Vacation rentals in Cairns City

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Popular amenities for Cairns City vacation rentals

Stay near Cairns City's top sights

Cairns Central Shopping Centre173 locals recommend
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon281 locals recommend
Cairns Night Markets155 locals recommend
Cairns Aquarium152 locals recommend
The Reef Hotel Casino87 locals recommend
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino63 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Cairns City

  • Total rentals

    480 properties

  • Rentals with a pool

    400 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    20 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    200 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    30K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Cairns City?

    Cairns City has a tropical climate, with average temperatures ranging from 60°F to 90°F (15°C to 32°C). The city experiences a wet season from November to April, and a dry season from May to October.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Cairns City?

    Visitors can explore the stunning Great Barrier Reef, relax at Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon, or discover indigenous culture at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Wildlife enthusiasts often recommend visiting the Cairns Tropical Zoo.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Cairns City?

    The most popular time to visit Cairns City is during the dry season, from May to October. In this period, visitors can also participate in local events such as the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair in July, and the Festival Cairns in August and September.

  • What are the best places to stay in Cairns City?

    Cairns Central is often recommended for being close to numerous attractions, shopping outlets, and restaurants. The Esplanade appeals to those who enjoy waterfront views and parks. Edge Hill, known for its lush botanical gardens, is another frequently suggested area.

  • What are the best places to visit in Cairns City?

    Notable places to visit include the Kuranda Scenic Railway, Cairns Botanic Gardens, and the Flecker Botanical Gardens. The Cairns Art Gallery and the Esplanade Boardwalk are also frequently suggested spots.

  • What are some hiking trails in Cairns City?

    The Red Arrow Circuit and the Blue Arrow Circuit are both popular hikes, providing stunning views of the city and ocean. The Glacier Rock Lookout is another frequently suggested trail, known for its rainforest landscapes.

  • What are some family activities to do in Cairns City?

    Families can explore the underwater world at the Cairns Aquarium, enjoy a day at Muddy's Playground, or learn about wildlife at the Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome. The Esplanade Lagoon is also a popular spot for family-friendly fun.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Cairns City?

    Day trips could include exploring the Daintree Rainforest, taking a leisurely train ride to the heritage-listed village of Kuranda, or visiting the paradisiacal Fitzroy Island for snorkelling and beach activities.

  • Do condo rentals in Cairns City have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 20 condo rentals with air conditioning in Cairns City. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • How much does it cost to stay in hostel rentals in Cairns City?

    Experience the best of Cairns City with our hostel rentals, starting at about $20 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

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