Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Reeftastic, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Reeftastic

A travel blog entry by corrica

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Continuing our dedication to an easy life, today was a jet boat trip to the reef at the Low Islands.   This isn't the major tourist area and doesn't have a big pontoon to swim from, but it does only takes 10 minutes on the open sea rather than hours ...

Just two hours of sun is all I want, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Just two hours of sun is all I want

A travel blog entry by kazbradtijack

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Hearing the downpour of rain when I woke up this morning wasn't a good start to the day. I laid there a while telling myself to be happy with the fact I'm on holiday, and although it's wet and cloudy it's still warm. I told myself not to focus on the ...

Long Drive and Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Long Drive and Four Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by stie_downunder

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... the ocean was really warm and enjoyable. At 5 p.m. we reached our hostel for this night, the Port O'Call Eco Lodge in Port Douglas. With AUD 37 quite highly priced we found a motel style accommodation. This time we had an old opa with a rollator as ...

Day 13 - Rain Forest & Crocodiles, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 13 - Rain Forest & Crocodiles

A travel blog entry by rebeccacline

... to repair the ship and make it further north to what is now Cooktown, about as far north as you can go in Australia without a serious 4 wheel drive vehicle. We drove through the Daintree Rainforest. The rainforest here is the oldest in the world and ...

A Stroll Through Town, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A Stroll Through Town

A travel blog entry by loripowers

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Port Douglas is a quaint coastal community. We drove into the downtown area early Thursday morning and strolled along the sidewalks watching the town wake up with street cafes opening for morning coffee and pastry diners. After booking a snorkel trip to ...

Rainy Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rainy Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... also weary of packing up and moving every other day, and were also looking forward to staying in one spot for a few days.  Port Douglas is a small town about an hour north of Cairns.  It's a resort spot and, since it is winter here in ...

Reef and Rail, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Reef and Rail

A travel blog entry by stoddart

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... .    Monday 24th May:  It was up early and on the road again.  We only went about 70 km north to Port Douglas.  It was a lovely costal drive with views out to the Coral Sea.We are now in the pointy bit of Australia, FNQ (Far ...

Mon, Nov 7 - Day 20 - Taking it easy, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mon, Nov 7 - Day 20 - Taking it easy

A travel blog entry by m_crane

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... at our little house, we pulled out the books and spent the afternoon reading.  We surfaced around 4:00 p.m. and headed into Port Douglas.  In a tribute to all the Irish who worked not the Kuranda Railway, we had supper at Paddy’s Irish ...

Out and About at Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Out and About at Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by carolewi

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... in John Williamson's song... Today, Wednesday, is a quiet day for us as we haven't had a "rest" day for a while.  Tonight five of us are going to 2Fish, Port Douglas's leading seafood restaurant for dinner.  Will let you know how it goes. ...

Wedding fun and heading north!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wedding fun and heading north!

A travel blog entry by ducknlauz

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... by drag crawling, loves sitting up, waving and playing with the kids. We have kidnapped the Bride and taken her and the kiddies to Port Douglas to keep on holidaying which is were we are now. Signing off again, enjoy the pics and sending our love to you ...

North Queensland 9-17 October 2014, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

North Queensland 9-17 October 2014

A travel blog entry by neilhorne13

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... start. Off next day, after Art Gallery visit and Botanics, to Michael and Lizanne's beach house at Newell Beach north of Port Douglas and Mossman. Check out the pool in back garden... And miles of beautiful beach combing at the front. Great trip to ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by poulsen3

... Port Douglas via Kap. Cook highway, resten af turen viste sig at være den ene flotte strand efter den anden. Vi nåde Port Douglas sidst på eftermiddagen og der fandt vi en campingplads lige ned til 4 mile beach, Kirsten og Mark besluttede sig for en ...

A last minute trip to the reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A last minute trip to the reef

A travel blog entry by drownsroundaus

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Well we got up this morning and decided to go on a cruise. We'd been thinking about it for a while but hadn't decided when. Got a deal the kids for free which was lucky considering how much the adults cost. It was departing from Cairns so did the trip ...

Rain rain go away, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rain rain go away

A travel blog entry by neil.mitchell

Unfortunately the weather has changed for the worse, it's still 28 deg, but it keeps raining, and when I say raining I mean BIG rain. We were going to go to the marina and try to book another reef trip, but the winds are blowing at about 25 - 30 knots ...

Diving Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Diving Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by nosbon

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Thought I'd panic but was cool as a cucumber and loved seeing the fishies.  And the shark, which was there when we turned up, but it was fine cos it was a "friendly shark" so we just jumped in with him! (I have the shark on video by the way but it ...

