Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Week Thirty Four - Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Week Thirty Four - Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... bill. Despite my complaints about the size of the bill, the owner refuses to budge claiming that ISDN line charges are high in Port Douglas. This rather takes the gloss off an otherwise enjoyable stay. We go over the road to The Beach Shack for Sunday ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Michael's sister Rachael and her boyfriend Nunz, aswell as our mates Troy and Jean all preceeded our visit to Port Douglas by holidaying there so we had plenty of advice ahead of our trip north. It's a lovely little town. Think ...

Beautiful Beaches and Toytown!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Beautiful Beaches and Toytown!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... drive itself took us straight up the coast and there were some magnificent views of the beaches and the ocean. When we arrived in Port Douglas we took a walk round town first. The place is like a little toytown theme park. It somehow doesn't seem real. ...

Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... Douglas as its closer to all the tours (Great Barrier Reef and Daintree) and will save you an hour a day on transit, plus Port Douglas is a nice town. 2. Seasons here due matter. The Wet season from January-March is greener and has more animals about in ...

We like driving in our van - do do do do...., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

We like driving in our van - do do do do....

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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This morning we headed off on the short journey to Ellis Beach. On the way we stopped off at Palm Cove. This is a beautiful beachside village that seems to have a really slow pace of life. We parked up and had a walk down the beach - slowly of course - ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by bowney

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... since Sunday night!! But I knew I had to fight it, can't bugger up my body clock.....so off the beach we went!!!! Port Douglas itself is a gorgeous little town, a proper little holiday spot right next to 4 Mile Beach. Our apartments were gorgeous too, ...

Great Barrier Disappointment, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Disappointment

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... (the place with the rum). I've been out on 3 different boats to the barrier reef in the Whitsundays, Cairns and now Port Douglas. All the trips were disappointing in one way or another. Whitsunday was because I didn't go diving because it was too ...

Heading north, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Heading north

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... . Nice room but no view. For 30$ more, you have the view too. Good value for money. http://www.archipelago.com.au/ Port Douglas is very pleasant. It has less than a 1000 residents but sometimes 4 times as much tourists. The main street is 4 miles ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... 'must-sees' and instead just to relax. Dougies Backpackers, where we're staying, doubles up as the busiest bar in Port Douglas as well as offering the accommodation. This helps laziness set in and again we spent the evening just drinking and chatting. ...

Cross Country, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cross Country

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... a few bottles of red wine and a good couple of hours before we all fell into bed. Day 131 - Port Douglas Pies are going to be my downfall in Australia and after consuming more than is usual or healthy, whatever weight I lost in Asia has soon been ...

Daintree Delights..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree Delights...

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... us.  Old but much loved it was the perfect place for us to settle in whilst exploring all the area had to offer.  Port Douglas is a charming town with a real resort feel to it.  The main street has some lovely old buildings and we ...

Port Douglas, Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas, Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by woodgeandfidge

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We flew to Cairns and had an hour transfer to Port Douglas. A really nice town with beach, marina and plenty of restaurants and shops. The town is really clean with lots of nice resorts. On our first day we had a boat trip to the Great Barrier Reef, the ...

Oop North, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Oop North

A travel blog entry by charleslamb1985

... I imagine the whole place must look pretty similar to when it was discovered a few hundred years ago. From Cape Tribulation/Port Douglas (the only 'civilisation' anywhere near) it was from one almost pristine area to another, the Great Barrier Reef, it ...

Peninsula-riffic Paradise, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Peninsula-riffic Paradise

A travel blog entry by jammer32

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We arrived in Port Douglas today, bright and early! The drive from Cooktown whizzed by! We had to drive over that bloody Mt. Molloy again though - I think it's impossible not to feel a bit (if not a LOT) queasy on that twisting, turning road. Blech! ...

Mareeba, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mareeba

A travel blog entry by al_deb_far_east

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Day 83 Saturday 8 Sept – Port Douglas We postponed our days diving on the reef for when we go to the island and headed up the Captain Cook Highway and then inland to Mareeba to see the start of the outback after leaving the coast and the rain ...

Port Douglas – A Night at the Sheraton Mirag, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas – A Night at the Sheraton Mirag

A travel blog entry by jennifertice

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After spending two days in some rustic living conditions up at Cape Tribulation, driving into Port Douglas is wonderfully refreshing. Port Douglas is the glamorous older sibling of Cairns.  With its upscale restaurants, plush accommodations, golf ...

