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Cable Ski Cairns

Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4038 1304
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Great fun, different prices for 1 hour up to the whole day. Took a few attempts but eventually... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter17OZ
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Melbourne
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A fun day out. I was a bit rusty on the cable kept coming off on the last turn , but with the... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Henri614
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Ryde, Australia
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This is a unique cable-driven water skiing park that my son tried twice during our recent vacation. It's mostly used by locals, but is open to anyone and they treated us fine, so I'd like to review it. It's a good spot for active teens and older kids who want to do things rather than sightsee.
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“knee board” (6 reviews)
“great fun” (14 reviews)
“aqua park” (3 reviews)
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Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
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+61 7 4038 1304
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fun, different prices for 1 hour up to the whole day. Took a few attempts but eventually gained my lake legs. Great instructions at the entry point and continuous ropes means your time does go so fast. Just remember not to fall off at...More

Thank Peter17OZ
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A fun day out. I was a bit rusty on the cable kept coming off on the last turn , but with the friendly advice from the staff, was soon able to stay up. We were here on a Monday and the place was very...More

Thank Henri614
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

First we went on the aqua park - an inflatable floating obstacle course (note:only set up on weekends at the time of year we went) - which was lots of fun. One 50 min session is quite enough. Then onto the cable water skiing. As...More

Thank Rachael Y
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

After 4 days of Cairns rain, we decided to have a go at this. Quick video brief, kitted up, & straight onto the knee board, & then dragged head first into the water. It's an awesome time - rain or sunny day. I should've paid...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fun activity for all the family and the kids are quicker to pick up the skills than adults. The only thing which would make this attraction better is a 'pickup service' for those people who fall off midway round the circuit. It's...More

Thank Darryl v
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Fun day, great for learning to cable ski. Probably need shuttle bus for beginners who keep falling off. Big walk back. They also need to put some tables and chairs near launch pad as on concrete slab isn't ideal for people to sit

Thank mpea4
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic day!! My nephew seen it & wanted to try it out so we did, staff member Sam on the desk was a great guy & looked after us then the amazing Dutch girl (can't remember her name)who with great patience & encouraging...More

Thank Ricci W
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Got some great laps in for an hour at park. Hadn't wake boarded in years so thought I'd give it a go. Staff were super friendly in getting you started and picked it up pretty quick. So much easier and more convenient than using a...More

1  Thank Simon Magnus A
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had our first trip to the wake park last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. She tried the kneeboarding and had fun but did get tired after 6 rounds or so and was happy to relax on the side for the rest...More

Thank Scatterbraintc
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Cable Ski Cairns is a great place for families and singles alike. Reasonably priced packages, knowledgeable instructors and well maintained equipment. Even their cafe is fairly priced! Lots of fun and will be visiting again!

Thank mintymintymid
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