Council provides maps to help residents wanting to build, plan for emergencies and find recreational and leisure activities and facilities.
Maps are available either through online mapping tools or as easy-to-download PDF documents.
These maps have been developed for the purposes specified. In most cases the maps come with a disclaimer explaining the extent of their use. By using the maps you agree to the terms and conditions of use as well as Council's Legal and Privacy statements.
Building and development
CairnsPlan 2016 interactive mapping
The interactive mapping provides a tool for viewing some of the maps from the CairnsPlan 2016.
Interactive maps showing the location of utilities such as water, stormwater and sewer services.
Aerial images of the Cairns Regional Council local government area stretching from Ellis Beach in the north to Mirriwini in the south.
Make an online request for Contour Mapping to assist with your planning or building project.
Flood maps and data
Note: The 1% AEP Predicted Flood Inundation Maps identify localised flooding issues and assist with strategic planning exercises. These maps are not fit for insurance eligibility determination purposes or self-assessment.
- To request a flood zone information search for an individual property, submit a Land Record Search Request form to Council.
Storm tide evacuation maps
PDF maps showing evacuation routes in the event of storm tide inundation in Cairns.
PDF maps showing possible flooding based on a one-in-a-100 year event.
Locate pools, libraries, community halls, walking & shared paths, dog areas and more using Maps Online..
Cycling and walking tracks
PDF maps of the extensive walking and cycling path network in the Cairns region