Family-friendly vacation rentals in Cairns

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Guest suite in Edge Hill
EDGE HILL - Village Central
NEWLY Renovated this Spacious High Ceiling Room has a NEW En-suite Bathroom and Breakfast Bar Kitchenette – designed (eventually) to be a completely separate part of the house with its own entrance, deck etc - ideal for you to relax & do your own thing – or for the more Social to join us downstairs. The KING Bed Purchased NEW - Hilton hotel supply – is luxuriously comfortable. Every Basic “Self Contained” BnB amenity covered – for something SPECIAL in your Fridge – please discuss as the Friendly Grocer / Bottle shop are 2 minutes away on the corner. Tropically surrounded EDGE HILL VILLAGE “where the Locals meet” is Cairns’ Only & Oldest, most Sought after and relaxed leafy green Local Village atmosphere (on the Edge of the Hill to catch the warm evening sea breezes) 10 Minutes from the CBD (Airport) and General Tourist Route – surrounded by some of Cairns’ BEST Café’s, Restaurants, Fashion, Shops and More all 2 minutes walk to the Corner ensures you enjoy the area. 5 Minutes walk to the Botanic Gardens, Mount Whitfield Conversation Park and Tanks Arts Centre (local monthly markets) Edge Hill Village is extremely Walk and Bike Friendly with some awesome Rainforest walks to Look outs - as well as New Bike Tracks Network take you all the way into Town Via the Esplanade. Possible Bonus’s / EXTRAS Lots of LOCAL Information (17/20yrs, CRTA) Luggage Storage Pick up / Drop Off Airport / Town / Rental car Bicycle We look forward - hearing from you
Dec 27 – Jan 3
$56 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 428 reviews
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Guest suite in Edge Hill
Chic, Self-Contained Apartment close to Airport
If you would like to experience a stay in an elegant, cool and lush garden setting under majestic century-old rain trees, this may be the place for you. This property offers a special and unique opportunity to experience North Queensland in your own private tropical oasis. A 5 min drive to the Airport & 10 mins to the CBD. It's a 5 min walk to the village of Edge Hill, With its many shops, cafe's & restaurants. And a further 5 mins to the Botanical Gardens & the Mt Whitfield national park
Apr 17 – 24
$72 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 441 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns City
Coral Sea Penthouse - Ocean Views. On Esplanade
Penthouse Level apartment situated in the heart of the city overlooking the Esplanade lagoon.... what more could you want? This luxurious and spacious property offers guests the most amazing views, amenities in the best location in Cairns. Take the lift down to the Esplanade (entrance next to the Night markets) and you can walk to the Reef Fleet Terminal, Lagoon and to some of the most incredible Restaurants that Cairns has to offer! Apartment size - 139 square meters.
Apr 23 – 30
$211 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 165 reviews

Popular amenities for Cairns family-friendly rentals

Family-friendly home rentals with a hot tub

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Apartment in Cairns City
Harbour Lights Barrier Reef Rainforest Water Views
Oct 21 – 28
$256 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 293 reviews
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Condo in Cairns City
Beautiful Penthouse with private rooftop, spa, gym
Feb 9 – 16
$234 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 257 reviews
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Apartment in Palm Cove
2bed beach-resort apartment 10steps to pool
Feb 18 – 25
$128 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 111 reviews
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Condo in Palm Cove
Palm Cove Paradise - Couples spa unit in Peppers
Oct 6 – 13
$202 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 112 reviews
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Apartment in White Rock
Golf Course Apartment/Sleeps upto 6/ Selfcontained
Jan 17 – 24
$100 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 212 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns City
Luxury OCEAN VIEW home away from home
Jul 31 – Aug 7
$228 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 41 reviews
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Apartment in Palm Cove
Palm Cove Sea Temple Luxury 2 Bed 2 Bath Apartment
Feb 13 – 20
$223 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 95 reviews
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Apartment in Palm Cove
Aspen: Beachfront Bliss at The Drift
Nov 16 – 23
$245 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 18 reviews
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Apartment in Palm Cove
Abode Palm Cove Ground Floor Terrace
Mar 10 – 17
$293 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 85 reviews
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Condo in Palm Cove
Palm Cove Beach Resort Two-Bedroom Apartment
Nov 9 – 16
$192 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 49 reviews
Condo in Cairns North
🌴Tropical Escape Resort🌴 5 Dazzling Pools & Spa
Mar 23 – 30
$76 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 363 reviews
Apartment in Palm Cove
Reef Retreat Palm Cove Studio Apartment
Jan 1 – 8
$133 per night
4.71 out of 5 average rating, 150 reviews

