Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by marcia_octoman

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... to get to Port Douglas, and now, here I was, in paradise. The scenery on the one hour drive from Cairns to Port Douglas was fantastic. Its windy roads followed the pristine ocean's many sandy beaches and at times, rocky coastline. I had booked in to ...

Las deszczowy sprzed 100 milionow lat, Wonga Beach, Australia travel blog

Las deszczowy sprzed 100 milionow lat

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Wschod slonca byl jak zwykle spektakularny. Chmury wisialy nisko nad pomaranczowa kula i pieknie podswietlala je od dolu. Aby zobaczyc najpiekniejsze zakatki Daintree trzeba przedostac sie na druga strone rzeki za pomoca promu. Po rozmowie z miejscowymi ...

Do nothing....., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Do nothing.....

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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The forecast was not wrong! Upon our arrival in Cairns, we boarded a shuttle to Port Douglas and during this the rain settled in for the afternoon! We watched all the other passengers get off at these very expensive looking resorts, all miles out of town, ...

Bye bye Asia...Hello Oz!, Cairns, Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation, Australia travel blog

Bye bye Asia...Hello Oz!

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

Culture shock!!  Crazy I know but we were so at home in Asia that Australia was a shock.  Plus it was pouring down like you wouldn't believe ...

Endlich in AUSTRALIEN!!!, Port douglas, Australia travel blog

Endlich in AUSTRALIEN!!!

A travel blog entry by ossenkamp

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... gruen. Das Paar ist total suess, so echte Aussteiger. Einen deutschen Schaeferhund haben sie auch(Mama, der Eintrag ist fuer Dich ;-)) Port Douglas ist der Hammer! Diese Stadt ist so schoen. Heute morgen waren wir auf dem Markt wo die einheimischen ...

Instrukcja na wypadek cyklonu, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Instrukcja na wypadek cyklonu

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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No to dalej czytam lokalna gazete a tam ogromny artykul na temat przygtowania do nadchodzacej pory deszczowej i cyklonow. I tak przy PODEJRZENIU, ze cyklon niedlugo uderzy powinno sie: - sprawdzic i zabezpieczyc wszystkie przedmioty, ktore moga poleciec. ...

Sharks on the Reef and other stories, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Sharks on the Reef and other stories

A travel blog entry by justyn_erin

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... the waterway! We rolled back into town and returned our car before setting out for another evening adventure in Port Douglas.  Following previous mistakes, we'd settled on sampling the cuisine at Bistro 3 which sported one of the ...

Day 6 - Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 6 - Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by simmos58

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... drive up from Cairns after a relaxing breakfast with Geoff & Linda. The drive along the winding coastal road between Cairns and Port Douglas is really picturesque. Traffic wasn't too bad and we checked in to the van park with enough time in hand to ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by stefaus

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Getting into Port Douglas on the 27th: We got dropped off so Stef could get a Paudi head massage - Aboriginal head massage basically. It was alright, nothing to rave about though, had some nice tea at the end. We then got to Parrotfish hostel at ...

Shes got new shoes!! (thank goodness), Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Shes got new shoes!! (thank goodness)

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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... were packed and for the very first time we were turned away from all available caravan parks! We considered staying in the street but Port Douglas itself was not that great either.  Its clean and pretty but pretty much the same as Noosa (with no ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

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... shattered so Chris made the bed and I got into it. It's a hard life. Today we drove to the lookout at Port Douglas lighthouse, a great view. We followed this with 3 hours of internet which included booking 2 nights in early Jan at ...

Stinger suits and gropers, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Stinger suits and gropers

A travel blog entry by wadester

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I decided to go straight from cairns airport to Port Douglas rather than going into Cairns. Driving around the coast all you see are beautiful cove beaches and lush rain forest. This was definitely the place i wanted to be to chill out and take it easy ...

Achtung boeser Wolf, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Achtung boeser Wolf

A travel blog entry by andrea.adrian

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... Walk zur Haengebruecke folgte ein kuehles Bad im Fluss, herrlich. Anschliessend fuhren wir ins schmucke Fischer- und Feriendorf Port Douglas. Das Motelzimmer, das wir vorausreserviert haben, hatte Platz fuer 3 Personen, was natuerlich ganz praktisch ...

Underwater Adventure, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Underwater Adventure

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... in the Great Barrier Reef is a dream come true for some. It certainly was a must-do for us! When we arrived to Port Douglas, we were super excited to go snorkeling. Port Douglas is a popular gateway for diving and snorkeling trips to the reefs.  It ...

