8 days in Palm Cove & Cairns Itinerary

8 days in Palm Cove & Cairns Itinerary

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Palm Cove
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights

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Palm Cove

A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Step off the beaten path and head to Birdworld Kuranda and Kuranda Riverboat. Get in touch with nature at Opal Reef and Trinity Beach. When in Palm Cove, make a side trip to see Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas, approximately Port Douglas away. Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at AJ Hackett Cairns, look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach, kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Rex Lookout.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Palm Cove holiday maker website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Palm Cove. February in Palm Cove sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Opal Reef ©
Must see
Opal Reef
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Birdworld Kuranda ©
Must see
Birdworld Kuranda
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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Step off the beaten path and head to Etty Bay and Red Arrow Walk. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Crystal Cascades. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Mulgrave Settlers Museum in Gordonvale, approximately Gordonvale away. Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls, and admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Palm Cove to Cairns in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Etty Bay ©
Beach
Etty Bay
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Josephine Falls ©
Waterfall
Josephine Falls
4.8

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