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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

7 Nights with Flights, Breakfast Daily, Helicopter Ride & $2000 Bonus Value

Select dates Sep 21 - Mar 22

from $... per Person
Book by June 30, 2021

Exclusive Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in an Ocean View Room
  • Return Economy Flights with Checked Luggage
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Complimentary Wifi & Parking
  • Book with Confidence – Free Date Changes'

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 35 Minute Scenic Helicopter Ride
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • Green Island Discovery
  • Australian Sparkling Wine on Arrival
  • Complimentary Tapas Plate

Why We Love It

  • Fun Wet Play Area for Kids
  • Spectacular Ocean and Mountain Views
  • Fabulous Pool and Tennis Court
  • Perfect Location in Beautiful Cairns

My Queensland Package Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in an Upgraded Ocean View Room

The vistas from your Ocean View Room is nothing short of spectacular. Kick back on your private balcony and take in the beauty of the Coral Sea and Cairns Esplanade.

  • Return Flights with 20kg Checked Luggage

We do the searching for you to find the best flights so you can book and relax. This deal includes return economy flights to Cairns with 20kg of checked luggage – how good is that.

  • Breakfast Daily*

Start your mornings the right way, with a stomach full of sumptuous breakfast foods. Breakfast can be delivered to your room or you may choose to dine in the restaurant.

  • Complimentary Wifi 

With access to wifi, you can remain connected throughout your stay.

  • Complimentary Parking

Rest assured that there will always be a place for your car this holiday.

  • Kids Stay Free#

Up to 2 children (0-12 years) can stay free of charge when sharing the same room as their parents, using existing bedding.

Valid for travel 

For more travel dates & surcharge information, please see the Travel Dates tab.

$2000 BONUS Value

  • 35 Minute Scenic Helicopter Ride*

Experience the reef from the the sky with a one-way 35 minute scenic flight for two, either to or from the Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise platform. See spectacular views of coral formations, clear outer reef waters in many shades of blue and if you’re lucky, sea turtles, manta rays, dugongs and even whales.

  • Full Day Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise*

Make the most of your time in Cairns with this once in a lifetime experience! Spend a full day at the Great Barrier Reef and have a magical time coral viewing, watching the crew fish feeding, and feasting on a delicious hot and cold tropical buffet lunch.

  • Full Day Green Island Discovery*

Green Island is a beautiful 6000-year-old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – a premier world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Grab your snorkel gear and head to the Lifeguard patrolled beach to explore the marine world off the beach, take a stroll thru the unique tropical rainforest, laze on the white coral sand beach or take part in some of the optional activities that Green Island has to offer.

  • Australian Sparkling Wine on Arrival

Enjoy something a little special on your holiday. The drinks are on us.

  • Complimentary Tapas Plates*

Paired perfectly with your sparkling wine, enjoy a complimentary tapas plate either delivered to your room or in the restaurant.

  • Complimentary House Beer, Wine or Soft Drink for Two 

Quench your thirst with a complimentary drink during your stay. Choose from a house beer, wine or soft drink.

  • Guaranteed Double Room Upgrade

Everyone loves an upgrade, and this one is on us. Enjoy a guaranteed double room upgrade from a Garden View Room to an Ocean View Room.

Valid for travel: 01 November – 10 December 2021; 01 February – 31 March 2022

Add from $100 per person for travel ex Brisbane: 10 September – 31 October 2021
Add from $200 per person for travel ex Sydney: 10 September – 31 October 2021
Add from $300 per person for travel ex Melbourne: 10 September – 31 October 2021
Add from $400 per person for travel ex Adelaide: 10 September – 31 October 2021
Add from $500 per person for travel ex Perth: 10 September – 31 October 2021

Surcharges & block out dates may apply during peak travel periods. 

Ocean View Room
The vistas from your Ocean View Room is nothing short of spectacular. Kick back on your private balcony and take in the beauty of the Coral Sea and Cairns Esplanade. The interior is spacious, spanning 32sq. metres, and features an array of modern luxuries. This room can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children with bedding options accordingly. There is 24-hour room service available as well as air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, mini bar and more.

