Discover a selection of 417 holiday rentals in Cairns, QLD, AU that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 31 per night, and flats & apartments and resorts are popular options for a stay in Cairns. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cairns

The rainforest and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Cairns. Well known for its coral reefs, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Cairns

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Cairns a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Cairns Aquarium (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cairns Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Esplanade Lagoon (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the coral reefs and other natural features in Cairns

Travellers love Cairns for its lush rainforest and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cairns is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Barrier Reef (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Flecker Botanic Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Red Arrow Walk (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cairns

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Cairns Station, Freshwater Station and Redlynch Station are the main stations in the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cairns?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 417 vacation rentals near Cairns. From 233 flats & apartments to 7 resorts, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cairns for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cairns. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre: 438 vacation rentals
  • Clifton Village Shopping Centre: 454 vacation rentals
  • Barlow Park: 487 vacation rentals
  • Australian Armour and Artillery Museum: 435 vacation rentals
  • Cairns Regional Gallery: 436 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cairns listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Cairns?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 233 Flats in Cairns. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cairns include:

  • Resorts: 7 rentals available
  • Houses: 166 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cairns?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 373 vacation rentals with pool available in Cairns. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.