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Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Caters to LGBT Guests

Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Caters to LGBT Guests

4.8 mi from Great Barrier Reef
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (47 reviews)

This Wangetti resort is on the beach, 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from Great Barrier Reef, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Four Mile Beach …

£106
Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove

Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove

6.9 mi from Great Barrier Reef
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (516 reviews)

This family-friendly Palm Cove hotel is located near the beach, within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Village …

£74
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

7.2 mi from Great Barrier Reef
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (558 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Palm Cove resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Beach, and Clifton Village …

£176
Paradise on the Beach Resort - Palm Cove

Paradise on the Beach Resort - Palm Cove

7.2 mi from Great Barrier Reef
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (219 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Palm Cove hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Beach, and Clifton Village …

£80
Palm Cove Tropic Apartments

Palm Cove Tropic Apartments

7.3 mi from Great Barrier Reef
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (85 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this apartment is within 2 mi (3 km) of Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Village Shopping Centre, and Clifton …

£94
Mantra Amphora

Mantra Amphora

7.4 mi from Great Barrier Reef
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (503 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Palm Cove hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Beach, and Clifton Village …

£99
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

7.4 mi from Great Barrier Reef
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (226 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Palm Cove aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Beach, and Clifton Villag …

£175
Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve

8.2 mi from Great Barrier Reef
4.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (417 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Oak Beach resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Wildlife Habitat, Great Barrier Reef, and Four Mile …

£117
Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa

Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa

9.2 mi from Great Barrier Reef
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (120 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Kewarra Beach hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Clifton Beach, Palm Cove Beach, and Cattana Wetlands …

£159
Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

11 mi from Great Barrier Reef
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (561 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Trinity Beach apartment is 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

£246

Pocket Guide: Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Hotels

Wangetti's Great Barrier Reef is in a location known for being tropical, family-friendly, and luxurious. You'll find many palatable picks for dining and drinking here. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the beaches, gardens, and jungle. Choose a nearby hotel, and get to Great Barrier Reef with ease. Then, venture out into the greater Wangetti area for more sightseeing.

More to see near Great Barrier Reef

While in Wangetti visiting Great Barrier Reef, you can also explore other activities and attractions in the region. Popular things to do in the area include swimming and being pampered at a spa.

Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Palm Cove Beach, Clifton Beach, and Four Mile Beach Park. Great Barrier Reef, Cattana Wetlands, or Anzac Park are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Clifton Village Shopping Centre, Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets, and Half Moon Bay Golf Course are other spots for some local fun.

For cultural attractions, head to Court House Museum, Australian Armour and Artillery Museum, and Royal Flying Doctor. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Barron Falls Lookout, Tjapukai Cultural Park, and St Mary's by the Sea Chapel.

Bring the family to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Cairns Tropical Zoo, and Kuranda Koala Gardens. A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. You can also visit Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and Australian Venom Zoo.

Getting to Great Barrier Reef

Arrive at the Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) airport, and then travel 18.8 miles (30.3 km) to Wangetti to see Great Barrier Reef. The local port is another option if arriving by water.

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