Bungalow is a central suburb in the south of the Cairns Local Government Area. The suburb has an industrial history, with much of the area being designated light or general industrial. There are also many waterways and mangrove areas in Bungalow that serve important environmental roles, and also important social (recreational) roles for locals. Bungalow is about 3mins drive from Cairns CBD.
The population of Bungalow is mixed, with 2174 people living in the area.
Bungalow is close to a number of medical centres. It is a short drive to The Doctors on Mulgrave Road complex which houses a full service GP clinic, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, Cairns Xray, Pharmacy Warehouse and Dentist.
It is about 10mins drive to Cairns Base Hospital and Cairns Private Hospital.
Bungalow is known for the local pub/restaurant “The Bungalow Hotel”. They recently underwent a major refurbishment of the venue and the restaurant is making a name for its self as the place to go! There are no accommodation hotels however there are a few backpacker share house accommodation facilities.
Bungalow is close to a major shopping centre, Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) which also houses a Coles supermarket. There are several specialty stores within DFO as well as cafes and a food court. There is a shopping complex called Show Grounds Shopping Centre which houses several food outlets, florist, Silly Solly’s discount store, Cash Converters, Zaraffas coffee and a number of other independent stores.
There are a number of childcare centres close to the Bungalow area including Pelican’s in the City, Boopa Werem Kindergarten and Preschool and several others in the direct surrounding suburbs.
Sunbus services the suburb and taxis are available.
Source: cairns.com.au, Pricefinder & our own in house research