Cairns is not renowned for its nightlife there is more than enough
to keep people entertained. At the end of a day diving or white water
rafting or trekking through a rainforest it is amazing that some people
have the energy to party the night away.
is broken into the following categories:
There are five nightclubs in Cairns. They are all in the CBD area
and they specialise in the latest music and lots of dancing. These
clubs are frequented equally by visitors to the region and locals.
Drinks are normally quite cheap and they are open until late.
Bars tend to open earlier than nightclubs and close earlier. Many
bars in and around Cairns serve meals and drinks and provide a fairly
relaxed environment for people to wind down at the end of the day.
There are a lot of bars, each has its own theme.
The Casino is probably the most well known entertainment venue,
having a mix of restaurants, live entertainment and gaming available
every day until the early hours.
There is one main club, called naturally enough "The Club" that
caters for more adult style entertainment.
There are in total 12 cinemas in Cairns. They are very popular once
again with visitors and locals alike.
The main theatre is the Civic Theatre, which hosts the majority
of visiting entertainers and shows. The Civic Theatre has a diverse
yearly calendar that is strongly supported by the people of Cairns.
The Cairns Convention Centre is the largest venue in Cairns and
for this reason most popular bands and indoor sporting events are
Cairns has a number of clubs which are open to visitors as well
as members. Clubs offer cheap drinks, good value meals and quite
often live entertainment.
A number of cruise ship operators offer evening dinner cruises along
Trinity Inlet. These are calm water cruises that offer an alternative
view of Cairns at night. Very romantic.