UPGRADE to an Executive Ocean View Room from only $100 per person!
Guaranteed best views of the Coral Sea, Executive Ocean View Rooms are spacious at 32sq. metres with contemporary furnishings, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, air conditioning, upgraded bathroom amenities and much more.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Enjoy sweeping views of the Coral Sea, direct access to the Cairns Esplanade boardwalk and truly exceptional facilities and comfort. With 3 outdoor pools, a dedicated kids’ “wet play” area, gym, spa, sauna, restaurant, bar and more, your every need will be taken care of here! Each of the guestrooms at Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort is light, airy and contemporary. Sink into plush bedding, bask in the sunshine on your private balcony and enjoy a range of in-room facilities (including in-room massages and 24-hour room service) to enhance your stay. Whether you’re travelling to Cairns to explore the reef or the rainforest, or even if you’re just looking to enjoy the city itself, Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort is your perfect base. Read more about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns here!

Resort Facilities
Please Note: Some resort facilities may incur additional charges.

  • 3 Outdoor Pools
  • Wet Play Area for Kids
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Dining Events (including Fire & Ice Seafood Buffet)
  • Gym
  • Spa & Sauna
  • In-Room Massages
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • Tour Desk
  • Free Wifi
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Business/Conference Centre
  • Wedding/Event Facilities (238sq. metre space)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Kitchen & Laundry Facilities (in self-contained studios)
  • Kids-Zone Bunkbeds with Personal TVs & X-Box System (in family rooms)

All prices are person twin share unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication & are subject to change without notice. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable.

Airfares are based on the best available airfare at time of publication including 20kg baggage allowance per person and are subject to change. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Subject to promotional fare availability. Air surcharges apply during Australian school holidays.

Cancellation Charges
Please note, cancelled bookings will incur charges. Our travel service providers are entitled to impose cancellation charges, which can be up to 100% of the amount paid to them for the relevant service, regardless of whether travel has commenced. If any refunds are received from travel service providers, they will be passed on to you, less a minimum cancellation fee of $300 per person.

General Terms & Conditions
In addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined above, upon purchase this package is subject to general terms & conditions

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is not included but is strongly recommended. Ask your Holiday Expert about our great value coverage options.

Breakfast Daily for 2*
Free room service breakfast delivered UBER Eats-style to your room or dine in CHB Restaurant. Includes a continental selection (cereal, pastry/toast, fresh fruit, snack items, juice or water) and hot selection daily (Chef’s selection, rotated daily). Served in disposable, single-use packaging for room service.

35 Minute Scenic Helicopter Ride
One-way 35-minute Scenic Helicopter Ride. Passenger Weight: Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry on luggage MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 110kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance, passengers exceeding 110kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of the ticket price and payable to Nautilus Aviation on the day of travel. A minimum of 2 passengers per aircraft required for Scenic Flights.

Child Rate: One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap. Maximum one infant per helicopter as per CASA regulations.

Full Day Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise & Full Day Green Island Discovery*
Cruises to the Outer Reef & Green Island Cruises with Great Adventures. Please note: Hotel transfers are not included. Departure point is at Cairns Marina, which is walking distance from the hotel. Due to current COVID restrictions and changes in operating schedules, Great Adventures will be in contact to coordinate dates and reconfirm Cruise departures prior to arrival.

EMC: $6.50 per person Government Environmental Management Charge (EMC) included. Please reconfirm your booking with Great Adventures on (07) 4044 9944 at least 24hours prior to departure.

Outer Great Barrier Reef:
Includes: Morning & afternoon teas, 3 hours at Outer Barrier Reef platform, snorkelling equipment, hot & cold buffet lunch, eco reef talk, semi-submersible coral viewing, underwater observatory.

Green Island Discovery:
Includes: Return fast catamaran cruise to Green Island; Complimentary morning tea and coffee served on board vessel until departure from Cairns
Use of snorkeling equipment (fins, mask & snorkel); Glass bottom boat coral viewing tour; Exclusive use of island swimming pool; Exclusive Eco Island Walk – self-guided; Use of day visitor facilities; and Beach bag. One departure daily 8.30am from Cairns and 2.30pm from Green Island – please consider this when booking other components.

Complimentary Tapas Plates*
1 x Tapas Plate per room, per stay (either served picnic style in disposable, single-use packaging for room service or available for dine in at CHB Restaurant)

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