Whitfield
Whitfield is an inner suburb of Cairns located adjoining to Edge Hill, Aeroglen, Stratford, Brinsmead, Kanimbla and Manoora. Whitfield is an established residential suburb located approximately 5km north-west of the Cairns CBD and is known for its community-based atmosphere with many different facilities and park lands throughout the area. The postcode Whitfield is 4870.

Whitfield has a number of local parks and convenience stores as well as excellent access to local services and facilities in adjacent areas, particularly in Edge Hill and Manunda. The closest library is the Manunda Library and the nearest swimming pool is the Tobruk Memorial Swimming Pool in Cairns North. The Cairns Botanical Gardens are a short drive away in Edge Hill and the closest major shopping centre, Cairns Central Shopping Centre, is located in Cairns City approximately a 5-10 minute drive away.

Major features of the Whitfield include Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, Mount Whitfield, Colin Penridge Park, Duplock Park and Ross Allen Park. Whitfield is home to Whitfield State Primary School, and several other schooling options exist in neighbouring suburbs including Edge Hill State School as well as Trinity Bay State High School and St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Primary School in Manunda. Cairns State High School is also located in the Cairns City district. The Cairns Sunbus public transport service also runs throughout the area with multiple stop overs in the suburb.