Trinity Beach is a central member of the ‘Northern Beaches
’ of Cairns
adjoining to Trinity Park
and Kewarra Beach
, and is located approximately a 20-minute drive north from the Cairns
CBD. Trinity Beach is named after nearby Trinity Bay
, which was named by Captain James Cook
on Trinity Sunday in 1770. The postcode for Trinity Park is 4879.
Historically used mainly for farming and sugar cane growing, Trinity Beach now predominantly consists of residential housing and a large mix of tourist accommodation and restaurants yet holds a more “down-to-earth” and casual atmosphere than other nearby tourist-orientated beaches such as Palm Cove
The closest major shopping centre to Trinity Beach, Smithfield Shopping Centre
, is a 5-minute drive south and includes a Coles
, Dan Murphy’s
, many specialty and take away shops, and restaurants in the complex which is well serviced with car parking and bus services. James Cook University
is also less than a 5-minute drive from Trinity Beach.
Major features of Trinity Beach include Trinity Beach Sporting Complex
, Centenary Park
, Coastwatcher Park
, George Moore Park, Vallance Park, Trinity Beach Community Kindergarten
and Trinity Beach State Primary School
. Other nearby schools include Trinity Anglican School
in Kewarra Beach
and Smithfield State High School
. The Cairns Sunbus
public transport service also runs throughout the area with multiple stop overs in the suburb.