Focus On… Bentley Park
Bentley Park is one of the larger suburbs on the Southside and is located approximately 12 minutes from Cairns CBD. Bentley Park features a diverse range of demographics. Predominantly occupied by working families, there are a mixture of renters and owner occupiers in the area.
There is a Queensland Health facility in the area but the bulk of medical & dental services are based in neighbouring suburbs.
Bentley Park has a number of parks in the area as well as walking/bike tracks. Most parks have children’s play equipment. There are also a few small creeks in the area. Souths Cairns Sports club, formerly Fretwell Park has undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment and includes Sirens restaurant, fully licenced bar, indoor and outdoor childrens play equipment and of course the AFL/Cricket field.
Bentley Park Shopping Village offers a Grocery Store, Newsagency, Depatment of Transport, Chemist, Gym and other shops.
Bentley Park offers several Early Education Centres in the area as well as other private child care options and after school programs.
Bentley Park College is a Prep to Year 12 state college. The College is comprised of two sectors, Prep to Year 6 and Year 7 to Year 12, on one campus and includes a well-resourced Special Education Program for Prep to Year 12 students.
Sunbus provides a full public transport service in the area. The suburb is serviced by Cairns taxi companies