Stinger suits for sale in Cairns?
A good place to buy stinger suit in Cairns is at the Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre. Being locals we know how important it is to protect yourself from lots of nasties in our tropical waters such us Irukandji, Box jellyfish and other deadly stingers. Drop in, phone or email us for information on the best stinger suits for you.
We have a wide range of stinger suits for sale in our Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre. We stock quality full body lycra suits with hood and mitts. Our stinger suits are unisex and come in all sizes from small, medium, large, extra large, 2XL, 3XL
Professor Jamie Seymour from the Australian Institute of Tropical Health Medicine says: “You shouldn’t be swimming in the water with out a stinger suit”
Our lycra suits come with a manufactures lifetime warranty against faulty materials and workmanship for the normal life of the product. We like that the stinger suits are Australian designed and most importantly are full length body lycra suits.
The stinger suits are also fantastic for protection for the harsh sun and UV rays. The stinger suits are made from a high quality spandex for durability as well as extra comfort, the zipper is a non corrosive YKK zipper and is smooth running.
Many of our customers purchased stinger suits to avoid harsh sunburn as the suits protects you from 97% of the suns harmful rays according to the manufacturer.
Purchasing stinger suits are ideal for customers wanting to use them over several days on liveaboard boats, private yachts or for swimming at the beach.
Stinger season in North Queensland is usually from late October to June however with climate change these dates are only a guide. Don’t rely on the stinger season fitting in precisely to these dates, you should always be alert and make your own enquiries as each year is different.
In stinger season in North Queensland you will find Marine Stingers at the Cairns Beaches and out on the Great Barrier Reef. Beaches can be close due to high numbers of marine stingers so is important not to swim when a beach is closed.
Stinger nets help to protect against some jellyfish but they do not protect against the smaller Irukandji Jellyfish which can fit through the mesh of the net. For the best protection swimmers should wear a full body lycra suits even when you are in the nets. Always swim in patrolled beaches between the flags and read the boards with water reports that the lifeguard put out on the beach for you to read. For beach reports you can always visit nqlivesaving.com.au/beach_reports they list all the beaches from Port Douglas to Cairns and down to Mission Beach. They also show the reason the beach is closed whether it is because of jellyfish, flood, etc. This great website also shows the hours the lifeguard is usually present at the beach.
What to do if you are stung by a jellyfish
If you are stung by jelly fish ring 000 (Triple zero) immediately for medical attention. You should immediately advise the lifeguard at the beach for assistance and they have vinegar which might relieve the pain somewhat. Being stung by jellyfish is serious and requires immediate medical assistance
If you don’t wish to purchase a stinger suit just call us and we can assist you with a snorkel or diving tour that will come with a complementary stinger suit for the day. We send you a e ticket confirming your tour and your complementary stinger suit
Whether you wish to purchase a stinger suit or would like to do a tour to the Great Barrier Reef with a complementary lycra suit we are just a phone call away. Feel free to call us on 07 4055 7158 Our information centre is open 7 days a week.