Family- and pet-friendly home rentals

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Apartment in Cairns North
(C3) Beautifully Presented - FREE WIFI
Jun 15 – 22
$72 per night
4.73 out of 5 average rating, 240 reviews
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Treehouse in Redlynch
Treetops Retreat Cairns (rainforest resort home)
Nov 15 – 22
$203 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 382 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns North
Inner City Value
May 3 – 10
$130 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 179 reviews
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Home in Edge Hill
Tropical Pool Villa
Aug 15 – 22
$517 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 284 reviews
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Home in Palm Cove
Bedrock - Relax and recharge
Nov 4 – 11
$355 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 107 reviews
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Home in Freshwater
Tropical Oasis
Nov 3 – 10
$236 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 191 reviews
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Home in Palm Cove
Palm Cove Retreat
Jan 15 – 22
$254 per night
4.76 out of 5 average rating, 148 reviews
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Home in Machans Beach
Beach House on Cinderella - absolute beachfront
Sep 5 – 12
$229 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 59 reviews
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Vacation home in Yorkeys Knob
Amazing location 50 Metres from patrolled beach.
Apr 21 – 28
$213 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 10 reviews
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Home in Yorkeys Knob
Great Northern Beach House (Beachfront)
Jul 16 – 23
$281 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 64 reviews
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Farm stay in Redlynch
Redlynch-Homestead-pets-close to cbd and beach
Oct 20 – 27
$81 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 88 reviews
Apartment in Cairns North
(S2) Nice, private one-bedroom unit - Close to CBD
Aug 22 – 29
$72 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 261 reviews

Family-friendly home rentals with a pool

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Apartment in Cairns
Quiet inner city Boutique Motel
Jan 4 – 11
$69 per night
4.74 out of 5 average rating, 408 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns City
(7) Amazing Harbour Views - 2Bdrm 2Bath Apartment
Nov 9 – 16
$227 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 124 reviews
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Home in Trinity Beach
The Gorgeous Tree House
Jun 23 – 30
$265 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 177 reviews
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Home in Machans Beach
Luxury ocean property “ La Flotte” in North Qld
Sep 25 – Oct 2
$280 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 155 reviews
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Loft in Holloways Beach
Cairns Beaches Absolute Beach Front Studio
Dec 2 – 9
$142 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 158 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns City
(99) Amazing Ocean Views - 2Bdrm 2Bath Apartment
Apr 30 – May 7
$221 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 109 reviews
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Home in Freshwater
Beautiful Cairns home . Free wifi.
May 25 – Jun 1
$123 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns North
Beautiful 3 BDR Getaway- close to Cairns esplanade
Dec 23 – 30
$163 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 198 reviews
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Home in Redlynch
Coral Sea Views Retreat, Cairns - 5Rooms Sleeps10
Aug 29 – Sep 5
$339 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 248 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns North
Renovated 3 Bed 2 Bathroom , wifi & Netflix, Pool
Aug 2 – 9
$149 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Apartment in Cairns North
Large 2bdrm Mediterranean-Style Resort Apartment
Sep 9 – 16
$154 per night
4.78 out of 5 average rating, 224 reviews
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Apartment in Kamerunga
Tropical Retreat
Jan 22 – 29
$94 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 195 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals that are family-friendly in Cairns

Total rentals

1.3K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

460 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

1K properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

160 properties allow pets

Total number of reviews

54K reviews

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