Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Clifton Beach

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Clifton Beach. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its local tours and coral reefs. Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Clifton Beach

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Clifton Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Australian Venom Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Cairns Cable Ski (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Clifton Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is famous for its beautiful gardens and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Clifton Beach is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Barrier Reef (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Clifton Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Kewarra Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Palm Cove Beach (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Clifton Beach

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Clifton Beach?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 417 vacation rentals near Clifton Beach. From 226 flats & apartments to 169 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Clifton Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats in Clifton Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 226 Flats in Clifton Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Clifton Beach include:

  • Houses: 169 rentals available
  • Studios: 230 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Clifton Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 361 vacation rentals with pool available in Clifton Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.