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DFO Cairns


The DFO is Australia's leading destination for big brands, big bargains and big savings. At DFO Cairns, you will find over 100 leading brands including Polo Ralph Lauren, Oroton, Guess, Fila, Quiksilver, Skechers and Royal Doulton; all up to 70 per cent off original retail prices.

Come along and enjoy this shopping experience.




274 Mulgrave Road
Cairns, QLD, 4870

Located 1.8K from Manunda

McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery Cairns


The port of Cairns, was established for the Hodgkinson gold fields in 1876. A five acre cemetery was gazetted on McLeod Street the following year in 1877 as earlier burials had taken place along the Esplanade near the hospital reserve.

Management of the cemetery was initially sporadic, however in 1885 trustees apply for funding to properly manage the site. The cosmopolitan nature of early Cairns is reflected in the range of nationalities, including English, Irish, Scottish, Japanese, Javanese, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Bulgarian and Swedish. The cemetery is divided into sections for the use of Christian denominations, plus an area for non-Christian burials of Chinese, Malays, Javanese, and Aborigines. References to these burials, all unmarked, may be found in interpretation material in the cemetery rotunda.

Burials reflect the history of Cairns, representative of professional, business, clerical, political and mercantile interests. Included are; the first mayor of Cairns, Richard Ash Kingsford (grandfather of aviator Charles Kingsford Smith); Cairns' much admired medical pioneer, Dr Edward Koch; men who died during construction of the Cairns to Herberton Railway; and a beche-de-mere fisherman who had worked here prior to the establishment of Cairns.




127-145 McLeod Street
Cairns, QLD, 4870

Located 2.7K from Manunda

Flecker Botanic Gardens


Welcome to Flecker Botanic Gardens, the only wet tropic botanic gardens in Australia. At Flecker Botanic Gardens, the collections reflect their tropical diversity, with plants from the steamy jungles of South East Asia, South America and Africa easily adapting to the warm, wet climate of Cairns. These gardens have a fairytale-like feel for many plant collectors, with the most outstanding flowering and foliage plants arranged in natural landscape style.

Situated on Collins Avenue only four kilometres from the Cairns City Centre, the gardens comprise of three main areas:

Flecker Botanic Gardens - main botanic collection, Orchid House, The Fernery and aboriginal Plant Use Garden. There is also the award winning Botanic Gardens Restaurant Cafe open for breakfast and lunch.

Centenary Lakes - has the wonderful rainforest boardwalk, Amazon Pond Lilies, native fruit trees, ample bird life, Freshwater Lake and Saltwater Lake with the occasional crocodile siting.

Mount Whitfield Conservation Park - the famous red and blue arrow hiking tracks with stunning views over Cairns and Trinity Inlet, where you can spot the occasional scrub turkey and orange footed scrub hen.

The Cairns Botanic Garden can be found on Collins Avenue, Edge Hill.




Collins Avenue
Edge Hill, QLD, 4870

Located 2.9K from Manunda

Mount Whitfield Conservation Park


The rainforest-clad slopes of the Whitfield Range form a dramatic backdrop to Cairns, offering bushwalking opportunities close to the city. Walking tracks through Mount Whitfield Conservation Park climb through shady rainforest gullies and dry open forest and grasslands with cycads to the top of Mount Lumley Hill.

Enjoy the short but steep 1.5 kilometre Red Arrow circuit walk through rainforest up to a lookout with views scenic views over the Cairns coastline. Add the more demanding Blue Arrow circuit for a 6.6 kilometre (four to five hour) walk, with an optional 400 metre sidetrack to a lookout at Mount Lumley Hill (325 metres), offering expansive views to the Cairns hinterland and out to Green Island. Picnic at the lookout between your circuit walks. Look for mound-building brush-turkeys, orange-footed scrubfowl and graceful honeyeaters .