Crocodiles!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Crocodiles!

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... of the Forest. The bus was late to pick us up but they got there eventually and we were off to a valley not far from Port Douglas. When we got there the place was illuminated with tiki torches and it looked really neat. They had appetizers and wine in ...

Australia - Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Australia - Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by sharonmanship

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... as much as I would have liked to and tried to rest as much as possible in the hope that I would be feeling better for Port Douglas. On the Friday I managed to get out with the guys to the Australian Museum which was really interesting, especially a very ...

Living the Port Douglas life, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Living the Port Douglas life

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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After a couple of weeks working as a room attendant at the hotel I was offered a job on a local dive boat, Aristocat.  www.aristocat.com.au.  My job is as a hostie/snorkel instructor and basically that involves providing info on the barrier ...

Uciekly mi dwie ryby, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Uciekly mi dwie ryby

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Poszlismy od rana na ryby. Byl sprzyjajacy przyplyw, prawie cala plaza byla zalana woda. Kazdy dopadl do swojej wedki i zaczelo sie... Stalismy obok siebie, ale tylko pod moj haczyk podchodzily ryby. Bylo to conajmniej dziwne. Marian sie irytowal, ja sie ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by al_deb_far_east

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... . We had 45mins to shower and walk to the marina which is 2 blocks away from our flat on the opposite side to the beach. Port Douglas is like a finger pointing up, less than 1 km across and four miles long with Four Mile Beach on one side of the finger ...

Daintree Rain Forest National Park, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rain Forest National Park

A travel blog entry by al_deb_far_east

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... stopped at the Daintree Ice-cream Company for some biodynamic organic ice-cream. We took a slow drive the 100km or so to back to Port Douglas and lay at the pool and caught up with our emails and re-booked at Green Island Lodge which we had cancelled a ...

Przepyszne kokosy i trofiejne mango, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Przepyszne kokosy i trofiejne mango

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Dzisiaj zegnamy sie z Port Douglas. Spedzilismy tu dwa tygodnie, glownie odpoczywajac. Gdybysmy posiedzieli jeszcze dluzej to chyba trzeba by nas bylo zeskrobywac z podlogi, bo tak sie zrelaksowalismy. Rano wybralismy sie na pozegnalny spacer na ...

PD & Cairns, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

PD & Cairns

A travel blog entry by willandluce

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We arrived in PD early evening and checked in to our studio apartment before heading out to a lovely fish restaurant for supper. We spent most of Sunday exploring the town and after much deliberation by Luce on the sea weather and wind forecast for ...

Deadly Queensland!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Deadly Queensland!

A travel blog entry by mcaren

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... live here in Australia and alot of them live in Queensland. Queensland is in the tropical North East of Australia. I stayed in Port Douglas which is just north of Cairns and right in the heart of this tropical paradise (incidentally this is ...

Too windy for the cruise, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Too windy for the cruise

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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We came back to Port Douglas hoping we would be able to go out to the reef. Unfortunately it was too windy so we only stayed the night before heading south to ...

Day 7 & 8 - Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 7 & 8 - Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by simmos58

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Well we didn't plan to stay here 3 days but we are having such a nice time we stayed on. Weather is quite hot and muggy but there is usually a breeze blowing and it's OK in the shade. Have been going for long walks up the beach and back through town each ...

Some photos from the first week, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Some photos from the first week

A travel blog entry by jalateras

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Finally, got a chance to get some broadband access to upload some photos. The mobile broadband access is fine if you're in a big city but not fast enough to upload ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by crumpyj

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... and Gretchen were very organized for their wedding so we were able to see a lot of them too. Port Douglas is a lovely small beach community. There are lots of fantastic restaurants, a nice wide beach and some great outdoors ...

Arrival in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Arrival in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by lweinreich

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We have arrive in Port Douglas, one hour north of Cairns. It is more of a quiet, resort-type town with great access to the Great Barrier Reef. Steve Irwin died here just recently. We have managed to find a backpacker's 'resort' to stay. It is ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by lesandsteve

Port ...

Pt. Douglas:  Witnessing a Cyclone in a Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Pt. Douglas: Witnessing a Cyclone in a Rainforest

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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March 5-8, 2009:  Port Douglas and Daintree National Park/Rainforest, Queensland, Australia Beware of Marine Stingers! We arrived late morning in Cairns, in northern Queensland, on our flight from Sydney on Mar 5.  Cairns is a fairly large ...

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