Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Thornton Beach

The beaches, jungle and wildlife are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Thornton Beach. Travelers appreciate the local tours in this walkable city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Thornton Beach

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Thornton Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bat House Cape Tribulation (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Daintree Discovery Centre (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Daintree Wild Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Thornton Beach

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Thornton Beach

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Thornton Beach is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Daintree Rainforest (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Mount Sorrow (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Myall Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Cape Tribulation (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Thornton Beach

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 54 mi (86.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Thornton Beach, QLD, AU?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 32 vacation rentals around Thornton Beach. From 25 house rentals to 4 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Thornton Beach?

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

  • Cape Tribulation: 40 vacation rentals
  • Beaches & Waterholes: 40 vacation rentals
  • Daintree Rainforest: 72 vacation rentals
  • Daintree Rainforest: 618 vacation rentals
  • Daintree Wild Zoo: 602 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thornton Beach listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Thornton Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 25 Houses in Thornton Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Thornton Beach include:

  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Thornton Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.