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 261 holiday rentals near Cairns North. From 112 Houses to 126 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cairns North for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland: 561 holiday rentals
  • Cairns Base Hospital: 561 holiday rentals
  • Palm Cove Beach: 574 holiday rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 561 holiday rentals
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre: 563 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cairns North listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 112 Houses in Cairns North. Our other popular types of Cairns North holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 126 holiday houses
  • Villas: 6 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 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 171 holiday homes with pool available in Cairns North. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.