Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort

Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area

Indicative Rate * AU$229.00 to AU$550.00 Room Only

Rainbow Ocean Palms is a small boutique resort positioned on the highest point in Rainbow Beach, offering panoramic ocean views to World Heritage listed Fraser Island. The resort is nestled into the coastal forest and overlooks the small coastal village of Rainbow Beach and its long sweeping white beaches.

The modern luxury apartments open out to large balconies with cool sea breezes and views of the bushland and seascape beyond. Each apartment is fully self-contained with large, open plan living areas and spacious spa baths, providing the perfect combination for a relaxing holiday experience. The wet edge pool sits alongside the forest and offers endless ocean views to Fraser Island.

Activities on offer range from total relaxation in a tranquil, peaceful setting to adventure-filled tours to the Cooloola rainforest and coloured sands. A day trip to iconic Fraser Island is a must do with the island located just a ten minute barge ride across the ocean from Rainbow Beach.

Rainbow Beach is a small friendly community where the local people enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences with visitors. They invite you to enjoy this unique experience where the forest meets the sea and luxury meets nature.


  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Cots Available
  • Free Wifi
  • Gardens in property
  • Iron
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Movie Hire
  • Nightcall button
  • Office Services/Business Services
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Paid Wifi
  • Pay/Satellite TV
  • Pets not allowed
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool - Heated
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tour Desk
  • Walking Tracks


  • Birdwatching
  • Crabbing
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Other Information


Children are welcome.
103-105 Cooloola Drive
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area


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Luxury Afloat Home Cruisers offer a gateway to bold adventures and spectacular scenery as you explore Fraser Island and The Great Sandy Strait. What better way to see the largest sand island in the world and view sea, land and bird wildlife, than while cruising on a luxury house boat holiday from Tin Can Bay, Queensland, Australia. Tin Can Bay is located north of Noosa Heads on the Cooloola Coast. Boasting sheltered waters, our region offers fantastic conditions for house boating trips and holidays. Luxury Afloat's highly rated (fully self-contained) houseboats provide the ultimate in lifestyle and comfort and are a fun way to explore this spectacular region. Spend your time fishing and just chilling out on the water on their fully self contained house boats with near to every whim catered for by our staff who are on call 24/7 you are sure to have a a fantastic time.
Perched on the highest point of Rainbow Beach, two hours south of Hervey Bay, Waterview Bistro is nestled among the units of Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort. The restaurant offers panoramic views of the ocean and a Modern Australian menu. Dining at Waterview is elegant and informal, with a range of menu options and reasonably-priced wines.

Wolf Rock Dive Centre

Multiple Locations
From AU$175.00 - 225.00
Wolf Rock Dive provides guided scuba diving tours for certified divers to see the amazing underwater world at Wolf Rock, one of Australia's premier dive spots. Coming up out of a depth of around 35 metres the main formation is made up of four volcanic pinnacles and is located just off Double Island Point near Rainbow Beach. As Wolf Rock is a protected area the marine life that can be found there will astound you. The pinnacles and surrounding underwater terrain provide a home to the critically endangered grey nurse shark which can be found there all year round along with other big critters such as giant Queensland gropers, squadrons of eagle rays, bull rays, leopard sharks, green sea turtles, loggerhead turtles and manta rays. Then you have the large schools of pelagic such as trevally, kingfish, barracuda and much much more. Hard and soft corals provide shelter to a wide variety of sub-tropical fish, moray eels and nudibranchs. In winter be entertained by the humpback whales on their annual migration and listen to their whale song while diving. There's something for everyone. All tours are guided by experienced professionals with only small groups of up to six divers.

Barnacles Dolphin Centre and Cafe

Tin Can Bay, Gympie Area
Overlooking the beautiful Snapper Creek inlet in Tin Can Bay, Barnacles Cafe provides an idyllic setting for you to enjoy breakfast while you are there to feed the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins. Enjoy the amazing and unique experience at Barnacles Cafe which is open every day from 7.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and offers an all day breakfast, lunch and brunch menu, coffee, tea and refreshments as well as a takeaway menu. Sit back and enjoy the delightful scenery in the relaxing outdoor eating area. Barnacles also caters for the fishing and boating enthusiasts by providing marine fuel, tackle, bait and ice and tinny hire.

