Are you looking for something fun to do with your kids in the Cairns area?

Made by parents, for parents, Cairns Kids Activities is designed for local families, visiting families, and those just moving to the area. Here you have a wealth of local knowledge at your fingertips.

Do add your comments about any activity, and if you have an activity or event to share, please let us know about it by sending an email to Listings are free so we can create a comprehensive guide to activities in the Cairns area.

How can I use this site?

You can search the site in a few different ways.

1. Below this text you will see 8 icons. Roll your mouse over each one and click if you are looking for that kind of activity.

2. The drop down menu above labelled 'things to do'... Here you can find activities by category

3. The drop down menu above labelled 'what's on'... Here you will find a calendar of family friendly events for the Cairns area

4. The drop down menu above labelled 'map'... Here you will find a map of the Cairns area. Simply click on an activity to the left and find out what is closest to you!

5. Use the 'Search' box in the upper right of the site for specific searches

Happy Exploring!

Quickly find what you can do in Cairns with your kids

These activities are especially suited for families with babies and/or toddlers These activities offer multiple entry passes, local discounts or other combined activity discounts These activities are especially good on clear days when it is not raining These activities are especially good for people with limited mobility These activities are free of charge For younger kidlets, these activities usually will ensure a great naptime afterwards, perhaps even in the car on the way home! These activities are especially good for teenagers These activities are especially good when it is pouring with rain

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"Is it dance class day Mummy?" She races through the door, and joins the circle ready to begin. Once the music starts, her face beams with joy, twirling to the beat as she feels her body stretch and strengthen.

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Dog exercise area Gordonvale

GORDONVALE: Part of parkland at the end of Klarwein Close, Gordonvale being on the Western side of the Klarwein Street entrance and behind houses in Highleigh Road and bounded by the drain at the rear

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Dog exercise area Redlynch

REDLYNCH: Portion of parkland off Harvey Road, Redlynch being at the railway line end of the parkland and behind houses in Ficus Close.

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Dog exercise area Babinda

BABINDA: Part of Carl Mellick Park at the western end of Harwood Drive, Babinda

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