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Palm Cove Beach, Palm Cove
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Palm Cove Beach is noted for its long stretch of white sand lined by tall palm trees. Located in a small village once used as a resting stop by the famous Captain Cook, this pristine beach is a major tourist attraction due to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park. lifeguards patrol year-round and can direct you to safe swimming spots along the coast.  Make sure to stop by the Palm Cove jetty, one of the region's most popular fishing spots, where anglers regularly catch species such as mackerel, giant trevally, and shark. Nearby are dozens of shops, restaurants, cafes, ice cream parlors, and pubs, open conveniently late into the night. Put Palm Cove Beach and other Palm Cove attractions into our Palm Cove travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Paradise you just can't go in the water!!! Goood place to go and relax and not far too the reef if you want to be a bit more active. 
  • Palm cove beach is an awesome place to spend a day. There are great cafes, ice cream shops and little boutiques. The best thing about this beach is that it has a stinger net and is patrolled by life g...  more »
  • Uncrowded beach. Has a barrier in place for stingers. Swam at the beach once with no problems. Warm water. Absolutely stunning setting as good as Thailand.