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Bayview Heights

Nearby Suburbs
Mt Sheridan

Bayview Heights is a suburb in the southern corridor of Cairns City. It is residential in nature, and forms part of the suburban corridor developing along the highway south of Cairns. It is adjacent to the suburbs of Earlville and Woree. Bayview Heights has a number of small parks however residents access the majority of community and essential services in Woree and Earlville. Bayview Heights is about 15mins drive south of Cairns CBD.
The People

The population of Bayview Heights is characterised by a higher than average proportion of couples with no children families, aged 45-64, with 4060 people living in the area

General facilities

Bayview Heights has about 15 parks in the area, including 3 parks with cricket facilities, a Girl Guide Hut at Turner Park, and the Bill Wakeham Park Sports Ground. People can also access services and facilities in Woree and Earlville. The closest library is in the nearby suburb of Earlville, about 10mins drive north. The closest public swimming pool is the Woree Public Swimming Pool about 10mins drive south. There is a bowls club and a retirement village in the area.


There is a medical centre in the area but the bulk of medical & dental services are based in Cairns CBD with some in the southern suburbs of Earlville and Woree. The Cairns Base Hospital is about 20mins drive north of the area.


There is a small cluster of convenience stores on Marti Street and another cluster near the bowls club. The closest major shopping centre is Stockland Shopping Centre at Earlville, about 10mins drive north. The centre has a number of supermarkets, Big W, Target and a cinema complex.


There are a number of ABC Learning Centres in the area and the surrounding suburbs of Earlville and Woree as well as other private child care options.


Bayview Heights has close access to a number of schools in the surrounding suburbs of Woree and Earlville including Trinity Anglican School (Prep-12), Woree State School (Prep-12), St Gerard Majella Catholic School (primary), Our Lady Help of Christians School (primary) and St Mary’s Catholic College (high school).

Public Transport

Sunbus provides a full public transport service in the area. The suburb is serviced by Cairns taxi companies.

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Last updated 21.06.2017