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Cable Ski Cairns

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A day of fun

Arrived for an early morning session. The staff were welcoming and full of tips and tricks. Plenty... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile

My daughter and I did the aqua park for an hour session and had an awesome time, she was a little... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
John W
via mobile
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“wake boarding”(8 reviews)
“aqua park”(5 reviews)
“great fun”(16 reviews)
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...more
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Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4038 1304
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived for an early morning session. The staff were welcoming and full of tips and tricks. Plenty of food options and shade for partners or friends who want to observe. Good exercise on the boards and walking back when you fall off :)

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I did the aqua park for an hour session and had an awesome time, she was a little hesitant at first but got over it pretty quick. The crew that where on where amazing, really friendly and made us feel welcome and...More

Thank John W
cableski, Manager at Cable Ski Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thanks John, glad to hear you all had a fantastic time :-)

Reviewed 27 April 2018

We were first timers and had a great time- we had Sam and he was super helpful and gave us the right instructions at the perfect time so we were up and riding and getting around in a short time. Thanks Sam you were awesome!

Thank maui2080
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Went into this as a complete unknown. Had great fun learning how to do knee-boarding and attempting Wake Boarding. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, and very patient with me after I kept on falling off as soon as the cable started! highly...More

Thank AKiss95
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Helpful and Knowledgeable staff who were passionate about what they do Had a great time trying to stay on the boards and the staff showed enthusiasm with our progress Bit of a nightmare trying to navigate your way through the swampy rocky lake side but...More

Thank Natashabuonavista
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I took the kids to the aqua park located within cable ski. It is a water obstacle course consists of various inflatable obstacles

Thank Beverleychance
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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

1  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

1  Thank Mike R
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18 April 2015|
Response from Natashabuonavista | Reviewed this property |
No. not a bright idea. If you come off the board you have to swim to shore