Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Somewhere beyond the sea, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Somewhere beyond the sea

A travel blog entry by artema7

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We took a bout off to the outer barrier, it took forever to get there! The trip was very nice though and they got us ready to jump into the water. I was a little scared at the beginning, being so apart from the shore made me think of horrible and huge ...

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A "step away from the crowd"

A travel blog entry by paulmansell

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Today I have a rest day so had a walk around the resort and took snaps to give you an idea of where I am staying, just imagine Centre Parcs without the children, the crowd, fast food, bikes, but with sea views, the roaring tide against the ...

Up in the Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Up in the Rainforest

A travel blog entry by gillb1954

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Saturday 10th November. Although very cloudy and humid today we have planned to go to Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation about an hours drive up the coast. Cape Tribulation is the point where the rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. Driving is ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by domian

Day to ourselves. Had a lie in, then had brunch at Hi Tide, then walked along the beach but couldn't go in the sea because it was too windy, but saw lots of crabs going in and out of their holes in the sand. Then walked down to the shops and back, via ...

In which the family gathers, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

In which the family gathers

A travel blog entry by mrw

We are now in Port Douglas via the Daintree National Park. Daintree is magnificent but not what we expected. There's lots of private property in & around the parts you can get to & there's lots of commercialism. Surprising & somewhat ...

In which you learn about termites, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

In which you learn about termites

A travel blog entry by mrw

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Termite research paper by . . .   Me Click on the label for the story of each ...

Townsville to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Townsville to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by vanderhoek

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... is known as the Wet Tropics.  However, we didn’t have rain today.  WooHoo!  We arrived at our Ramada Resort Port Douglas late in the afternoon, just in time for happy hour and a swim.  This is not a U.S. type of Ramada ...

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 rosieehill

... to hear from you all. Only got a few minutes, will do a proper report from Ayers Rock tomorrow. This is our last night in Port Douglas and today we've been on the Skyrail which is a cableway that goes above the canopy of the rainforest. It was amazing ...

Day 41 Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 41 Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by brad-melissa

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... magnificent scenery. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. Once again a really busy day with me driving back to Port Douglas in silence as everyone else was asleep. SHANAE – We saw lots of different creepy crawlies today at the ...

Wonga Beach and Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wonga Beach and Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by borg

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Today we headed north of Port Douglas first stopping at a small sea side town known as Wonga Beach. We would liked to have stayed at the caravan park which is right on the beachfront, but unfortunately they had no vacancies, so we had to settle for a look ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by serenitynow

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... Wonga Beach which is situated 60km north of Palm Cove. Wonga Beach is perfectly placed to visit the Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge. But for this blog we will only visit Mossman Gorge and Port Douglas. We spent a nice ...

Oxygen, please?, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Oxygen, please?

A travel blog entry by hittite

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Great Barrier Reef Day!!! Extremely early start since the boat leaves from Port Douglas instead of Cairns, but I was recommended this boat since it went to the very outer reef, at the edge of the continental shelf, three sites on the Agincourt Ribbon ...

Another day in Paradise!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Another day in Paradise!

A travel blog entry by robandgill

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Snorkelling! This was a lot out of my comfort zone! There is something wrong about jumping out of a boat 10 miles, YES that is ten miles out in the Pacific Ocean with fierce sea creatures, coral and only goggles and a stick to breath though,( ok I know ...

Up the Queensland Coast, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Up the Queensland Coast

A travel blog entry by cwendeln

... heavily forested areas at times as well, with vines and plants hanging down from a canopy.  After a great drive, we reached Port Douglas, which is a really nice town.  My friend Doug had stayed there as did some of the exchange students we are ...

Plaja multa si soare, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Plaja multa si soare

A travel blog entry by gavrilescu

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Nu sint multe de spus pentru ziua asta. Am fost la plaja si ne-am bucurat de soare si natura din jur. Plaja e o fisie de 4 mile, asa ii este si numele de fapt: 4 miles beach. Noi stam choar la unul din capete unde de fapt se face si baie. La celalat ...

