Churches in Cairns, Cairns (Self Guided)

Cairns, the tropical city of Australia, has many places of worship. The local churches are known for their frequent services and varied denominations. If you have a special interest in religions, Cairns would be the right place to visit. Take this walking tour and explore your inner spiritual world.
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Churches in Cairns Map

Guide Name: Churches in Cairns
Guide Location: Australia » Cairns (See other walking tours in Cairns)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Author: HelenF
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Cairns Presbyterian Church

1) Cairns Presbyterian Church

Cairns Presbyterian Church is a church with rich visions and values. It holds a morning service for people from young families and a night service specifically organized for teenagers and youth on the teachings of the Bible. The latter has music and interactive activities. The Presbyterian Church is an international church, and provides services in Korean and Japanese. The Church has it’s own music group and new talents are always welcome to join.
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St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church

2) St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church

It's the first church to be built in Cairns, in 1884 and by that time, the only practiced religion was the Church of England. The building that is known today as the St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, isn’t the original one. The original St. John was damaged by a cyclone and, in 1920, was demolished. Fortunately, in 1927, a new church was blessed and has since been a hub of activity. The church owns items of historic value, such as wooden vestries, a hexagonal pulpit, and brass crosses.
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Cairns Baptist Church

3) Cairns Baptist Church

Cairns Baptist Church strives to teach people to respond to all the good that Jesus did for us. It gathers like-minded members who discover Jesus each day, through their hard work and beliefs. Some services at the church are held in Cantonese and Mandarin, and the staff also collaborates with Chinese churches from South Australia. On Sundays, daycare is available, so you can attend with your children.
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Trinity Lutheran Church

4) Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church has been in Australia for more than 150 years. Today, it's one of the world’s major Christian churches. It has an impressive number of followers, because it's the largest Protestant church. Trinity Lutheran Church is a remarkable attraction, situated on Severin Street in Manunda, a suburb of Cairns. Everyone is welcome.
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St. Margaret's Anglican Church

5) St. Margaret's Anglican Church

St. Margaret's Anglican Church serves weddings, baptisms and funerals. With baptism, there are no charges involved. Anglican clergy may officiate weddings outside of the church, as this is an option that attracts young couples. Annually, the church organizes a Garden Party, and it's a lot of fun. There are bake sales, delicious cakes, lunch, and even thrift shop bargains. This church tries to unite daily activities with soul nutrition.
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Emmanuel Uniting Church

6) Emmanuel Uniting Church

At Emmanuel Uniting Church there are several groups that meet, like Kids for Jesus, Church Elders, Leaders Bible Study, Women's Evening Fellowship, and this is so no one feels left out. The Church tries to cover the spiritual needs of the residents, whatever their age. As the Presbyterian Church, the Uniting Church holds services in Korean. There is also a Samoan Congregational Church, specifically for the indigenous religion.
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Seventh Day Adventist Church

7) Seventh Day Adventist Church

The followers of the Seventh Day Adventist Church go to church on Saturdays. According to the Ten Commandments, the world was created in six days and the seventh is a day of rest. Sabbath, or Saturday, is a day of worship and it lasts from Friday’s sunset until Saturday’s sunset. As with many other churches, the Seventh Day Adventist Church is involved in daily activities. Spiritual needs are important, but social and physical needs should be taken into consideration as well, is their creed.

Walking Tours in Cairns, Australia

Create Your Own Walk in Cairns

Create Your Own Walk in Cairns

Creating your own self-guided walk in Cairns is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Surrounded by World Heritage Rainforests and with the Great Barrier Reef in the proximity, the tropical city of Cairns has a lot of treasures to offer; beautiful gardens and war memorials are just a couple. Cairns has a varied history and it's really popular amongst tourists due to its favorable climate. Take this walk to explore the most popular tourist attractions in Cairns.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Kids Entertainment Tour in Cairns

Kids Entertainment Tour in Cairns

Children should be a top priority on a family vacation! In Cairns, there are a lot of attractions suitable for your little ones. Theaters, parks, candy stores and playgrounds are plentiful, and welcoming. Take this tour and introduce your child to the primary attractions Cairns can offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Cultural Walking Tour in Cairns

Cultural Walking Tour in Cairns

Cairns has a varied history. It's really popular amongst tourists due to its favorable climate. Cairns is also called the tropical city. The city’s main cultural attractions are museums, galleries, theaters and libraries, which display daily life through the ages. Take this tour to check out the most prominent places in Cairns:

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Specialty Shops Walk in Cairns

Specialty Shops Walk in Cairns

Cairns is a city which has wonderful specialty shops with books, jewelry, regional seafood and pastries. When in Cairns, one shouldn't miss The Night Market, famous for its souvenirs. Find out more about this unique city by taking this tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Nightlife Self-Guided Tour in Cairns

Nightlife Self-Guided Tour in Cairns

Spend the wildest tropical nights in Cairns, where one can party 'til the sun comes up. Many clubs and bars are crammed into one particular area of Cairns -- Spence street, the Esplanade and Lake street. Visit the most popular nightlife spots of Cairns.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Cairns for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Cairns has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Cairns, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.