Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

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 ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas,  Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by leathertrampjoe

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Road trip up to port Douglas taking in the scenery. Had a beach walk, checked out the harbour and a few beers in the locals. Saw my first wild croc and visited the bungee jump place on the way ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by karen.yardley.3

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... high annual rainfall & popular for white water rafting. Innisfail is where we stopped by the river for lunch. Cairns then onto Port Douglas. I had chosen to stay here, its lovely, we are withing 5 minutes in each direction of the 4 mile beach, the ...

plaja de 4 mile documentata cu poze, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

plaja de 4 mile documentata cu poze

A travel blog entry by gavrilescu

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  Am petrecut ziua de 11 iulie numai la plaja. A fost cea mai calda zi pe care am avut-o in Port Douglas dar asta nu ne-a oprit sa mergem din nou pe jos cele 4 mile de plaja. De data asta am luat si un aparat de fotografiat cu noi si as putea spune ...

Jungle Surfing, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Jungle Surfing

A travel blog entry by muellebt

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On our second tour of the Daintree Rainforest we did some 'Jungle Surfing', it was definitely a lot of fun. A canopy tour of the ...

A Great Week at the Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A Great Week at the Reef

A travel blog entry by cambs070

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Our last major excursion of the trip was to the Great Barrier Reef.  We spent 5 days exploring land and sea. And by sea, we mean hotel swimming pools some days.   We thought we had seen plenty of animals in Sydney but the adventure ...

Day 22 Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 22 Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by heather-belfast

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This was a really lazy day. We hired sun beds on the beach - $40 and spent the day there with a break for lunch and a walk along a stretch of the 4 mile long beach. For lunch we had to sample some of the infamous pies made at Mocka's  Dinner at ...

George The Groper, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

George The Groper

A travel blog entry by nosbon

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Drove to Cairns to see what it was like (couldn't resist another crocodile tour on the way back). Then went to see George The Groper!! George is a Groper (google it) who turns up to be fed at 5pm every ...

The Crystal Caves, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Crystal Caves

A travel blog entry by nosbon

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Intended to visit the Atherton Tablelands....apparently all the ingredients for tea are grown in this area. I don't even like tea but I needed to get out. Found the Crystal ...

Lesuirely Day to Start With, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Lesuirely Day to Start With

A travel blog entry by huw.davies

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Our apartment is 200 yards walk from the beach. In the morning we walked thre miles along Four Miles Beach into Port.  Its an incredible stretch of golden sand where the sea meets the tropical rain forest.  Behindus onour walk was a range of ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by damioke

Last but certainly not least: The Great Barrier Reef. Om 8u30 varen we uit naar Agincourt Reef. Tom krijgt beneden uitleg over de duik-initiatie, terwijl Joke boven luistert naar de uitleg over snorkelen. Onze eerste twee kennismakingen met het rif ...

on the road to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

on the road to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by vanickova

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Getting settled, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Getting settled

A travel blog entry by pennywilkins

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... after 12 hours sleep. Peter had tried to adjust to the time by staying up late the night before. We had no food so we drove into Port Douglas and bought breakfast at a small cafe. The coffee (flat white) cost $3.90 for a cup and $4.90 for a mug. Then we ...

Sugar Cane Country, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Sugar Cane Country

A travel blog entry by chris_a

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Since leaving Noosa we have moved more and more into sugar cane country. Since we entered the country around Mackay, sugar has been the dominant crop. Like silos along the Newell Highway, sugar mills define where the next town is on our journey north ...

Corcodiles, stinger, sharks .... but a great town, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Corcodiles, stinger, sharks .... but a great town

A travel blog entry by vagabond-ing

************************************************************************************** This is writen while I am already in Darwin, Australia. Reports will be very short from here on - if I write something at all. I will update it with pictures from ...

