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Port Douglas is a resort town in Tropical Far North Queensland. It is popular as a beach holiday destination and as a departure point for visiting the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree National Park. Port Douglas is on the Coral Sea in the tropical far north of Queensland, Australia.  Its main street, Macrossan Street is home to many restaurants, bars and boutique shops along with essentials such as Cole’s supermarket and Target. Four Mile Beach is popular with holiday makers and curves south, lapped by the Coral Sea.

Port Douglas to Mossman Gorge (& Mossman Australia)

Mossman Australia is a small town in Far North Queensland. It is north of both Cairns and Port Douglas, south of Daintree Village and the Daintree Rainforest. It’s not really a tourist town other than for visitors going to the Mossman Gorge, an incredibly beautiful rainforest spot, for walking, learning, enjoying, and sometimes swimming. A …

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Things To Do in Port Douglas

There are many things to do in and around Port Douglas Australia. There are trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Low Isles for snorkelling and scuba diving. There is the Daintree rainforest and Mossman Gorge to explore. We have some great dining and a family-pleasing beach with miles of sand. Enjoy our tropical environment, …

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Port Douglas With Kids (What’s There To Do?)

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is a beautiful, up-market resort town with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. It’s a dream destination for families with kids with many safe, beautiful, outdoor things to do. We’ve called it home since our kids were toddlers, babies really. If you’ve not had a chance to …

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Can You Swim in Port Douglas?

Yes, absolutely, you can swim in Port Douglas Australia unless the lifeguards close the beach due to various unusual dangers. Beach closures aren’t common. Should you swim? There are a few things you need to know about safety, crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, nets (swimming enclosures), and lifeguards. This post is all about swimming in Port Douglas …

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Car Hire in Port Douglas, Is it Necessary and Which Company to Use?

Hiring a car in Port Douglas can be quick and easy but during the high season the availability of cars will be limited so book ahead if you want a particular type of car. Cars available range from budget small hatch backs to convertible, 4wds and people carriers. There are far more car hire companies …

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