Palm Cove Beach, Palm Cove

4.5
Beach · Nature / Park
Palm Cove Beach is noted for its long stretch of white sand lined by tall palm trees. Located in a small village once used as a resting stop by the famous Captain Cook, this pristine beach is a major tourist attraction due to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park. lifeguards patrol year-round and can direct you to safe swimming spots along the coast.  Make sure to stop by the Palm Cove jetty, one of the region's most popular fishing spots, where anglers regularly catch species such as mackerel, giant trevally, and shark. Nearby are dozens of shops, restaurants, cafes, ice cream parlors, and pubs, open conveniently late into the night. To visit Palm Cove Beach and other attractions in Palm Cove, use our Palm Cove trip planner.
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  • We couldn’t head back to Cairns without stopping at Palm Cove. It is a very relaxing beautiful beach village with not really much to do except beach walks or dining at one of the beautiful...  more »
  • Have been to Palm Cove many times, but weather this week was overcast and windy. Beach was then a little rough and gray (for north Queensland) not up to its usual form. Live coming here to get away...  more »
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