Holloways Beach is one of the Cairns
northern beaches located between Machans Beach
and Yorkeys Knob
and is a 15-minute drive from the Cairns
CBD. Holloways Beach is made up of residential, large farm land, reserves and undeveloped land throughout the suburb as well as some commercial areas providing services to residents of the neighbourhood. There is also Wistaria Sports Reserve clubhouse and sports grounds
as well as Syd Granville Park
sports fields. Holloways Beach also has full life-guard and stinger-net facilities during the stinger season. The postcode for Holloways Beach is 4878.
Holloways Beach has a number of small stores including the Holloways Beach Post Office, and Strands Hair & Beauty
salon as well as many take away stores and restaurants such as Strait on the Beach
which has been voted Holloways Beach's best restaurant. The nearest shopping centre is Cairns Central Shopping Centre
, about a 15-minute drive south, which provides major outlets including Myer, Target, Coles major Telco's and Kmart. There is also a butcher, deli and a news-agency in Stratford which is about a 10-minute drive south.
Although there are no schools located directly within Holloways Beach, adjoining suburbs of Machans Beach
and Yorkeys Knob
both provide public primary schooling from years prep-6. The closest secondary school is Smithfield State High School
about 5-kilometres north providing years 7-12 public schooling. There is also Holloways Beach Community Kindergarten & Preschool
offering kindergarten and prep level services. The Cairns Sunbus
public transport service also runs throughout the area with multiple stop overs in the suburb.