Cairns International Tennis Centre
The Cairns International Tennis Centre Facilities
By providing a world class tennis centre in Cairns we are not only providing a great reason to attract more visitors to the Cairns region, but also ensuring that the local residents and tennis enthusiasts are provided with a place to go and hammer some balls back and fourth. The Cairns International Tennis Centre has been built with the tropics in mind with a specially created verandah to capture any cool breezes, create shade for the glare and tropical warmth, along with a full clubhouse Cairns players can be proud of, The facilities include change rooms, pro shop, players gymnasium, offices, and meeting rooms for media/press conferences. The playing surface utilised is a plexi-cushion surface which is the same type of surface used at the Australian Open. With 12 tennis courts built to International Tennis Federation standards, a show court with a portable grandstand and a second synthetic hockey pitch. The Cairns Interantional Tennis Centre is ran by Jarrod Bruce Tennis and operates from Monday to Sunday from 6:00am to 11:00pm. This project is the combined effort of the Cairns Regional Council, the State Government and Tennis Queensland.
Self contained apartments, resorts and hotels nearby vary from three star resort style to motel, budget to luxury. A wide range of accommodation is available all within 5 - 10 minutes walk or drive of the Cairns International Tennis Centre. Ensure to book early for the closest accommodation options at Mercure Harbourside Cairns, Rydges Esplanade and budget friendly Cairns Queenslander Holiday Apartments.
Travelling as a Tennis Group? Players and supporters requiring group accommodation should look at Cairns Conference Specialists for discounted Group Rates, and for tennis enthusiasts looking to enjoy some top level tennis as well as take advantage of Cairns Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Rainforest attractions whilst here please look at www.cairnsattractions.com.au.
Major tournaments such as the Davis Cup and the Cairns International have been held at the Cairns International Tennis Centre with many more to come. With at least three major tournaments held at the Cairns International Tennis Centre, Cairns has become a tennis hub with top 10 ranked Australian players, as well as highly ranked international juniors visiting regularly!
The Cairns Tennis Centre is located next to the Tobruk Swimming Pool in Cairns North on the Captain Cook Highway.