Caravonica is a northern suburb of Cairns
adjoining to Smithfield
about 20-minute from the CBD. Being a developing suburb of Cairns
, Caravonica has many large blocks and areas of rural land available but also has new developments in the area helping to expand the region. With large amounts of rural land Caravonica contains many unstructured green spaces consisting of floodplain, rural and parkland. The Baron River
also flows through Caravonica providing a locally renowned swimming hole, Lake Placid
as well as being home to the popular Barron Gorge National Park
track. The postcode for Caravonica is 4878.
Being situated between both Smithfield
, Caravonica is just a 10-minute drive from two of Cairns' major shopping centres; Smithfield Shopping Centre
and Redlynch Central Shopping Centre
which provide access to both major grocery stores, Coles and Woolworths. Caravonica also contains a local pizzeria and cocktail bar called Alessandro's
which is located in the Lake Placid
region of Caravonica.
Caravonica contains Caravonica State School
a primary school catering from Prep-6, and has many schools in adjacent suburbs providing both public and primary schooling from prep through to year 12. The Cairns Sunbus
public transport service also runs throughout the area with multiple stop overs in the suburb.