Caravonica, Queensland

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Caravonica and the suburbs to the south east
Caravonica is located in Queensland
Coordinates 16°52′2″S 145°41′17″E / 16.86722°S 145.68806°E / -16.86722; 145.68806Coordinates: 16°52′2″S 145°41′17″E / 16.86722°S 145.68806°E / -16.86722; 145.68806
Population 1,934 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4878
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Barron River
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Suburbs around Caravonica:
Barron Gorge Macalister Range
Barron Gorge Caravonica Barron
Kamerunga Kamerunga Kamerunga

Caravonica is a suburb of Cairns in the Carirns Region, Far North Queensland, Australia,[2] approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from the City Centre. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 1,934.[1]


Caravonica lies in the foothills of the Queensland tropical rain forests. The actual village itself is 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) in length from its most northern point to its most southern point. The boundary of the suburb can be found as far north as the Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway's southern terminal is known as the Caravonica Terminal. The southern border aligns with the Barron River.


Caravonica was part of the Shire of Mulgrave and then the City of Cairns local government areas. Caravonica State School was established in 1927.[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Caravonica (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 September 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Carvonica - suburb in Cairns Region (entry 48562)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Caravonica State School". Department of Education, Training and Employment. Retrieved 6 September 2014. 

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