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Pre Arrival Information 

Palm Cove's convenient location near Cairns Airport makes it an excellent choice for travelers seeking a coastal retreat with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, and various other attractions and activities in the region. The distance between Palm Cove and Cairns Airport is approximately 25 to 30 minutes by car, depending on traffic conditions.

Our apartments are designed to be fully self-contained, offering all the amenities and comforts you would find in your own home. You'll have everything you need at your fingertips. We believe in allowing our guests to enjoy their space without unnecessary interruptions. For stays longer than 8 days, we offer a mid-stay service to ensure your accommodation remains fresh and well-maintained throughout your extended visit.

Please see below for valuable information to help you enjoy your stay with us. 


Getting to Sanctuary 

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The distance between Palm Cove and Cairns Airport is approximately 25 to 30 minutes by car, depending on traffic conditions. There are multiple ways to get to  Sanctuary.

In recent times, there has been a significant influx of Uber drivers available at the Cairns Airport using their dedicated airport pick-up area. This service can't be pre-booked, and as long as the surge pricing is under $75, it's the best option.
Taxis are readily available from Cairns airport and cost approximately $75-$80 for a Sedan (Up to 4 People depending on luggage) and $100-$120 for a Maxi Taxi (Up to 8 People) 

Shuttle                     Book Shuttle Here 
Exemplar Shuttle Adults: $28.50 Children 11yrs and under $14.25. This is a shared service with other passengers and can take a little longer depending on stops along the way 

Private Transfer          Book Private Transfer Here 
Elliotts Limousine is our preferred private transfer company. Their drivers will wait for you at the baggage carousel and assist you back to their vehicle parked close by.
$95 for up to 4 people and $110 for up to 7 people. Click To Book  

Coles and Woolworths Deliveries 

We invite our valued guests to enhance their upcoming stay experience by using the convenient Coles Woolworths online shopping services. Imagine arriving at our idyllic resort and finding your apartment is already stocked with all your favorite groceries and essentials.

Delivery Instructions 

  • The delivery times need to be set between 10am-5:30pm on the day of arrival if you would like us to handle the delivery free of charge.

  • For any deliveries outside of these times, the guest must meet with the driver at the reception; they will generally call you on the provided number.

  • The delivery name needs to match the reservation name.

  • The delivery address​

Reservation Name 
Sanctuary Palm Cove 
6 Cedar RD, Palm Cove, 4879 

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