The Atherton Tablelands in the mountain hinterland above Cairns has magnificent flowing single tracks, family trails, epic mountain bike rides and scenic back country road rides. This cool plateau, one hour to the west, is an ideal self-drive destina ... read more

Barlow Park is a major community sporting facility managed by the Cairns Regional Council. The complex includes a 1000 seated grand stand, international athletics facility, bar and food facilities. Barlow Park is available for sporting events, traini ... read more

The Centre boasts 4 air-conditioned courts including 1 show court capable of seating over 800 people. This stadium has all the additional features one would expect t ... read more

The award-winning Cairns Convention Centre is only ten minutes from the Cairns International Airport which is Australia’s gateway to the Asia Pacific. The Cairns Convention Centre is a world-class venue featuring 22 meeting rooms, ideal for even ... read more

The Beach Volleyball Courts are situated on the picturesque Cairns Esplanade which forms 12 hectares of parklands and includes a lagoon swimming pool, amphitheatre, ... read more

The oldest golf course in Cairns (Est 1923) is located close to the city - only a few minutes from the centre of Cairns. Cairns Golf Club is an 18 Hole, Par 72, 6152m Golf Course with a fleet of 60 Golf Carts, a public driving range, fully stocked g ... read more

Cairns Hockey Centre is located 3km from the Cairns City Centre and offers international standard artificial playing surfaces. Hockey was first played in Cairns in ... read more

The Cairns International Tennis Centre, within the North Cairns Sporting Precinct, is a joint initiative of Cairns Regional Council, the Queensland Government and Tennis Queensland. The Cairns Regional Council and Tennis Australia are behind the m ... read more

Netball is one of the fastest growing sports in Cairns, also making it one of the highest participated sports for juniors and females in Cairns. The netball competi ... read more

For the past 105 years, Cannon Park has been the home of the Cairns Jockey Club. Cannon Park boasts crowds of over 12,000 per day during the peak carnival times and has many function rooms and hospitality areas. Cannon Park Racecourse has undergon ... read more

Cazaly’s Stadium is the home of Australian Football in Cairns, with world-class sporting facilities that have hosted national AFL games as well as International cricket matches. The social club is home to one of the best value meals and entertainme ... read more

Near Mareeba is the Davies Creek Trail Network, a Tropical North Queensland wilderness experience only a 40-minute drive from Cairns but a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This natural trail has been tweaked slightly to make it moun ... read more

Endeavour Park, is a key football and junior cricket sporting precinct located in Manunda. It is part of the larger Manunda Sporting Precinct. Endeavour park is leased to FNQ Football and Cairns Cricket Association. The park features 1.8ha of play ... read more

Griffiths Park, home to Cairns Cricket Association is a key facility for the sport of cricket in Cairns. Griffiths Park is home to 2 full sized cricket pitches, whi ... read more

Half Moon Bay Golf Club, located in Tropical North Queensland, is a tight par 70 all-weather course. The course overlooks the Coral Sea & has sweeping views looking west to the rainforest clad mountain ranges. With a Pro shop to buy all your golf ... read more

Kuranda Downhill Trail is slated as Australia’s oldest running DH trail. What started as a rough, underground and little-known myth in the Kuranda hills soon spawned a generation of World-Cup athletes, thousands of tales and eventually becom ... read more

Mirage Country Club is rated one of the great resort courses. The 6200m course is made up of 6 par threes, 6 par fours and 6 par fives. The unique layout takes players through the majestic grounds of the Sheraton Mirage Resort for much of the fron ... read more

Palmer Sea Reef is ranked in Australia’s top 100 courses and is maintained to Championship standard year round. Designed by Thomson, Wolveridge & Perrett the course opened in May 2000 and is Australia’s only tropical links style golf course. ... read more

Paradise Palms is located 15mins from the Cairns Airport and City. The 18 hole championship golf course is ranked in the top 50 Public Access Courses in Australia and the Top 100 overall courses in Australia. The Par 71 layout not only boasts a ma ... read more

Smithfield is a name all mountain bikers know. With the highest profile rainforest trail system in the world, the iconic mountain bike park is home to the 2017 UCI World Mountain Bike Championships after hosting the 2014 and 2016 World Cups. Just 20 ... read more

Belgravia Leisure, on behalf of Cairns Regional Council, proudly manages the Iconic Tobruk Memorial Pool.  The recently redeveloped facility offers members and guests a FINA approved 50m Olympi ... read more


Cairns Regional Council is committed to providing sporting and recreation facilities for the community, both now and into the future. The Walker Road Sporting and Recreation Precinct Master Plan will be gradually delivered over the next five years. I ... read more