From cafes and camping to head spas and more, Far North Queensland continues to wow us with the diversity, quantity and quality of the new businesses opening up in our region. Here are just a few of the fantastic new enterprises on our doorstep.
THE REHAB EFFECT
39 Grafton Street, Cairns City 4870
The Rehab Effect – Exercise Physiology is a passionate and sole-owned business treating the Cairns region for those with chronic conditions or injury, including mental health. Owner Tjana’s services include delivery of clinical exercise at her practice address, hydrotherapy at the Tobruk Memorial Pool, Telehealth and home visits. Examples of her clientele include wartime veterans and post-operative patients.
K’S JAPANESE HEAD SPA
Shop 9, 84 Lake Street, Cairns City 4870
The first dedicated head spa in Cairns, K’s is a boutique salon located in the CBD. Based on Japanese philosophy and ethics, the service involves cleansing, gentle massage and nurturing of your scalp. Using only the very best in sustainable, pure and toxic-free hair and scalp products, your experience at K’s is not only the ultimate relaxation, but a journey on nourishing inner health and outer beauty.
Shop 6, 22/24 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach 4879
NV Café invites you to experience delicious and modern flavour combinations. Locally owned and operated, NV’s goal is to provide a relaxing environment in an open outdoor dining area with Melbourne roasted coffee beans, cheeky treats and old-school hip-hop beats.
98 Reid Road, Wongaling Beach 4852
Soma Cacao is a family-run business based in Mission Beach that has sourced the highest quality ceremonial cacao from around the world, including a very special variety grown right here in Far North Queensland. Unlike regular cacao powder, this cacao contains the entire cacao bean, including the cacao butter, the carrier fat for a high concentration of antioxidants, essential minerals and mood-boosting compounds. Cacao is becoming more and more popular as a non-jittery, 100 per cent natural coffee alternative, with science confirming that it is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet.
LUX WAX & TANNING
3/119 Sheridan Street, Cairns City 4870
Lux Wax & Tanning are industry specialists with decades of experience providing the very best in beauty services and products. Owner Taylor Byrne has brought her own brand to FNQ after more than 15 years in the beauty industry. Lux provides a professional, reputable service and tailored treatments to ensure their clientele leaves the salon looking and feeling fresh and luxurious.
THE DAIRY ICE-CREAMERY & MILK BAR
1 Shields Street, Cairns City 4870
The Dairy is Mungalli Creek’s newest creation, serving coffee, smoothies, salads, toasties, sundaes and, of course, ice cream! All their food is made from local, organic and spray-free ingredients. Enjoying their delicious creations is like enjoying a home-cooked meal – it is nourishing, fresh and made with just a touch of love.
At WQ Creative, their services are driven on one shared vision; to address the marketing needs of small businesses who want to make the world a better place, through the power of creative strategy and flawless design. The team believes the most successful companies come from passionate individuals. They shine at the centre of their brand and connect seamlessly with their customer base. That’s why WQ Creative love to create. If you’re looking to drive change to the world, they’re here to share your vision.
Launched in the heart of Cairns, Designer Brand provides sustainable modern streetwear with a taste of old school fashion from the 80’s-90’s. They are an innovative brand that is always ahead with new trends and unique designs to bring you the best value and quality.
COPPER BAR & GRILL
77 Esplanade, Cairns City 4870
Featuring a multicultural menu and a casual, boutique dining style right on the Esplanade, Copper Bar & Grill offers irresistible options for every palette. Founder Mazhar Ahmed brings impressive credentials to the table, having worked with industry experts in the acclaimed Gordon Ramsay Group in London, while Head Chef Abdul Dumbuya gained his esteemed reputation with locals during his time as Sous Chef at Waterbar & Grill. Clink, drink and feast at the Far North’s newest and most exciting dining experience.
SAVE OUR SPACE
Mobile in Cairns
Save Our Space is a Professional Home Organising Service, providing personally tailored services to bring order, clarity and calm to your home and your life. They also offer decluttering, organising and unpacking to those who are downsizing, moving or selling their homes.
GOLDEN CARE CAIRNS
Mobile in Gordonvale to Bayview Heights
Golden Care Cairns was established to improve the mental health and happiness of seniors. Owner Nina specialises in personalised social outings by picking up your loved one, taking them wherever they choose to go, then returning them home safely, all the while providing them with exceptional care, support, companionship and a sense of freedom within their daily routine. In addition to social outings, Golden Care offers support for health care appointments and other essential outings such as grocery shopping.