Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

Day 40 & 41, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 40 & 41

A travel blog entry by edwardsfamily14

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Day 40 - Tues 12 th Aug   Went for a stroll and shop around Port Douglas.  It's changed a bit since Joe and I were here 10 years ago.  Developed a lot but still a very beautiful place to visit in Australia.  After lunch we went ...

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 ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by natzdeangelis

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So today we went to the Great Barrier Reef! I had booked to do a dive but unfortunately they wouldn't let me go because I've had asthma - even though I haven't used my inhalers since I was a kid! But they said the pressure would be dangerous! So instead ...

Croc Pie & Reef Adventure, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Croc Pie & Reef Adventure

A travel blog entry by paulrach_may

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It's 19:55 on 15th March 2013 We've had a relaxed couple of days here in Port Douglas. Up until today the weather has been pretty up and down. Yesterday it was fairly overcast with some very heavy rainfall. Today weve had glorious sunshine! On Wednesday ...

Mission Beach to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mission Beach to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by themountjoys

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... went through which we will be crossing mid next week. (HOPEFULLY) if the bridge is finished and the rain goes away. Into port Douglas with a quick drive around the town, before checking into our accommodation for the next 6 nights, where we received an ...

By Cable Car and Train, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

By Cable Car and Train

A travel blog entry by dwmjmm

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... there were several military hospitals and R&R places in the area for soldiers fighting in the Pacific area. The drive back to Port Douglas along the coast was spectacular - more so than when we drove it from the airport the other day, probably ...

Snorkels, fish, coral and sea turtles!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkels, fish, coral and sea turtles!

A travel blog entry by helen.a.sears

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... . After a few games of cards to pass the time, we were back in port, and disembarked happy and exhausted! We drove into Port Douglas town (very smart - what must we have looked like with our sea-soaked, wind-dried hair??) and settled ourself onto a table ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by cmdr

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An other surprise paradise of Australia.... after the sweet life of Adelaide, the spectacular desert of Ayres Rock and the jungle of Darwin... the sea in all its splendor. Au menu... snorkeling with a marine biologist one day, sailing on a big catamaran ...

Crocs, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Crocs

A travel blog entry by robsworld

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We picked up our camper van today which we have for 3 weeks. Its pretty nifty really, we have a full size bed, and table if we want in the middle, a fridge & even a kitchen sink! We visited a place called Hartleys Croc Farm, but they also have many ...

Out of the jungle and to the beach, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Out of the jungle and to the beach

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... on the boat.  The three of us went out to dinner at the Courthouse Hotel in the center of town, and then realised everything in Port Douglas closes by 10pm.   We made our way back to the hostel and I am going to get a good night's sleep tonight. ...

North of Cairns, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

North of Cairns

A travel blog entry by andorinha

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Da wir unseren Camper noch eine weitere Woche haben entscheiden wir uns noch weiter in den Norden zu fahren. In Port Douglas suchen wir uns einen Campingplatz. Von hier aus erkunden wir den Daintree National Park wo wir eine Wanderung durch den Regenwald ...

He's a cuddly monkey!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

He's a cuddly monkey!

A travel blog entry by sonjacarey

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... destination in Australia!! And what a lovely destination too and a wonderful backpackers. We headed south of Cape Trip to Port Douglas - a more upmarket Cairns really - with lots of expensive boutique shopping, posh motors and big yachts. We were based ...

Port Douglas..the Reef, Rainforest and Ballooning!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas..the Reef, Rainforest and Ballooning!

A travel blog entry by laurs

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...Well, we got to Port Douglas and hit the pool..like IMMEDIATELY!..well impressed with the hotel...not as impressed with the creepy crawlies however!  I woke up the other morning to find Sarah (eyes agog) looking over me telling me not to move..I ...

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 ...

Our last day in Australia :-(, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Our last day in Australia :-(

A travel blog entry by jasonandmelissa

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... in Australia! On today's agenda was an hour-long drive on the scenic Captain Cook Highway, up to a small town called Port Douglas. Our first stop was the Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary for a special "Breakfast with the Birds". This was a buffet ...

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

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF!

A travel blog entry by tutzauer

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... at 9pm doing absolutely nothing and sweat dripping down your forehead... not the most enjoyable, but it's all part of the package. Port Douglas is a super cute beach town and much more attractive than Cairns... we are so happy we choose this place as ...

Just slacking, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Just slacking

A travel blog entry by davidwwoofing

... I wanted to go out. The Park, like all Big 4 places is a pleasure to stay at. Clean, nothing too far away & quiet. Port Douglas is only about 10 mins away and I have had breakfast at Mango Jam several times and dinner at Tortilla's, whoich serves good ...

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 extravaganza, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas extravaganza

A travel blog entry by chillwithjoe

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... what to expect for a big night out but we had the best night. We started off at the Iron bar where we met a bunch of Port Douglas locals that are actually pretty hard to come across. We played pool and hung out until 12:00am when the place closed and we ...

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. ...

The reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The reef

A travel blog entry by thestulbergs

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... Our trip back to shore was even choppier. We both felt fine and had a long conversation with 4 girls from southern Australia in port Douglas on holiday. We learned the slang for speedo (smuggler) and sweatshirt (jumper). Overall, we're both thrilled ...

A Gentle Day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A Gentle Day

A travel blog entry by huw.davies

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... a church that has been set-up by another church in Cairns.  Really friendly people.  Met a guy from Nottingham in the congregation.  We climbed up Flagstaff hill which overlooiks Port Douglas and rounded the day off with fish and chips. ...

Daintree, SUVs and Line's New Pal, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree, SUVs and Line's New Pal

A travel blog entry by lineandterry

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Beautiful resort town - our  hotel is quaint and close to the beach. We decided to use our newly acquired wheels, a light blue Toyota Camry to drive up to the Daintree rainforest national park. Had to take a ferry ride over the river and then spent ...

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