Transportation

Explore the city at your ease

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, is located in the heart of Cairns, overlooking the Marlin Marina. The city is easily navigable on foot and bicycle, although taxi and bus are also practical ways of getting around.

Taxis

Taxis are available 24 hours on every day of the week. They can be booked in advance by placing a call to any one of several taxi networks.

Please enquire with the hotel staff for assistance.

Public Transit

Buses 

Sun Bus is a local bus company operating within the city. It makes frequent stops directly outside the hotel.

For city buses, the Esplanade bus stop is a mere 5-minute walk from the hotel.

Buses run along the north and south of the city every half an hour, from morning to 12midnight every day of the week.

Car Hire

Vehicles can be hired from AUD 60 per day. Drivers must hold a valid drivers' license and be over 25 years of age.

All types of vehicles can be hired. This includes family station wagons, sports convertibles or four-wheel-drive vehicles for exploring the outback.

Local Climate
Month High Low
Jan 31ºC 23ºC
Feb 31ºC 23ºC
Mar 30ºC 23ºC
Apr 29ºC 21ºC
May 27ºC 19ºC
Jun 25ºC 17ºC
Jul 25ºC 17ºC
Aug 26ºC 17ºC
Sep 27ºC 18ºC
Oct 29ºC 20ºC
Nov 30ºC 22ºC
Dec 31ºC 23ºC