Cairns Freshwater - fun for all the family

Cairns Freshwater - fun for all the family


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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 baths

About our home

Freshwater is one of the best suburbs in Cairns. It is central to everything Cairns has to offer. Cairns is situated on the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree rainforest, one of the natural wonders of the world!!!

Our home is a leafy suburb of Cairns perched on one of the main hills that surround Cairns City and our home is just 10 mins drive into Cairns city and our international/domestic airports and 7 mins drive to our first beach, there are 8 beaches North of us. It is also a short drive to waterfalls and freshwater creek/swimming hole.
If you are keen you can borrow our pushbikes and cycle into Cairns along the great bikepaths its a fantastic experience, Cairns is so beautiful and green and tropical. Our house (on the map) is on the other side of Mt Whitfield Conservation hillslopes.

This is a great, leafy suburb situated on one of the beautiful hills that surround Cairns. Very safe and very peaceful area for families or anyone. We have a lovely view of the Cairns' Freshwater valley and our home also backs onto a big playground and park. We are 5 mins walk to the Freshwater train station that is an old style, open carriage tourist train that takes you up the lovely winding hills to the local town Kuranda where a lot of local Aboriginal people live and tourists love to visit the Barron Falls there and local Markets and come down the SKYRAIL gondolas. We have lovely, unusual cafes nearby with the best at Limberlost plant nursery just a short walk from our home or eat dinner or lunch in an old 1800's train carriage at the Freshwater Train Station. We are only 1-2 mins drive to local doctor and chemist and hairdresser also with restaurants close by.

Our home is equipped with everything you need so don't worry'you won't need a single thing except your clothes. from Big t.v, comfy lounge and the best and most comfortable king size bed and nice linen to sleep in at the end of a long day visiting the reef or the rainforest. House is fully screened so no insects to annoy you during your stay.

AUSSIE BBQ is the best in our back garden area overlooking the park whilst sipping a drink, watching the pink sky at sunset and keep an eye on the kids as they kick a soccer ball or play on the playground or climb a tree which is an all time favourite for my children in our park which is basically our back garden!!!.

This is an AMAZING spot and lovely neighbourhood and fantastic city to visit. The drive between Cairns and Port Douglas is truly one of the best in the world and its only 1 hrs drive and 2 hrs to the Cape Tribulation rainforest

Cairns is a must see on your "bucket list" just google it and you will see.

NB We advise you to hire a car whilst in Cairns as we are a small tourist city that have many wonderful sites to drive to see as we have no subways or trains or trams

Hope to see you and your family soon for a SWAP :)


This is our latest review (Jan 2016) when we stayed with points at the Gold Coast at other LHS people, Heather and Michael in their great apartment overlooking the ocean -
Kelli, Florian and 2 children are beautiful, 6 star, gold standard points swappers who arrived bearing a lovely gift! They left our apartment punctually, sparkly clean and in exactly the same condition they found it. Clearly they are energetic, strong and remarkably domestically adept. This family is passionate environmentally minded and the power usage shows they used appliances, including the air-conditioning minimally. This is quite remarkable considering Gold Coast was at the height of summer when they stayed. I trust Kelli and Florian implicitly. They are intrinsically honest and respectful and I have no hesitation in recommending their family most highly as points swappers.


More about us

  1. German/Aussie couple with 2 amazingly awesome kids
  2. Love to travel to great places and eat fabulous food
  3. We run 2 businesses together in Health &Medical and tourism

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Best Thai, Chinese, Pizza etc a few minutes walk/drive and the best fish and chips in Cairns 1 min away
Cool bars
Yes we are 10 mins drive from all the nightlife of Cairns city
Cozy cafés
Freshwater has great cafes near us - Limerlost Nursery and Freshwater Train station
Retail therapy
10 mins drive to shopping precinct
Bit of culture
Freshwater is one of the few best areas of Cairns 8 mins from Botanic Gardens and Edge Hill cultural precinct and we have Kuranda Train stop at Freshwater station
Walks in the park
Yes we back onto a park and have walking tracks very close by and you can ride the pushbikes also to get to different walking tracks
Spot of exercise
yes all through our hills and bikepaths to ride all around Cairns
Day tripping
Great Barrier Reef & Rainforest at the Daintree/Cape Tribulation National Park plus the Atherton Tablelands is great

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