Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cairns North

The rainforest and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation 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-sees 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Cairns North a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 88°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Cairns North

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

Where to stay near Cairns North?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 267 house rentals near Cairns North. From 113 Houses to 133 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 Cairns North is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland: 571 home rentals
  • Cairns Base Hospital: 569 home rentals
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 568 home rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 571 home rentals
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens: 571 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cairns North?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 113 Houses in Cairns North. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cairns North include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 133 lodging choices
  • Villas: 5 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 3 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cairns North?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 181 vacation homes with pool available in Cairns North.