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Everything about Student Accommodation Cairns

Cairns is located in Far North Queensland surrounded with beautiful coral reefs and rainforests. Being the main opening to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, the city is an important tourist centre.

But Cairns has more to offer than just famous tourist attractions. The city is home to several universities and colleges and is one of North Queensland's leading study destinations for both local and international students. With a population of just over 150,000, Cairns has the resources and amenities of a major city, but offers less traffic, lower rents, and more nature reserves to explore compared to Sydney or Melbourne.

Cairns' friendly community features a diverse mix of cultures, so you're sure to feel welcome in the city no matter where you're from. You can learn more about our student accommodation Cairns here.

Living in Cairns as a student

  • Cost of Living: Cairns is a fairly inexpensive city for students, especially compared to other Australian cities. Depending on your preference, an average meal at a restaurant costs around $30
  • Student-friendly locations: Smithfield is one of the most desirable student neighbourhoods in the city.
  • Student Rentals: The city offers over 750 affordable student housing options. You can get the safest student apartment in Cairns with spacious rooms and a comfortable stay at affordable monthly rents and deals.

Student Life in Cairns

Surrounded by gorgeous landscapes, Cairns is a beautiful destination for your university experience. The city is home to several universities and colleges and is an educational centre for international and local students

Picnics and parks: Visit the Botanic Gardens and enjoy a stroll through Australia's tropical plants. Visit Kuranda Forest, a World Heritage rainforest, where you can take a train ride through the forest. Crystal Beach is the perfect place for a weekend getaway!

Restaurants, cafes and markets: in Cairns, you can buy fresh produce at supermarkets, while some urban markets also offer tax-free produce. Try delicious seafood at Piato!

Nightlife: Cairn is extensively known for its rainforest and reef, but that's not all, as this vibrant town is guaranteed to have a buzzing nightlife! The Attic Lounge Bar, the Woolshed, the Salt House, and the Ultimate Party Bus are some of the most popular spots to socialise and make your best friends for a night out!

Find modern student housing in Cairns near your university. With a wide selection of student rooms, 24/7 assistance and a personal booking manager, we'll help you find the best accommodation in Cairns.

What makes Cairns unique

There are many things which makes the city unique. It offers several tourists attractions and many fun things to do for students. Students can easily roam around the city and explore it from their student rooms in Cairns through public transports.

Fun things to do

  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling and diving
  • Explore the Daintree Rainforest
  • Relax on pristine sandy beaches and islands
  • Explore the hidden lanes of the city for small boutiques and bars
  • Dine at fabulous international restaurants and cafes
  • Go exploring saddling up a horse
  • White water rafting, bungee jumping, skydiving
  • Climb into a hot air balloon
  • Walks in nature and botanical gardens
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