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You can find our server connection info on the SERVERS page. If you need a little more help connecting, have a look at the images below.
If you would like to optimise your game for faster performance, especially on older machines, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Start your game and log in with your account info

Click PLAY

This may take a few moments

Click Multiplayer

Click Add Server

Add the info below for the Creative server

Click on the CM Creative server and then click on the Join Server button

This may take a while depending on your connection speed

And here you are, ready to explore the Cairns Minecraft creative server

Now you can add the Survival server in the same way


If your game seems laggy or is a bit slow you can adjust the game setting to take some pressure off your CPU and GPU.

Make sure you are using the latest version of the game

Click on Options…

Click on Video Settings

Adjust your settings

Biome Blend: OFF (fastest)
Graphics: FAST
Smooth Lighting: OFF
Brightness: Bright
Render Distance: 6 chunks
Max Framerate: 30 fps
Clouds: OFF

Click Done, and off you go with much faster performance!
You can adjust these settings to suit your machine.