Port Douglas

Port Douglas to Mossman Gorge (& Mossman Gorge Info)

Mossman Australia is a small town in Far North Queensland. It is north of both Cairns and Port Douglas, south ...
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Port Douglas Restaurants With a View

Dining in Port Douglas is made all the better if you can find a restaurant with a good view. A ...
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Port Douglas Beach – Four Mile Beach

Port Douglas has just one beach, Four Mile Beach, but there are loads of other beaches to explore nearby. Another ...
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Are The Atherton Tablelands Worth Visiting?

The Atherton Tablelands, known locally as “The Tablelands” covers a huge area in Far North Queensland, close to top holiday ...
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Palm Cove to Port Douglas

The only way to get from Palm Cove to Port Douglas is by road along the Captain Cook Highway. There ...
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Daintree Town

There is not a place called “Daintree Town” in the Daintree National Park or Daintree Rainforest areas of Far North ...
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Is It Safe To Swim in The Daintree River?

No, it is not safe to swim in the Daintree River. The Daintree River in Far North Queensland is in ...
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The Daintree Rainforest

The Daintree Rainforest is the oldest rainforest in the world at over 135 million years old, possibly older. It is ...
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Great Barrier Reef Tours From Port Douglas for Families

There are many options for Great Barrier Reef tours from Port Douglas Australia. Some trips are full day and a ...
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What Are The Best Day Trips From Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a pretty resort town in Far North Queensland Australia, roughly an hour north of Cairns, a much ...
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Dog Friendly Hotels and Accommodation Port Douglas

Most of the biggest and best hotels in Port Douglas do not allow dogs to stay, other than assistance dogs, ...
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Can You Snorkel Off The Beach in Port Douglas?

Yes, you can snorkel off the beach in Port Douglas at any time of year. In summer “stinger season” there ...
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Port Douglas at Christmas

Port Douglas is pretty popular as a Christmas holiday destination. With Australian long summer school holidays falling over the Christmas ...
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Paronella Park Australia (Why You Need To Visit)

Paronella Park is a tourist attraction in Far North Queensland, Australia. It was built as a pleasure park business by ...
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Things To Do in Port Douglas 2024

There are many things to do in Port Douglas Australia and others near this pretty Australian resort town. Most visitors ...
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Port Douglas With Kids (& Things To Do in Port Douglas With Kids)

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is a beautiful, up-market resort town with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree ...
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Can You Swim in Port Douglas? (2024)

Yes, you can swim in Port Douglas Australia year-round in the sea from the beach, unless the lifeguards close the ...
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Things To Do In Port Douglas For Free 2024

OK, so Port Douglas isn’t cheap. It’s a high-cost destination in the global travel scene but if you’re trying to ...
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Learn to Scuba Dive in Cairns

What’s it like to learn to scuba dive? Our post covers the basics of scuba certification in Cairns Australia and ...
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Things to do in Cairns, Australia

Cairns has numerous great attractions within easy reach of the city and CBD but there are also loads of things ...
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Cairns to Port Douglas 2024

The only way to get from Cairns to Port Douglas is by road (unless you take a helicopter or charter ...
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Car Hire in Port Douglas

Hiring a car in Port Douglas can be quick and easy but during the high season the availability of cars ...
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Port Douglas to Daintree 2024

To the north of Cairns and Port Douglas, you will find the oldest rainforest in the world, the Daintree Rainforest. ...
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Great Barrier Reef Tours From Port Douglas

If you’re looking for Great Barrier Reef Tours from Port Douglas, congratulations, you picked a great place from which to ...
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The Stinging Tree, Gympie Gympie, and Other Dangers of Queensland.

Yes, you read that right we have a stinging tree in Queensland. It’s not just a bit “ouch” it’s more ...
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Fresh Water Swimming Spots Around Cairns and Port Douglas

If you’re visiting the Cairns and Port Douglas region in summer, you absolutely must check out some of our freshwater ...
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Port Douglas Australia Travel Blog

Are you thinking of visiting Port Douglas Australia? Good choice! Port Douglas is a beautiful part of the world and ...
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Best Places to Stay in Port Douglas

In this post we cover the best places to stay in Port Douglas and near Port Douglas. While the best ...
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Port Douglas: Leaving it Behind.

This is my last week in Port Douglas, Queensland. Regular readers will know we are British expats and have been living in ...
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Is There a Beach in Cairns? Where to Swim or Cool Off.

Cairns, Australia, is one of the stepping off points for snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, but is there a beach ...
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Rusty’s Market Cairns

Looking for a foodie treat in Cairns or this area of Far North Queensland? I’ve posted about London’s Borough Market ...
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Crocodile Spotting in Port Douglas

Yes, we have saltwater crocodiles in Queensland and yes, they can eat you. But mostly they don’t, which is good. ...
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Feeding George The Groper

Want to know what’s top of my “Things to do in Port Douglas” list? Well, I always say that feeding George ...
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A Tropical Christmas in Port Douglas Australia

Honestly, I’m confused, my head is a mess. I spent forty-two years experiencing Christmas in winter. December, in my mind, ...
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The First Day Of Summer

Yesterday was the first day of summer in Australia. It brought wind and rain to Port Douglas, looks a bit ...
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What’s it Like To Experience a Total Solar Eclipse (Port Douglas) in Photos

We’ve just got back from observing the total solar eclipse at Four Mile Beach Port Douglas, the whole experience was ...
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Snorkelling On The Great Barrier Reef

Is snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef on the top of your bucket list?  It’s an experience like no other, ...
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Being a Beach Cleaning Volunteer with Tangaroa Blue

I’d love to get a long-term volunteer position while we are traveling, but, it’s hard to get into. it’s often ...
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Camping in Cooktown by Four Wheel Drive

We just had a couple of days camping in Cooktown. It’s about 3 hours north of Port Douglas in Far North ...
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Helicopter Rides Port Douglas

There are quite a few options in Port Douglas if you are interested in helicopter rides and charters. We live ...
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Stinger Season in Cairns and Port Douglas (2024)

Stinger season Cairns, Port Douglas, the Great Barrier Reef area and the whole of Far North Queensland is something you ...
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Living in Port Douglas

This post was written and titled “Living in Port Douglas” when we were planning to escape Port Douglas over a ...
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