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Woree Cairns: Your Utimate Guide 2024

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Living in Woree Cairns

Woree Cairns is a suburb in the South Cairns area. This suburb lies in the traditional lands of the Yidinji people, who call Cairns ‘Gimuy’.

Cairns Southern Gateway

Woree Cairns Map

Woree Cairns History

This suburb is located in one of Cairns earlier settled (or stolen) areas. Initially, arriving Europeans converted the area to sugarcane cultivation. However, today this land has overwhelmingly been taken up for residential use.

In the 1930s, apart from being used to grow sugarcane, the suburb was also home to the Cairns Motor Cycle Club and Speedway.

Woree Cairns
Woree Cairns

Woree Cairns

Who are the traditional owners of Woree?

The traditional owners of Woree are the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji people.

What is the postcode for Woree?

The postcode for Woree in Cairns is 4868.

Things to do in Woree Cairns

There is a lot to do in Woree, from sports like golf, swimming and soccer to dining at restaurants and a day at the races.

Woree Cairns Sports

The suburb has great sporting facilities. In addition to an Olympic length swimming pool, there are numerous sporting clubs. So these include Saints Hockey Club, Brothers Hockey Club and Leichhardt soccer, all located in Woree Cairns.

Cairns Woree Golf

Cairns Golf Club is an 18 Hole Championship Golf Course located on the east side of the highway. In addition, the driving range is open every day to the public. It is great for a bit of fun individually or as a group. Neat & tidy casual attire is requested.

Cairns Woree golf
Woree Cairns Golf

Woree Pool Cairns

The pool is known officially as the Woree Sports and Aquatic Centre. Indeed it is located at 1 Pool Close in Woree.

Woree Cairns pool
Woree Cairns pool

Jeff Pezzutti Park

Jeff Pezzutti Park, located in Windara Street is home to a number of the sporting groups. Consequently, these include Saints Hockey Club and Leichhardt Soccer Club (juniors). There are also swings and a skate bowl in the park.

Calanna Park

Calanna Park is another important council park in the area. It is home to Brothers Hockey Club and the park is also used by a junior soccer club.

Woree Restaurants

There are a number of restaurants in the suburb, most of which are located in the shopping complex at the end of Charlotte Close.

Woree Chinese

On Mulgrave Road you can find the Pearl Garden Chinese Restaurant. Specialising in fine Chinese Cuisine, Pearl Garden has been rated the best Chinese Boutique Restaurant in Tropical North Queensland. 

Woree State Schools

Woree in Cairns is well served by a quality public education system. It has both primary and secondary state schools separated by Rigg Street. Both Woree State School and the nearby Woree State High School have dedicated teachers providing exceptional outcomes for students.

In addition, Woree offers excellence in special education. Indeed Cairns State Special School in Windarra Street provides a comprehensive eduction. It offers a multidisciplinary approach. The school provides educational, vocational, medical and other support services that maximise educational outcomes for students.

The suburb is also the home of St. Gerard Majella Primary School and St. Mary’s Catholic College, both on Anderson Road. Both these schools are run by Catholic Education.

Woree State High School Uniform

Online ordering for uniforms and stationery is the quickest and easiest way to get your school supplies.

Please see the Flexischools link below for information regarding registration for this service:  https://www.flexischools.com.au/parents External link 

Woree State High School facebook

Woree State High School is a modern secondary high school located in a picturesque, safe suburban setting. The school has its own facebook page full of further information.

Woree Cairns Public Transport

Bus Service

The suburb is well serviced by the state funded bus service. Indeed there are numerous bus stops in the suburb.

Cycle and Pedestrian Access

The suburb is also very well services by ‘shared pathways’. Consequently, these pathways support cycle and pedestrian access. In addition these pathways get you to the Cairns Southern Access Cycleway. Indeed this cycleway provides safe off-road cycle access into Cairns CBD or south all the way to Gordonvale.

Woree Cairns Real Estate

Woree Cairns, offers a variety of real estate options ranging from affordable units to more upscale houses.

The market in Woree shows a range of properties suitable for various budgets and needs, from investment units to family homes with modern amenities and spacious layouts. The suburb’s proximity to Cairns CBD and local amenities makes it an attractive choice for buyers.

Woree Cairns houses for sale

There are several houses currently for sale in Woree, Cairns. For a more comprehensive list and additional details, you can check real estate websites like Homely​ (Homely)​ and Domain​ (Domain)​, or better still, contact a local agent.

Woree Cairns Accommodation

Woree in Cairns offers a range of accommodation options catering to different preferences and budgets.

Cairns Gateway Resort: Located on 5 acres of tropical gardens, this resort offers a variety of accommodations including hotel rooms and studio apartments. The resort features a large pool with a waterfall, a kids’ playground, and complimentary BBQ facilities. It’s ideal for both short stays and extended visits​​.

Big 4 Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut: This family-friendly resort is renowned for its extensive facilities, including two swimming pools, a water park, mini-golf, and a variety of outdoor activities. It also features a café and offers options for families, including bungalows and villas. The resort is highly rated for its cleanliness, staff, and overall family-friendly atmosphere​.

South Cairns Resort: Located close to Cairns city centre, this resort offers comfortable accommodations with an outdoor lagoon pool. It provides easy access to the city’s attractions while offering a relaxing environment for guests​.

These accommodations provide a mix of leisure and convenience, making Woree a great place to stay when visiting Cairns.

Woree Representation

The suburb is located within the Cairns Regional Council local government area. Indeed it is located in Division 3 and the local representative is Cr Cathy Zeiger. This area also falls within the federal electorate of Leichhardt. Read on for some of the many things you can do in this modern south Cairns suburb.

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