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Get an overview of this hotel4-star apartment on the beach, near Cairns Tropical Zoo

A family-friendly stay in Palm Cove awaits you at Marlin Waters. Within a 5-minute stroll, you'll find Palm Cove Beach and you'll be within 5 km (3 mi) of Cairns Tropical Zoo and Clifton Beach. Highlights at this beachfront property include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

You can enjoy balconies, WiFi, and LCD TVs, featured in all 20 individually furnished apartments. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Spend the day at the beach where you'll find free cabanas. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, spa services, and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Palm Cove property include Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Marlin Waters features an outdoor pool, spa services, and a library. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach apartment also offers barbecue grills, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 20 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 7.50 AUD per hour )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 7.50 AUD per hour )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Weekly housekeeping provided 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Stovetop 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Separate bedroom 

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 6:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 7.50 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 7.50 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 20 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 15 (one way), (from 2 to 16 years old)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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