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Palm Cove Guide


Palm Cove is located in Queensland, north east Australia, looking out over the Coral Sea. The area is surrounded by National Parks; Cape Melville, Lakefield, Staaten River, and Girringun, so there's definitely a lot to do and explore here.

Palm cove is the perfect holiday destination offering a blend of romance, action and spa therapies for tourists to relish during their stay here. With the sandy beaches, glorious coconut palms and warm ocean, this is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Explore Palm Cove

The beach here has been awarded Australia's cleanest beach and offers everything you will need on your visit, ranging from beachfront cafes to 5* hotels, a golf course, open air dining, swimming pools, fishing, squash, sailing, sauna and gym.

Take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef to really enjoy the fabulous underwater world it offers. Snorkeling in palm cove is something you are sure to enjoy, along with the many scuba diving trips.

By opting for car hire tourists obtain the freedom to explore the stunning tropical rainforests, witness Aboriginal culture, go horse trekking or visit one of the many wildlife parks the city has to offer, such as Cairns Tropical Zoo, Bird World or Butterfly World. For the more adventurous there's white water rafting, parasailing, sky diving, bungee jumping and even the opportunity of flying in a restored Tiger Moth. There is also a sports center here offering gymnasium, tennis courts, swimming pool, aerobics, squash courts and sauna.

Try out the varied cuisine palm cove has to offer. Scattered throughout the city are many fine restaurants, bistros and cafes that produce the finest cuisine with the finest meats Australia has to offer. Treat yourself to dining under the stars, sizzling seafood buffets or pleasurable a la carte experiences on the beach during your trip to palm cove, and make your trip a memorable one.


Though bus transportation is available in abundance in palm cove, car hire is also a preferred transportation option here, with depots located throughout the resort. Fill in your travel details in the form above and less us search and compare prices from over fifty leading car rental suppliers to ensure we find you the cheapest available deal on the market.

The nearest airport to Palm Cove is Cairns International Airport, located approximately 26km's, or a half hour drive south. Car hire and other transport services are available here and operate to and from Palm Cove. Suppliers include; Avis, Europcar, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty and Redspot. For more options and cheaper prices book online in advance.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Australian dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 - 130 km/h
  • Language

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

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