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CAIRNS INDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Cairns – perfect one day, stinking hot, humid and wet the next

Cairns indoor activities for kids.

Looking for some ideas on indoor activities to keep the kids entertained when it’s too hot or too wet to be outside?

Look no further.

We love Cairns and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, but for those days when it’s too hot or too wet to be outside, we’ve put together a list of indoor activities to keep you cool and dry.

Cairns indoor activities for kids

Featured indoor Activities for kids

Discover something new at the Cairns Museum! Located in the heart of the city, Cairns Museum is the perfect place for children and families to learn, ...

93/105 Lake Street, Cairns City

 – Large Indoor Ice Skating Rink – 𝗜𝗖𝗘 𝗦𝗞𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗡𝗚– 𝗧𝗢𝗕𝗢𝗚𝗚𝗔𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 – 𝗕𝗜𝗥𝗧𝗛𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝗣𝗔𝗥𝗧𝗜𝗘𝗦– Open 7 days a week during school holidays with extended sessions 5 days outside of ...

DFO Cairns

Whether it’s a birthday party, a company social or just a desire to go have some fun, Go Bowling Cairns is the place to Party! Open 7 ...

93-95 Pease Street, Manoora, Cairns 4870

Historical Gem in Herberton’s Hills. Australia’s mining, timber and farming heritage lives again at the Historic Village Herberton – one of Australia’s most regarded outdoor pioneer ...

6 Broadway, Herberton Queensland 4887

CURRENTLY CLOSED: OPENING IN NEW LOCATION SOON An Educational Playspace: CCM is a not for profit organisation set up to provide a hands-on, interactive, STEAM-focused (Science, ...

Stocklands Shopping Centre

Cairns Indoor Activities for kids

Ten Bin Bowling
Family Entertainment

Automatic Scoring

Go Bowling Cafe & Bar

Amusement Machines

Cosmic Glow in the Dark Bowling

Located at 93-95 Pease Street, Manunda

Phone 07 4053 3497

CAIRNS LIBRARIES

Babytime and Storytime

including Saturday story time!

Picture books and collections available for loan

Cairns City| Manunda | Stratford | Earlville | Smithfield Libraries

Movie cinemas

Three Great Locations to choose from

Cairns Central shopping Center

Smithfield Shopping Centre

 Stocklands Shopping Centre in Earlville

 

 

 

Laserfun Cairns

Family Entertainment Centre

Laser Tag

Virtual Reality

Arcade Games

Located at the far end of the DFO shopping Centre

Lasertag & Escape rooms

Ultimate Adventure Destination

Laser Tag

Escape Rooms

Go Karting (Outside) 

Located on the Captain Cook Highway near Yorkeys Knob Beach

 

The Games Station

Challenge Yourself Arcade Gaming Centre

Credit or Time Play

Tickets and prizes

Laser Tag (Stocklands)

Located in Earlville Stocklands 

 

Timezone Cairns

Cutting Edge Arcade Games – Huge choice

Credit or Time Play

Prize games / tickets

Bumper Cars

Air Hockey and skill games

Located 109-115 Abbott Street, Cairns CBD

 

I Play Cairns

Arcade Games and Family Entertainment 

Credit or Time Play

Prize games / tickets

Icecream Cafe

Air Hockey and skill games

Located at Cairns Central Shopping Centre

 

Inflatable kingdom

Large Inflatable Playground

Tiny Tot Zone

All Ages Zone

Cafe and hot food

Located at 164 Mayers Street, Manunda

Cairns ice skating rink

Ice skating and indoor Tabogganing

Wed – Fri
Two hour sessions 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Sat and Sun
1.5 hour sessions
 9.30 / 11.30 / 1.30 / 3.30

Located in the DFO Shopping Centre

 

Cairns Skating Centre

Roller skating / Roller blading and rock wall climbing

Fri 10am -12pm
Sat 10 -12pm / 2-4pm / 7-10pm
Sun 2-4pm
Mon -Thur Closed except School holidays 10-12 / 2-4pm

Located at 44 Behan Street Manunda

Lots of kids activities  at the Cairns Museum

Explore the history of tropical life at the Cairns Museum.
Family friendly, air-conditioned and free wi-fi

Located in the historic School of Arts Building corner Lakes and Shield Street Cairns CBD

Visit the website

 

 

Stockland Earlvile

Indoor All Inclusive Playground

Which features reefs, rocks and rainforests as well as a big dugong and stingray. It’s innovative design allows children of all abilities to paly together  including those with physical disabilities, vision, hearing and mobility impairments, or spectrum disorders such as autism

Stocklands Shopping Centre Earlville

 

There’s something for everyone at Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome.

Get up close with our native Australian wildlife, including Goliath, our 4.1m estuarine crocodile, or experience adventure with our challenge ropes course. 

When you don't mind getting a bit wet

Take a drive trip up to Kuranda – visit the indoor markets, explore dinosaurs and fossils at the Kuranda Fossil and Gem museum, or go on a fairy quest at The Magical Lane.

Please note the markets are only open Thur – Sun at present due to Covid-19.  

For more to see and do in Kuranda visit the website:  Kuranda Information Center 

Kurnada Markets
kuranda indoor markets
Kuranda Indoor Markets
Fossil and Gemstone Museum
Inside the Fossil and Gemstone Museum
The magical lane

If there’s been recent heavy rain the Barron River falls look out near Kuranda is very spectacular to view.

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