Palm Cove Beach

Palm Cove Beach: Hours, Address, Palm Cove Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Palm Cove Beach
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Helen G
Melbourne, Australia35 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Family
Palm Cove has the potential to be a great spot for a short family holiday. Unfortunately when I visited with my teenage daughter the weather was some of the worst they’d seen in some time. Wind, rain, brown ocean water. It was soo disappointing as it was like that the whole week. There is nothing to do in Palm Cove if the weather is bad. It’s one street. We were fortunate to have a car so managed to get to Mossman Gorge & do the Skyrail up to Kuranda. Our reef trip was cancelled. We ended up at Cairns Smithfield movies twice. Which we could have done at home! I’m sure if the sun had been out it would have been more enjoyable. But in wet weather avoid this place. Check the forecast before you go!! We were sorely disappointed.
Written 1 July 2022
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Gunner do
Newcastle, Australia565 contributions
Jun. 2022
Once this was a lovely beach and village scene. Over development of resorts, units shops and restaurants has created this mainstreet eyesore.
The main avenue is over shopped, and full of Panama hatted visitors strolling from shop to shop, to restaurant to gallery!
And this is called a holiday.
That's a visitors honest opinion. The only way developers make improvements is through their own pockets.
If you visit here, don't forget your hat!
Written 30 June 2022
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KatielouAustralia
Hobart, Australia1,606 contributions
Jun. 2022
Relaxing beachside for a long walk and to take photos. There really is not anything else to do here apart from visiting a cafe.
Written 30 June 2022
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Jason K
4 contributions
Jun. 2022
Is nice to look at but like any beach in Far North Queensland you can not really swim and the water is not clear.
Written 20 June 2022
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maryandaly1
Adelaide, Australia37 contributions
Jun. 2022
A MUST do if visiting Cairns. The beachfront is just beautiful, palms, lovely esplanade walk. Stunning.
Written 3 June 2022
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Tony F
Marcoola, Australia40 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
What a beautiful spot palm cove is an easy 25 minute drive from cairns and spectacular views down by the water front. A very popular spot worth some yummy cafes and restaurants
Written 25 May 2022
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molly1164
Sydney, Australia95 contributions
Mar. 2022
Beautiful coastline, the village is vibrant and working hard to get back on it's feet after Covid, the business owners are working hard without staff, just like everywhere else, be patient and don't be too critical at this stage. Tourists are back in spades.
Written 10 May 2022
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rtramos
Sydney, Australia59 contributions
Apr. 2022
Pleasant getaway place. We were lucky however that the sun came out for most of the time we were there as we were told it was raining the day before. It was also raining the day we left. It is quite unusual weather this time of year. The long-stretch of the beach is great for a stroll or for just enjoying the site and listening to the waves. There are multiple places to choose from for meals and drinks although most are pricey. There are cheaper option as well in case you are on a budget.
Written 30 April 2022
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cragus13
Melbourne, Australia40 contributions
Apr. 2022 • Couples
This is a really lovely place for a family holiday. Plenary of room to wander. It is a resort town and you should book restaurants as soon as possible. Even before arriving if you can.
Written 26 April 2022
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rosslou
Sutherland Shire, Australia527 contributions
Apr. 2022
One of many great beaches in the area , pity you cant swim at various times but truly magnificent , why would you go to Fiji ?
Written 11 April 2022
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