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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  • Palm Cove Beach runs just beside the quite main road, opposite the cafés, resorts and shops. There is a beautiful shaded pathway which runs the length of the beach. The sand is only narrow at high tid...  more »
  • This beach is in front of a lovely promenade. Shame the sea is only accessible inside a roped off area to stop you being eaten or stung.  more »
  • Drop in here for a visit with friends. The beach and Veiw is beautiful. Great to walk along. Well worth a visit!  more »

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