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Palm Cove
Australia’s most popular spa destination is a gorgeous beachside haven of relaxation, boasting top wellness centers and pristine beaches. Indulge your body in a mud bath, body wrap or soft coral scrub. Whether you choose to be pampered in an open-air pavilion or a private cabana, your perfect spa experience can be found in Palm Cove.

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Owner description: Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in... more Owner description: Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.Enjoy our entertaining and educational wildlife presentations including snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more. Take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife on our melaleuca wetland. Learn about sustainable use and conservation on our Crocodile Farm tour. The newly opened Gondwana Gateway is an innovative addition to Hartley’s where you can learn about the evolution of Australian wildlife in a beautiful forest setting surrounded by living descendants of Australia’s ancient past. Enjoy a delicious snack in Lilies Restaurant overlooking Hartley’s Lagoon and find that perfect gift, including crocodile leather products, in the Paperbark Gift Shop. Open daily from 8:30am to 5:00pm, this multi-award winning eco-adventure attraction is located just 100 metres off the Captain Cook Highway on the spectacular scenic drive between Cairns and Port Douglas. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Farms
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Palm Cove Beach
Palm Cove Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Beaches Meet and Greet
Beaches Meet and Greet
Owner description: We offer friendly and personalised services including tours to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, beach and scenic destinations around Cairns, and private airport transfers to and... more Owner description: We offer friendly and personalised services including tours to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, beach and scenic destinations around Cairns, and private airport transfers to and from Palm Cove, Clifton, Kewarra, Trinity Beach. less
Attraction type: Day Trips; Night Tours; Taxis & Shuttles; Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Silver Crescent Park
Attraction type: Parks; Playgrounds
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Cairns Night Zoo
Cairns Night Zoo
Owner description: We have a long standing reputation for offering our guests a great Australian night out! You get the opportunity to experience nocturnal wildlife in the tropics at Cairns' one and... more Owner description: We have a long standing reputation for offering our guests a great Australian night out! You get the opportunity to experience nocturnal wildlife in the tropics at Cairns' one and only Night Zoo.Our guides will greet you at 7.00pm sharp at the Night Zoo entrance and escort you to our famous Aussie BBQ. Enjoy a delicious barbeque dinner of steak, sausages and seafood with fresh garden salads followed by a dessert. Relax with a drink from our licensed bar.After dinner, our guides will provide you with a torch and lead you into the darkness to meet the creatures of the night. Learn how owls hunt, touch a possum and pat a koala. On clear nights our guides will take you star gazing. See the Southern Cross, the Big Dipper and other well known constellations.Follow our guides as they lead you safely through the crocodiles' lair. See the croc eyes glow in your torchlight.In the Aussie bush, there's always a chance you will cross paths with a "Swaggie" (an original Australian bushman). Join our hospitable Swaggie and enjoy billy tea and damper with him by the campfire. His friends, the kangaroos, will come down to say G'day and maybe even share a bite to eat!After complimentary cold beer or wine, join in the fun as our guides teach you some famous Aussie Bush Dances. Dance and sing along - it's more fun than you can imagine! less
Attraction type: Zoos
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Chill Cafe
Chill Cafe
Ranked #1 of 61 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Price: $5 - $28
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Vivo Palm Cove
Vivo Palm Cove
Ranked #2 of 61 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Temple of Tastes Restaurant
Temple of Tastes Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 61 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Portofino
Portofino
Ranked #4 of 61 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Price: $20 - $47
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nu Nu Restaurant
Nu Nu Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 61 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Price: $7 - $75
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Paradise On The Beach Resort Palm Cove
4.0 of 5
Paradise On The Beach Resort Palm Cove
$98 - $181 (A$124 - A$229)
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Palm Cove
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The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
4.0 of 5
The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
$98 - $266
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Mantra Amphora
4.5 of 5
Mantra Amphora
$85 - $187 (A$107 - A$236)
Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Palm Cove
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
3.5 of 5
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
$175 - $447 (A$221 - A$565)
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Palm Cove
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Peppers Beach Club & Spa
3.0 of 5
Peppers Beach Club & Spa
$149 - $371 (A$188 - A$469)
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Palm Cove
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The Reef House Palm Cove - MGallery Collection
5.0 of 5
The Reef House Palm Cove - MGallery Collection
$159 - $391 (A$201 - A$494)
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Palm Cove
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa
$134 - $321
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Palm Cove
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Sanctuary Palm Cove
5.0 of 5
Sanctuary Palm Cove
$122 - $369
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Melaleuca Resort
4.0 of 5
Melaleuca Resort
$84 - $450 (₹5,398 - ₹28,920)
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.