Sports24 - 27 Sep 2020
Cairns Airport Adventure Festival
An event for everyone – IRONMAN, 70.3 Cairns, Quicksilver Reef Swim – Green Island, Bright Night Run and IRONKIDS Cairns Triathalon!View event
Sports19 - 21 Sep 2020
The Cardiac Challenge is a three-day camping and recreational cycle ride in the September school holidays.View event
Sports16 - 24 Oct 2020
Known as the oldest and one of the most demanding Mountain Bike stage race in the world.View event
Sports15 - 16 Aug 2020
Tour of the Tropics
The Tour of the Tropics is a two days road cycling event held in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef.View event
Sports20 August 2020
Red Beret Hotel Cairns Cup Carnival – Ladies Day
The Cairns Cup Carnival is a headline event of the Cairns social calendar and a major highlight each year for the local racing industry.View event
Whether you like to watch the game or get out there and compete yourself, there’s a sporting event for you in Tropical North Queensland.
While you’re here
Travelling through to catch an event or here to participate? Here are some must reads!
An active traveller’s guide to Cairns
Boasting nature’s ultimate keep-fit playground, nutritious local produce for those post-workout gains, and plenty of idyllic spots for some all-important recovery time, Tropical North Queensland is an active traveller’s dream. Here are our top tips to exploring the region like a top athlete:
Trail running the Goldfield Trail at Babinda Boulders
Trail runners and bushwalkers are spoilt for choice in Tropical North Queensland. It’s hard to put a figure on how many trails there are but trust me, there are hundreds. Situated in lush, heritage-listed rainforest, the Goldfields Trail, between Babinda and Goldsborough Valley, is one the most iconic in the region.
Spa-tripping in Port Douglas and the Daintree
Deep tissue massages, vichy showers, hot stone therapies, seaweed wraps and coconut coffee scrubs, here are a few places to bliss out in Tropical North Queensland.
Seafood lovers’ guide to Cairns
As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is teeming with an abundance of restaurants offering fresh, local catches and exceptional seafood. Find the stand-out seafood dishes in Cairns below.