Hotels near Cairns Cruise Port Liner Terminal

Hotels near Port of Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal in Australia

Cairns harbor and port

Cairns, Queensland Australia

Cruise operators in the southern hemisphere often include the Port of Cairns
as a destination due to the proximity of the city, with its vibrant restaurants,
museums and art galleries, hotels and bars scene, and, of course, the
natural attractions such as the Coral Reef and the Rainforest.

If one knows where to look, cheap and affordable deals can be had for all
activities and accommodation while off the ship – whether you are waiting
to board your liner or just got off and want to spend some
time in the city and surrounding area.


Good Quality and Cheap Hotels

Finding good quality and cheap hotels near Cairns Australia cruise liner terminal is straightforward once you know what you are looking for and where to get it! The cruise terminal in the northern Australian locality of Cairns is located in a stunning natural setting which greets the cruise visitor with its outstanding beauty the moment they step off their liner. Don’t break the bank: scoring cheap hotels and rooms in and near Cairns cruise liner terminal.

Cruise Liner Terminal

Cruise ships dock at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, located at Trinity Wharf which is only minutes away from downtown hotels and the main convention centre. The facility is set on the Cairns Waterfront and is a beautifully restored heritage listed wharf shed. A major cruise line departing from the port is P&O Australia.

address : Corner Wharf and Lake Streets, Cairns QLD 4870, Australia

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Cairns harbour
Queenslander Hotel & Apartments
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Aparthotel within walking distance of Esplanade and waterfront.

Palm Cove Beach near Cairns
Rydges Tradewinds Cairns
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Set on the Esplanade Boardwalk overlooking the bay, close to city center shopping and restaurants.

city of Cairns in Queensland
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
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Luxury 5 star hotel located near the cruise port terminal of Cairns. Wildlife Dome is located in the hotel complex.

Cairns Cruise Port in North Queensland Australia

Located at Corner Wharf and Lake Streets, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

  • Where to Stay ?

    Whatever your reason for taking a cruise to or via the northern Australian port city, there are many options out there to decide on the best accommodation.

    An obvious places to look for accommodation deals are hotels near the cruise passenger terminal. The one time terminal building itself, the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, has been recently redeveloped as a state of the art waterfront event and function space including bars, restaurants, an art gallery and conference rooms for corporate events and private hire.

    Staying here may not be necessarily cheap, but it can be easily accessed from nearby hotels popular with liner tourists.

    In our range of hotel deals visitors to the popular Queensland port city will find a suitable offer for their mainland stay, and the perfect base for exploring the reefs and the attraction of the city proper, such as the stunning Skyrail Cableway over the rainforest.

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  • Port of Cairns – Trinity Inlet

    Things to see, places to stay, deals to snap up: welcome to Cairns port terminal.

    Finding cheap deals, however, requires a little bit of planning. Intercontinental liner and cruise ship fleets set sail for Cairns and Queensland year round. Cairns is a mainstay of P&O Cruises, offering itineraries in the South Pacific Ocean.

    The port of Cairns is located in the area known as the Trinity Inlet. Around the terminal there are plenty of things to do and see, and places to stay, such as local hotels, that do not have to break the bank.

    As with any holiday, preparation is essential if a traveller wants to be sure to bag cheap deals and the best offers.

    In and around the port there is plenty of evidence of the city’s rich and vibrant maritime heritage. The dock and port past have been preserved, and visitors should definitely head for the Cairns Wharf Complex on Wharf Street.

    The Cruise Liner Terminal complex, moreover, is an imposing, picturesque large scale historic and atmospheric structure amalgamating past and present in a unique space.

    Cairns is one of Australia’s main cruise destinations together with the port of Sydney and Brisbane (see hotels).

  • Nearest Airport

    Cairns International Airport (IATA : CNS) is the main gateway to the city. The airport is situated approx. 8km or less than 5 miles from the city centre hotels (CBD) and the passenger terminal building.

    Many hotels near the airport operate their own courtesy coach service to and from the airport.

    Taxi’s are available outside all terminals. There are also airport shuttle bus services to hotels, city centre, Northern Beaches including Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and south to Mission Beach.

    web : Cairns Airport

  • Some Cruise Facts

    address : Corner Wharf and Lake Streets, Cairns QLD 4870, Australia

    tel : +61 7 4052 3888

    web : cairnscruiselinerterminal

    Cruiselines operating from the harbour port are P&O Australia, luxury companies Azamara Club Cruises and Silversea Cruises.


    The Australian Dollar (AUD) is the official currency in Australia. You will find plenty of banks and ATM’s.


    English is the main spoken language in the country.

    Car Parking

    There is a public carpark directly opposite the terminal. Metered street parking is also available (during the stated sign hours).

    Visitor Information

    Cairns Visitor Centre

    address : 11 Leafwing Close, Mount Sheridan QLD 4868, Australia

    tel : +61 7 4036 3341

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