Explore Our Local Favourites

Our Local Favourites

Secret spots, yummy eats, delicious drinks and places to escape

Wild Yeast FNQ

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A Trinity Beach powerhouse, Wild Yeast FNQ is the go-to artisan bakery for scrumptious sourdough, freshly pressed espresso and delightful sweets. We just looove this place! $. Location: Trinity Beach. Check them out

Providore Amore

Amazing cheese plates, addictive coffee and the best meatball subs on the planet

Providore Amore is the best gourmet food merchant in Cairns. They import their carefully curated selection of products from all over the world and have one of the largest cheese bars in Cairns. The deal closer is the coffee made by experienced baristas who have a very intimate relationship with their own in-house coffee. Location Nth Cairns City. $. Check them out


Breakfast lunch and dinner.

Located on the beachfront at Palm Cove, Vivo is one our favourite upmarket places to wine and dine. If you are looking to impress, Vivo is definitely one of the best in Cairns. $$$. Check them out

Glo Hairstylists

A friendly upmarket boutique hair salon in Trinity Beach

Hair dressing for men, women and children; style cuts, hair relaxing and straightening services, beauty treatments such as facial waxing and tinting and all colour services. The team love to create up-styles for special occasions and weddings, and can be booked for bridal parties in salon or on location @ Sea Change. Chem them out

Jade Cosmetic and Wellness Clinic

Superb beachside location with expansive views overlooking the Coral Sea

Imagine overlooking the ocean with a complimentary beverage from the in-house bar, all while experiencing a diverse range of medical-grade treatments and five-star service by Jade's highly trained professionals and award-winning Registered Cosmetic Nurses. With a range of face & body treatments on offer, this location is perfect for a special event or your regular maintenance treatments. Check them out

Numi Ice Creamery

Be a little bit naughty!

A definite pit-stop after lunch or dinner. Numi have an awesome selection of ice creams, gelato, cakes and many other yummy treats. $. Location: Palm Cove Check them out

Samgasat Thai

Old school Thai cuisine

Samgasat is that little place only locals know about. A family of Thai chef's have crafted a wonderful menu which pays tribute to the wonderful flavours Thai cuisine is known for. We highly recommend taking a well-worth detour towards the backstreets of Edge Hill. $$. Check them out

Preston Fresh Seafood

The local fish n' chippery shop

Preston Fresh Seafood is an iconic family owned fish retailer and they also have an awesome fish n' chip takeaway. For those that sea-food-and-eat-it, Preston will be your happy place. Check them out

Trinity Beach Tavern

Slip down to the Trinity Beach local for a couple

Well known around town as one of FNQ's most iconic venues, Trinity Beach Tavern (AKA: The Tav) offers a wonderful beach side location. Our tip is to get in early to reserve one of their lovely balcony Sea View tables overlooking the beach. A fantastic place to unwind and take in the best of Trinity Beach. $$. Check them out

Jonsson's Farm Market

Locally sourced goodies

Jonsson's was established as a super-fresh and better alternative to major supermarket chains, and is focused on sourcing locally grown products and featuring ‘in-season’ local fruit and vegetables, fresh meat, flowers and dairy. Jonsson's is the place to get that paddock to plate taste. Location: Stratford. Check them out

Blue Water Bar & Grill

One of the newest venues to reach Trinity Beach

Blue Water is a fantastic new venue to wine and dine and/or enjoy a few cocktails. They offer a unique combination of stunning views, delicious food and a sophisticated drinks list. Our tip is to get in early and book their free shuttle service, operating right from the door steps of Sea Change. $$. Location: Trinity Park. Check them out

Salt House

One of FNQ's top spots!

Perched on arguably the best piece of waterfront real estate in Cairns, is Salthouse. A super cool place to enjoy the views, impress a loved one or simply to wine and dine in style. We just love this place! Their Argentinian wood fired grill sets the scene for what will be a memorale dining experience. $$$. Location: Cairns City, Marina Check them out

Yorkeys Knob Boating Club

The best nautical address in the North

With such a cool name like Yorkeys Knob, its got to be good. Set on an amazing backdrop moutainous ranges and the Coral Sea, it's a very comfortable and inviting place to break bread and have a few cold one's. Check them out

L'unico Italian Restaurant

An iconic beach side eatery right on Trinity Beach

L'unico is a short stroll from Sea Change, along Vasey Esplanade. L'unico offers tasty Italian cuisine, from hand stretched wood-fired pizza's to fresh seafood platters and homemade pastas. $$$. Check them out

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