, The Wool Shed Char Grill and Saloon Bar, Troppo's Night Club.
What's to See and Do - Attractions, Activities