White Rock, a residential suburb on the outskirts of Cairns, is 10 km south of the city centre. It is on the Bruce Highway and the North Coast railway line, and is immediately north of Edmonton. It was named after White Rock Peak (574 m) in the Freshwater Creek State Forest, 2.5 km to the west of the Bruce Highway.
There are numerous medical facilities nearby to White Rock. The nearest medical facilities are located at the neighbouring suburb of Mount Sheridan on George Cannon Drive or Barnard Drive.
White Rock has many wide open green spaces, trees to relax under and simple facilities. Khalu Park is a great park for dogs with an off leash area and doggy bags plus a playground for the kids.
White Rock general store located on Progress Road is a convenience shop and provides fuel. Mt Sheridan Shopping Centre offers Woolworths, Coles, Newsagency, Doctors, Chemist and may other shops
White Rock offers several Early Education Centres in the area as well as other private child care options and after school programs.
There are a number of schools in the White Rock area. White Rock Primary School and Trinity Anglican School are within White Rock and St Mary’s College and St Gerard Majella Primary School close by in the neighbouring suburb of Woree.
Sunbus provides a full public transport service in the area. The suburb is services by Cairns taxi suburbs.