About Port Douglas
If you’re after a carefree, relaxed and upmarket holiday that checks all the boxes one could want in a tropical escape including stunning reef and rainforest, Port Douglas in Tropical North QLD is sure to rank highly on your list of destinations of choice. Serving as the perfect base to explore some of the best natural wonders that Australia has to offer – namely both the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest which both lie at its doorstep – all wrapped up in an aura of exclusivity and quality.
Those eager to explore the best of the Great Barrier Reef can waste no time in doing so as there are a huge array of options for exploring its endless highlights, and the proximity of higher-quality open reef to Port Douglas makes cruising to some truly stunning sections far more convenient than comparable locations. Similarly, the Daintree Rainforest is just a short drive inland, and its lush and ancient foliage offers numerous opportunities for land-based adventures to explore its delicate ecosystem.
If Cairns is one of Australia’s best spots for those reef-goers in their 20’s, then Port Douglas can claim the same for the 30+ market – it may cost slightly more, but the quality is unmistakeable. For more detailed info on visiting Port Douglas, check out our most popular Port Douglas travel articles below.
Top 10 Things to Do
Perhaps the Great Barrier Reef’s most exclusive holiday destination, Port Douglas boasts a myriad of different activities and experiences waiting to be enjoyed! Home to two world heritage sites (the only place in the world able to brag this fact) Port Douglas mixes the Daintree Rainforest with the Great Barrier Reef to create the ultimate getaway location. To help you enjoy the magic of this stunning part of Queensland, take a look at our Top 10 Things to Do guide to ensure you make your visit to Port Douglas one you’ll never forget. Read more >>
A popular holiday location for those looking for a relaxed island experience, Port Douglas has something to offer everyone who loves the tropics. From the lush greenery of the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, to the vibrant colours of the reefs and sea life of the Great Barrier Reef, this Queensland town provides two wonderful environments in one. If you’re a first time visitor and can’t piece together a schedule to ensure you don’t miss out on any of Port Douglas’ beauty, take a look at our itineraries perfect for 2, 3, 4 or 5 day travellers. Follow these exactly, or merely use as a guide; either way we are certain these will help you plan an awesome holiday! Read more >>