Woree, Cairns is a large suburb that is divided in its land uses. One part of the suburb that is low lying and close to the coast is focused on industrial uses, while the area further inland is predominantly commercial and residential in nature. Woree is about 12 mins drive south of Cairns CBD.
The population of Woree consists mainly of families. The area tends towards lower-cost apartment blocks and single-dwellings. It is a rapidly growing area.
There are a wide variety of medical outlets in the Woree area including dental, doctors, pathology, physiotherapy, and a chemist. While Woree offers a large range of services, the closest hospital is Cairns Base Hospital located in the city which is a 12 minute drive north.
General facilities Woree has a number of local parks, one of them being Calana Park which is a district level sports facility, Cannon Park which is home to Cairns Jockey Club that hosts a few Race Days Events per year. Woree also has a local grocers store as well as hairdressers, and beauty salons.
There are a number of convenience stores in Woree including takeaway food outlets. The nearest shopping centre is Stockland Shopping Centre at Earlville, about 4mins drive north. Mount Sheridan Shopping Centre is about 11mins drive south of Woree.
There is a child care centre and a kindergarten in Woree. The surrounding suburbs of White Rock, Bentley Park, Bayview Heights and Earlville also have various child care options.
There are a number of school options for families living in the area such as Woree State Primary School, Woree State High School, St. Gerard Majella Catholic Primary School, and St. Mary’s Catholic College.
Sunbus and taxis both service this area. There is a train line that runs through the suburb but this is restricted to goods trains and intrastate trains and there is no station.
Source: cairns.com.au, Pricefinder & our own in house research