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Cairns Nightlife, Australia

Cairns nightlife may not merit a comparison with Brisbane, Canberra or Sydney nightlife; however, there is enough to keep holidayers hooked, amused. In fact, some of Cairns nightlife venues have been identified as being ‘wild’ by the night-owls, be it the locals or vacationers.

Some of Cairns hotels like Hilton Hotel offer special vacation deals that give you access to the hotel lounges/bars and discos if you reside in the hotel during your Cairns-stay. But then Cairns also has many other options for you and it hardly matters whether you have any Cairns hotel deals or not.

Before you immerse yourself in the pleasures of Cairns nightlife, however, there is a word of caution for you – do not step inside any of the city’s night-time entertainment venues unless you have passed the age of 18. Rules are very stringent in Cairns and you always need to carry an ID card or some other document as proof that you have reached adulthood or else you will be barred from entering adult-zones like bars, nightclubs and even casinos.

Cairns Nightlife – Bars

There are hosts of drinking holes – some simple bars, lounge bars as well as taverns in the Cairns area. Area bars/lounges/taverns like Bá8 Lounge Bar, Blue Mango Wine Bar, Cairns International Lobby Bar, PJ O'Briens, Mad Cow Tavern and Sapphire Tapas Bar & Lounge are great for relaxing after a tiring day of sight-seeing.

Although some of the watering holes even have services at day-time, most open in the evening hours and close by midnight. They serve the guests meals along with drinks. Some of the bars and taverns arrange special music.

Cairns also has a few Bar-n-Grill options like Bull Bar And Grill, Ellis Beach Bar And Grill, Pier Bar And Grill.

Cairns Nightlife – Nightclubs

Cairns nightclubs are perfect entertainment venues for young people; you get to hear the latest music of great taste and can even dance your night away as most of the venues remain open beyond midnight. Drinks are quite cheap and you even have pool tables in nightclubs.

Club 5-9, Playpen nightclub, Pure Nightclub, Tropos and The Woolshed are among Cairns leading nightclubs. Since most of these nightclubs are within walking distance, you can go club-hopping for a night-fill of activity and excitement.

Cairns Nightlife – Varied Entertainment

As already said, Cairns nightlife means packed-entertainment and here we discuss the various pleasure-options that the city offers. We start with the cinemas and Cairns has about 12 cinema-halls that screen fresh-releases to old movies. Then, there is the Civic Theater, where you can catch-up diverse shows, both by local artists/groups as well as visiting entertainers. The Cairns Convention Centre also hosts shows and events.

Cairns also has an adult-entertainment venue, named ‘The Club’; and then there is the most popular Cairns night-time entertainment option, The Reef Casino. Besides engaging in various casino games, the Casino offers you dining and live entertainment opportunities.

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