Palm Cove Beach
Palm Cove Beach

Palm Cove Village
Palm Cove Village

Clifton Beach
Clifton Beach

Trinity Beach
Trinity Beach

Machans Beach
Machans Beach

Flying Fish Point
Flying Fish Point

Milla Milla Falls
Milla Milla Falls

Cassowary Bird
Cassowary Bird

Croc Farm
Croc Farm

Ella Bay
Ella Bay

Atjerton Tablelands
Atherton Tablelands

Fig Tree
Figtree

      Tablelands Waterfall
Waterfall

Green Island
Green Island

Tropical North Queensland Local Attractions

Palm Cove

Palm Cove is home to the Cairns Surf Lifesaving Club with a lifesaver patrolling the beach 7 days per week. For adventure in the tropics there’s fishing charters, four-wheel bike adventures, jet-skis and horse riding trails.

For nature lovers there’s a crocodile park, Australian zoo and the chance to book your Great Barrier Reef tour

For a far more leisurely approach to your holiday, play a round of golf at the nearby Novotel Palm Cove Golf Course (9 hole) or at the regions premier Paradise Palms Golf Course (18 hole championship golf course) or book into one of Palm Cove’s renowned day spa facilities at The Sebel Reef Resort, Angsana Resort & Spa or the recently opened Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa.

To help get you out and about you’ll appreciate the friendly assistance of Palm Cove’s resourceful tour operators and car rental companies. A general store and Post Office are also located in the village. Sunbus offers a regular bus service to Cairns.

Dine out in award-winning style at one of many Al Fresco style restaurants. For lunch, order from gourmet cafes or local take-away stores. Drop by the Palm Cove Tavern for a refreshing beer or make the most of the free barbeque facilities along Williams Esplanade.

Clifton Beach

A quiet peaceful beach suburb, neighboring town to Palm Cove. Clifton Beach is only 2km south and is host to Clifton Village Shopping Centre where you have the convenience of Coles Supermarket, Bakery, News Agents, Hair Salon, Chemist, Doctors, Dentist, Fresh Seafood, Post Office, Gift Shop, Tour Operator, Petrol Station, and Fishing Supplies.

Machans Beach

Perfect beach location if you desire holiday accommodation close to Cairns. Escape back to the tranquility of this sleepy surburb at the end of the day. Less than 10km to the city allows you access to wine, dine, or rage at the many nightclubs or Casino and won't cost you an arm or a leg to get home. Beach not suitable for swimming, but stroll down to the Barron River inlet for a picturesque afternoon of fishing, cricket, or football.

Trinity Beach

Popular Northern Beach suburb located halfway between Cairns and Palm Cove. A safe swimming beach with lifesavers on patrol 7 days a week. Dine with family and friends at the rennovated Trinity Beach Tavern for counter meals with spectacular ocean views. Coast Watcher's Shopping Centre services the general community with tour operators, restaurants, car hire, general store, bakery, doctors, chemist, and dentist etc.

Innisfail & Cairns Southern Beaches

Flying Fish Point is only six kilometres from Innisfail and is situated at the mouth of the Johnstone River. Innisfail is in the heart of the Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland.

This area is also known and referred to in many Australian Travel Guides as the Cassowary Coast. The Cassowary, a majestic flightless bird, is one of the most beautiful and interesting native Australian animals and inhabits the rainforest area along the Cassowary Coast.

Innisfail (approximately five minutes from Flying Fish Point) is a major regional centre with all shopping facilities - supermarkets, restaurants, banks, hair, beauty, retail outlets.

Interested in playing golf? Innisfail Golf Club offers a challenging 9/composite 18 hole golf course located in one of Australia's greenest areas. A truly enjoyable golfing experience.

Great Fishing

There is great fishing along the shore at Flying Fish Point and close by Mourilyan Harbour. If you have your own boat or choose to hire a fishing boat, the boat ramp is approximately 800 metres from Villa Waters Beach House. Fishing boat hire is available at Flying Fish Van Park. For more information about fishing in this region, please visit Fishing Cairns.

Local Places of Interest

Paronella Park & Mena Creek.

An award winning tourist attraction approximately 20 kilometres west of Villa Waters. While at Mena Creek, enjoy lunch at the local hotel, located approximately 200 metres from Paronella Park.
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Johnstone River Croc Farm

Approximately 4 kilometres from Villa Waters. See all the crocs you want to see! Also birds (including the very rare Cassowary) and other wildlife. More info...

Mourilyan Sugar Museum

Approximately 12 kilometres from Villa Waters.

Etty Bay

A very special place to visit, approximately 15 kilometres south from Villa Waters. Quiet and protected, one of the most beautiful beaches in Far North Queensland. View 360° virtual tour.
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Warrina Lakes and Botanic Gardens

Approximately 7 kilometres from Villa Waters.

Josephine Falls

Approximately 25 kilometres north. Josephine Falls is a crystal clear swimming spot surrounded by tropical rainforest.

Atherton Tablelands / Cairns Highlands

Innisfail is ideally geographically positioned as a great springboard into the famous Atherton Tablelands also known as Cairns Highlands. Just drive west up the Palmerston Highway through the pristine world heritage rain forest for about 45 minutes and burst into another world.
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Mission Beach, Dunk Island, Kurramine Beach, and many more fantastic places of interest are within an easy 35-minute drive south of Villa Waters Beach House Flying Fish Point.

Tours to Dunk Island leave daily from Mission Beach. Activities include snorkeling, water skiing, jet skiing, sightseeing.

Interested in Volcanoes and a touch of Australian outback? This one is off the beaten track. Take a trip to Undara Volcanic National Park (about 2.5 hours west). Superb lava tubes.

For those seeking adventure, there’s White Water Rafting on the Tully River (medium) and Johnstone River (extreme!).