Enjoy a range of Cocktails, Wine & Beers
The moment that will take your breath away...
Convenient high-speed wifi internet
Fire & Ice
Try this innovative dining concept mixing a la carte dining with traditional buffet
Bring the Kids
Try our new rooms built with families in mind
Relax in the style and comfort of our accommodation rooms, complete with private balconies offering beautiful views
Join us every Friday between 12.00pm - 2.00pm for delicious fresh cooked pasta!
Enjoy the three superb resort swimming pools
24 Hour Room Service
Select from the convenient 24-Hour room service menu
Hire a Bike
Hire a bike to ride along the Cairns Esplanade or around town
Meetings and Conferences
Boasting six conference spaces, catering for up to 300 theatre style or 160 classroom style
Relax onto the very comfortable Rydges Dream Bed®, available in Ocean View Rooms.
FREE access to full gym facilites, classes, tennis courts, sauna and spa
With an onsite tour desk you can plan and book all your activities
From small private gatherings to large celebrations, we have options to suit you
Unforgettable memories are created in the beautifully landscaped surrounds of our Cairns accommodation
At Rydges Esplanade Resort you will discover three superb resort swimming pools, one children's pool, two tennis courts, a complete health & fitness centre (free for in-house guests), aerobic classes, spa, sauna, masseuse services — all this set within the lush tropical surround. Located conveniently on the Esplanade, our Cairns accommodation is in walking distance to a vast array of Cairns’ finest shopping and dining facilities.
Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Coral Sea, tropical mountains or Cairns City from your private balcony in one of our guest rooms.
The onsite restaurant, CHB Restaurant & Bar, serves a sumptuous full buffet breakfast, all-day dining and snacks with its new mouth-watering tapas menu. You will also love the locally famous Fire & Ice Dinner, an innovative concept mixing the style of a la carte dining with a traditional buffet.
Select from a choice of freshly prepared meats, poultry, fish and seafood that are then cooked on the flame grill, right in front of you and exactly the way you like it! The variety and choices on the buffet at our Cairns accommodation is extensive, and the dessert and cheese selections are deliciously tempting!
Located on level one of our Cairns accommodation are purpose-built conference, meeting and function rooms, and we offer catering for a range of events from large conferences and day meetings to cocktail parties and weddings. Catering serves groups of 10-300 in formal settings and executive boardrooms as well as informal conferences, workshops and meetings.
New Fire & Ice Terrace Open
After a 6 month refurbishment project the new indoor-outdoor Fire & Ice Terrace is open at Rydges Esplanade Resort. The new terrace areas features an alfresco terrace with timber trellises, waterfall and kids wet-area providing an idyllic outdoor area for dining, functions, weddings and playtime fun. Further guest room refurbishment is in the planning stage, commencing in October 2014 at Rydges Esplanade Resort as we work to deliver enhanced features and services for our guests.
Weatherproof Your Wedding
Let us take the worry about weather out of your wedding plans with our spectacular Wet Season Wedding Special
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is now pleased to offer complimentary WI-FI in all hotel rooms and public areas. Just see our friendly staff for log on details. Happy surfing!
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27 SEP - Far North Wilderness Bike Tour
04 OCT - Active Living Park Run
06 OCT - Aqua Aerobics
07 OCT - Bouldering
08 OCT - Tai Chi
09 OCT - Reef Feast - the Best of Palm Cove
10 OCT - FNQ Country Musical Festival
11 OCT - Kuranda Day
18 OCT - The Crocodile Trophy
19 OCT - Tastes of the Tablelands Festival
23 OCT - Tableland Folk Festival 2014
24 OCT - Cardwell Barra Bonanza
25 OCT - Fun in the Sun Festival 2014
26 OCT - Tanks Arts Centre Market Day
31 OCT - Tinaroo Barra Bash
01 NOV - Taipans Vs Sydney Kings in Cairns
02 NOV - Baby Welcome & Family Expo
05 NOV - Port Douglas Marlin Challenge
07 NOV - Taipans Vs NZ Breakers in Cairns
09 NOV - Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival
21 NOV - Soldier On Triathlon
30 NOV - Tanks Arts Centre Market Day
01 DEC - Dutch Sinterklass Feest
06 DEC - Taipans Vs Adelaide 36ers in Cairns
07 DEC - Carols on the Knob
14 DEC - Carols by Candlelight 2014
21 DEC - Taipans Vs NZ Breakers in Cairns
25 DEC - Christmas Day Lunch
31 DEC - New Year's Eve 2014
09 JAN - Taipans Vs Perth Wildcats in Cairns
17 JAN - Taipans Vs Sydney Kings in Cairns
26 JAN - Australia Day 2015
27 JAN - Passenger - Whispers Australian Tour
06 FEB - Chinese New Year Hot Air Ballooning
14 FEB - Valentines Day 2015
16 FEB - Chinese New Year 2015
01 MAR - Suzi Quatro Live in Cairns
13 MAR - Cairns BMX National Series
28 MAR - Earth Hour 2015