Manoora is a central suburb of Cairns adjoining to Edge Hill
and is approximately 10 minutes drive west from the CBD. Being the third largest suburb in the region Manoora has a mostly residential land use but also a strong presence of commercial use, as well as a number of local, district and metropolitan level services and facilities, including Jensen Street Park
, new fitness equipment and green spaces scattered throughout the suburb. The postcode for Manoora is 4870.
Being such a large suburb Manoora has its own small shopping centre within the suburb. Piccone's Shopping Village contains a Super IGA
grocery store, post office, the Edge Hill Tavern
, and a variety of other specialty shops and takeaway food outlets. The closest major shopping centre is Cairns Central Shopping Centre
located in the city centre providing access to most major outlets including Coles
, Dick Smith
and JB Hi-Fi
Although there are no schools in Manoora, the adjacent suburbs of Manunda
both offer state primary schools, Trinity Bay State High School
is also in Manunda providing years 7-12, the Catholic primary school, St Francis Xavier's
is also in Manunda and provides years prep-6. Cairns High State School
is also about 10 minutes drive away. The Cairns Sunbus
public transport service also runs throughout the area with multiple stop overs in the suburb.