When at the property, take an early morning walk along the Cairns Esplanade and feed the local pelicans and birdlife. Or visit the Cairns Marina and watch the cruise and tour boats depart on their daily trips to the Islands and outer reefs.
In the evening stroll to the city along the Esplanade and enjoy a night out at the Cairns Night Markets or have a flutter at the Reef Casino.
On the weekend the world famous Rustys inner city markets are also a favorite for visitors and locals alike.
Most Tour operators pick up and drop off from the property daily and you will save a genuine 5% on all of your tour bookings when made at Aspect Centrals on site tour desk.
All tour desk staff are fully knowledgeable and informative with regards to the local tours and attractions available.
Some of the activities and day tours that can be organized at the on site tour desk include: Bushwalking, Great Barrier Reef tours, Cairns Highlands and Atherton Tableland tours, Bungee Jumping, Tropical Rainforest exploring, reef diving and snorkeling, fishing, crabbing, touring and sightseeing, Tjapukai Aboriginal Park adventures, Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Train, Kuranda Township and market days, White Water Rafting, exciting hot air ballooning, the ever famous Daintree, Port Douglas, Mossman, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Paronalla Park and much much more!
As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns’s core attractions revolve around the Water activities.
Daily dive trips for the novice to the professionals leave from the Marina early morning.
Deep sea fishing and cruise charters are also readily available along with parasailing, water skiing, sea kayaks and small water craft activities.
But for those land lovers a favorite attraction is the world renowned famous Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Kuranda Scenic Railway where one can take their time to explore the bustling Kuranda township.
Favorites include a walk through the rainforest, photo stop at the Barron River Gorge and make sure you leave plenty of time to stroll through the markets with their myriad delights of local food, produce, art, crafts and clothing.
Tour Operators are abundant and obliging as there are in excess of 600 city and outbound activities available daily. Every type of activity is on offer from adrenalin activities like white water rafting to bungee jumping and four wheel drive tours to the more sedate river cruises and rainforest walks.
For those that like to get airborne, seaplanes, helicopters and hot air ballooning are the way to go. World class golf courses and Cairns’s Northern Beaches are located approximately 15 minutes drive from the hotel.
If you would like an activities plan arranged for you or your traveling party prior to arrival then contact the on site tour desk before your arrival and the knowledgeable friendly staff will gladly organize your activities schedule for you whilst in Cairns.
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
Lifeguards are on duty 6am – 9pm all year round. The Lagoon is closed for maintenance every Wednesday until midday.
Escape the heat at one of Cairns’ best known landmarks, the Esplanade Lagoon. Set on the Cairns foreshore overlooking the Barrier Reef and Trinity Inlet, the 4800 sq metre saltwater swimming lagoon offers locals and tourists a year round safe swimming location.
Saltwater is pumped from the inlet and filtered through a state of the art filtration system, to meet Australian Standards.
The kids can enjoy the sandy edges, build sand castles and play in shallow water. On the other side of the Lagoon, visitors can lounge on the timber decks in moderate shade. Shady trees, landscaped gardens and open spaces all contribute to the leisurely atmosphere on the Esplanade