Palm Cove travel guide

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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 one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Palm Cove has to offer.

When to visit Palm Cove

Palm Cove in March
Estimated hotel price
$48
1 night at 3-star hotel
Palm Cove in March
Estimated hotel price
$48
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 center. The shortest flight to Palm Cove from the United States departs from Honolulu and takes around 17h 25m.

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 Bargain Car Rentals and Budget, among others, in Cairns.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Palm Cove. From Proserpine, the bus ride to Palm Cove takes 800 miles and will cost you around $106. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about $423 for a journey of 1920 miles.

Plane

When flying to Palm Cove, you’ll arrive at Cairns (CNS), which is located 11 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Palm Cove from the United States departs from Honolulu and takes around 17h 25m.

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 Bargain Car Rentals and Budget, among others, in Cairns.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Palm Cove. From Proserpine, the bus ride to Palm Cove takes 800 miles and will cost you around $106. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about $423 for a journey of 1920 miles.

Airports near Palm Cove

Airlines serving Palm Cove

Lufthansa
Good (4,691 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,674 reviews)
Air France
Good (982 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,113 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,988 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,406 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,062 reviews)
Finnair
Good (841 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (536 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (494 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (955 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (64 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (34 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (945 reviews)
Air China
Good (34 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
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Where to stay in Palm Cove

Average rates range from around $171 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $266 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, 3544 reviews)
$167+
Hilton Cairns
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, 1823 reviews)
$167+
Paradise On The Beach Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, 936 reviews)
$89+
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, 556 reviews)
$93+
Mantra Amphora
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, 1385 reviews)
$117+
Pullman Cairns International
5 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1279 reviews)
$145+

Renting a car in Palm Cove

Expect to pay $4.32 per gallon 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 $51.78 and $69.05.

Expect to pay $4.32 per gallon 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 $51.78 and $69.05.