Food and groceries

The nearest convenience store is Reed Road Store and Takeaway, it’s an approx. 11min walk from the Marina entrance.

 For more larger shops, the nearest shopping centre is Smithfield Shopping Centre.  It’s about a 7min drive by car, or 22min on the bus.  

Dining Out

Right on the marina doorstep, The Bluewater Bar and Grill restaurant overlooks the marina.  It offers a wide selection of seafood and modern Australian grub.  Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.  Ph 07 4057 6788 or visit the website to make a reservation.

Earl Hill Walk

If you are after a great walk, close by is the Earl Hill walk. The circuit loop is 3.4km and has an elevation of 194m.  Considered an easy walk, it should take on estimate under 1h 30min to complete.  It is a very popular local trail for hiking and walking.  Open all year round.

Exploring Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

Bluewater Marina is your launchpad to Cairns and surrounding North Queensland Tropical Islands and Reef. The amazing array of marine wildlife, and exotic coral reef colours that makeup Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, cannot be found elsewhere in the world. Discover a whole new underwater world with over 6000 species of flora and fauna, over 1000 species of fish and 400 types of reef coral.