SBD and MNF, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

SBD and MNF

A travel blog entry by thestulbergs

Two more thoughts from day 1. We wish me ma (Suzy) a very happy birthday. We're sorry we can't celebrate with you. It's Monday night here and the Midwest hasn't even started their day. If you want to know who wins this weeks Monday night football game, ...

Last night here, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Last night here

A travel blog entry by adelipenguin

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One last look at this beautiful place. Sitting outside the restaurant area by the side of the pool. It is like being in a rainforest without the rain. So warm at ten o clock at night. We have had a meal here tonight. I had the barramundi fish with Asian ...

Week 5 We had to spot a Cassowary..., Port Douglas Queensland , Australia travel blog

Week 5 We had to spot a Cassowary...

A travel blog entry by davidp.sara

... is run by a lovely Kiwi guy and his Australian wife. He even shared his views on running parks and got David really interested! Port Douglas is beautiful so many lovely shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. It's quite an exclusive area. David and I arrived ...

Finally...The Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Finally...The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by jsievila

The overnight bus ride this time was uneventful which was good and we safely made it all the way up to Port Douglas last Saturday. Port Douglas is a small little beach town with one main street and we ended up staying 6 days there. We really liked the ...

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 first day in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Our first day in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by thebeechinors

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... much further away from St Helens. We headed out after breakfast and drove north to Daintree which is in the rainforest about 1 hour from Port Douglas. We wanted to go on a croc spotting trip so we drove to Daintree river.  There was plenty of ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by muheim

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29.04 und 30.04Ja da bin ich nun in Port Douglas, kleine überschaubare Main Street mit einigen Shops und Kaffes sehr sympathisch. Mega schöne und lange Strände, aber ins Wasser zu gehen ist Tabu die sogenannten Box Jellifisch (Können tödlich sein) ...

A bit of luxury in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A bit of luxury in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by claireandmark

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...  a bit of luxury! Port Douglas Day 2     Today we had a very lazy day which mostly involved wandering around Port Douglas, visiting the beach and doing a bit of shopping - we both bought hats!  We were going to have lunch ...

Peace and quiet in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Peace and quiet in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by kirk-katie

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... a fire, lots of cooking and even time for a haircut for Mr Jackson, who now looks like an army recruit! We also went into Port Douglas and went back to the beautiful spot where Olly and Sel were married before joining Ed, Candice and their friend Neil for ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by duggan_travels

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Next day took transit bus to Port Douglas........upgrade worth every penny!!!!...hotel great location easy walks to everywhere... In the morning we went on a boat and snorkelling trip onto the Great Barrier Reef....unlike the health and safety issues with ...

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 ...

I got my first pair of skinny jeans!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

I got my first pair of skinny jeans!

A travel blog entry by thecronins

... 8221;, as it has always been known to me as a luxurious travel desintation. I was excited to learn that Port (as the locals call Port Douglas) is only a 15 minutes drive from Mossman.  Mum and I went out for a day to do girly things and we had such a ...

Rainforest Walks, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rainforest Walks

A travel blog entry by rolandandlinda

After another sticky night in the campervan, we left Cape Tribulation and headed south towards Port Douglas. It's perhaps a little bit too jungly at Cape Tribulation. First stop was the boardwalk at Marrdja. A great walk, especially through the mangroves ...

K6igeparemtrippever!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

K6igeparemtrippever!

A travel blog entry by madli.vaidlo

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... tundus olevat puhkusel. P2rast tunnist s6itu Cairnsist Port Douglasesse saabusime oma hotelli ja ruttasime oma basseini 22rde p2ikest nautima. Port Douglas on ysna pisike turisti linnake, kuid h2sti h2sti ilus.Port Douglases on pisikese linna kohta palju ...

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