Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Cairns, Cairns Area

Indicative Rate * AU$149 to AU$275

With the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage Rainforest at your fingertips, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is the perfect location to commence your Tropical North Queensland experience.

The views are breathtaking. Located on the Cairns Esplanade, just a short stroll to the heart of the city, the Resort offers stunning views of the Coral Sea and rainforest-clad mountains.

Their hotel accommodation offers 240 generously proportioned air-conditioned rooms, the decor reflecting the tropical lifestyle and the landscapes of Cairns are the surrounding region. The Resort also boasts semi-self contained and fully self-contained Apartments. This style of accommodation is ideally suited to family holidays, with one and two bedrooms available.

You can spend hours simply relaxing and re-energising yourself. After a game of tennis why not cool down in one of three swimming pools located in beautiful surrounds or indulge in a cocktail at the swim-up bar. Steam it up in the sauna before pounding out those calories in the Health and Fitness Centre.

Whether you're relaxing poolside or just soaking up the sun, the Resort's professional and friendly staff are there to answer your every need.

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Gymnasium
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Public Telephone
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
209 - 217 Abbott Street
Cairns, Cairns Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Family Room

Family Rooms offer separate kids zone with bunk beds, personal televisions, Xbox gaming and individual headphones. A luxurious queen Rydges Dreambed awaits parents, leading onto a private balcony with either Coral Sea or Cairns Hinterland views.

Standard Room

Each room has its own private balcony city scape views of Cairns. Enjoy all that Cairns has on show, especially at night time when the city comes alive. Averaging 32 square metres, the rooms are spacious, offering one queen bed with a double fold out sofa or two double beds.

1 Bedroom Tower Apartment

Why wouldn't you love it when you can have the Resort facilities available but with the flexibility of being completely self sufficient with your own kitchen and laundry facilities. Relax on your own private balcony overlooking Cairns and the Coral Sea.

2 Bedroom Tower Apartment

Why wouldn't you love it when you can have the Resort facilities available but with the flexibility of being completely self sufficient with your own fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Relax on your own private balcony overlooking Cairns and the Coral Sea.

Ocean View Room

Sit back and relax on your own private balcony overlooking the Coral Sea and picturesque Cairns Esplanade. Averaging 32 square metres, the rooms are spacious, offering one queen bed with a double fold out sofa or two double beds.

Mountain View Room

Each room has its own private balcony with views of the surrounding rainforest clad mountains and Cairns city. Enjoy all that Cairns has on show, especially at night time when the city comes alive. Averaging 32 square metres, the rooms are spacious, offering one queen bed with a double fold out sofa or two double beds.

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Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park

Baffle Creek, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park protects the mouth of one of Queensland's few remaining undisturbed coastal rivers. The northern shore of the creek estuary features sandy beaches backed by low, open casuarina woodlands, with paperbark woodlands further inland.

Severance Shipwreck Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Quite a few ships have come to grief on the fringing reef around Lady Elliot Island, but only one of these can be dived, the Severance. This fully intact yacht sank in 1998 and still has much of its rigging in place that is now covered in glorious soft corals.

Maori Wrasse Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Maori Wrasse Bommie off Lady Elliot Island is named after the family of Maori wrasse that call the area home. The site is located 14 to 18 metres beneath the surface and is ideal for intermediate divers looking to explore - reef sharks can often be spotted patrolling the reef wall and arches near the bommie, and just north of the wall is Spiders Ledge, named for the number of shells that decorate the outcrop.

Lighthouse Bommies Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Just off the western side of Lady Elliot Island is a group of small coral outcrops known as Lighthouse Bommies. Descend down the mooring line and drift onto the bommies to discover a vast array of marine life - batfish, stingrays, white-spotted shovelnose rays, green and loggerhead turtles, sea snakes, moray eels, coral trout, reef sharks, trevally, barracuda, and manta rays waiting to be groomed by cleaner wrasse.

Entrance Bommie Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Located at the entrance to Lady Musgrave Island lagoon, Entrance Bommie is a large blade of coral sitting in 22 metres of water. This elongated bommie is riddled with ledges and caves, which are usually overflowing with baitfish.

Manta Ray Bommie Dive SIte

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Manta Ray Bommie is not just one coral head, but a collection of bommies off the western side of Lady Musgrave Island. These bommies come in a range of sizes, in depths from 12 to 20 metres, with the biggest ones decorated with gorgonians, soft corals and sponges.

Second Reef Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Located off the western side of Lady Elliot Island, Second Reef is a long ridge of coral that varies in depth from 2 to 12 metres. Lovely hard corals feature on this reef, but with many ledges and caves to explore it is always a fascinating dive.

Anchor Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Elliot Island has many wonderful dive sites, but one of its most impressive is Anchor Bommie. This tower of coral sits on the sandy sea floor at 21 metres and stands 10 metres tall, a very imposing sight.

Lady Musgrave Lagoon Dive Site

Seventeen Seventy, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Lady Musgrave Island is accessible on a day trip from the Town of 1770. This lovely coral cay is surrounded by a long fringing reef, and has a large lagoon that is a popular diving and snorkelling site.

Lady Musgrave Island Dive Sites

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef is accessible from either Bundaberg or the Town of 1770. This 44 acre coral cay sits in a lagoon of approximately 3,000 acres with 14 world class dive sites:
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