Palm Cove Beach, Palm Cove

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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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  • Like a dream, I felt like I was on a island some where , not in Australia. The view is to die for, sand is soft, clean and white, we didn't swim in the ocean as we were worried about crocidiles but... 
    Like a dream, I felt like I was on a island some where , not in Australia. The view is to die for, sand is soft, clean and white, we didn't swim in the ocean as we were worried about crocidiles but...  more »
  • I have stayed in town for 8days. It is a lovely place. Easy walking to beach, lots of cafe and restaurant. Easy spend your time and relax. 
    I have stayed in town for 8days. It is a lovely place. Easy walking to beach, lots of cafe and restaurant. Easy spend your time and relax.  more »
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  • We were up before the Sun to do the Sunrise Kayak Turtle Tour. Oh wow, this was an amazing experience. The waters were calm and the weather so perfect. Highly recommend doing this, Andy was our guide, and with little experience at kayaking before, we felt safe. I took these photos with my phone, Which I had in the pocket of the life vest, so it was easy to get to.
  • Very friendly staff beautiful atmosphere and right beside the pool. There is also a swim up bar for your convenience. Good choices on their menu's for breakfast, lunch and dinner 🍽🥂 If you don't feel like going out of the resort it is a really welcome choice. There are some resident Magpie Geese who are quite friendly unless you get too close to the female who is nesting on around 8 eggs at the moment. Last but not least the gardens are full of beautiful flowers and the pond have good sized Barramundi in them. All in all, a fantastic experience 🤗

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