Contact details

Hospital is open 24/7 but for 
general enquires office hours are:
8 am to 5 pm

Street address:
165 The Esplanade
Cairns North QLD 4870

Postal address:
PO Box 902
Cairns North QLD 4870

Visiting hours

There are some restrictions due to COVID-19 when visiting someone in hospital.

  • Every day between:

    • 10 am to 1 pm
    • 3 pm to 8 pm
  • Every day between:

    • 8 am to 5 pm
  • Open 24 hours a day

    • Two visitors per bedside are allowed.
  • Every day between:

    • 10 am to 1 pm
    • 3 pm to 8 pm
  • Monday to Friday

    • 3 pm to 8 pm

    Saturday and Sunday

    • 10 am to 8 pm
  • Every day between:

    • 10 am to 8 pm

    Rest time:

    • 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Allows parents only to visit at any time. We have consent forms available for parents to fill that give permssion for other people to visit their baby with them.

  • Every day between:

    • 10 am to 8 pm
    • Rest time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Visiting outside of hours

If you can't get to the hospital during visiting hours, we may be able to arrange another time for you to visit. Talk to the staff in charge of the ward to see what we can do.

Read more about visiting someone in hospital.

Plan your visit

Information to help you plan your visit to Cairns Hospital.

Cafes and shops

dCafé

dCafé is on the ground floor of D Block, opposite the Esplanade. We sell hot meals, wraps, rolls, salads, smoothies, juices, organic coffee and tea. There is an outdoor eating area.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday to Sunday 8:30 am to 3 pm
  • Closed all public holidays.

Sea Breeze Café

Sea Breeze Café is on the ground floor of B Block, next to the main hospital entrance and opposite the Esplanade. We sell hot meals, fresh salads, snacks and drinks. There are indoor and outdoor eating areas. You can buy toiletries and gifts at the Café.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 3 pm
  • Closed Saturday, Sunday and all public holidays.

A trolley from the kiosk is taken around the wards daily. You can buy newspapers, magazines and snack food from the trolley.

Last updated: November 2021