Beach baby, beach baby there on the sand, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Beach baby, beach baby there on the sand

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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... stinger season (November- April) has not started yet and there is a barrier net just off the coast, we were able to swim in Port Douglas today.  With one eye on the water keeping a look out for crocs and one eye on the mountains surrounding us, we ...

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF!!!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF!!!!

A travel blog entry by jalateras

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... is one of the entries you have been waiting for!!! our trip to the Low Isles of the Great Barrier Reef!! We caught a boat from Port Douglas at around 9:30am to the Low Isles we met a Marine Biologist called Michelle and she told us of some of the ...

The start of my journey down the east coast, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Cairns and much much more..., Australia travel blog

The start of my journey down the east coast

A travel blog entry by evelyncagney

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... the sitting room and watch dvds. From there it was onto Townsville a few nights. Its a nice enough town and home to Australia's largest Army base. It also has really good aquarium but thats about as exciting as it got. The highlight for me was taking ...

The Great Barrier Reef!!! & Night Safari BBQ, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef!!! & Night Safari BBQ

A travel blog entry by webpop

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Tough Life..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Tough Life...

A travel blog entry by special10

Safely arrived in Port Douglas.   Spent the morning organising trips and sussing out the best pie shops (Stephen's Bridies have nothing on these bad boys!), before heading down to 4 mile beach to watch the world go by and listen to Johnny Cash and ...

Cape Tribulation Day 91 and 92, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation Day 91 and 92

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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... river and the cape is really beautiful; lush green rainforest, it is some of the most exotic and natural i have seen here in Australia. Ut really feels like you are in the heart of the jungle, surrounded by wild, untouched beauty. After some driving we ...

PORT DOUGLAS, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

PORT DOUGLAS

A travel blog entry by lizandivan

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... detour to see the Cassowaries - wild members of the Emu family and we were lucky enough to see 4 adults and a youngster in total! Port Douglas is lovely - quite "up market" - warm and tropical mmmmmmm. We went to see the Mossman gorge and we swam in the ...

Great Barrier Reef - Low Isles, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef - Low Isles

A travel blog entry by richardskids

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Can't really say more than a totally totally amazing day from beginning to end. We all snorkelled over the reef after arriving on a huge sailing catamaran, Felix as usual swimming off with no regard for safety while Rosie took hours to get her mask on as ...

Wszedzie zielono, jaka przyjemna odmiana, Wonga Beach, Australia travel blog

Wszedzie zielono, jaka przyjemna odmiana

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Undara to piekne miejsce i chetnie zostalibysmy tu duzej, ale jak juz wspomnialam wszystko uklada sie juz do snu letniego i trzeba ruszac dalej. Wybralismy wiec najkrotsza droge do Daintree, wiodaca przez Athlerton (juz czas zrobic jakies zakupy). Jest ...

Last month in Paradise, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Last month in Paradise

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... the only woman ever hung in the state-her and her lover supposedly killed her husband but the evidence was based on local gossip.  Port Douglas seems to be a famous place for a lot of things as it's the place where the two divers got left behind on ...

Lets get ready!! Eclipse here we come!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Lets get ready!! Eclipse here we come!

A travel blog entry by du_bro

We stayed a a pretty and friendly caravan park in the very touristy Port Douglas and prepared our trailer and fridge for the fun of the eclipse festival. The Kids had a ball swimming and boogie-boarding in the safety of the stinger ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by staceytravel

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Yesterday we went to Port Douglas. It was so cool, we went to the markets and we tried Sugar Cane Juice, it has a very nice taste and the man was making right in front of us, so it was really fresh. After that we went to Daintree Rain Forest. It was ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by fionamary

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... from my roommates, the other guests here weren't as friendly as at tropic days; many of them are long term residents, working in Port Douglas, and seemed to just stick to their own friendship groups. It was ok for 2 nights though and the staff were really ...

Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Four Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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Port Douglas was a quaint little town with quite a few designer shops. Walking along doing some window shopping was good fun. It was a busy place and you could tell straight away why people liked coming here. We made our way to the Four Mile Beach, which ...

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