Beach near the Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

PALM COVE ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Located directly on the beach in Palm Cove, Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa offers the ideal gateway for experiencing the exhilarating attractions, activities and things to do in Tropical North Queensland.

When planning your holiday activities, the Pullman Palm Cove Resort concierge and tour booking desk are available to recommend and arrange guided tours, activities and self-drive tours. Our team can also assist you with reservations and transfers.

PULLMAN PALM COVE SEA TEMPLE RESORT & SPA

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

ATHERTON TABLELANDS

VLASOFF CAY PICNIC

MILLAA MILLAA FALLS

KURANDA

MOSSMAN GORGE

WHITEWATER RAFTING

REX LOOKOUT

THALA BEACH NATURAL RESERVE

MACKAY CORAL CAY

ELLIS BEACH

CLIFTON BEACH

PORT DOUGLAS

PALM COVE JETTY

PALM COVE BEACH

PACIFIC WATERSPORTS

KAYAK TO DOUBLE ISLAND AT SUNRISE

LOW ISLES

WILDLIFE HABITAT PORT DOUGLAS

HARTLEY'S CROCDILE ADVENTURES

RIVER DRIFT SNORKELING

QUICKSILVER PONTOON AT AGINCOURT REEF

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Turtle swimming amongst coral in the Great Barrier Reef

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the main reasons people choose to go on holiday in Tropical North Queensland. 

Young woman near the Windin Falls Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

ATHERTON TABLELANDS

For self-drivers, the Atherton Tablelands are a unique and surprising addition to your Tropical North Queensland holiday.

VLASOFF CAY PICNIC

Strap in for a breathtaking flight over the picturesque coral-studded Great Barrier Reef before landing on Vlasoff Cay – a pristine sand cay in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Millaa Falls near the Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

MILLAA MILLAA FALLS

Nestled amidst a lush rainforest landscape, these stunning falls flow into a crystal clear pool below, practically inviting you to take the plunge into the cool water.  

Kuranda Cable Car passing over rainforest and Baron Falls

KURANDA

Designated a World Heritage Site, this picturesque mountain region features river cruises, cable car gondola rides, heritage markets, a historic railway tour and the Australia Venom Zoo.

Mossman Gorge

MOSSMAN GORGE

Mossman Gorge is a beautiful natural gorge and waterfall and is one of the few places in Australia run by indigenous people.

Whitewater Rafting at Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

WHITEWATER RAFTING

For active adventurers, why not try whitewater rafting on the Barron Gorge, River Tubing or Kayaking in Babinda?

Rex Lookout

REX LOOKOUT

Situated along the glorious Captain Cook Highway which hugs the coastline and connects Cairns and Port Douglas is Rex Lookout, an incredible vantage point boasting stunning views of Trinity Bay.

Thala Beach Natural Reserve

THALA BEACH NATURAL RESERVE

On the drive between Cairns and Port Douglas you’ll find the idyllic coastal eco-retreat, Thala Beach Nature Reserve.

Mackay Coral Cay

MACKAY CORAL CAY

Venture out on a luxury sailing catamaran to enjoy a memorable day snorkelling and sailing at the spectacular and exclusive Mackay Coral Cay. 

Ellis Beach

ELLIS BEACH

A pristine, unspoiled stretch of golden white sands, Ellis Beach is ideal if you’re seeking a little more privacy and seclusion.

Clifton Beach

CLIFTON BEACH

Only five minutes south of Palm Cove, Clifton Beach is a palm-tree-lined, quiet and unspoilt stretch of sand that has been voted Australia’s cleanest beach and Queensland’s friendliest.

Port Douglas

PORT DOUGLAS

An ideal day trip from Palm Cove, Port Douglas is a chic, yet relaxed seaside village with a stunning palm-tree-fringed beach and a wide array of restaurants, bars and boutique shops to explore.

Palm Cove Jetty

PALM COVE JETTY

Originally built as a departure platform for Great Barrier Reef cruise vessels, today the Palm Cove Jetty is rather a prime fishing platform.

Palm Cove Beach

PALM COVE BEACH

Of course, no getaway to Palm Cove would be complete without visiting the gorgeous, palm-tree-fringed Palm Cove Beach.

Kayak to Double Island-Haycock Island

PACIFIC WATERSPORTS

A family-owned, father-and-son business, Pacific Watersports offers a wide variety of watersport activities, ranging from kayaking with the turtles to stand-up paddle boarding in the rainforest.

Sunrise Double Island

KAYAK TO DOUBLE ISLAND AT SUNRISE

Only a 30-minute paddle away from the shores of Palm Cove, catch the sunrise as you glide over the fringing reefs before arriving for fresh fruit and juices on Double Island.

Low Isles

LOW ISLES

Located 15 km (8 nautical miles) off the coast of Port Douglas, Low Isles and is an ideal spot for an inner reef adventure and island experiences.

Koala sitting in tree at the Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

WILDLIFE HABITAT PORT DOUGLAS

The award-winning Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat is an open and interactive environment for guests and animals to mingle in a spacious and natural setting.

HARTLEY'S CROCDILE ADVENTURES

HARTLEY'S CROCDILE ADVENTURES

Located between Cairns and Port Douglas, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is a wildlife sanctuary and ecotourism park spread across ten hectares.

River Drift Snorkeling

RIVER DRIFT SNORKELING

Combining swimming, snorkeling, floating and a rainforest walk all into one unforgettable tour, River Drift Snorkelling is one of the most unique ways to experience the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest. 

Quicksilver Pontoon at Agincourt Reef

QUICKSILVER PONTOON AT AGINCOURT REEF

Out in the Coral Sea on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef sits the Quicksilver Pontoon, the largest and most spacious platform on the reef.