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Address: Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia

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beautiful tropical beach

we like the southern end better for more space. Can be a windy beach but has patrolled areas for safe swimming.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

we like the southern end better for more space. Can be a windy beach but has patrolled areas for safe swimming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

It was a nice beach, plenty of shade & sun, and an area where you can swim, even during stinger season.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I am living in Perth, and personally I think beaches in Perth are better than palm cove beach. Palm cove beach is quite nice for a dinner or lunch. and shops around that area too. so It is a good place for a day trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Easy stroll up the beach, beautiful views and heaps of restaurants. At the top end of the beach is a fantastic jetty which is great for wetting a line.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

nice clean beach, wite sand, not to crowdy, lifegards, restaurants shops, ........ all you need for a good day at the beach

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Palm Cove is a nice place to stay or stop for a meal on the way through the region. Personally I find it hard to rate beaches really high when you can't swim in them - even the netted area gets the irikanji jellyfish and while we were there an ambulance was treating someone. Its a pleasant town and if... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Iconic tropical beach atmosphere. Stinger season, so the nets were out, and even mid-week it was reasonably busy in the patrolled swimming area. A lovely place to relax, even if you're not swimming, with plenty of shaded areas too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The sea was a little brown - visited in wet season but the beach was lovely. We also had to stay in the netted area due to stingers but it was great to have a safe area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A must place to visit about 35 minutes from Cairns. Easy to reach by public transport fromThe bus station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

What a lovely spot to just sit and admire the view. There were plenty of good eateries ranging from very cheap to high spend. The beach itself is very clean but has had a few crocodile sightings.

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