Palm Cove Beach, Palm Cove

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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  • When you think of the perfect tropical beach - Palm Cove is first in my mind. Unfortunately, at this time of year you can only swim in the enclosure due to the box jelly fish, Irakandji, sharks and cr...  more »
  • I want to spend holidays in laid-back and chose the Palm Cove. And I enjoyed it! Well I went to various places, Palm Cove is beautiful, people are very kind. Too early in the morning and walk much better by was greeting with a smile. There are many beautiful beaches around the world, but I think safe late at night in the Cove where you can stroll, it is not much. In the glow of a beautiful Sunrise climb above the horizon and night-was very good. A stimulus while relaxed and laid back restaurant, Café also hotel is great, wonderful holiday. It is become a Repeater located in Palm Cove.
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