The Reef Hotel Casino

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The Reef Hotel Casino

The Reef Hotel Casino or Pullman Reef Hotel Casino is the only casino in Cairns, Queensland.

The hotel has 128 hotel rooms[1] and is jointly owned by Casinos Austria International Limited and Accor Casino Investments (Australia) Pty. Ltd.[2]

The complex features a central LED pillar and interactive floor which is prominent next to BAR36. The bar hosts free live entertainment 6 nights a week and serves food from 4pm-8pm every night.[3] The Reef Hotel Casino also houses the Merchant Artisan Food & Coffee cafe plus four restaurants: Tamarind, Café China Noodle Bar (in the former Cairns Customs House), Cafe China Restaurant and Flinders Bar & Grill.[4][5] It also hosts the Cairns Zoom & Wildlife Dome on the rooftop.[6]


  • January 1992. The Queensland Government called for submissions from interested parties to build and operate a casino in Cairns.[7]
  • January 1996. Casino licence granted. Reef Casino Hotel commenced trading on 31 January.[7]


  1. ^ "Cairns Attractions - The Casino". Retrieved 2008-01-04. 
  2. ^ Reef Casino Trust
  3. ^ "BAR36 Dining". Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Reef Hotel Casino Dining". Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Cafè China Restaurant". The Reef Hotel Casino. Retrieved 17 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Cairns Wildlife Dome". Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "History of Reef Casino Trust". Retrieved 17 May 2017. 

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Coordinates: 16°55′24″S 145°46′45″E / 16.92333°S 145.77917°E / -16.92333; 145.77917