Port Douglas: Worth the journey

Located 1700 kilometers North of Brisbane, Port Douglas is the ultimate destination for relaxation, adventure or indulgence. With year round Sunshine, a warm climate and refreshing sea breezes, Port Douglas provides the perfect backdrop to unwind and experience something different.

With no direct flights into Port Douglas, it’s a 40 minute scenic drive from Cairns. Port Douglas is the quieter of the two tourist destinations, with no building allowed to be higher than a palm tree and a much smaller back packer culture.

The tropical climate of Port Douglas has two distinct seasons; with high rainfall in the summer and low rainfall in the winter. The ‘best’ swimming season runs between April and October, with November through to April been dangerous jellyfish stinger season. Popular beaches in the area are enclosed during these periods.

Port Douglas is surrounded by natural beauties and any trip to far North Queensland would not be complete if you did not get outdoors to enjoy them. The Full day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour offers you the opportunity to explore the amazing flora and fauna of the region; including a visit to the magnificent Mossman Gorge and wildlife watching for crocodiles, birds and other animals.

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour

The Coral Sea and stunning waters of the Great Barrier Reef lie on Port Douglas’s door step. Whether you are an experienced or new scuba diver there are a range of tours to get you out immersed in the water wonderland. If you’re not comfortable with scuba diving, Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef provides just as many delights, as you delve into the underwater world you’ll be blown away by the abundance of marine life.

Snorkeling On The Great Barrier Reef

For a sophisticated fishing experience in Port Douglas, book into the full day fishing adventure and climb aboard one of the most technically advanced fishing vessels and reel in a catch. Aside from luck and skill you’ll be armed with the latest in 3D navigation, sounder and bottom imaging equipment. A first class operation, your catch will even be prepared for you to take back to your accommodation or local restaurant for cooking.

Fishing Adventure

Going from nature to culture in Port Douglas, the Aboriginal Cultural Rainforest Dining Experience will uplift your soul through an intimate rainforest experience. From the moment you arrive you’ll be swept into the Aboriginal Dreamtime for an evening of storytelling and a sumptuous tropical banquet.

Aboriginal Cultural Rainforest Dining Experience

From land to sea and the pristine sandy beaches in between, Port Douglas has activities and experiences for everyone. Take the trip to Far North Queensland; it’s definitely worth the journey.

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