Gordonvale is a small sugar-growing town and locality situated on the southern side of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. Gordonvale lies approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) south of the Cairns Central Business District and is just east of the Gillies Range which leads to the Atherton Tableland. Local amenities include:
• Golf club, licensed pubs and sporting facilities
• multiple swimming holes, parks & walking/bike tracks in the area, most with children’s play equipment making it fun for the whole family
• Family medical centre
• Several early education centres, private & public primary schools & Gordonvale High School
• Sunbus provides a full public transport service in the area. The suburb is serviced by Cairns taxi companies.