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Aquatic events—Cairns region

For more information about aquatic events in your area, contact your closest Maritime Safety Queensland office.

August 2019

Date and time Description of event Location
1-31 August
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—sail calendar Cairns: 16°42.326S, 145°37.318E / 16°56.444S, 145°46.729E
Ellis Beach: 16°42.326S, 145°37.718E / 16°48.044S, 145°43.297E
1-31 August
Daylight hours only
Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island
3 August Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island
4 August
8.30–9.00pm 
A BRIGHT NITE FIREWORKS—Ghassan Aboud Birthday 2019 fireworks  Cairns Esplanade
Trinity Inlet, Cairns
24 August
7.30–9.00pm
Xplosive Art Fireworks—Cairns Festival fireworks Cairns Esplanade
Trinity Inlet, Cairns 
24 August
6am–4pm
Adventure HQ Inc t/a Adventure Sport NQ
Grin and Bear It Challenge—swim, paddle, bike & run multisport event
Lake Tinaroo and Tinaroo Dam, Atherton Tablelands
24 August
8.00am–2.30pm 
Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club—Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge & 2019 National Change Over Titles & Mini G  Yorkeys Knob to Port Douglas
25 August
7.30am–12.30pm 
Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club—Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge & 2019 National Change Over Titles & Mini G Marlin Marina to Yorkeys Knob
31 August
5–9pm
Red Bull Australia Pty Ltd - Red Bull Defiance—kayak racing Mission Beach to Dunk Island to Bedarra Island to Mission Beach

September 2019

Date and time Description of event Location
1-30 September
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—sail calendar Cairns: 16°42.326S, 145°37.318E / 16°56.444S, 145°46.729E
Ellis Beach: 16°42.326S, 145°37.718E / 16°48.044S, 145°43.297E
1-30 September
Daylight hours only
Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island
1 September
6.00–4.30pm
Red Bull Australia Pty Ltd - Red Bull Defiance—kayak racing Mission Beach to Dunk Island to Bedarra Island to Mission Beach
14 September
6am–6pm
Mission Beach Outrigger Club Inc—Regatta 2019
South Mission Beach to Dunk Island to Tamana Island to South Mission Beach 
15 September
6am–3pm 
Mission Beach Outrigger Club Inc—Regatta 2019 South Mission Beach to Dunk Island to Tamana Island to South Mission Beach 
28, 29 September Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island

October 2019

Date and time Description of event Location
1-31 October
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—sail calendar Cairns: 16°42.326S, 145°37.318E / 16°56.444S, 145°46.729E
Ellis Beach: 16°42.326S, 145°37.718E / 16°48.044S, 145°43.297E
1-31 October
Daylight hours only
Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island
4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 26 October Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019  Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island

November 2019

Date and time Description of event Location
1-30 November
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—sail calendar Cairns: 16°42.326S, 145°37.318E / 16°56.444S, 145°46.729E
Ellis Beach: 16°42.326S, 145°37.718E / 16°48.044S, 145°43.297E
1-30 November
Daylight hours only
Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island
2, 16, 23 November Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island 

December 2019

Date and time Description of event Location
1-31 December
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—sail calendar Cairns: 16°42.326S, 145°37.318E / 16°56.444S, 145°46.729E
Ellis Beach: 16°42.326S, 145°37.718E / 16°48.044S, 145°43.297E
1-31 December
Daylight hours only
Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island
7 December Port Douglas Yacht Club—racing calendar 2019 Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island 
Last updated
12 August 2019