Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Mareeba awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Mareeba and enjoy the area's culture, history and museums. Renowned for its rainforest, waterfalls and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Mareeba

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mareeba a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mareeba Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • MakoTrac International Racetrack (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Sugarworld Waterpark (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Cairns Golf Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mareeba

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mareeba. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Tinaroo Dam (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mareeba Wetlands (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Crystal Cascades (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Barron Gorge National Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mareeba

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Mareeba Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mareeba?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 81 holiday lettings around Mareeba. From 33 Houses to 20 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mareeba?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mareeba. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mareeba Station: 20 holiday lettings
  • The Beck Museum: 38 holiday lettings
  • Mareeba Golf Club: 18 holiday lettings
  • Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre: 25 holiday lettings
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre: 604 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mareeba listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mareeba?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Mareeba. Our other popular types of Mareeba holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mareeba?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Mareeba. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.