Wharf One Cairns

Wharf One Cafe

                     

History of the Trinity Wharf

Located on the historic Trinity Wharf at the South East end of Cairns City. Cairns is the gateway to the Tropical of Far North Queensland and to the famous Great Barrier Reef and the ancient wet tropics Rain Forests of Australia.

The cafe has been constructed on the site of the original Wharf One shed. The heavy timber construction is entirely recycled timber from Wharf One shed. The sheds were storage for the vast produce of the tropical north. Largely sugar and then bananas, tropical fruit, timber, semiprecious metal and even some tea and coffee. the wharf serviced the needs of the second World war and even hosted Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Yacht on march 13, 1954.