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Palm Cove Facilities

Palm Cove Beach Facilities

Your holiday in Palm Cove will be as comfortable and convenient as being back at your home. You’ll never have to go without the necessities that make you feel at ease.

Palm Cove has facilities that match most large Australian towns, from Beachside BBQ facilities, Children's Playground and including the following:

Tour Bookings and Information

Visit the Tour Specialists website for professional advice on Tours and Palm Cove Accommodation in the region. The Tour Specialists are open 7 days a week and you can call them on 1300 761 612 or on +61 7 4059 5959.

Art Gallery/Jewelery Shops

At the southern end of the beach is a small art gallery showcasing local art and at Paradise Village Shopping Center you will find RAA Gallery. At the northern end of the shopping area you will find wonderful local art with magnificent paintings of Palm Cove at the Village Gallery. An Opal shop can be found at Paradise Village shopping centre in Palm Cove and the Tropical Gem shop is located on Williams Esplanade.

General Store

There are a handful of general stores throughout Palm Cove that sell vital items such as food, grocery items, toiletries, washing powder etc.

The nearest major shopping centre is at Clifton Beach, a 5 minute drive away.

Clothing Shops

Tropical clothing and swimwear can be purchased at many Palm Cove boutique shops.

Beauty Salons

Many Resorts in Palm Cove have onsite salons that feature beauty treatments and hairdressing. You will also find a beauty salon and hairdresser in Paradise Village Shopping Center.


Palm Cove is renowned as being the, “Spa Capital of Australia” so there is no surprise that most resorts in Palm Cove feature world class spas.  Great for pampering and relaxation, and we can even arrange gift certificates if you wish to surprise your loved one whilst on holidays. 

See our Palm Cove Spa section for a full list of Palm Cove Spas.

Cafés and Pubs

There is no shortage of cafés and pubs at Palm Cove where you can grab a quick bite to eat and a glass of beer — wonderful on a hot day. From Apre's Bar & Grill, Palm Cove Surf Life Saving Club and Palm Cove Tavern.


Palm Cove is blessed with some of the finest Restaurants in all of Tropical North Queensland.

See our Restaurants section for a full list of Palm Cove restaurants.

Public Toilet

A public toilet block is located near the main swimming area of the beach.


An ATM machine is located at the Palm Cove Tavern. (Southern end of the beach, about 200 metres inland) In the center of the village an ATM can be found inside Aprés Beach Bar. Most shops offer EFTPOS facilities, and all restaurants have credit card machines.


Post Office

Post your mail to friends and family back home, and purchase all your mailing products and Australian souvenirs.

 Internet Cafe

There is an internet cafe located at the Post Office so you can keep in touch with family and friends.

New Update:- Free Community WIFI in Palm Cove 

Under and agreement between the Cairns City council and with Telstra, all users can access up to 30 minutes of free WiFi per location, per device, per day at a speed of 100Mbps. (Note: from 1 July 2017, this access will be capped at 250Mb per day, not time limited.) Telstra Air members can also use their home broadband data allowance at these hotspots with no time restrictions.

Bottle Shop

Another essential service there are two options in Palm Cove. The first is located at the Palm Cove Tavern at the southern end of Palm Cove on Vievers Road and features a drive-thru service. At the northern end of the village you will find the Palm Surf Club for a small membership fee which is donated to the local surf club you can join the club and purchase take away alcohol.

Medical Facilities

The nearest Medical Centre and Pharmacy is located on the corner of Vievers Road and Triton Street in Palm Cove just follow the road round at the southern end of the Esplanade.

The Medical Centre is Open

  • Monday - Friday 08.30am - 5.30pm

The Pharmacy is open

  • Monday - Friday 08.30am - 6.00pm,
  • Saturday 09.00am - 4.00pm
  • Sundays 09.00am - 1.00pm.


The nearest doctor is located at the corner of Vievers Road and Triton Street Palm Cove. Major medical services, including a hospital, are located in Cairns city.

There will also be a Palm Cove Dentist opening in the same location at the End of February 2012.



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• Avis • Hertz • Europcar • Budget •

For a Car Rental Quote


Car Parking

Car parking is available along the full length of the beach. If there are no spaces, check the car park at the far northern end of the beach.