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Looking to find out more about Whitfield in Cairns? Get all the information you need in this comprehensive guide. Learn about attractions, activities, transportation, and more!
Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, local attractions, or cultural activities, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Explore what the suburb has to offer and find helpful tips for getting around town with this comprehensive guide!
The suburb includes Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. This means it borders with Aeroglen and Stratford to the north and the suburbs of Edge Hill and Manoora to the east and the suburbs of Brinsmead and Stratford to the west.
The suburb offers travellers plenty of options for getting around town. The most popular option is by car, as well as public transportation such as buses and taxis.
Those looking for an eco-friendly way to get around the suburb can take advantage of the extensive bike route system on a bike or electric scooter. Additionally, those wanting to explore further afield may want to consider booking a rental car.
Whitfield State School
The only school in the suburb is Whitfield State School.
There are no secondary schools in this suburb. The nearest state secondary schools is Trinity Bay State High School in Manunda.
With a population of approximately 5000 people Whitfield has and older than average population. There are a lower proportion of children (under 18) and a higher proportion of persons aged 60 or older than Cairns.
There are two sets of shops in the suburb. The most well known are on McManus Street.
The McManus Street shops include The Nest Cafe as well a real estate broker and a hairdresser.
The Woodward Street shops, located at the five-way round-a-bout include a restaurant and two other retail outlets.
In the evening, the Woodward St. Bakery is home to Cairns’s newest and only lasagne restaurant, The Lasagna King.