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Cairns Kids Activities - Keeping our Kids Inspired & Active

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Go Bowling Cairns

Go Bowling Cairns

Ten pin bowling is always a fun activity to share with kids. Go Bowling Cairns offers excellent facilities, party packages and disco lights to make your bowling experience more fun. Local leagues play regularly, and casual visits are welcomes. A great activity for the wet season!...

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Zoo To You HQ

Zoo To You HQ

An up close wildlife experience, right in the heart of Cairns....

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Mini Maestros

Mini Maestros

Mini Maestros is Australia’s leading music education program for children under 6 years . The program was developed by early music education experts and has been running for 27 years. ...

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Stony Creek Falls Swimming Holes

Stony Creek Falls Swimming Holes

Stony Creek Falls (10-15 minutes from Cairns City Centre) This small creek tucked in amongst the suburb of Rainforest Estate provides a quick and easy escape from the hot steamy days of a Cairns summer. At the end of Stony Creek Road a gate signals the start of a path that takes you along the creek to an old weir....

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Holloways Beach

Holloways Beach

A short drive north of Cairns and you come to Holloways Beach - an excellent beach for swimming, sand play, walking and playing....

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School Holiday Entertainment

School Holiday Entertainment

Mount Sheridan Plaza has your School Holiday Entertainment covered and best of all its FREE. ...

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Tanks Markets

Tanks Markets

The tanks market day is on the last Sunday of the month from April to November. (except for the August market day, this is held on Fathers day in September and is a larger event part of the Cairns Festival called Carnival on Collins)...

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Lil Scribblers

Lil Scribblers

Lil scribblers is a place where kids can learn about art and get messy in the process. Locally owned and run by teacher Taryn Pratley, Lil Scribblers holds regular age specific 'Art Jams'...

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The Boulders Swimming Holes

The Boulders Swimming Holes

The Boulders (approx 1 hour south of Cairns City) A dramatic mix of huge granite boulders, clear rushing water and plenty of good lookouts makes this creek a must see during the wet. Fortunately there is a large and deep swimming area next to the car park to stop the temptation of venturing near slippery rocks and fast water....

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Palm Cove Beach

Palm Cove Beach

Palm cove is one of the most popular beaches in the Cairns areas. With picturesque Double Island in the distance, the jetty to the north, the palms lining the beach and the surrounding rainforest - you will love the truly tropical feel of this beach....

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Crystal Cascades Horse Park School Holidays

Crystal Cascades Horse Park School Holidays

Crystal Cascades Horse Park School Holidays Programs. 3 hour sessions plus 1 & 2 Riding camps...

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Crystal Cascades Swimming Holes

Crystal Cascades Swimming Holes

Crystal Cascades (15-20 minutes from Cairns City Centre) Perhaps the best known and most frequented freshwater creek near Cairns City. Crystal Cascades sits at the end of Freshwater Valley and provides an oasis of green rainforest, sparkling clear water and plenty of deep pools for swimming....

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Cairns Early Years Centre and Kindergarten

Cairns Early Years Centre and Kindergarten

Play Time Playgroup: facilitated in conjunction with the Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP) this playgroup provides support and early intervention for families of young children with a disability or suspected disability. Siblings are welcome. Ages 0-4 years....

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South cairns Gymnastics Holiday Program

South cairns Gymnastics Holiday Program

South cairns Gymnastics Holiday Program to keep the Cairns Kids Active in the Holidays. There are heaps of Gym lessons from 9:30 in the morning till 6pm....

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Barron Valley Gymnastics

Barron Valley Gymnastics

The Barron Valley Gym is a great place to get the kids active while having lots of fun at the same time. They run classes for kids from the time they can walk right up to teen and adult competition preparation. This is a perfect way to get the kids absolutely exhausted and ready for a great afternoon nap!...

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School Holiday workshops Cairns Regional Gallery

School Holiday workshops Cairns Regional Gallery

School Holiday workshops at the Cairns Regional Gallery. The only place in town where children are taught by real working artists and art teachers...

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Paradise Palms Pelicans in Paradise

Paradise Palms Pelicans in Paradise

Pelicans in Paradise is a great place to bring the kids when you want a morning (or afternoon) of fun. It is comprised of a 25m lap pool on the Terrace, toddler's pool, adventure playground and 18-hole mini-golf course....

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Josephine Falls Swimming Holes

Josephine Falls Swimming Holes

Josephine Falls (approx 1 1/2 hours from Cairns City) Experience a scenic walk through dense rainforest that takes you to the foot of a waterfall. Dominating the view is Mt Bartle Frere, Queensland's highest mountain....

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Coral Kids Playgroup

Coral Kids Playgroup

Little Diggers Community Centre Inc "Coral Kids Playgroup" aims to provide children aged 2 - 5 years the opportunity to meet other children in a play based developmental environment and for parents/carers to establish support networks....

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Mossman Gorge Swimming Holes

Mossman Gorge Swimming Holes

Mossman Gorge (approx 1 1/2 hours from Cairns City) For a taste of the Daintree without having to go too far north try Mossman Gorge. Situated just out of the township of Mossman this area offers excellent swimming opportunities, picnic facilities and a selection of short walks through World Heritage Rainforest....

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The Pirate Ship

The Pirate Ship

The Fun Ship playground is one of the most well known meeting places for mums and dads in the Cairns area. Locally referred to as the "pirate ship", this playground has ample space and lots to do for kids of all ages....

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Begin Bright Early Leaning Program

Begin Bright Early Leaning Program

Begin Bright Early Leaning Program is designed especially for children aged 2 to 5 years to have a positive start to learning. Our program teaches essential Literacy and Numeracy skills...

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Cairns Regional Gallery Kids Art Classes

Cairns Regional Gallery Kids Art Classes

The Cairns Regional Gallery's children's education programs are age specific classes for 2-16 held in the City, Edmonton and Kewarra Beach. Programs are written and taught by experienced high school teachers and working artists with real teaching experience designed with appropriate learning in mind. ...

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Gecko

Gecko's Indoor Play Centre

Geckos is the perfect place to bring the kids on one of those days where it is just too rainy or hot to do anything. Air conditioned and fully indoors, you are protected from the weather extremes Cairns can sometimes bring....

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Goldsborough Valley Swimming Holes

Goldsborough Valley Swimming Holes

Goldsborough Valley (30-45 minutes from Cairns City) Goldsborough Valley acts as a catchment area for the Mulgrave River as it tumbles off the side of Queensland's highest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere. Goldsborough Valley State Forest Park is a pleasant camping and picnic site that offers plenty of opportunities to dip in the Mulgrave River and explo......

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Aussie Farm Entertainment

Aussie Farm Entertainment

Feeding calves, riding a stock horse and milking cows are just some of the activities on offer at Aussie Farm Entertainment near Mena Creek. Cost $110 for families up to 5 people inc. Devonshire morning tea...

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Ready Steady Go Kids

Ready Steady Go Kids

Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia's largest and most reputable multi-sport and exercise program for preschoolers (aged 2.5-6 years). We have been operating since 2004 and currently run classes at more than 100 locations nationally. ...

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Muddy

Muddy's

A popular meeting spot for young families, "Muddy's" is a modern, fun, safe playground and parkland....

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Goomboora Park

Goomboora Park

Goomboora Park is a family favorite for so many reasons. There is plenty of wide open spaces, large trees and shelter for shade, picnic tables and even a waterhole to swim in!...

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