Bentley Park is located just south of Cairns
adjoining to Mount Sheridan
. Bentley Park is a mostly residential suburb consisting mainly of young families. As a result of the large number of families Bentley Park has a series of parks throughout the area, a gymnastics club and Fretwell Park
which is home to the local AFL team South Cairns Cutters
. The postcode for Bentley Park is 4869.
Even though Bentley Park is located in the southern end of Cairns
, the edition of the Cairns
southern access bypass to the Bruce Highway
means that the suburb is just 15-minutes drive to the heart of Cairns
CBD making it easy to access many important facilities such as the Cairns Base Hospital
. Bentley Park is also just 5-minute drive to the closest shopping centre Mount Sheridan Plaza
which contains a Kmart, Coles, Post Office, and many other stores and restaurants.
Bentley Park has two major schools located in the area, Bentley College
offers Prep through to Year 12 public schooling and St Teresa's Catholic Primary School
provides private schooling for years Prep to 12. There are also a number of Good Start Early Learning Centre
's located in the surrounding suburbs. The Cairns Sunbus
public transport service also runs throughout the area with multiple stop overs in the suburb.