Another Day in Paradise, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Another Day in Paradise

A travel blog entry by jetsettinglindz

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We had another lazy morning today. I know it sounds bad but we were both pretty sleep deprived because of the old, snoring, English lady in our Sydney hostel so I think the sleep was justified.  We made our way over to their weekly craft/ farmers ...

Exploring Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Exploring Queensland

A travel blog entry by foleybigtrip

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... between moths and butterflies which might prove useful for a quiz night one day. We have now had a few  days in Port Douglas - schoolwork, beach and coffee breaks, and some great meals. Chris and Harry went on a challenging mountain-bike ride one ...

Mossman Gorge and port douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mossman Gorge and port douglas

A travel blog entry by dianeandmike

... A first for me. Mentally hard to get around, but I did it. We had dinner at Nautilus last night...the best restaurant in Port Douglas. It was like eating in the rainforest...amazing time with Natalie and Kevin and kev's mom and Laurie. We are heading ...

Pissed as a parrot, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Pissed as a parrot

A travel blog entry by neil.mitchell

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Here in Port Douglas there are hundreds and hundreds of larakeets. They spend all day eating fruit, unfortunately the fruit ferments in their stomachs and by the evening they are slightly worse for wear. They fly about from tree to tree, squalking and ...

phew, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

phew

A travel blog entry by isabella2002

I had to get up early because breakfast was from 8.30mto 10am. When we got there I didnt know what was going to happen there were lots of birds on perches some had lovely colours. they were called love birds parakeets and a red tailed cockatoo. We ...

Celebrating at Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Celebrating at Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by carolewi

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Hello again everyone and thanks for taking the time to read this blog.Since arriving here at Port Douglas on Monday there's been no time for blogging as we are too busy sightseeing and enjoying the local attractions. At 6.30am each day Nev and I go for a ...

Discovery and Grandeur Heading North, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Discovery and Grandeur Heading North

A travel blog entry by dustydownloads

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... (QLD), Airlie Beach (QLD)– Townsville (QLD)- Mission Beach (QLD) - Babinda (QLD) -  Kuranda (QLD) – Port Douglas. Our adventure has begun and already we have not wasted time in the identification of a significant correlation between a ...

Wed, Nov 9 - Day 22 - Halfway!!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wed, Nov 9 - Day 22 - Halfway!!!

A travel blog entry by m_crane

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... which is beautiful but not swimmable.  We saw a man parasailing - good way to avoid the stingers and snappers.  Port Douglas has one main shopping street, Macrossan Street.   Showing great restraint, we didn’t get tattoos or head ...

What a great husband I have..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

What a great husband I have...

A travel blog entry by drownsroundaus

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... we all made it home so that is something. Hartley's has been situated on the Hartley River (1/2 way between Cairns and Port Douglas) for 75 years and was the first place in Australia where you could get an interactive crocodile experience.  Today ...

Daintree tour part two, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree tour part two

A travel blog entry by sophieackland

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... stayed and a night in Port Douglas on the way back to Cairns and had the most best random night out. We didn't really expect much from Port Douglas except it to be a small town with not a lot there, but it's actually a really big town with a lot. It had ...

A Total Eclipse of the Sun, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A Total Eclipse of the Sun

A travel blog entry by mistyofthedane

... Urban Spoon). We got some delicious tonkatsu ramen and some very refreshing cold and unsweetened green tea. The drive back to Port Douglas after the extremely late lunch was long and tiring. Arriving home there was just enough time to relax before ...

3 dagen Port Douglas in a flash., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

3 dagen Port Douglas in a flash.

A travel blog entry by australie2014

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... is Port Douglas ongeveer 60 km van Cairns. Prachtige weg met uitzichtpunten over zee en stranden.    Onze camping in Port Douglas, Big4 Glengarry Holiday Parc, was een tropische verrassing en we werden met veel enthousiasme ontvangen. We blijven ...

Heading North through tropical rain, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Heading North through tropical rain

A travel blog entry by ryan.nz.trip.14

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... don't have broad accents but didn't realise we had picked up the NZ/Aussie twang. Last hour of the drive from Cairns to Port Douglas was more reminiscent of driving in NZ with views of the coastline but still cannot get enthusiastic about rainforest. Nice ...

Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

Beautiful. And tasty ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by setheler

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... 'hrte mich kurz durch den Ort, bevor er mich am Hafen absetzte. Von hier aus startete ich also meine Tour durch Port Douglas. Zuerst zu einer malerischen kleinen Bucht, in der jedoch wegen Krokodilgefahr schwimmen verboten war. Neben den Fig Curtain ...

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