Chinatown Heritage Walk

From AUD


Come and discover the people, places and stories of Cairns Chinatown.

Join the Cairns Museum and the Cairns and District Chinese Association Inc (CADCAI) as they uncover the intriguing stories of Cairns' original Chinatown. You'll meet some of Cairns' earliest entrepreneurs, find out why the Chinese community hijacked the Govenor and test your luck with the traditional games of fantan and pak-a-pu.

The tour includes a 60 minute guided walk through Chinatown, followed by refreshments and a viewing of the Lit Sung Goong Collection at CADCAI's Grafton St premises. The tour begins at the Cairns Museum.

Part of the Great Barrier Reef Chinese New Year Festival!

Walks will run Sat 16, Sunday 17 and Monday 18 February, between 3.45 -5.30 PM. Meet at the Cairns Museum.

Meet at Cairns Museum
School Of Arts Building 105 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870