Mossman is a charming township nestled in the hinterlands of Far North Queensland. The Mossman locals are a lucky bunch who thrive in one of the most beautiful spots in the world. And, they get to do this all while soaking up the kind and welcoming community spirit that Far North Queensland is so well known for.  

Only 15 minutes from Port Douglas, Mossman stands as the gateway to the Mossman Gorge, a stunning part of the Daintree National Park. The town is also known for its thriving sugar cane industry, which has supported the community for its lifetime. Mossman offers a truly unique Queensland experience; a hardworking rural community with deep roots combined with the wild beauty of the Daintree Forest surrounds.  

Property Shop Port Douglas & Mossman are real estate experts who know everything there is to know about property in Mossman. Our team is passionate about helping you discover your new home in this quaint and gorgeous little town. 

Mossman Location

The Mossman Way of Life 

Mossman lifestyle is classic Queensland. In addition to its many gorgeous walks and stunning natural scenery, the town is host to many delicious cafes and restaurants.  

The Mossman markets, which take place on Saturday’s underneath the town’s iconic rain trees, offer a quintessential country market experience. The market can be found bursting with local tropical produce that will have your mouth watering. It is also a great spot for those who love their arts and crafts, as many local artists will show their wares here.  

Of course the highlight of life in Mossman is the close proximity to Mossman Gorge and the Daintree. The Gorge is home to the Kuku Yalanji people, the local First Nation people who have inhabited the area for 9,000 years. The Kuku Yalanji people facilitate a range of unique and educational guided tours through the Daintree that are a must see for any local or visitor.  

Whether you are an adventurer at heart or a lover of small town life, Mossman is the place to be.  

Mossman Property 

Mossman houses for sale offer everything from modest homesteads to lavish hinterland builds. Larger properties offer luxurious family living amongst the lush tropical surroundings this area is so well known for.  

For those of you after something cosier however, Mossman has plenty to offer. Timber Queenslander homes are a common and welcome sight to see in this little town. The town leans into its small town charm by being extremely walkable and easy to get around. So no matter where you live you won’t be missing out. 

Mossman’s average property price is at about $370,000 and the rental price is at about $375, which is significantly lower than the average Queensland property prices.  

People and Community 

Mossman is well known for being a place where kids can still play on the street till sunset, and its friendly, neighbourly spirit. It is home to a variety of people including families with kids, elderly, and working professionals 

Jobs in the area are either centred around the local sugar cane industry, tourism, or those who commute to Cairns. 

For those moving with young families, Mossman is home to a range of education options including a public primary school (prep-6) and a public high school (Years 7-12). St Augustines is also a private Catholic primary school in the area that is a popular independent option.  

The area also has a local library and several churches. Shops in the area will cover your essential needs, and Port Douglas and Cairns are close by for anything else. Public Transport can be pretty limited in the area, so a car is definitely the best way to get around.  

Get in touch 

Our team at Property Shop Port Douglas & Mossman would love nothing more than to help you on your Mossman property journey. Our Mossman real estate agents are all locals, who are sure to provide you with the best insider tips to help you find the best home for you.  

If you are interested in renting or buying in Mossman, get in touch with our friendly team today on (07) 4099 5355.