Freshwater is a popular suburban middle-ring suburb, located 8 kilometres from the CBD, to the north-west of the airport. It has a mixture of housing types, a small strip shopping heart, which includes a hotel and a restaurant, and a range of community spaces and facilities, including picnic areas, parks, and an historic railway station. A waterway flows through the area, feeding into the Barron River to the south of the suburb. Freshwater is about 15mins drive from Cairns CBD.
• Number of Community Facilities, parks, swimming holes and picnic areas.
• Convenience store & Post office
• Childcare Centre and a Primary School offering prep to year 6
• Public Transport