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Port Douglas | Queensland

Port Douglas Located 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 Attractions

Port 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.

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Nearby attractions

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.

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Exploring the Great Barrier Reef

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

Port Douglas 1996 - 2007

marisa | 2009-06-03 | Has Port Douglas changed from when I travelled there with my mum in 1996, then travelled there again in 2007? | read more

Port Douglas

alana | 2010-04-22 | Port Douglas is the quite little town in Far North Queensland situated on the waters edge to paradise. | read more

 

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Oaks Lagoon. The view from our balcony. queensland | 2009-06-08 | Good hotel apartment complex in Port Douglas. | read more

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Copyright 2007, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource. cmsadmin. (2005, May 20). Port Douglas. Retrieved October 30, 2014, from Plan Book Travel Australia Web site: http://www.planbooktravel.com.au/australia/qld/port-douglas. This work is licensed under a Universal Publishers. Universal Publishers

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Region: Tropical North

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Tropical North Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea islands and the Great Barrier Reef to the east and the rainforest mountains that sweep down from the northernmost section of the Great Dividing Range to the west. more

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23 Macrossan St, Ph: (07) 4099 5599

Web sites with information, accommodation or tours for Port Douglas:
On The Inlet Seafood Restaurant

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