Cairns Central

At the centre of it all, Cairns Central is well located within walking distance to the CBD and tourism hot spots of Cairns. 

It is a lifestyle, entertainment and fashion destination for local residents and tourists offering an authentic shopping experience. The centre is a sanctuary for visitors, providing a comfortable environment to connect, explore and unwind. Boasting the highest traffic and sales performance in the region. Cairns Central is home to the only department store in Far North Queensland, Myer, and offers a diverse retail mix with exclusive brands such as Country Road, Lorna Jane, Sportscraft, Universal Store, R.M. Williams, Peter Alexander and more.

$428.88 million

Annual total centre sales

8.27 million

The number of customers to our centre annually


The number of Specialty Stores

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Centre location

Key centre statistics

We work in close partnership with our owners, retailers and suppliers to create integrated shopping environments that are commercially successful as well as socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. 

Major retailers

Coles, Myer, Kmart, Target, Woolworths, Event Cinemas

Specialty stores


Mini-major retailers

Best & Less, City Beach, Daiso, JB Hi Fi, Rebel, I Play Australia, Terry White Chemmart

Total centre sales

$428.88 million

Total annual traffic
Gross lettable area
Average spend by shoppers


Total car spaces


Our customer

Cairns Central total trade area has an estimated population of 245,240 as of December 2021, which is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 1.2% reaching 293,540 by 2036. The centre also benefits from the large tourist population visiting the Cairns region. The average age of the main trade area population is 37.1 years. The main trade area average household income is $87,476 with 55.3% percentage of population with dependent children.

Our trade area

The Cairns Central total trade area is defined to include two primary sectors, two secondary sectors and three tertiary sectors. The total trade area extends 80 km to the north and south and 50 km to the west. The extensive trade area reflects the dominant position the Cairns CBA plays within Far North Queensland, recognising the role of the centre as the major regional centre for the region. A high proportion of centre sales come from outside the defined trade area, highlighting the importance of the tourist market to centre trade.

Pop up retail locations

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Download the following document for an overview of Pop Up opportunities at Cairns Central. For more information about each site, a list of sitepacks are available below.

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Contact our Pop up team

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Ivan Quintieri

Sales Executive, Pop Up

0401 997 381

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