Clifton Beach Suburb Snapshot

Clifton Beach is located about 22 kilometres north of the city centre of Cairns and approximately 40 kilometres south of Port Douglas. The suburb of Kewarra Beach lies to the south and Palm Cove to the north. The Captain Cook Highway runs through the suburb. To the east, the suburb is bordered by a long sandy beach.

LGA & Postcode:
Cairns region, 4879

7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)

Population (census 2016):

Living in Clifton Beach:
Clifton Beach is described by locals as the Northern Beaches' best kept secret. Clifton beach is a very quiet and peaceful place for everyone with beautiful beaches, a combination of large established properties, and affordable smaller homes and apartments too.

The location of Clifton Beach offers easy access to a range of attractions, including the nearby Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, and Kuranda National Park. The suburb is also close to several other coastal towns and cities, such as Cairns and Port Douglas, which offer additional amenities and employment opportunities.

Real estate market statistics:
The predominant age group in Clifton Beach is 50-59 years. Households in Clifton Beach are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Clifton Beach work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 55% of the homes in Clifton Beach were owner-occupied compared with 54.7% in 2016. Currently the median value of houses in the area is $812,849.

(Information retrieved from CoreLogic)