The 2021 Cairns Amateurs Race Carnival takes place on Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th September.
You will be required to check in using the Check In Qld app to ensure hassle free entry to all our events. Prior to the carnival, please download the app on Google Play or App Store or visit www.covid19.qld.gov.au/check-in-qld for further details.
Yes, the Cairns Amateurs Carnival has a dedicated Bus transfer to make it easier for you to get to and from our great event, please see the timetable below:
Forward Service, Lake Street to Cannon Park
Bus 1 operates from Lake Street Platform 1 to Cannon Park 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30 – $6 per person
Bus 2 operates from Lake Street Platform 1 to Cannon Park 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 – $6 per person
Return Service, Cannon Park to Lake Street
Sunbus operates a shuttle service from Cannon Park to Lake Street Platform 1 from 16:30 to 19:30 –$6 per person
Due to COVID times, and in the interest of public safety we strongly encourage pre-purchasing tickets online at $25.00 per person per day. Gate entry on race days $35, and will be strictly limited. You may experience some delay. EFPTOS and cash facilities will be available.
The Course is a licensed venue. EFTPOS facilities available at all venues. Persons under 18 years of age, must be in the constant care of a parent or guardian, are not permitted to enter the Course without parental supervision. Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to attend the Cairns Amateurs Ball. Cairns Amateurs reserves the right to require proof of age of any person entering or at either venue. ID will be required.
We ask that all patrons attending the race course dress in a respectable manner.
For the Members Area at the race course, and in keeping with the tropical Spring theme of the Cairns Amateurs, dress codes for are less formal than many southern race courses, but standards are still expected to be maintained by all who frequent the area. Members & Guests Passes for the appropriate year must be visible and worn at all times. At the Cairns Amateurs Ball, the dress code is Black Tie, with a suit and tie the minimum requirement for men. All attendees are requested to maintain the standard of this gala event. Members are reminded of their responsibility to ensure the attire of their guests at all functions, including the Cairns Amateurs Ball, is appropriate. For all other event information, please refer to the General Information section on this site.
Yes, there are on-course caterers with several different outlets during race days. Food Vans are located in the Fashions on the Field Precinct (Number 15 on Map)