Port Douglas

Port Douglas is the gateway to the World Heritage wonders of Tropical North Queensland. It is the closest mainland port to the Great Barrier Reef and only a short drive into the heart of the Wet Tropics rainforest at Daintree and Cape Tribulation.

Getting to Port Douglas from Cairns is an hour's drive along one of Australia's most scenic coastal roads with the rainforest on one side and the Great Barrier Reef on the other.

Favoured by A-list celebrities as the place to get away, Port Douglas is an intimate and relaxed town where food, wine, arts and culture are appreciated. The friendly locals are only too happy to include visitors whether it's sharing their favourite coffee stops and fishing spots or playing 18 holes on a world-class golf course.

Feel the pace slow as you revitalise with lazy days on the beach, or come alive and explore nature's untamed tropical wonders. Swim at beautiful Four Mile Beach, wander down the main street for boutique shopping with a tropical twist, dine with the birds at a wildlife park or dive into the Great Barrier Reef.

Nearby is Mossman Gorge, a spectacular freshwater swimming hole where you can experience local Indigenous culture and explore the Daintree rainforest.

Restaurants are many and varied with delicious interpretations of local produce and tastes from around the world, or relax with a counter meal at a glorious Queenslander pub.

While luxury is definitely a highlight of Port Douglas with magnificent resorts, elegant homes and superb apartments the holiday choice of the well-heeled, backpackers and families are equally well catered for in the relaxed tropical atmosphere of Port.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Aquarius Sail and Snorkel, Calypso Reef Charters, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas, Janbal Gallery, Low Isles Sailaway, Mossman Gorge Centre, Sweet Farm Tours, Wildlife Habitat,

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Port Douglas Accommodation


Port Douglas is teaming with luxurious accommodations, as well as family friendly apartments and cheerful budget hostels. Famous Four Mile Beach and a globally inspired arrangement of cafés, bars and restaurants host live music performers and serve a variety of casual and five star dining.

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Things to do in Port Douglas

Things to do

Port Douglas is renowned for boutique fashion, beachwear and jewellery shopping. Must-do Port Douglas dining experiences include enjoying a sumptuous buffet breakfast with the birds, relaxing in a bar with live music and a tropical cocktail, or feeling the enchantment of a magical rainforest dinner.

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