Destination guide

The lush setting of Cow Bay is ready to explore

The rainforest and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Cow Bay. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its bird watching and ecotours. Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Cow Bay a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center.

Where to stay around Cow Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday lettings near Cow Bay. From 26 Houses to 5 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation 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.

Can I rent Houses in Cow Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 26 Houses in Cow Bay. Our other popular types of Cow Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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 13 holiday homes with pool available in Cow Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.