Rainbow Beach Houseboats

Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area
From AU$1250.00 - 3550.00
Cruise the Great Sandy Strait of World Heritage Fraser Island, Queensland with Rainbow Beach Houseboats. Great fishing, great crabbing, great times. No licence is required. The Houseboats are suitable for 2 to 8 people (recommend 2-3 couples or a family group). Environmentally friendly. Executive 45 offers Flybridge Steering and stairs to top deck. Luxury 45 has all Executive Standard features. The boats are fully self-contained and are maintained in excellent condition. They are a family owned and operated business with 14 years experience and the only houseboat company to offer you exclusive mooring buoys and GPS Chart Plotters with Colour charts and Digital sounders. The waterway is an excellent playground for fishing, crabbing, exploring and relaxing. Dolphins, dugong, turtles and sea birds feed on sand banks. Pump yabbies at low tide and fish for whiting, flathead and bream. Inspections welcome when boats are in port.

Rainbow Beach Sports Club

Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area
Enjoy the experience of their culinary delights at Rainbow Beach Sports Club, either alfresco style on the terraces, overlooking the green with the balmy Rainbow breeze reminding you that you're by the ocean or dine inside, in the air conditioned comfort. Open for lunch and dinner the Sports Bistro Bar offer a variety of delightful meals from fantastic specials to a wide selection from the A-la-carte menu. The menu features delicious entrees, fresh local seafood, sensational steaks, a range of fabulous desserts and inspiring chef's signature dishes at affordable prices. .
From AU$369.00 - 369.00
Experience the pristine beaches, amazing landscapes and abundant wildlife of Fraser Island. Master the art of driving on sand! And relax or party at their exclusive camping area! Pippies Beachhouse camp exclusively at Cathedrals on Fraser! As Fraser Island's only private campground, Cathedrals on Fraser offers a lush and quiet setting situated on 25 acres. Cathedrals is situated on the eastern beach close to major beauty spots such as the Maheno Shipwreck and Coloured Sands. Just a short walk is one of the highest elevated sandblows of Fraser Island where groups can enjoy sand boarding, beautiful sunsets and a magical setting. Tents and camping equipment are already provided and set up and each tent is furnished with a free roll mat. Enjoy the luxury of permanent amenity blocks, hot showers, flushing toilets, barbecue facilities and more!

Skydive Ramblers Rainbow Beach

Multiple Locations
From AU$299.00 - 429.00
Beach Landings on every Jump! Experience the Ultimate in Beach Tandem Skydiving with amazing coastal views over Fraser Island and the spectacular Coloured Sands that Rainbow Beach is famous for. Freefall at speeds up to 220 kilometres per hour then enjoy the views of the coast before landing right on the surf beach! Tandem Skydiving is the best way to do your first skydive - secured to an Experienced Instructor. You will be fitted with a harness and are secured to your Instructor by four strong points. Their personalised DVD and photos are sensational and tell a great story in themselves! Photos are taken before you get in the plane, of the awesome scenery on the flight up, then when the door opens, while you are in the door about to jump out, the entire freefall, half of the canopy ride and the parachute landing on the beach. The photos are high quality and resolution so you can choose to enlarge them bigger than life size if you wish! Perfect for canvases and books, or just to go on facebook! From 100 to 200 photos, number depends on how high you jump from, and they are burnt onto a CD.

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides

Multiple Locations
From AU$120.00 - 800.00
Rainbow Beach Horse Rides offer a unique experience, horse riding along the crystal clear waters of beautiful Rainbow Beach. These rides cater for all riding abilities and special occasions whilst absorbing the views of Fraser Island, the magnificent coloured sands, Double Island Point and abundant marine life. Rainbow Beach Horse Rides mission is to give every individual rider a memorable horse riding experience, leaving him or her with a lasting euphoria. Their main ride includes one and a half hours of beach riding and also make their horses available for numerous requests including weddings, marriage proposals, private lunches in the sand dunes and more. They try to make all reasonable requests or dreams a reality. Rainbow Beach Horse Rides also offer Day Rides and Full Moon Rides in beautiful bush surroundings and a hot lunch at The Silky Oak Tea Gardens. Their full moon ride is a very unique experience and has been a huge success. Rainbow Beach Horse Rides would love to make your dreams come true.

Tin Can Bay Wildflower Walk

Tin Can Bay, Gympie Area
Free Entry
Tin Can Bay is blessed with a unique collection of spectacular wildflower species. Many natural areas throughout the Bay come alive with brilliant colour in the Spring months, although wildflowers can be seen year round. Their indigenous wildflowers, like other local native flora species, have adapted to living in soils largely deficient in nutrients. Take a close look at their wonderful wildflowers in their natural environment.
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