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Cairns Central is the largest shopping centre in far North Queensland and has been servicing the local region since 1997.
The centre is fully enclosed and offers an extensive range of stores and services. It has over 180 stores together with Myer, Target, Coles, BI-LO and Birch, Carroll and Coyle.
They have a Justice of the Peace service available Tuesday and Saturday between 10am – 2pm.
There are 2 centre parents rooms that are well designed. They are located on Level 1, near the food court and on the ground floor towards Myer. Both parents’ rooms contain microwaves to heat bottles.There is another parents room associated with the Myer toilets on level one which can sometimes be quieter and more private for breastfeeding.
Drop 'N' Shop Fun Centre
Drop 'N' Shop provides you with access to fully supervised child minding at the low cost of $3 per half hour or $5 for the full hour.
Experienced staff provide fun for the kids leaving you the free time to shop, dine or pamper yourself. Located behind on Level 1 between BI-LO & The Coffee Club, it's open 10am - 2pm Tuesday to Saturday.
Stroller and 'cart' hire
You can hire a stroller or take the kids for a ride in a kiddy cruiser. This equipment is available for hire from the customer service desk. A gold coin donation is requested for the hire of this equipment, with all proceeds donated to a different local charity each month.
Where: Cnr McLeod and Spence Sts (view map)
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