Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Mowbray

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mowbray. This romantic city has many special qualities. Great Barrier Reef and Mossman Gorge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Mowbray

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mowbray a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wildlife Habitat (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Mossman Golf Club (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Mowbray

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mowbray is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Barrier Reef (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Mossman Gorge (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Four Mile Beach Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Four Mile Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Rex Smeal Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Anzac Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mowbray

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest airport, located 26.2 mi (42.2 km) from the city centre.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mowbray?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Mowbray. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mossman Gorge: 641 holiday rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 559 holiday rentals
  • Palm Cove Beach: 573 holiday rentals
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 557 holiday rentals
  • Four Mile Beach Park: 617 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mowbray listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mowbray?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 227 Houses in Mowbray. Our other popular types of Mowbray holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 190 holiday houses
  • Villas: 118 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mowbray?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 518 holiday homes with pool available in Mowbray. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.