Cooya Beach (+Bonnie Doon) Suburb Snapshot

The coastal village of Cooya Beach is just 5 minutes from Mossman and approximately 10 minutes north of Port Douglas. A residential area popular with local families and a beautiful beach suitable for walking and exercising dogs.

The adjacent locality of Bonnie Doon is located southwest of Cooya Beach has 327 inhabitants (2016 census) with a surface of 20.55/km2 (53.23/sq mi).

LGA & Postcode:
Shire of Douglas, 4873

8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)

Population (census 2016):

Living in Cooya Beach:
Living the coastal dream. Cooya Beach is a quiet residential community, a family friendly area with a genuine community feel. Perfect for living the quiet life.

There is a great cross section of residents, from singles and young couples to families and retirees.

It also offers new-build options (Ocean Breeze) and beautiful beachfront options (Bougainvillea Street).

Mud-crabbing is one of the go-to activities on Cooya Beach. Because of the close proximity to the mouth of the Mossman, there are numerous forms of life that relish the muddy waters and the change from freshwater to saltwater surroundings.

Likewise, boating is a popular sport amongst visitors and locals. The pristine coastline promises spectacular views and peaceful waters to peruse.

Real estate market statistics:
The predominant age group in Cooya Beach is 50-59 years. Households in Cooya Beach are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Cooya Beach work in a community and personal service occupation.

In 2011, 52.1% of the homes in Cooya Beach were owner-occupied compared with 61.3% in 2016. Currently the median value of houses in Cooya Beach is $551,634.

In Bonnie Doon the median value of houses is currently $592,313.

(Information retrieved from CoreLogic, a leading property data provider)