Quicksilver catamarans will pick up passengers for a day trip to the reef or to Green Island from the long jetty at Palm Cove. The reef offers snorklers and scuba a divers an experience they’ll never forget.
For golfing enthusiasts, Palm Cove is within easy reach of several golf courses including a 9 hole resort course at the Novotel,
The prestigious Paradise Palms, and of course The Links and Sheraton Mirage at Port Douglas.
The kids and adults alike will love Hartley’s Crocodile Farm. The world-renowned facility is only a few kilometres up the road and can be reached by car or on an organised tour.
Cairns Night Zoo is very close by and certainly worth a visit, especially for the sunset feeding.
Take a ride on the Skyrail through the rainforest treetops to Kuranda and then return by steam train – a rare experience in the 21st century.
Learn about indigenous culture and even throw a boomerang at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Centre.
Take a day trip through the rural beauty of Atherton Tablelands.
Swim in the pristine waters of the Mossman Gorge and visit the nearby townships of Mareeba and Port Douglas.
For the adventurous, there is a host of outdoor experiences to try including horse riding, scenic flights, 4WD tours, rafting, bushwalking and more. We recommend The Tour Specialist for detailed information on all these choices.
All visitors to tropical north Queensland must definitely sample the best of Australian seafood by ordering a fresh platter from Periwinkle Seafood. It is great value and delivered to your door in time for dinner.