Events in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Find events in Cairns, Great Barrier Reef and throughout Tropical North Queensland below.

To have your event display below, simply register your event with the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW). 

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Australia Classic Cairns

Australia Classic

20 Jun 2015 - 21 Jun 2015

Australia Classic Cairns is a regularity rally hosted in the picturesque region of Cairns incorporat...

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Bramwell Station

Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival

3 Jul 2015 - 5 Jul 2015

Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival is an old fashioned Bush Carnival event for the far northern Cape York Ab...

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Cairns Amateurs 2011

Cairns Amateurs

12 Sep 2014 - 13 Sep 2014

The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is four days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment bu...

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Double finalists

Cairns Tennis International

4 Oct 2014 - 11 Oct 2014

As part of the Australian Pro Tour, the Cairns Tennis International will bring a week of first class...

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200 riders

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride

27 Jun 2015 - 3 Jul 2015

The Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is Queensland's Premier multi-day cycling adventure. Having operated...

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Gretel Killeen, Val Schier, Gavin King, Fiona Sewell and presenter Angela Murphy discussed selected books.

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival

12 Sep 2014 - 14 Sep 2014

The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival is held in Cairns, North Queensland. It is the heart of litera...

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Best of Show Winner - Enrico Zanzarella

Cairns Underwater Film Festival

23 Aug 2014 - 23 Aug 2014

The Cairns Underwater Film Festival is a unique celebration of underwater photography and filmmaking...

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Pristine Four Mile Beach

Canegrowers Great Barrier Reef Marathon

9 Nov 2014 - 9 Nov 2014

The Canegrowers Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is the adventure marathon event of the calendar...

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Chinese New Year tradition with Hot Air Balloon Cairns

Chinese New Year Hot Air Balloon Cairns

1 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015

Over many years, a tradition has evolved, for visitors during Chinese New Year to celebrate at dawn,...

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Mark Frendo, Crocodile Trophy winner from 2013 - the first Australian winner in eight years!

Crocodile Trophy

18 Oct 2014 - 26 Oct 2014

Explore some of the toughest and most beautiful regions of Australia - on your bike! The Crocodile T...

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Far North Wilderness Bike Tour

Far North Wilderness Bike Tour

27 Sep 2014 - 4 Oct 2014

This unforgettable eight-day charity mountain bike tour takes riders over 500 kilometres through the...

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Gravitate Mountain Bike Festival

Gravitate MTB festival

2 Oct 2014 - 6 Oct 2014

The Thule Gravitate Mountain Bike Festival will be rolling around again. Five days of action for ri...

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Innisfail PBR

13 Sep 2014 - 13 Sep 2014

The PBR invites you to share the best. The Innisfail PBR Touring Pro Series is filled with extreme ...

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Kurrimine Beach Creek and Outer Reef Fishing and Spearfishing Competition

Kurrimine Beach Creek and Outer Reef Fishing and Spearfishing Competition

20 Sep 2014 - 21 Sep 2014

Kurrimine Beach Fishing Club would like to thank the 811 competitors that participated in their annu...

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Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

19 Jun 2015 - 19 Jun 2015

The Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is an exciting biennial gathering in Cape York Peninsula, highli...

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Cardiac challenge ride

Mt Franklin Cardiac Challenge

29 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014

The Cardiac Challenge offers you a fantastic physical challenge, in a stunning part of the world, al...

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Opera in the Outback

Opera in the Outback

9 Oct 2014 - 11 Oct 2014

Opera in the Outback has become an iconic event for not only many in Tropical North Queensland but h...

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Miss Carnivale opens Carnivale 2014

Port Douglas Carnivale

22 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

The Port Douglas Carnivale is an annual event that takes place in May over 10 days of community, spo...

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Professional Bull Riders

Professional Bull Riders Cairns Invitational

4 Jul 2015 - 4 Jul 2015

Experience a once in a lifetime event as the Professional Bull Riders prepare to deliver one huge n...

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Reef Feast 2012

Reef Feast - the Best of Palm Cove

9 Oct 2014 - 12 Oct 2014

Reef Feast - the best of Palm Cove, is a three day food event showcasing the local produce at its pe...

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