Beach towels, where to buy in Cairns, isn’t difficult if you are looking for a standard beach towel. There are many shops selling cheap towels in Cairns. The best beach towels and sarongs , we found in Cairns were by the beach,  at Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre.

This Visitor Information Centre was a surprise find. Not only very knowledgeable on Cairns tours they also had lots of discounts and savings off cairns attractions, as well as  great range of beach towels, sarongs and other souvenirs.

Beach Towels $9.90 each

Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre had quality towels but at a cheap price with beautiful tropical designs and the towels were great to take to the Great Barrier Reef or to the beach and they cost us just $9.90 each. The same towel was selling in Cairns for over double at $20 each .We were really pleased with our bargain buy and the great visitor information they provided free on Cairns. 

We found most Cairns Hotel don’t let you take their white  hotel towels to the Reef . Buying your own beach towel in Cairns make sense. Its a great souvenir of your trip to the Great Barrier Reef.

Locally designed souvenirs and gifts from Cairns

Cairns Beach Visitor Centre had other beautiful towels with Great Barrier Reef designs by local Cairns artist . Packaged beautifully, these  make great gifts and presents. We really appreciated that these towels were designed by a local Cairns artist and we loved the colorful fish and Great Barrier Reef scenes.

They had two beach towel designs with local scenes from the Reef off Cairns. The Green Island Beach towel, showing Green Island and the famous green turtles. The other towel depicts local colorful reef fish and coral. They cost us $16 each . We loved buying a towel designed here in Cairns that supports a local Cairns artist.

They had other locally design Great Barrier Reef and Green Island souvenirs.

Where to hire beach towels in Cairns –

Where to Hire beach towels in Cairns was not easy, we gave up finding a towel rental place, as the shops we visited didn’t hire towels, but when we visited Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre , towel and sarong rental was available. This must be the cheapest towel hire in Cairns at $3.50 per towel .

Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre are located at 8 Rutherford street, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Cairns. Phone 07 4055 7158, info@allcairnstours.com.au . It was well worth the drive .

Their famous Visitor Information Centre had the largest range of Cairns tours and you get great savings there and the best towel and sarong range.

Buy sarongs, towels and souvenirs at Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre, Yorkeys Knob beach, Cairns.

Sarong / Pareo … where to buy in Cairns?. Looking for sarongs that are different and make unique gifts. There are many sarong shops that sell sarongs/pareos in Cairns and the cost, quality and design vary greatly.

The best sarongs we found were out by the beach just 10-15 minutes from Cairns City Centre at the Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre. Yes  a surprise find, Not only a very helpful Cairns Tourist Information Centre, with great knowledge of Cairns tours,  but they also have a range of unique gifts and presents including a fantastic sarong range.

They had quality sarongs with beautiful tropical designs that made great presents. Being light weight, they dry easily. These were ideal to use at the beach or out on The Great Barrier Reef.

There are many cheap sarongs in Cairns but the quality can be poor. So we were really pleased to buy beautiful sarongs complete with the buckle.

The cost of the sarong we bought  was cheap; they have a big range of sarongs from just $12.50 each. Making it an affordable gift from Cairns for the family and friends. We really loved the sarong accessories like the buckles made out of coconut shell. They have a big range of sarongs accessories, made out of both, wood and coconut shell in many designs.

Cairns Sarong Shop

Buy sarongs and souvenirs at Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre, Yorkeys Knob, beach Cairns.

With over 50 different designs available to buy I think this must be the largest range of sarongs in Cairns. There are more sarongs here than I found at any other Cairns sarongs shops. 

The Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre has a large range of sarongs, including designs with Great Barrier Reef fish, turtles, the local gecko, tropical flowers, coral designs, rainforest butterflies, tie dye sarongs, plain sarongs and nature designs.

Hand made and , hand painted sarongs   and sarong dresses are hard to find but The Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre had some beautiful designs including hand painted sarongs with turtle designs. They even let you try out the sarong and they had other unusual Cairns souvenirs as well as free map, discount vouchers to get into Cairns attractions cheaper and savings off Cairns Tours, so the short drive is very worthwhile and you can go to the beach there as well, as the Cairns Tourist Information Centre, 8 Rutherford street Yorkeys Knob Beach, Cairns is just 50 meters from Yorkeys Knob Beach esplanade, you can phone them on 07 4055 7158 and ask them about their range           

Sarongs have multiple names across many cultures including pareo, pareu, lava lava, longet, etc. But what ever sarong wrap you are after, I’m sure you will find it here.