Experience Palm Cove
Serene, iconic, palm-fringed Palm Cove is a tropical escape with a terrific range of walks and parks, water activities and adventure filled surroundings, with reef produce fresh on the plate.
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Barron Gorge National Park stretches from the coast to the Tablelands, with rugged mountain scenery and the mighty Barron River. Wooroonooran National Park is home to the Waterfall Circuit, featuring some
The Din Din Barron Falls lookout walk has views of the Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway. The Stoney Creek Garndal Garndal track climbs up to a promontory with a spectacular view of the falls.
Lush tropical rainforests and incredible cascading falls; experience the splendor of Josephine Falls walking tracks and for the more adventurous the 360-degree views from Walsh’s Pyramid summit.
Cairns Botanical Gardens are a living history dating back to 1876, with over 4000 local and international tropical plants. Explore the Orchid House, Gondwana Evolution Garden and more.
View an eclectic mix of mediums, styles and works in unique exhibition spaces at the Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Under Art Gallery, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Tanks Art Centre and the Canopy Art Space.
One of Australia’s most spectacular 4WD experiences is the Bloomfield Track, a scenic coastal track linking Cape Tribulation to Cooktown with plenty of creek crossings, steep climbs and secluded beaches.
Palm Cove is the perfect starting point to experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. There is something for everyone with scuba diving, snorkeling and island, boat or pontoon tours leaving from Cairns and Port Douglas.
Throw a line into the tropical waters off Palm Cove jetty and enjoy the views of Double Island and Trinity Inlet while you wait for the Spanish mackerel to bite.
A diverse range of habitats throughout the area with over 300 species, best viewed at Hasties Swamp (bird hide), Broomfield Swamp, Mareeba Wetlands and Wongabel National Park.
From Port Douglas to Yungaburra, go explore! Well known markets are the Port Douglas Markets held every Sunday and the Kuranda Heritage Markets open daily. Palm Cove Markets are held Friday nights(seasonal).
The Esplanade is the thriving hub of Cairns city where something is always happening. There are restaurants, bars and cafes, boutiques and galleries, as well as a fun aquatic playground for kids and the Lagoon pool.