Best suburbs in Far North

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Ranked 1st best suburb in Far North

"Good Beach Living"

- KewarraLocal
Kewarra Beach is a laid back, famiy orientated, well maintained northern beach suburb of Cairns. The first thing you notice are the new modern house proud homes with green lush garderns, secondly an a...
-16.7816285554854 145.684740188292

Kuranda

4/5
Ranked 2nd best suburb in Far North

"Hidden Gem"

- kristynel
Kuranda is the little hidden village at the top of the range, above Cairns, full of interesting people and homes, amazing rain-forest and animals. It's always green and a great place to live.
-16.7789357832726 145.596345862923

Earlville

4/5
Ranked 3rd best suburb in Far North

"Just bought a house in Earlville"

- Peter Goh
We are retiring to Cairns in mid-2022. We have lived and worked in Canberra for over 25 years. We have been eyeing Cairns since we visited it almost 30 years ago and, at the time, thought it would be...
-16.9473931108313 145.730574569832
Ranked 4th best suburb in Far North

"Clifton beach best kept secret"

- Diane Kennedy
The best suburb in cairns peaceful tropical Paradise feel like your on holiday all year No tourists beautiful beach showers bbq playground walk to kewarra or palm cove along the beach fantastic bonu...
-16.768599020575 145.671675251918

Whitfield

4/5
Ranked 5th best suburb in Far North

"City convenience w. views and no aircraft noise"

- Thomas Ski
Family friendly. Quiet. Great coffee shops. Trade breezes and views withno aircraft noise in a convenient and central location. 😃
-16.90853 145.72662
Port Douglas
Ranked 6th best suburb in Far North

"The Prince of the tropics of FNQ"

- Peter Turner
Forget chilly Noosa in the winter and head directly to the best of all Australian towns more akin to a village in the tropical north and where you will never need a jumper! With an absolute abundance...
-16.5171920453 145.4693689429

Edmonton

4/5
Ranked 7th best suburb in Far North

"Good Suburb if you want to live in Cairns"

- smithie
We moved here from the Gold Coast. Edmonton is a good place to be with the mountain back drop. The new Coles is fabulous and not crowded like other places. the medical centre completed in May is fanta...
-17.0224621193 145.750130699

Manunda

4/5
Ranked 8th best suburb in Far North

"Convenient and Friendly"

- caroh1
I live in Manunda and love the convenience of being so close to the city on a large block with friendly neighbours and a relaxed lifestyle. Claims of it being a dangerous crime ridden area are unfoun...
-16.9178901452928 145.75093760862
Ranked 9th best suburb in Far North

"Close to everything"

- Frank Ammershuber
Quick to zip into town and back or Smithfield shops. 10 mins to airport. Great place to live
-16.8374577863673 145.73629540245

Westcourt

3.5/5
Ranked 10th best suburb in Far North

"Suburbia Close To The City"

- GaryHolloway
Westcourt is much maligned due to it's proximity to some of the so-called 'dodgy' areas of Cairns. But there are families and elder Australians who mainly live here and if it was such a bad area would...
-16.930673879672 145.750834049503

Bentley Park

3.5/5
Ranked 11th best suburb in Far North

"A lovely place to live - avoid the school at all costs."

- dawnd3
This is a beautiful and well planned suburb. The high school is a different matter if your child is not in an "A" class - don't go near it. I taught there and it was even rougher than Weipa. Teacher...
-17.0004991250619 145.720761977737

Mooroobool

3.5/5
Ranked 12th best suburb in Far North

"Good demographics."

- boosterp
The houses on the hills are brilliant. Quiet, trustworthy neighbourhood. There are two streets near the lower end of Mooroobool which tend to get a bit of riff raff, these disturbances never reach th...
-16.9388565932825 145.73033902791

Palm Cove

3.5/5
Ranked 13th best suburb in Far North

"Beautiful and relaxing"

- Emma Wiles
We have been coming to Palm Cove for the last 20 years. It is paradise. No where else compares (we've looked).
-16.7453537650264 145.667564480309

Smithfield

3.5/5
Smithfield
Ranked 14th best suburb in Far North

"Best suburb in Cairns"

- jennys45
Love the suburb close to the beaches is close to the shopping centre Stanton Rd in Smithfield is a dream place to live:)
-16.8294763316076 145.681094014894

Redlynch

3.5/5
Ranked 15th best suburb in Far North

"Best place I've ever lived in Australia"

- stuw
Ignore the reviews moaning about Redlynch being too far out. If you've got a car everything you need is not too far away and easy to get to. This is an absolute gem of a place. If you love a quiet sub...
-16.9341930059806 145.687308819194

Manoora

3.5/5
Manoora
Ranked 16th best suburb in Far North

"Lovely Suburb"

- leonm5
Great suburb, particularly around MacIlwraith Street. Lots of homes being renovated. Many professionals have moved into the area. Really has lost it’s negative image of the past.
-16.9161886512743 145.734176985913

White Rock

3.5/5
Ranked 17th best suburb in Far North

"Quiet, friendly, and convenient"

- juliew21
I've been living in White Rock for many years now, and I love it. Most of our neighbours are friendly, and the area is very quiet. Our kids have lots of friends living close by and none of them have h...
-16.9838 145.7481

Trinity Park

3.5/5
Ranked 18th best suburb in Far North

"A growing beachside and marina community"

- Denise Crew
Trinity Park was a small sleepy community, almost part of the more well known Trinity Beach, separated by the Earl Hill nature reserve. It is now growing with hundreds of new houses and a marina, maki...
-16.8067726724134 145.707541939326

Atherton

3.5/5
Ranked 19th best suburb in Far North

"Awesome small town community"

- Marcel Gueho
Beautiful place mountain bikers paradise! Amazing climate beautiful scenery and outdoor hikes.
-17.2740721158241 145.463510101203

Brinsmead

3.5/5
Ranked 20th best suburb in Far North

"A Premium Location only 8-10 minutes from the CBD"

- alisongrose
My name is Alison Grose and I have the priviledge of being the Sole Marketing Agent for S & F Marino Pty. Ltd the developers of Kanimbla Heights Estate - since 1998. So in the past 12 years I have so...
-16.8992261899975 145.710132276309
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