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

    • One visitor per bedside is 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.

Check the dCafé Facebook page for current opening hours.

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.

Check the Sea Breeze Café  Facebook page for current opening hours.

Last updated: February 2022