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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

5 Nights with Sunset Cruise Dinner, Cairns Aquarium Entry & $1000 Bonus Value

Package Code: MQ-28949

Select dates Jan 22 - Oct 22

from $... per Person
Book by January 31, 2022

Exclusive Inclusions

  • 5 Nights in a Mountain View Room
  • Breakfast Daily
  • $99 Deposit - Secure Your Holiday Today'
  • Peace of Mind Guarantee`

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • Cairns Aquarium Entry
  • Guaranteed Room Upgrade
  • Welcome Drink & Tapas Platter

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

  • 5 Nights in an Upgraded Mountain View Room

Spacious rooms with a modern feel averaging from 32sqm, private balconies featuring stunning views of the rainforest covered mountain ranges surrounding Cairns.

  • Breakfast Daily

Start your mornings the right way, with a stomach full of delicious breakfast foods, choose from a small selection of continental food and one hot item.

  • Complimentary Wifi

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

  • Kids Stay Free

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

  • $99 Deposit Secure Your Holiday Today’

$99 per person deposit secures the promotional package. A second deposit (part payment) will be required, with the date and amount to be advised by our Holiday Experts at time of booking. Please see the important info tab for more detail.`

  • Peace of Mind Guarantee If Things Change, So Can Your Holiday`

There’s no place for worries on a holiday. That’s why when you book with us, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that whatever the future may hold, your travel plans can be changed. If your holiday plans are impacted by government restrictions, we’ll work with you to find a suitable date in the future to rebook your well-deserved holiday, guaranteed. Please see the important info tab for more detail.`

Valid for travel 

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

$1000 BONUS Value

  • Upgrade to receive a Bonus $250 Experience Voucher*

Simply upgrade your room type, extend your stay or add another day experience so that your total holiday package is a minimum of cost of $1000, we’ll give you a Bonus $250 voucher to spend on your choice of over 70 incredible experiences across Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas. Whether you want to hot air balloon over the Tablelands, fish for Barra in the Coral sea, take flight over the reef, connect with Indigenous culture, or get up-close with wildlife…your tropical encounter is on us! *Conditions apply, so please read the Fine Print Tab for detail.

  • Sunset Dinner Cruise*

A Cairns Dinner Cruise is the ultimate way to end a day in a tropical paradise. Step aboard a luxury catamaran and enjoy a fabulous evening of calm water cruising, complete with exquisite dining, entertainment, and mesmerising views. Journey through the interior of the Trinity Inlet and its winding tributaries and watch the sunset over the rainforest-clad mountains of the Daintree (depending on the time of year). Keep your eyes peeled, as you might even see a crocodile! Cruise along Cairns’ waterfront and Esplanade precinct, delivering panoramic views of the twinkling night lights of this vibrant port city.

  • Cairns Aquarium Entry 

Enjoy all day admission to Cairns newest attraction! See the animals and habitats endemic to Tropical North Queensland and learn about the importance of the Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Ecosystem talks, animal presentations, live diver feeds and marine and reptile touch n talk shows are all available daily. Note: please present your Ignite itinerary on arrival to the Aquarium.

  • Guaranteed Room Upgrade 

Everyone loves an upgrade, and this one is on us. Enjoy an upgrade from a Garden View Room to a Moutain View Room.

  • Welcome Drink & Tapas Platter

Slip right into holiday mode with a complimentary tapas platter per stay, to help you sit back and relax.

  • Bottle of Wine on Arrival

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

  • Complimentary Parking 

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

  • Privileges Dining Card* 

Enjoy exclusive and rewarding experiences at a variety of popular restaurants and cafes with a limited-edition, award-winning, Privileges Dining Card, that offers you 25% (and more) off the bill, for you and your accompanying guests – increasing your spending power at participating venues.

  • Local Experience Passes

Your holiday includes an exclusive collection of My Holiday Experience Passes, offering you discounts across a range of amazing local experiences.

Valid for travel: 06 January – 31 March 2022; 26 April – 30 June 2022; 08 – 31 October 2022

Add from $50 per person for travel: 02 – 25 April 2022; 01 July – 07 October 2022

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

Moutain View Room 
Spacious rooms with a modern feel averaging from 32sqm, private balconies featuring stunning views of the rainforest covered mountain ranges surrounding Cairns. Rooms also boast ensuite bathrooms with shower over bath. Bedding consists of a Queen Bed and an optional rollaway bed (charges may apply for a rollaway bed).

Ocean View Room – Upgrade from only $50pp
Spacious rooms with a modern feel averaging from 32sqm, private balconies featuring stunning views of the Coral Sea and picturesque Cairns Esplanade. Rooms also boast ensuite bathrooms with shower over bath. Bedding consists of a Queen Bed and optional rollaway bed (charges may apply for rollaway bed).

Executive Ocean View Room – Upgrade from only $150pp
Guaranteed our best views of the Coral Sea, Executive rooms are spacious with a modern feel averaging from 32sqm, private balconies featuring stunning views of the Coral Sea and picturesque Cairns Esplanade. Rooms also boast ensuite bathrooms with shower over bath. Bedding consists of a Queen Bed and optional rollaway bed (charges may apply for rollaway bed).

