Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Mareeba awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Mareeba and enjoy the area's culture, history and museums. Renowned for its rainforest, waterfalls and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Mareeba

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mareeba a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mareeba Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • MakoTrac International Racetrack (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Sugarworld Waterpark (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Cairns Golf Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mareeba

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mareeba. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Tinaroo Dam (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mareeba Wetlands (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Crystal Cascades (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Barron Gorge National Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Mareeba

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Mareeba Station.

Where to stay near Mareeba?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 74 house rentals near Mareeba. From 36 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mareeba for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Mareeba?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Mareeba. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Beck Museum: 39 home rentals
  • Mareeba Golf Club: 17 home rentals
  • Mareeba Station: 18 home rentals
  • Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre: 24 home rentals
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 568 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Mareeba?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Mareeba. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mareeba include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 lodging choices
  • Villas: 9 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 7 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mareeba?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation homes with pool available in Mareeba.