The breathtaking beauty of the scenery, the famous 4 Mile Beach, 2 world championship golf courses, the fabulous Marina Mirage, 5 star restaurants and sidewalk cafes, local artist’s galleries, boutique designer stores and balmy tropical climate year around keeps visitors coming back to Port Douglas again and again.
Port Douglas is also the closest departure point for the magnificent beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to explore by diving, snorkelling and sailing; and right on the doorstep of the ancient and primeval Daintree Rainforest to experience through interpretive tours, 4WD safaris, river cruises & more. Swim in the calm water of the Coral Sea on 4 Mile Beach, an uninterrupted stretch of pristine white sand fringed with swaying palms and little development.
Sample some of the award winning cuisines in Port Douglas’ multitude of restaurants. Play a round of golf or a game of tennis. Shop at international designer boutiques and the eclectic Sunday market. Enjoy lunch at a boardwalk restaurant watching the boats at the fabulous Marina Mirage. Explore the “Rainforest Habitat” right in Port Douglas. Return to the privacy and relaxation of Port Douglas Plantation Resort after your adventure.
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, a magnificent wonder of the world with 1000s of fish and coral species – an educational world heritage pristine environment. Boats leave daily from the marina in Port Douglas, the closest departure point to the Great Barrier Reef. Sail or cruise to the Great Barrier Reef to explore the breathtaking scenery and fish life of this marine park. Take a boat tour to Low Isle right off of Port Douglas to enjoy the warm tropical waters of the Coral Sea and explore the reef snorkelling or diving.
SKYRAIL an unbelievable gondola ride right over the rainforest with incredible views out to the Coral Sea and of the Barron Falls take it to Kuranda then return on the historic Kuranda train
SPORT FISHING on the rivers, inlets or on the reef try for coral trout, barramundi, red emperor to name a few Let the local guides show you where the good fishing is.
HORSEBACK RIDING along the beach or through the rainforest Golf on any one of 3 -18 hole golf courses in the area Visit the Rainforest Habitat and breakfast with the Birds.
SAILING THE CORAL SEA let an experienced skipper take you out for a day’s sail to see the incredible coastal vistas and the islands & sand cays on the Great Barrier Reef.
THE DAINTREE Cape Tribulation Rainforest 4WD safaris, interpretive tours, bushwalking, cruising the Daintree River, Birdwatching all in the ancient rainforest.