Rydges Tradewinds Cairns is just two blocks from the main city block and is located on the Cairns Esplanade. One of the most established hotels, Rydges Tradewinds Cairns is the only one in Cairns city with a lagoon pool and has one of the best spots in Cairns to enjoy a cool drink on the front verandah of the hotel overlooking Trinity Bay Inlet.
Hot Air Balloon Cairns has door to door transfers every day of the year from Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel for guests to enjoy ballooning at dawn, over the Atherton Tablelands, west of Cairns and considered to be the best place in the southern hemisphere for hot air balloons to launch. The balloon tour includes return transfers, expert and fun commentary from your driver and balloon pilot as well as safety briefings, a history of ballooning show and the experience of gently floating up in a hot air balloon to see kangaroos and local wildlife, with 360 degree views.
Cairns Tradewinds Hotel is popular with locals and offers some great specials and rates, walk across the Cairns Esplanade to the boardwalk, where every afternoon there is a constant procession of fitness fans, locals strolling and visitors keen to see the city by foot. Along the boardwalk there are also historical information boards that tell about the past and what the city of Cairns began as.
Directly behind the Cairns Tradewinds Hotel is the world's largest themed stained-glass windows inside St Monica's Cathedral. Take some quiet time and a few minutes to view this amazing piece of art, called the Creation Windows, visitors are welcome to see the 24 windows, depicting the cycle of creation, six metres high and 1.7 metres wide, the stained glass windows have 320 square metres of stained glass.They show an exploded supernova to the formation of the earth, the development of Queensland landmarks and the arrival of humans to a crystal-pattern symbolising perfection. As well one window includes a reproduction of the so-called Pillars of Creation - taken by the Hubble space telescope. A good time to visit is after breakfast or just before sunset to see the largest hand-painted kiln-fired stained glass project ever undertaken in Australia.
Generally every visitor staying at Cairns Tradewinds Hotel as well as hot air ballooning will want to visit the Great Barrier Reef, the hotel is approx a ten minute walk directly along a very picturesque walking path on the Cairns Esplanade to the Reef Fleet Terminal or Marlin Marina where all Great Barrier Reef tours depart from. If your booking to the reef includes a coach transfers, you may wish to take this up or check if there is an additional cost for this short transfer, for reef tours like Quicksilver , Great Adventures, Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises, Ocean Spirit or Reef Magic or Passions of Paradise.
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137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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137 The Esplanade Street, Cairns
Queensland, 4870, Australia
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