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Where to stay near Esplanade Lagoon

Exploring The Esplanade Lagoon

This artificial salt water lagoon is a perfect place to come and enjoy swimming with your family and friends. Entry to the lagoon is free and you will feel safe with the lifeguards who are on duty whenever the lagoon is open. You will find the toilet and shower facilities alongside the Lagoon.

Accommodations near The Esplanade Lagoon

As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns grows more popular with each year that passes. Millions of visitors from all walks of life base themselves in the tropical city and visit the reef and surrounding rain forests. As so, Cairns has developed into a fantastic place to stay with an abundance of hotels, hostels and B&Bs to suit any budget. Recommended accommodation include the Mantra Esplanade, Il Palazzo Boutique Apartment Hotel and Mantra Trilogy.

Sightseeing near The Esplanade Lagoon

After soaking up the sun at the Lagoon, head over to Muddy's Playground to have some more fun. You will also find BBQ and picnic tables. If you are visit the Esplanade on the weekend, you will have the chance to experience the markets featuring locally made arts & crafts and live entertainment as well. For some adult entertainment, head over to Reef Hotel Casino, and test your luck.

Transportation near The Esplanade Lagoon

You can walk the central part—from the beach to the train station—but if you want to see a nearby beach, use the Sunbus. It runs from the Trinity Wharf Centre, near the casino, and takes in main city streets. The Sunbus also serves big pubs and entertainment venues at night, and tickets are purchased onboard. Taxis and shuttles are the best bet from the airport to Cairns’ main hotels.

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