A short drive away, or 20 minutes walk,  is the Blueys Beach shopping centre with a Newsagency, General Store, Surf Shop, Takeaway, Deli, Bottle Shop, Chemist and Bakery.  Pacific Palms Holidays, the agent for ÔÇ£Clarke HouseÔÇØ, is located in the shopping centre.


There are several restaurants in and around Pacific Palms including the newly opened "Buddha Belly" and the SMH Good Food Guide recommended ÔÇ£M BistroÔÇØ and ÔÇ£Twelve by TwentyÔÇØ


There are 2 clubs in Pacific Palms, The Pacific Palms Recreation Club on the shores of Wallis Lake and the Pacific Palms Bowling Club on the road to Smiths Lake.




There are lots of opportunities for bushwalking including the spectacular pathway over Booti Hill from the western end of Elizabeth Beach through the Booti Booti National Park as well as walking trails in the impressive Wallingat State Forest.


A nine hole golf course is located at Pacific Palms near Sandbar. There are 2 excellent 18 hole courses a short drive away in Forster and in Tuncurry.