Kewarra Beach

Kewarra Beach is a beachside suburb 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Cairns.   Aboriginal word meaning foot of the rainbow.  This delightful beachside suburb offers swimming nets, picnic area and great accommodation and food options available at the Kewarra Beach Resort.

  • Postcode is 4879
  • Population of 5652
  • Area 6.7 kilometres
  • latitude 16.7875, Longitude 145.676389

By  the Water

Windsurfing, beachcombing and kayaking are all popular at Kewarra Beach.

Entertainment and beach meals are available at the Beach Shak at the Kewarra Beach Resort.

There is also a children’s playground and an undercover barbeque area.

There are also public toilets at the Northern end of Kewarra Beach.

Things to do

Nearby things to do including visiting the World famous Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda. Stoney Creek Falls.

A game of golf on the beautiful Paradise Palms Resort.

Fishing at Kewarra Beach.

Eat and Drink


Kewarra Beach Resort is located at the northern end

Paradise Palms Country Club and Resort

Getting there

Kewarra Beach is easy to find, head North from Cairns along the Captain Cook Highway for 20 kilometres until you get to the Kewarra Beach Round-about turning right will take you to the beach, a little bit further along after the roundabout you will find the entrance to the Paradise Palms Resort.