Palm Cove travel guide

Palm Cove Tourism | Palm Cove Guide

You're Going to Love Palm Cove

With a population of 3,713, Palm Cove is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Palm Cove has to offer.

When to visit Palm Cove

Palm Cove in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 195
1 night at 3-star hotel
Palm Cove in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 195
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Palm Cove

Plane

When flying to Palm Cove, you’ll arrive at Cairns (CNS), which is located 11 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Palm Cove from Canada departs from Edmonton and takes around 33h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Palm Cove is to pick up a car rental from Cairns, which is about 14 miles from Palm Cove. You’ll find branches of JUCY and Bargain Car Rentals, among others, in Cairns.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Palm Cove.

Plane

When flying to Palm Cove, you’ll arrive at Cairns (CNS), which is located 11 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Palm Cove from Canada departs from Edmonton and takes around 33h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Palm Cove is to pick up a car rental from Cairns, which is about 14 miles from Palm Cove. You’ll find branches of JUCY and Bargain Car Rentals, among others, in Cairns.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Palm Cove.

Airports near Palm Cove

Airlines serving Palm Cove

Lufthansa
Good (4,711 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (963 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,684 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,979 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,074 reviews)
Finnair
Good (842 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (541 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (495 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (956 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (65 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (35 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (940 reviews)
Air China
Good (34 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (554 reviews)
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Where to stay in Palm Cove

From 5-star hotels such as the The Reef House Adults Retreat to great affordable options like the Alassio Palm Cove, Palm Cove offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 234 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 366 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Palm Cove

Most booked hotels in Palm Cove

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
5 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 226+
Hilton Cairns
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 235+
Paradise On The Beach Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 123+
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 128+
Mantra Amphora
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 161+
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 325+

Renting a car in Palm Cove

Expect to pay C$ 1.57 per litre in Palm Cove (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.76 and C$ 25.02. The most frequently booked car type in Palm Cove is Standard (Class Standard SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Corolla or similar) are, on average, 27% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.57 per litre in Palm Cove (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.76 and C$ 25.02. The most frequently booked car type in Palm Cove is Standard (Class Standard SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Corolla or similar) are, on average, 27% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.