Collins Avenue
Cairns, QLD, 4870

Located 2.9K from Manunda

Manunda: Events

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride


The Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is Queensland's Premier multi-day cycling adventure. Having operated for 18 years, cyclists just keep coming back for either the Road or Dirt ride options.

Here is your chance to see what you are really made of. Road riders have the chance to tackle the 780 kilometres that divides Cape York from Cairns to Karumba while the Dirty Boys (mountain bike riders) take on the outback tracks, rivers and creeks as they explore some of the most wonderful and diverse landscapes imaginable.

This is a truly epic adventure that you will talk about for a lifetime. Go on, do something extraordinary; take on the challenge of the Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride!



Event Dates
2016
      27th Jun
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      30th Jun
      1st Jul


26 - 62 Hoare Street
Manunda, QLD, 4870

Located 1.3K from Manunda

Toyota AFL Premiership Match: Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast SUNS


AFL comes alive in Cairns! Come and catch all the live AFL action when the Western Bulldogs take on the Gold Coast SUNS.

It only happens once a year! So bring your family, get your mates together and see your favourite players up close.


Event Dates
2016
      16th Jul


344 Mulgrave Road,
Cansdale Street
Westcourt, QLD, 4870

Located 1.3K from Manunda

Cairns Talk PopCon


Cairns Talk Pop Culture Convention (PopCon), is where the adoring public comes face to face with Supa Star celebrities and the creative talent that inspire their imaginary worlds under one big roof. Gathered from and surrounded by the wonderful worlds of comic books, animation/cartoons, science-fiction, console gaming, fantasy, and fan-clubs, the result is an amazing atmosphere tailor made for expressing your inner geek.


Event Dates
2016
      15th Oct


Corner Severin Street and Mulgrave Road
Cairns, QLD, 4870

Located 2.5K from Manunda

Cairns Amateurs


The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is four days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment built around two days of horse racing in Cairns.

What began as a small meeting in 1959, designed to bring city and country together, has expanded over the years to become one of Australia's premier spring horse racing carnivals. Operated by the Far North Queensland Amateur Turf Club Inc., their event has become widely, and affectionately, known as "The Cairns Amateurs".

58 years on, the Cairns Amateurs is complemented by a host of social activities, some formal and some very informal including a number of Members-only and corporate functions as well as events and areas for the general public on both race days.

The beautiful mild September climate entices large crowds of locals as well as interstate visitors.


Event Dates
2016
      8th Sep
      9th Sep
      9th Sep
      10th Sep
      10th Sep
      11th Sep


585 Mulgrave Road,
Mulgrave Road,
Woree
Woree, QLD, 4868

Located 2.6K from Manunda

Tropical Mardi Gras


Tropical Mardi Gras is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender plus (LGBT+) festival to celebrate the diverse and beautiful people and places of the Cairns region.

Once a year, Cairns Pride invites visitors from around Australia and the world to join them for ten days of play in the gorgeous environment that is Tropical North Queensland.

From dance parties to dive expeditions, from fashion shows to rainforest excursions, culminating in Fair Day at Tanks Arts Centre, Tropical Mardi Gras offers something for everyone in the rainbow family.

Tropical Mardi Gras promotes enjoyment, discovery, exchange and harmony, and asks LGBT+ folk from around the globe to share their pride and show their love in an idyllic festive holiday environment.


Event Dates
2016
      30th Sep
      1st Oct
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      9th Oct


290 Draper Street
Cairns, QLD, 4870

Located 2.7K from Manunda

South Sydney Rabbitohs versus North Queensland Cowboys


The South Sydney Rabbitohs will return to Cairns for the fourth consecutive year this July to take on the North Queensland Cowboys.

With a variety of ticket options available to all footy fans, Barlow Park is setting the stage for one of the most exciting clashes of the year.

Want to save time and money? Pre purchase your tickets to secure the best seats in the house!


Event Dates
2016
      3rd Jul


Scott St & Severin St,
Level 4
Parramatta Park, QLD, 4870

Located 2.8K from Manunda

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