Kissey the perfect campervan, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Kissey the perfect campervan

A travel blog entry by maudeinchina

Voila!! Rented a super duper wicked now named Kissey and drove her along the nice roads up to Port Douglas...Only 60 kms north of Cairns, this little city seems to be the getaway for the rich and famous with heaps of big resorts! Not quite the backpackers ...

We made it!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

We made it!!

A travel blog entry by carolyntravels

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... must be terryfying. Rain was pouring again so after a short trip into Cairns and a big Hurrah, we decided to go on up to Port Douglas in the hopes that we might get out onto the Barrier Reef again. Found a campsite deep in the forest and slightly weird, ...

Day 23 Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 23 Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by heather-belfast

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This day was the highlight of our trip. We were so lucky with the weather. The sun was shining and the winds had died to 10 knots. We were picked up by the Calypso bus and brought to the harbour. On boarding we were given a snorkelling mask a ...

Frost-licious Ice Cream (I'm 6 yrs), Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Frost-licious Ice Cream (I'm 6 yrs)

A travel blog entry by peasal

Interesting flavours. Coconut not my favourite. Apricot really really yummy. Black sapote alright. Wattle seed was my second favourite. If I was mum or dad I would take us all back there. Also caramel russian fudge was sold there and it was really good. ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by mikeharris46

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The GBR is 45 miles offshore from Port Douglas and it takes about 90 minutes to get there. Today the weather was less than perfect with high winds and large swells so Renee decided to not come on the excursion. It was a wise choice as many were quite ...

Port Douglas - welcome to the tropics, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - welcome to the tropics

A travel blog entry by pacificocean

... am Strand rum und machte dann ein paar Fotos von Unten. :-) Anschliessend fuhren wir in den Paronella Park und nun sind wir in Port Douglas, aber dazu spaeter mehr. Mein Laptop hat den Geist aufgegeben und ich kann nun den Text und die Fotos nicht mehr ...

A trip to the Reef followed by Cane Toad racing, Great Barrier Reef , Australia travel blog

A trip to the Reef followed by Cane Toad racing

A travel blog entry by thebeechinors

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... place at the Iron bar on Macrossan st (as you probably have deduced by now there is basically only one street in Port Douglas). This had been recommended by John Thurgood and a great recommendation it was too. Seemingly there's millions of Cane Toads ...

East Coast travels, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

East Coast travels

A travel blog entry by daveandemma

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Getting here, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Getting here

A travel blog entry by naomiheagney

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... have been more desperate for sunshine than us! Arrived in Cairns around 2.30pm picked up our hire car and headed north to Port Douglas. Lovely sunshine and coastal views up the Captain Cook Highway. We detoured into Trinity Beach and Palm Cove to see ...

Rain Rain Go Away, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rain Rain Go Away

A travel blog entry by lyndseyandkelly

... cool! Then off to our new favorite patio with a few people we met on the boat for some drinks - two sisters from Australia and a young couple from Melbourne. Grabbed some dinner and danced to the world's only mowhawked singer of Top 10 pop songs. we ...

Cruisin' the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cruisin' the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by valliegrl

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... to go to see the reef.  Upon speaking to locals and checking out some websites, we decided to go a bit farther North to Port Douglas to see the reef as well as the only place in the world that two natural wonders meet - Cape Tribulation. So, we ...

Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef with Wavelength, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef with Wavelength

A travel blog entry by fishymanoz

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... that go to dive sites and only occasionally take snorkel-only groups to their dive sites. They are the oldest running company from Port Douglas that goes to the outer reef - for 25 years they have been doing exactly the same program. They have more sites ...

Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by dianeandmike

It was a lush rainforest. We all enjoyed it. We all went to dinner at Salsa. ...

Finally to civilization, beaches and hot tubs, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Finally to civilization, beaches and hot tubs

A travel blog entry by williamrichards

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... , loosing 1/2 the bashplate in the process :( I reattached the bashplate with zip ties and continued on. The dirt road spat us out near port Douglas and we called it quits for the day and found a hotel with a spa and pool and spent the rest of the day ...

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