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Most recommended vacation rentals in Cairns

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Southern Cross Atrium Apartments - Cairns - Patio
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
8.1 Very good
Cairns CBD$129+
$129+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Nrma Cairns Holiday Park - Cairns - Pool
$58+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Inn Cairns
7.6 Good
Cairns CBD$140+
$140+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$94+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Oasis Inn Cairns
7.5 Good
$71+
$71+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Waterfront Terraces
8.2 Very good
$137+
$137+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
201 Lake Street
8.3 Very good
$160+
$160+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Il Centro Apartment Hotel
8.2 Very good
Cairns CBD$128+
$128+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Reef Gateway Apartments
8.2 Very good
$200+
$200+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

Vacation rentals near Cairns Regional Gallery

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Oasis Inn Cairns - Cairns - Pool
Oasis Inn Cairns
7.5 Good
$71+
$71+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Inn Cairns - Cairns - Building
Inn Cairns
7.6 Good
Cairns CBD$140+
$140+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

Good to know

Low season

April

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

$163

Average price (weekend night)

$273
Cheapest month to stay with an average 50% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 85% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a vacation rental in Cairns

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Top tips for finding Cairns vacation rental deals

  • Set in far north Queensland, Cairns is an exciting base for visiting the massive Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. There are a wide range of Cairns holiday rentals available, including self-contained apartments, holiday parks, campsites and holiday homes surrounded by rainforest.
  • Live like a local and stay at the Charming Queensland by the Beach house, an immaculate three-bedroom holiday home. Only about a 12min drive from Cairns city, this Cairns holiday rental is a short walk from the beach, shops and local restaurants.
  • If you want to visit the markets in Cairns, stay at the centrally located Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments. A great place for a light meal, Rusty’s Market is open from Friday to Sunday, with stalls selling fresh fruit and produce. Cairns Night Markets & Food Court is known for its food stalls, as well as souvenirs, jewellery and massages.
  • Looking for a convenient and economical option in the city centre? Mid-City Luxury Suites has one- and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchens, laundry facilities and swimming pool. A range of shops and restaurants are within walking distance of the apartments.
  • Visitors can see an impressive collection of tropical plants from all around the world at the Cairns Botanical Gardens. Oasis Inn Holiday Apartments is roughly a 5min drive from the gardens, and guests are accommodated in studios or apartments that can sleep up to six people.
  • Vacation rentals in Cairns are around 29% more expensive than hotels on average. Search here to compare prices for all accommodation types in Cairns.
  • The best vacation rental properties in Cairns are Stylish guesthouse short bush walk to beautiful swim beach. (9.9, 21 reviews), Blue Lagoon Villa B (9.8, 31), and The Red Sparrow 2 (9.6, 110), based on ratings and reviews from real travelers.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap vacation rental in Cairns, you should consider visiting during the low season. The cheapest vacation homes in Cairns can be found in April and July.
  • The cheapest night for renting a vacation home in Cairns is Thursday. In contrast, the most expensive is Friday.
  • Book your Cairns vacation rental at least 77 days before your stay begins to get the best price.
  • Vacation rentals are a popular choice for both long and short-term stays. KAYAK users usually book their vacation rental in Cairns for 7 days.
  • The cheapest Cairns vacation rental found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $85, while the most expensive was $97.

FAQs when booking a vacation home in Cairns

  • How much is a vacation rental for a week in Cairns?

    The average price for a weekly Cairns vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is $1,411.

  • How much is a vacation rental for a month in Cairns?

    The average price for a monthly Cairns vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is $6,048.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Cairns?

    There are loads of different property types that you can make your vacation home in Cairns. You’ll find apartments, holiday parks, houses, campgrounds, homestays, cruises, villas, cottages and treehouses.

  • What are some of the most-loved vacation rentals available in Cairns?

    There are many types of properties available for Cairns vacation rentals. If you’re looking for something special, vacation rentals most loved by KAYAK users are Breakfree Royal Harbour and Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel.

  • What are the most popular Cairns vacation rentals for a large group?

    If you’re a large group then you’ll need plenty of space. The highest rated vacation home that can sleep 6 people or more by KAYAK users is Pacific Sands Holiday Apartments.

  • Are there any pet-friendly vacation rentals in Cairns?

    There are a number of dog and pet-friendly Cairns vacation rentals, with around 2% allowing you to bring your pet along with you.

  • How much is a vacation rental in Cairns?

    KAYAK users have found vacation rentals in Cairns for as cheap as $109 in the last 3 days. The average price is $202.

  • How much is a vacation rental in Cairns for tonight?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Cairns vacation rentals for tonight for as low as $49. Search here for similar prices

  • How can I find vacation rentals near me in Cairns?

    Take a look at our vacation rentals map to find the best vacation rental homes near you.

  • What options are there for budget-friendly Cairns holiday rentals?

    There are several holiday parks that offer affordable accommodation in Cairns. BIG4 Cairns Crystal Cascades Holiday Park is around a 20min drive from the city, with a range of onsite studios, chalets and cabins. Facilities include a saltwater pool, playground, BBQ area and tennis court. Powered sites and camping pitches are also available, if you are bringing your own caravan or prefer to pitch a tent.

  • What pet-friendly holiday rentals are available in Cairns?

    NRMA Cairns Holiday Park welcomes dogs, cats and birds and is about a 5min drive from the centre of Cairns. If you’re travelling in a motorhome or caravan, you can select an ensuite site with a private bathroom and shower. Guests are also welcome to bring pets if they have their own tent. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, camp kitchen and kiosk.

  • Which Cairns holiday rentals are close to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway?

    The Sanctuary Retreat is a spacious holiday home in Trinity Beach, around 10 km from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Ride the cableway to experience panoramic views of Barron Falls and the World Heritage tropical rainforests of north Queensland. Visitors can also dine, shop and see wildlife in Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, and enjoy a guided tour at Red Peak Station.

  • Which accommodation in Cairns includes meals?

    All meals are included when you stay at Cairns Adventure Lodge. Located roughly 20min north-west of the city, breakfast, lunch and dinner is served daily in the communal dining hall. Guests can relax in private or shared apartments, marvel at the tropical gardens, swim in the saltwater pool and discover the natural attractions around Cairns.

Where to stay in Cairns?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Cairns by showing you the exact location of each vacation rental.