Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cairns North

The rainforest and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Cairns North. Well known for its coral reefs, local tours and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Cairns North

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Cairns North a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Cairns Aquarium (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Esplanade Lagoon (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Cairns Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Cairns North

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the coral reefs and other natural features in Cairns North

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cairns North is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Red Arrow Walk (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Flecker Botanic Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Muddy's Playground (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cairns North

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 2 mi (3.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Cairns North?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 257 holiday rentals near Cairns North. From 106 Houses to 127 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cairns North is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland: 557 holiday rentals
  • Palm Cove Beach: 570 holiday rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 557 holiday rentals
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 554 holiday rentals
  • Clifton Beach: 570 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cairns North 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 Cairns North?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 106 Houses in Cairns North. Our other popular types of Cairns North holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 127 holiday houses
  • Villas: 6 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 4 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cairns North?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 169 holiday homes with pool available in Cairns North. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.