Located in the inner city area of Cairns, Edge Hill is built on the edge of the Mt Whitfield Conservation Park. Situated on the other side of Mt Whitfield is the suburb of Aeroglen. Aerial photos of Edge Hill show the suburb located in the midst of the suburbs of Whitfield, Westcourt, Manunda, Manoora and Parramatta Park. Add to Description →
The Captain Cook Highway runs between Edge Hill and Cairns Bay, providing access to Cairns International Airport, the Barron River and all points North.
Edge Hill has a high proportion of residential development, with a significant number of flats and units. Edge Hill is situated at the midway point between the Cairns Base Hospital and the University. The Cairns PCYC is also located in Edge Hill.
Shopping and dining can be found at the Central Commercial Village, while Collins Avenue has been set aside as an environmental and cultural precinct for Cairns. Centenary Lakes is located close by as is the Tanks and Flecker Botanical Gardens.