Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns is a 4-star hotel on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking the Coral Sea. It is just a few minutes stroll along the promenade to the Cairns Lagoon precinct, City Centre, restaurants, shopping and departure points for the Great Barrier Reef. The hotel offers a range of accommodation options.

Enjoy some pampering at Spa by the Sea, dine alfresco or poolside or enjoy a cool drink on the deck in the tropical ambience of Sea Level, Food & Wine, while watching the birdlife and sunsets.

General Manager Matthew Hurley and his terrific team will make you welcome.


Rydges Tradewinds features a resort style walk-in pool with spa and waterfall set among tropical landscaped gardens furnished with sun lounges. The hotel has 24hr reception, internet lounge, wireless Internet hot-spots, portering service, laundry and dry cleaning services, poolside service, tour desk, complimentary pool towels, and secure valet undercover parking.

Spa by the Sea invites you to enjoy the ultimate in total relaxation at our beautiful spa retreat overlooking the Coral Sea. The boutique style spa is personal, elegant and ambient, with simply decorated treatment rooms that promote tranquillity and harmony.

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Guest Facilities

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Laundry Service
  • Parking
  • Bike Hire
  • Conference Facilities
  • Courtesy Bus
  • Airport Shuttle
  • In-room Modem Access
  • Internet Facilities
  • Money Exchange
  • Room Service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-Hour Reception
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Ensuite Rooms
  • Minibar in rooms
  • Day Spa
  • High Speed & Secure Internet Access
  • Sea Level, Food & Wine Restaurant


Sea Level, Food & Wine

Open from midday daily for lunch & dinner, alfresco or poolside

Sea Level, Food & Wine offers a relaxed atmosphere beside lush tropical gardens around the resort style pool and across the Esplanade Boardwalk towards the Coral Sea. Enjoy your tropical dining alfresco or poolside.

Tradewinds Catering

Rydges Tradewinds Catering is an award winning, HACCP accredited, gold licensed corporate catering company. Delivering exceptional food to interesting venues for nearly a decade. On site, off site, or your site! Specialists in event catering, Rydges Tradewinds Catering is the only HACCP Food Safe accredited, gold licensed catering company in Cairns. Their highly skilled chefs and professional floor staff pride themselves on their high level of quality product, service delivery and attention to detail in every wedding reception or function. http://www.rydgestradewindscatering.com.au/index.asp


All 246 superbly appointed spacious guest rooms open onto a private balcony offering magnificent water views over the tropical gardens and pool out to the Coral Sea. Rooms feature ensuite, mini bar, iron and ironing boards, safe and in-house movie channels.

  • 24hr room service
  • In-house movies and Austar
  • Furnished private balconies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Mini bar and snacks
  • Hairdryers
  • Electronic door locks
  • Shower over bath
  • International electric shaver point


The cost for the wedding venue hire is $475 and included in the ceremony set up is:

  • Red Carpet
  • Seating for up to fifty people
  • Microphone, if required
  • Clothed and skirted registration table
  • CD player
  • Iced water station

The Trinity Esplanade Room at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns offers stunning views over Trinity Bay and is an excellent choice for a wedding reception. It can cater up to 120 guests in a formal dining setting, or up to 200 guests in a cocktail reception, including a dance floor and entertainment.

Both indoor and outdoor receptions can be fully catered for including decorations, floral arrangements, bonbonnieres, entertainment and champagne fountains.

Garden wedding banquets can be tailored to specific needs with a range of mouth-watering, innovative cuisine, world class wines, and outstanding service, all in beautiful surrounds. From formal dining to banquets, receptions in the gardens of the hotel provides lasting memories, in the sun, under the stars or in a beautifully decorated marquee.

For more information and prices, just email with proposed dates and any queries.