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Tropics & Great Barrier Reef - Port Douglas, Queensland

Style:Tropical Paradise

Far North Queensland has a style all of its own.  The laid-back nature of the locals is infectious and you’ll soon be relaxing with a beer under the swirling fans in the local pub enjoying this tropical oasis.

The drive from Cairns to Port Douglas must be one of the finest in Australia.  The one hour scenic coastal drive north, bends & winds hugging the coast and making you feel like a Formula 1 driver.

Warm, balmy days are best spent exploring the region with a plethora of tours, attractions & activities.   Sultry nights take on a sophisticated edge with outstanding dining experiences all within a village atmosphere.  Macrossan Street is lined with art galleries, boutiques and restaurants where alfresco dining can be enjoyed all year round.

Spoilt for choice, this is the only destination on earth where two world heritage listed gems exist – the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest of Cape Tribulation and Daintree.


Port Douglas has a wide range of accommodation options to suit every traveller's mood, requirement and pocket! Experience the white sand beaches and breathtaking beauty of rainforests while residing in first class accommodation.

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In addition to the many activities on offer, there are some signature events including Port Douglas Carnivale (May), Cairns Airport Adventure Festival (May/June), Port Douglas Marlin Challenge (Nov) 

Local Knowledge:

A morning stroll along Four Mile Beach at sunrise is an invigorating way to start the day.

Getting there:

Air:  Fly into Cairns domestic or international airport

Car:  There are a variety of options to suit all budgets including hire cars, scheduled coach transfers, cruises, 4WD or luxury limousines. Contact Exemplar Coaches & Limousines for maximum luxury and convenience.

Taxi: There are only two taxis in Port, so if these aren’t available use the excellent, friendly local bus.  You won’t get lost, the charming directional signs are simple “In to Town” or “Out of Town”.

Bike: With most of the action centred around Macrossan Street & the terrain being quite flat, bikes are a great alternative to see the sights.  Port Douglas Bike Hire, Cnr Wharf & Warner Sts has over 350 bikes on offer.

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)

Time Zone: GMT + 10 (not Queensland does not have daylight saving)

Phone: Country Code +61. Area Code: 07

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