Port Douglas | QueenslandLocated 67km north of Cairns, Port Douglas is situated on the Coral Sea coastline with a backdrop of tropical mountains. With its close proximity to Australia's most popular tourist destinations, the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, and the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas has become an internationally renowned tourist destination.
Main AttractionsPort Douglas offers restaurants, art galleries, excellent shops, historic buildings, nightclubs, golf courses and beaches. The superb Rainforest Habitat, on Port Douglas Rd, is a wildlife sanctuary with a focus on biological conservation. Flagstaff Hill, Murphy St, offers panoramic views of Four Mile Beach and Low Isles. Lady Douglas, a paddlewheeler, offers cruises of Dickson Inlet.
Many tours depart from Port Douglas, including 4WD safaris, horseriding and rainforest tours. Coach tours to Mossman Gorge, Daintree NP, Cape Tribulation and Cooktown are available. The Great Barrier Reef is the region's top tourist attraction. There are cruises to the Outer Reef and to the Low Isles.
gleb | 2012-08-20 | The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the natural world; the underwater universe is one of the most diverse coral reefs in the universe. A flight to Australia will take you to this stunning area, letting you explore every crevice whilst watching the multitude of colourful fish swim by. | read more