Discover the Beauty of Port Douglas

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About Port Douglas

Welcome to Port Douglas, a stunning seaside town located in Far North Queensland, Australia. Port Douglas is a favourite destination for travellers who want to experience the best of tropical Queensland, with easy access to the iconic Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and many other natural wonders.

Port Douglas is located approximately an hour’s drive north of Cairns and offers a laid-back, yet luxurious lifestyle. The town is surrounded by the lush greenery of the Daintree Rainforest and features a stunning coastline with crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches.

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You can reach Port Douglas by car, bus, or shuttle from Cairns, which has an international airport. The drive from Cairns takes around an hour along the scenic Captain Cook Highway. Alternatively, you can fly directly into Port Douglas via Cairns Airport's domestic terminal.

The best time to visit Port Douglas is from May to September when the weather is warm and dry. This is also peak tourist season, so expect higher prices and crowds. If you prefer a quieter trip, consider visiting during the shoulder seasons of April or October, when the weather is still pleasant but there are fewer visitors.

The must-see attractions in Port Douglas include the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Four Mile Beach, and the Sunday Port Douglas Markets. You can also take a scenic drive to the nearby Mossman Gorge or the charming village of Kuranda.

Port Douglas offers a range of activities, including snorkelling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef, exploring the Daintree Rainforest, sailing, fishing, and kayaking. You can also take a scenic helicopter or hot air balloon ride, or simply relax on the beach and soak up the tropical vibe.

There are plenty of accommodation options in Port Douglas to suit all budgets, including luxury resorts, apartments, villas, and bed and breakfasts. Some popular areas to stay include Macrossan Street, Four Mile Beach, and the Marina Mirage precinct.

While Port Douglas has some beautiful beaches, it's important to be aware of potential hazards such as strong currents, stingers (jellyfish), and saltwater crocodiles in some areas. Always swim between the flags at patrolled beaches, and check local warnings before entering the water.