Cairns is a vibrant, modern city with the perfect balance of cosmopolitan convenience and laid back tropical lifestyle. Australia’s most popular holiday destination after Sydney, Cairns is the number one international gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, the only place on earth where two World Heritage-listed areas meet.
Cairns is Far North Queensland’s major commercial, industrial, retail, entertainment and educational centre, home to 180,000 (+) residents. The Cairns international airport is the fifth busiest port in Australia and the Cairns Cruise Ship Terminal welcomes more than 200 Cruise vessels each year.
Cairns accommodation on the Cairns Esplanade is the most convenient and sought after in Cairns due to the convenience and variety of shops, restaurants, entertainment and facilities on your doorstep in this precinct.
You will be spoilt for choice at the multitude of cuisine types on offer at the Cairns restaurants, bars and cafés within walking distance of Waters Edge Esplanade Apartments. From casual cafes to internationally regarded five-star restaurants and everything in between, there’s bound to be something you fancy within minutes of your doorstep when you stay at Waters Edge Apartments.
Cairns boasts the most environmentally sustainable conference and event venue in the world; The Cairns Convention Centre which is also home to our National Basketball League team The Cairns Taipans.
Cairns city is lined with boutique shopping as well as Cairns Central and Cairns Square shopping malls. The Reef Casino is is popular with visitors from all over the globe and offers an eclectic selection of entertainment every night of the week.
Cairns newest addition is the Cairns Aquarium, a delight to explore and learn from for kids of all ages. Get closer to the colourful and dangerous creatures of the world’s largest coral reef – a short stroll from Waters Edge Cairns Luxury Apartments.
More than 2,000 passengers depart Cairns’ new Reef Fleet Terminal every day to swim among thousands of colourful tropical fish and coral on the Great Barrier Reef and islands.
The city is your natural departure lounge for exciting explorations of regional highlights such as Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest, Atherton Tablelands, Mission Beach, Cape York, and Gulf Savannah.
From Waters Edge Cairns Luxury Apartments – easy access to all that the region offers from the Great Barrier Reef, to the Rainforest, to many local attractions – you will be spoilt for choice. Most tour operators will pick up directly in front of Waters Edge Cairns reception area. A tropical getaway where a hire car is not necessary.
Please visit Our TOURS PAGE to pre-book your tours or stop by our tour desk when you check in.