Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Freshwater getaway

Experience the unique character of Freshwater with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Freshwater

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Freshwater a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cairns Cable Ski (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Cairns Aquarium (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Esplanade Lagoon (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Freshwater

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Freshwater is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Flecker Botanic Gardens (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Red Arrow Walk (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cattana Wetlands (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Barron Gorge National Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Freshwater

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Freshwater Station.

Where to stay near Freshwater?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 370 house rentals near Freshwater. From 150 Houses to 185 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Freshwater is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Freshwater Station: 561 home rentals
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 559 home rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 564 home rentals
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens: 564 home rentals
  • Esplanade Lagoon: 562 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Freshwater 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 Freshwater?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 150 Houses in Freshwater. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Freshwater include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 185 lodging choices
  • Villas: 8 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 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 Freshwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 264 vacation homes with pool available in Freshwater.