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Pacific Hotel Cairns
Pacific Hotel Cairns

Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns 4870

4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,368 reviews)

Located adjacent to the Esplanade lagoon in the city center of Cairns, this hotel is near shopping, The Reef Hotel Casino …

£90
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns 4870

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (1,357 reviews)

Nestled along Trinity Inlet, this Cairns hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Cairns Convention Center and a 10-minute walk from …

£152
The Hotel Cairns
The Hotel Cairns

Cnr Abbott And Florence Street, Cairns 4870

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (698 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from JUTE Theatre Company and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botani …

£71
Cairns Sheridan Hotel
Cairns Sheridan Hotel

295 Sheridan Street, Cairns North 4870

4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,121 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Centenary Lakes Botanic …

£65
Cairns Plaza Hotel
Cairns Plaza Hotel

145 The Esplanade, Cairns 4870

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (730 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this hotel is 0 mi (0.1 km) from Muddy's Playground and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic …

£64
ibis Styles Cairns
ibis Styles Cairns

15 Florence Street, Cairns 4870

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (703 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Cairns Civic Theatre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botani …

£64
Reef Palms Motel
Reef Palms Motel

41-47 Digger Street, Cairns North 4870

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (343 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Centenary Lakes Botanic …

£59
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North 4870

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,464 reviews)

This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Base Hospital and …

£80
The Abbott Boutique Hotel
The Abbott Boutique Hotel

69 Abbott St, Cairns 4870

3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (94 reviews)

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Cairns Harbour Cruises and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) …

£99
Cairns Queenslander Hotel & Apartments
Cairns Queenslander Hotel & Apartments

267 Lake Street, Cairns North 4870

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (601 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and within 3 mi (5 km) of …

£52

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Visiting Kuranda

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Kuranda, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, shopping, and beaches. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and walkable, seaside city can discover its bars, tours, and snorkelling. Top attractions include Cairns Tropical Zoo and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
  • There are 183 Kuranda hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while February tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Kuranda

  • Popular cultural attractions include Australian Armour and Artillery Museum, Royal Flying Doctor, and Tanks Arts Centre
  • Families come for attractions such as Cairns Tropical Zoo, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Notable landmarks include Tjapukai Cultural Park, Barron Falls Lookout, and St Monica's Cathedral
  • The beach, seaside, and jungle highlight the natural beauty, and places to visit include Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, and Clifton Beach
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Clifton Village Shopping Centre, Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets, and Cairns Night Markets
  • Cheer with the crowd at a game or event at Cazaly's Stadium or Barlow Park
Kuranda is adjacent to Kewarra Beach. Popular sights in the area include Great Barrier Reef and Palm Cove Beach.

Getting around Kuranda

Kuranda has plenty of options for transportation. If you're looking to journey outside of the area, take a train from Kuranda Station, Freshwater Station, or Redlynch Station.

Staying in Kuranda

In Kuranda, you'll find 183 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 49 hotels, ranging from GBP 34/night to GBP 219/night
  • 6 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 90/night to GBP 230/night
  • 81 apartments, ranging from GBP 34/night to GBP 224/night
  • 5 RV/caravan parks, ranging from GBP 35/night to GBP 117/night
  • 17 hostels, ranging from GBP 9/night to GBP 38/night
  • 12 motels, ranging from GBP 70/night to GBP 70/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa, averaging GBP 184.16/night
  • Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, averaging GBP 179.31/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach, averaging GBP 140.26/night
  • Sea Change Beachfront Apartments, averaging GBP 184.96/night
A 4.5-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach with a 5 out of 5 user rating while Sea Change Beachfront Apartments and Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa are also highly rated by guests.

Dressing for Kuranda

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 32°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 22°C
  • From April to June, the average is 30°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 29°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 20°C as the nighttime average
  • About 2074 millimetres of rain falls on Kuranda each year
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