Family friendly accommodation in Cairns

Cairns is a fabulous destination for your family holiday, with plenty to keep yourselves and your little ones entertained. Cairns is a tropical hotspot for family holidaymakers, surrounded by lush rainforest and numerous sandy beaches to choose from. There are some great family-friendly hotels and resorts in Cairns and at the Cairns Northern Beaches. The best of these have free and affordable activities that all the family can enjoy. The climate in Cairns is second to none, with gorgeous hot and humid summers and mild, dry winters. June to August is the peak tourist season, with average temperatures ranging from 17.5-26°C.

Now that you have chosen your holiday destination, the next step is finding family-friendly accommodation in Cairns.

Cairns family accommodation

If you’re looking for Cairns family accommodation that feels like a home away from home, one of our favourite choices is Villa Marine, which is situated at Yorkeys Knob beach, one of the most beautiful areas in Cairns. Located just 10 minutes from Cairns city and 15 minutes from Cairns airport, Villa Marine is the perfect paradise getaway for families. What’s more, you have your very own rainforest on your doorstep!

Villa Marine resort is within walking distance to Yorkeys Knob beach, one of the best beaches in Cairns for families and children. Quiet and quaint, a little gem away from the hustle and bustle of tourists. Enjoy a relaxing walk, a yummy BBQ and take the kids to one of the beach playgrounds. Lifeguards patrol the beach and jellyfish nets are installed, making it a safe family beach for children to play and swim. The brand new million dollar children’s playground, free-flying fox, free BBQs and exercise equipment located just 50 meters away on the Esplanade provides great free and fun family activities that the kids will love.

A spacious family resort within your budget

For maximum comfort during your Cairns family holiday, you’re going to want spacious accommodation that suits your budget. Villa Marine offers 3 family-friendly apartments with access to the luxurious garden and lagoon. All are self-contained and self-catering. For a family of 4, choose from the Family apartment, Tropical Apartment or Beach Apartment. The lagoon and garden area are fully fenced, so you can relax instead of worrying about losing sight of your children. What’s more, Villa Marine provide children’s beach toys and snorkel equipment free of charge.

Unlike some of the bigger resorts in the city, Villa Marine is a small, family-owned business. This means you’ll receive a more personal experience with extras, by people who know what family holidays are really about.

Large family accommodation in Cairns

If you’re looking for affordable but large family accommodation in Cairns, look no further than the 2-bedroom Holiday Apartment at Villa Marine. This huge family size apartment sleeps up to 5 people, with a gorgeous queen-sized bed and 3 singles. The Holiday apartment is also self-contained and self-catering but with its own private patio. For large family accommodation in Cairns, you’ll be spoilt for space! Need even more beds? Our family apartment sleeps 6 or book several villas side by side.

Cairns family friendly apartment

Fun family activities in Cairns

You won’t be disappointed with the range of family activities available in Cairns. There’s so much to see and do, with tours to suit all ages. Villa Marine staff are passionate and knowledgeable about the family activities on offer, which is why you can enjoy family deals and discounts! They are specialists in tourist information. Why not make your Cairns Family holiday one to remember? Here are just some of the wonderful activities you can enjoy as part of your family holiday to Cairns.

· Kuranda, also known as the village in the rainforest, is only 25 minutes away from Villa Marine by car. A town rich with heritage and nature, Kuranda is a fun day out for families in Cairns. Experience the million-year-old rainforest with a ride on the Kuranda Scenic Railway or soar above the canopy on the Skyrail. Hand feed tropical birds at Bird World and get close to butterflies at the enchanting Butterfly Sanctuary. Kids will love petting the koalas and kangaroos at Kuranda Koala Gardens, while there’s plenty of local art and markets for parents to enjoy · A family trip to Cairns wouldn’t be complete without a crocodile encounter! Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is an award-winning attraction for croc-spotting, also home to other native species and flora and fauna. Spread across over 2100m of boardwalks and pathways, this wildlife park offers a realistic experience with the Cairns crocs. Don’t forget to snap up your family discount! Available from Villa Marine. · For families with teenagers, a trip to the Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforests is a must-do activity. An exhilarating way to enjoy the canopy is to take a Jungle Surfing zip line tour! You can swim, snorkel and kayak to your hearts content in the crystal-clear mountain waters. Take a guided tour on foot, by boat or on horseback. Special family occasion? Why not hire a family car for a self-drive trip and stay overnight?

· A family trip to the Cairns aquarium is an unbeatable way for kids to discover the magic of the Great Barrier Reef. This world-class aquarium is also home to plants and animals from The Daintree Rainforest. Not only will you see some of the world’s rarest creatures, you’ll be able touch them too! · Play “I spy” and try to spot tree kangaroos, platypus and possums! Atherton Tablelands offers an exciting nocturnal tour so you can meet your favourite furry friends at night

Cairns is a tropical paradise when it comes to wildlife and family outdoor activities. Take your time to browse through over 500 different tours at Yorkeys Knob Tourist Information Centre located at Villa Marine or see www.allcairnstours.com.au.

Book your family accommodation today! You can book your Cairns family accommodation at Villa Marine online. For advice on the best family accommodation deals, call the friendly team at Villa Marine on 0740557158 or send them an email.