Cairns Accommodation Directory

The Cairns Accommodation Directory is a resource for visitors to Cairns, Australia looking for holiday accommodation, or Cairns residents desiring a short change of scenery, a weekend vacation in one of Cairns’ many fine resorts or a romantic retreat in the rainforest.

Cairns is fortunate to have a prime location proximate to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns Highlands (Atherton Tablelands), and Port Douglas. Often referred to as Tropical North Queensland, this area is rich in culture, natural beauty and manmade extravagance.

Accommodation in Cairns is varied, and all budgets and tastes are easily catered for. See our new and ever growing selection of cheap Cairns Backpacker Hostels.

Many Cairns accommodation properties offer transfers from the Cairns airport to your accommodation, and most tour operators will pick you up from your accommodation, which can reduce the cost of your Cairns holiday, because you may not need to hire a car. If you find you prefer to drive and explore the region by car, see our list of Cairns car rental providers who can assist.

Need to get out of Cairns? Try one of our surrounding area directories...

Port Douglas

North of Cairns is the star-stricken celebrity going areas proximate to Cairns; the Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Calm azure waters and gentle crashing waves with white sandy beaches are the spectacular reality just north of Cairns. Regularly awarded Queensland’s cleanest beaches awards, Cairns Beaches are perfect for relaxing, lazing and working on the suntan!

Browse our range of Port Douglas accommodation, and see the luxury which awaits in this casual township of Port Douglas.

Great Barrier Reef

The area famous and well visited for its ‘largest living organism’, the Great Barrier Reef. The reef is a must see for any visitors to the Cairns.

Resort accommodation can be found on the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns on Green Island, Fitzroy Island and Double Island. Dunk Island and Bedarra Island near Mission Beach also sport luxury accommodation, and are great for couples who are looking for a relaxing and secluded getaway.

See our range of Great Barrier Reef tours for information about the companies who operate on the reef from Cairns. In Cairns city.

Atherton Tablelands

West of Cairns is a treat for gourmet food lovers, birdwatching enthusiasts, bushwalkers, photographers and hopeless romantics! The Cairns Highlands, formerly known as the Atherton Tablelands is a self-drive adventure land which is highly recommended for those staying a little while in the Cairns region.

The best aspect of staying on the Tablelands is that all Atherton Tablelands accommodation in very unique. Browse our range to see some of the best on offer in the region.

Innisfail & Mission Beach

South of Cairns lies the sleepy town of Innisfail which thrives on sugar cane and bananas. Drive a little further, and you'll be enthralled by an old Spanish castle at Paronella Park, and one of Australia's most magnificent beaches at Mission Beach.

Accommodation in this area can be found at Mission Beach Holidays.