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)


*Upgrade to receive a Bonus $250 Experience Voucher
With the purchase of this My Queensland Tropical North Queensland holiday package, you may also be eligible to receive a Bonus $250 Experience Voucher provided your holiday is:
– Booked and confirmed between 06 January and 18 February 2022 (inclusive); and
– Has a minimum total purchase price of AUD$1000 or more.
– If eligible, upon receipt of full payment for your holiday, a unique Bonus of $250 Experience Voucher code will be emailed to your nominated email address within 7 days providing detailed information on how to redeem.

Your Bonus $250 Experience Voucher:
– Is valid for travel from 06 January to 31 October 2022 (inclusive);
– May only be redeemed in conjunction with your My Queensland holiday towards My Queensland’s Tours & Attractions;
– Is non-transferable;
– Must be redeemed in one transaction with any remaining balance forfeited; and is only valid for 30 days from the date of issue.

Any My Holiday booking made direct with Flight Centre that is eligible for the $250 Experience Voucher will receive one voucher issued by Flight Centre. Ask your consultant for more information, or refer to your Bonus $250 Experience Voucher email once issued.
For full terms and conditions, please go to Terms and Conditions – My Queensland.

*Kids Stay Free
Kids up to and including 12 years of age stay for free when dining with a full paying adult when using existing bedding.

*Sunset Dinner Cruise
Check-in Time: 6.00pm to 6.15pm
Departure Time: 6.30pm
Returning Time: approximately 8.30pm
Days of Operation: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday & Sunday

  • Transfers
    Tour rates provided are not inclusive of transfers to the Marina. Transfers within the Cairns region must be made by your own, or the client’s own arrangement. Northern Beaches hotel one way transfers to the Marina are available at additional cost, payable on board the boat by the client.
  • Child Policy
    Children must be under parental supervision at all times, and are not permitted on the outer decks without being accompanied by a parent or adult supervisor. The minimum child age on the dinner cruise is 4 due to safety reasons, however infants are permitted on the Sunday lunch cruise.
  • Dietary Information
    Most of our meals are prepared in our galley on board the vessel. The dinner and lunch cruises offer buffet style meals and it may not always be possible to change a particular menu item to suit your client’s special requirements. Menu items are labelled to indicate vegetarian, diary free, and gluten free and a complete list of ingredients can be provided on request. However, while all care is taken, it must be noted that within the premises we do handle nuts, seafood, shellfish, sesame seeds, wheat flour, eggs and dairy products and we can not guarantee that certain products or ingredients will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard.
  • Footwear is a mandatory requirement, and guests will not be permitted to board unless they are wearing shoes or sandals. We recommend flat, rubber-soled shoes.
  • Spirit of Cairns is a non-smoking boat, and smoking is not permitted anywhere on the vessel.
  • Licensing Regulations
    Spirit of Cairns is a fully licensed vessel, and alcohol cannot be brought on to the vessel.
    We reserve the right to, at our sole discretion, refuse any person entry to the vessel, or to require them to disembark from the vessel, due to their intoxication, behaviour or language that may be offensive to other passengers or crew, or for the safety of other passengers, crew or the vessel.
  • Our Cancellation / Changes to Advertised Product
    We reserve the right, if we consider it necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to cancel a cruise, and refund monies paid to us. Should we deviate from the advertised route, schedule or advertised entertainment, or change any menu without notice, we will endeavour to provide a similar quality route, menu, schedule, or entertainment. In these circumstances, we will not be liable for your or your client’s direct or indirect loss, or liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you or your client.

*Privileges Dining Card
Click this link to get your card: and enter your Booking No. but please also make a note of the unique Promo Code, which is needed to complete the registration. Please don’t register until a few days before your departure, because the membership runs from the time it’s activated. If you have any questions, please email [email protected] and, if you want to preview the current dining offers, please visit


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. Flights are not included unless otherwise stated & if included, are economy class unless otherwise stated. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable.

$99 Deposit – Secure Your Holiday Today’
$99 per person deposit secures the promotional package. A second deposit (part payment) will be required, with the date and amount to be advised by our Holiday Experts at time of booking. Only available for bookings travelling in 60 days or more, within 60 days full payment will be required. Please note, if your package purchase includes flights, an additional deposit to secure your flight will be required, with the amount to advised by our Holiday Experts at the time of booking`

Peace of Mind Guarantee – If Things Change, So Can Your Holiday`
Applies to new bookings only. We can offer you the option to amend your booking date up to 24 hours prior to arrival, should any of the below criteria impact your holiday:

  • You or an immediate family member is diagnosed with COVID–19
  • You are forced into self-isolation
  • You are awaiting the results of a COVID–19 test
  • A Government directive is issued and means you are no longer able to travel to or from your destination.

Please note:

  • If you need to make changes to your holiday dates for reasons other than government restrictions, a fee of $55 per person will apply; noting that airlines and other third parties may impose different change policies and penalties. Does not apply to Cruise or Tour Holidays.
  • Date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates.
  • Any difference in booking value will need to be paid.
  • Where requested you must provide proof of COVID-19 impact as listed above.
  • Any cancellation which is deemed not applicable will need to comply with standard cancellation terms and conditions.
  • Further conditions may apply, ask our Holiday Experts for more detail.

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

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

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