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Located an hour’s drive north of Cairns, Port Douglas offers a sophisticated and low-key escape. Known as a glamorous hotspot for the rich and famous, Port Douglas still manages to retain an unpretentious and relaxed atmosphere: you'll only find buildings up to three stories high, not much taller than the nearby palm trees, boutique clothing shops and exquisite alfresco restaurants. A visit to Four Mile Beach, where you can laze away the day on the pristine sand, is essential. Enjoy lunch at one of the many cafes scattered along Macrossan Street or spend the afternoon shopping at the Marina Mirage.

Port Douglas is also a popular base from which to explore the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforests of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation. Other excursions we can arrange include hot air ballooning, helicopter trips to the reef and rainforest, and trips into the hinterland.

We’d particularly recommend a trip out to the reef on one of the smaller family owned charters boats or, for a slightly more exclusive option, join a sailing catamaran heading out to the reef with just a handful of other passengers. Another must do is a trip into the World Heritage listed Daintree and Cape Tribulation where the rainforest meets the sea. Enroute you’ll cruise on the Daintree River where crocodiles can normally be seen basking on the muddy banks.

For details of Port Douglas accommodation or any Port Douglas tours click on the links on the right. Our experienced consultants can easily build any of these experiences into a tailor-made Australia holiday quote for you.


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Peninsula Boutique Hotel, Port Douglas Port Douglas

Peninsula Boutique Hotel offers four star accommodation with direct beach and ocean views, only a minute’s walk from the village centre of Port Douglas. This beachfront property represents a unique concept in Port Douglas …

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 Coconut Grove offers five star luxury apartment-style accommodation on cosmopolitan Macrossan Street, just one hundred and forty metres from magnificent Four Mile Beach. Divine views of rainforest, mountains and the ocean can …
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Perfectly located within easy walking distance from the Port Douglas village, the four and a half star Mandalay Luxury Beachfront Apartments offer the best of tropical Queensland with spectacular sights of the …
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