Destination guide

The lush setting of Cow Bay is ready to explore

The rainforest and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Cow Bay. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its bird watching and ecotours. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Cow Bay

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Cow Bay a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Daintree Discovery Centre (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Daintree Wild Zoo (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Bat House Cape Tribulation (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Mossman Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cow Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cow Bay is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mossman Gorge (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Daintree Rainforest (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Mount Sorrow (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Myall Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Cape Tribulation (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cow Bay

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest airport, located 49.8 mi (80.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Cow Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 38 holiday rentals near Cow Bay. From 28 Houses to 5 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cow Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cow Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Cow Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Daintree Discovery Centre: 396 holiday rentals
  • Mossman Gorge: 641 holiday rentals
  • Daintree Village: 260 holiday rentals
  • Cape Tribulation: 36 holiday rentals
  • Daintree Rainforest: 645 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cow Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cow Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Cow Bay. Our other popular types of Cow Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cow Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Cow Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.