Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

5 Nights in an upgraded Ocean View Room, Flights, Transfers + $1000 Bonus Value

from $... per Person
Book by September 28, 2018

Exclusive Inclusions

  • 5 Nights in an upgraded Ocean View Room
  • Return Airfares & Airport Transfers
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • Kids Stay & Eat for FREE

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • Michaelmas Cay Cruise
  • Fire & Ice Seafood Buffet Dinner
  • Two Cocktails for 2 Guests
  • Complimentary WiFi & Parking

Why We Love It

  • Sensational ‘Fire & Ice’ Buffet
  • Spectacular ocean and mountain views
  • Fabulous pool and tennis court
  • Perfect location in beautiful Cairns

My Queensland Package Inclusions

  • 5 Nights in a double upgraded Ocean View Room (Queen)

Kick back and take in the beauty of the Coral Sea and the Cairns Esplanade right from your very own private balcony! Ocean View Rooms are spacious and feature an array of modern luxuries. There’s 24-hour room service available, as well as air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, mini bar and more!

  • Return economy airfares to Cairns including 20kg checked luggage per person^

Avoid the stress of arranging your own travel and let us do it for you! With return flights to Cairns including 20kg of checked luggage per person, when you travel with My QLD, the only thing you need to do is grab some clothes and enjoy your holiday!

  • Return airport transfers

Spend more time enjoying the beauty of Queensland and less worrying about organising a taxi at the airport! With My QLD, avoid that hassle with our airport transfers to and from your accommodation!

  • Buffet breakfast daily

Enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning! Start your day with a delicious meal consisting of locally sourced foods that will provide you with the fuel you need for a day full of activities and relaxing!

  • Kids stay & eat for FREE#

Take the whole family! Free accommodation for up to 2 children under 12 years when sharing a room with parents & using existing bedding. The kids also eat for free when dining with full paying adult!

Valid for travel –
1 November – 19 December 2018; 9 – 28 January 2019; 13 February – 7 June 2019; 11 – 28 June 2019

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

$1000 BONUS Value

  • Michaelmas Cay Cruise~

Experience pure luxury when you set sail about a 32m catamaran, Ocean Spirit, for a day to remember! Snorkel from the cay’s shallow protected waters, cruise in the semi-submersible for a diver’s view of the reef and discover the island birdlife or if you prefer just relax and enjoy a leisurely day on the Great Barrier Reef – the choice is yours!

  • Fire & Ice Seafood Buffet Dinner*

Indulge in the locally famous Fire & Ice Seafood Dinner Buffet with one complimentary dinner for 2 guests included in this exclusive package! Served daily, this unique dining experience is an innovative concept mixing a la carte style dining with traditional all you can eat buffet dining. You’ll be spoilt for choice with a selection of freshly prepared meats, poultry, fish & seafood to choose from, which are cooked on the flame grill right in front of you, exactly how you like it! The buffet also boasts a selection of hot dishes, salads, antipastos, breads, cheeses, fruits and desserts! What more could you want?

  • Complimentary double room upgrade included

My QLD include a complimentary room upgrade from a Garden View Room to an Ocean View Room, so you’ll be admiring the beauty of the Coral Sea and the Cairns Esplanade from your own room!

  • Two cocktails for 2 guests

Experience true Cairns hospitality with 2 complimentary cocktails to enjoy for 2 guests! This island-style greeting is the perfect start to your tropical holiday and will make you feel like a local!

  • Complimentary undercover parking**

Want to explore on your own? There’s so much to see and do around Cairns that you may want to hire a car to fit it all in! Feel secure knowing that your hire car is safe in complementary undercover parking!

  • Complimentary WiFi 

Stay connected with complimentary WiFi access! It’s never been easier to keep in touch with loved ones back home, as well upload all your favourite holiday snaps to your social profiles!

  • Exclusive My QLD Holiday Tour Voucher Booklet with amazing savings on popular local tours, activities & attractions

Swimming in the pool, sweating it out at the gym and sipping on drinks at the Lagoon Bar is great but why not get more out of your Queensland holiday?! Do and see more with this exclusive My QLD Tour Voucher Booklet and make your time in Queensland one you will never forget!

Valid for travel: 1 November – 19 December 2018; 9 – 28 January 2019; 13 February – 7 June 2019; 11 – 28 June 2019

Add from $150 per person for travel: 20 – 28 December 2018; 3 – 8 January 2019
Add from $200 per person for travel: 10 – 31 October 2018; 29 January – 12 February 2019

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

Ocean View Room
The view from the Ocean View Rooms are spectacular! Kick back on the private balcony and take in the beauty of the Coral Sea and the Cairns Esplanade. The interior of the Ocean View Rooms are spacious, spanning 32-square-metres, and feature an array of modern luxuries. The rooms can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and two children and allow you to choose your bedding configuration accordingly between a queen bed and double fold out sofa or two double beds. There is 24-hour room service available in the rooms as well as free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, ceiling fans, tea/coffee facilities, mini bar and hair dryer are among the other in-room amenities available!

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 Wi-Fi
  • 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)

Valid for new bookings only. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change, cancellation or withdrawal without notice. Accommodation is subject to availability. Insurance is not included and is strongly recommended. All prices are in Australian Dollars per person twin share unless stated otherwise. Charges may apply for changes or cancellations to your holiday.

^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 and peak travel periods.

#Kids Stay & Eat FREE: Kids Stay Free – Infants aged 0 to 3 years utilising a cot – free of charge. Children aged 4 to 12 years utilising existing bedding in the same room as parents – free to a maximum of two children, subject to room capacity.
Kids Eat Free – Kids up to and including 12 years of age eat for free when dining with full paying adult. The kids eat free does not apply with offer inclusions of Buffet Breakfast daily for 2 and the 1 x Fire & Ice Dinner or 3 Course Dinner for 2.

~Michaelmas Cay Cruise: Set sail aboard our 32m (105ft) luxury sailing catamaran, Ocean Spirit, for a day to remember with a wide range of activities to experience Michaelmas Cay’s unique reef environment – a picturesque vegetated sand cay encircled by a spectacular fringing reef and an important protected sanctuary for migratory seabirds.
Snorkel from the cay’s shallow protected waters, cruise in the semi-submersible for a diver’s view of the reef and discover the island birdlife. Or if you prefer just relax and enjoy a leisurely day on the Great Barrier Reef. The choice is yours!

Your Day includes:
* Return Ocean Spirit cruise from Cairns.
* 8.5 hr experience with 4 hrs at Michaelmas Cay.
* Morning tea including muffins and focaccia, Afternoon tea.
* Delicious hot and cold buffet lunch, including seafood.
* Snorkelling equipment and instruction.
* Buoyancy vests.
* Marine Biologist presentation.
* Semi-submersible coral viewing tour with commentary.
* Fish feeding presentation.
* Complimentary glass of sparkling wine on homeward journey.

Check-in Reef Fleet Terminal from 7.30am
Departs: 8.00am
Returns: 5.00pm

What to bring: Hat, towel, sunblock, swimming costume and cash or credit card for souvenirs or optional activities
Optional Activities: Introductory Scuba Dive, second intro dive subject to availability, Lycra suit and wet suit hire (payable direct)

An Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 is levied on all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This charge is included in the rates.

*Fire & Ice Seafood Buffet Dinner: Available Thursday – Saturday nights only. Sunday – Wednesday nights choose from the A La Carte menu – three courses – entree, main (seafood platter or alternative) and dessert.

**Complimentary Parking: Available for travel to 31 March 2019 only. 1 April 2019 onwards a charge of $10 per night will apply.

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