Night Markets
Night Markets
3.5
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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  • HungryForMoreMum
    Melbourne, Australia196 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was probably pumping pre COVID
    Mum: the Mango Bar is lovely, so fresh and delicious. The skewer places are both good as is the beautiful Pho Street. Actually all the places on Abbot street were good. Beyond the Abbott st entrance there were a lot of massage places and the lines suggest some of them are really good. But the rest of the stores weren’t our thing.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 September 2023
  • Kriddie89
    Melbourne, Australia159 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit if you're in the area but not what I had hoped / expected
    Worth a visit for something to do, but unfortunately most of the stalls were the same mass produced souvenir shops that you see everywhere in Aus, and loads of massage places. A couple of cool shops but nothing to write home about. Didn't try the food court but all was very busy. Atmosphere was awesome on a warm Cairns night, very central and right opposite the public open pool and other restaurants etc.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 October 2023
  • michaelsup16
    26 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Night Market fun
    Really a cool experience, lots of booths to walk through which opens up into a gigantic food court with many choices, mainly Asian cuisine of various types. It was fun trying a few different booths and we went back a second night to hit a couple. T
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 January 2024
  • Rebecca
    Sydney, Australia119 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Definitely worth a wander through!
    Our family enjoyed a wander around the markets! Nice way to spend a bit of time before going out for dinner! Yes lots of massage places, souvenirs etc but some little cool stalls too! Def worth a wander! We didn’t eat in the food court mainly because I’d read the reviews here haha!
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 January 2024
  • Dallsallad
    Seaford, Australia14 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Markets
    The food doesn’t look that inviting. I would think it needs either a new refurb where the food is - or open it up more for a market style food. The markets themselves- a lot of the same stuff. Lots of massage places, in fact too many.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 February 2024
  • Mark E
    Whitianga, New Zealand703 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sydney to Cairns 2023
    Very interesting place. Lots of stalls. Cheap to expensive and everything you could think of. Be careful if buying animal products. We are from New Zealand and knew that crocodile goods needed an Import Document CITES as they are on the endangered species list even though they are farmed in Australia. We were offered a photocopy of the documents required but didn’t trust it so didn’t buy. Buy these goods from a reputable store. Great food hall, mostly Asian food but very tasty. Has bar facility in restricted area also. Well worth a visit. We went 2 nights and saw new stuff each time. Something here for everyone.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 April 2024
  • cyn g
    10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lagoon cheap food option
    My daughter loved the food variety of chinease options. Nice products but look through all options before buying, Great spot to buy and eat at lagoon. Check out rattle n hum!!
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 April 2024
  • A. Vinnie V
    San Diego, California2,006 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Must
    If you ever find yourself in Cairns, you must visit the night market. We were there for four nights and returned each night. We shopped, ate delicious food, bought clothes, jewelry, and even got massages. It's an awesome place! A fun place to walk around. Right in the heart of town.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 26 April 2024
  • Allen P
    87 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Food Court, and a busy indoor Market - Recommended.
    We visited a few times during our 5-day stay in Cairns in May 2024. A Food Court, and a busy indoor Market with about 100 stalls. We purchased some items from various stalls (clothing), and had a Thai Massage, and had 30 minutes with our feet in a fish-bath (ticklish, but great at the end). Recommended.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 June 2024
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34 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
It is worth visiting and grabbing a quick meal. We had asian seafood, it was cheap and just okay.

Do not expect great market food.

The rest of the market is not so pleasant.
Written 7 July 2024
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Julie D
28 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Family
Tacky imported souvenirs, for tourists to get sucked in and greasy overpriced food sums it up. The food was terrible, so much grease and peas.
Written 2 July 2024
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Carol G
27 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
The night market is aimed at tourists wanting CHEAP souvenirs or Aussies needing a massage after walking around town. Also a busy food court.
The few quality stalls were selling opal and pearls, and a shop for prints on wall tiles( classy,not cheap).
Written 1 July 2024
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Allen P
87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
We visited a few times during our 5-day stay in Cairns in May 2024.
A Food Court, and a busy indoor Market with about 100 stalls.
We purchased some items from various stalls (clothing), and had a Thai Massage, and had 30 minutes with our feet in a fish-bath (ticklish, but great at the end).
Recommended.
Written 14 June 2024
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sal
Cottesloe, Australia2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Went on a Wednesday, not much open. Absolute rubbish. Lots of massages available if you're into that type of thing. Country music onthe speakers was the best thing they offered
Written 29 May 2024
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A. Vinnie V
San Diego, CA2,006 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
If you ever find yourself in Cairns, you must visit the night market. We were there for four nights and returned each night. We shopped, ate delicious food, bought clothes, jewelry, and even got massages. It's an awesome place! A fun place to walk around. Right in the heart of town.
Written 26 April 2024
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cyn g
10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
My daughter loved the food variety of chinease options. Nice products but look through all options before buying, Great spot to buy and eat at lagoon. Check out rattle n hum!!
Written 21 April 2024
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Mark E
Whitianga, New Zealand703 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Very interesting place.

Lots of stalls.

Cheap to expensive and everything you could think of.

Be careful if buying animal products. We are from New Zealand and knew that crocodile goods needed an Import Document CITES as they are on the endangered species list even though they are farmed in Australia.

We were offered a photocopy of the documents required but didn’t trust it so didn’t buy.

Buy these goods from a reputable store.

Great food hall, mostly Asian food but very tasty.

Has bar facility in restricted area also.

Well worth a visit.

We went 2 nights and saw new stuff each time.

Something here for everyone.
Written 16 April 2024
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Grant
Brisbane, Australia104 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Was a bit disappointing, probably one of the worst markets I’ve been to. Lots and I mean lots of seedy little massage places, a few cheap souvenir shops and a large foodcourt which was all Asian food. There’s honestly much better places to spend your time at. Only worth a look if you’ve got nothing else to do.
Written 11 March 2024
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Dallsallad
Seaford, Australia14 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
The food doesn’t look that inviting. I would think it needs either a new refurb where the food is - or open it up more for a market style food. The markets themselves- a lot of the same stuff. Lots of massage places, in fact too many.
Written 20 February 2024
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