My home is very near the City business area (1.2 klms to Cairns Central Shopping Centre) & is situated in a very short street, quiet & private. I have 6 rooms in Total for you to choose from .Downstairs has 4 rooms and is all Air-conditioned and all with Flat Screen TV's. The Granny Flat sleeps 4 (suitable for 4 Adults or Couple & 2 kids etc . Air-conditioned with kitchenette, microwave,induction hot plates, Full size fridge, dishwasher & open plan bathroom & separate toilet. Studio 43 sleeps 3, self-contained with kitchenette, microwave,induction hot plates, Smart TV, Full size fridge, & private bathroom/toilet. Has 2 adjoining rooms The Front Garden Room King Bed or 2 singles & The Back Garden room with Queen Bed. There is also 2 rooms Upstairs which share a bathroom together & my kitchen & there is a separate full size fridge on the balcony to share for the upstairs rooms.
Cairns city has a wonderful swimming Lagoon in the city for your use with Free BBQ facilities which is a must to experience & Free WiFi !! Bus stop to the city, beaches & tour pick up points is a short walk away which will take you to the City to Coffee Shops/Restaurants on the waterfront by the ocean, Swimming Lagoon for BBQ or swim (2 klms from my home), Rusty's weekend market ( 200 mtrs from Cairns Central Shopping Centre) & tourist pick up spots etc. Deep Sea Dive Centre is 500 mtrs from my home & Pro Dive very near. Many tours have pick up points a short walk from my home (500 mtrs).
Free Street parking is available in front of my house or across the street.
Cairns is situated in Far North Queensland North of Australia on The Great Barrier Reef and has a tropical climate so you only need to bring light clothing at anytime of the year. With the Reef, Rain forest & Mountains on our doorstep you have the best of all worlds to enjoy. The Botanical gardens is Free and a must to visit. You can see the Butterfly & Orchid display ( for free), have a coffee and/or lunch and experience the many walks available to and take in the city views at the top or just walk around the gardens.
There are many free activities in the city daily to participate in: yoga, thai chi, Pilates, water aerobics, walking groups, zumba & a free movie at the Casino on Tuesdays & 2 for 1 deals in the city in Clubs & Restaurants on Cheap Tuesday,too.
Remember to ask me about the discount web site for your trips,too.
I am not available for cooking dinner but there is over 200 restaurants around the city and near our place or short Taxi drive , walk or Bus. Bus stop is 300 mtrs for 5 minute bus ride to the city area.
The city area has clean Free BBQ's at the Swimming Lagoon area at the water front right near the night markets. You just need to buy the food.
From the Airport ( approx 5 klms from my home) . My Airport Pick- up fee is $25 for up to 4 people. Your the next best option is Taxi.
I have been hosting students & travelers since 1994.