Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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North to Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

North to Queensland

A travel blog entry by michaelawalker

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... flight and arrived to blazing sunshine - about 28 degrees. We had to drive up the coast for about 40 miles to our destination Port Douglas which is a very glam sea side resort. Lovely drive up the coast road miles and miles of blue sky and blue sea. ...

Whales, sharks and turtles, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Whales, sharks and turtles

A travel blog entry by michaelawalker

Had an awesome day today. Took a boat to an Island call the Low Island which is about an hour and a half from port Douglas. Successful day for for me. Managed to go on a boat without feeling sick and I got over my fear of snorkelling and went on a ...

Rainforest close up, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rainforest close up

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... couldn’t fault the service here and it is worth a try. Our next excursion was to Mossman Gorge only 15 minutes drive north of Port Douglas. After parking a shuttle bus takes you up to the Gorge for a small fee. The walk to the gorge is well laid out ...

Great Barrier! Add photos, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier! Add photos

A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991

... over in front of Alice and almost swam into her face. Gave her a shock. Big buffet lunch inboard then powered 2 hours back to port Douglas through some quite rough sea, enough to get people puking. Decided we needed a night out so going off the advice of ...

Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by themountjoys

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Up sunday morning with only a small headache, pack the car and on the road we go.Just out of Mossman and came across a BARRA FARM, in we went Hayden was going to have a go and I said no I will just watch he twisted my arm and talked me into it. With this ...

Port Douglas to Cape Trib, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas to Cape Trib

A travel blog entry by cwsolie

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Drove straight up to Port Douglas from Cairns Airport.  I heard that it was a bit less touristy and a nice low-key place to stay.  I checked into the the ParrotFish Lodge only to discover that my dorm mates were a couple from the U.S. (Kevin ...

Fishy business, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Fishy business

A travel blog entry by lbc

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So we reached our next destination of Port Douglas, a cute little boutiquey town on the coast again. Lots of little shops selling gorgeous things. A trip to the supermarket bar gin hunting for dinner and lunch the next day proved fruitful ;o) although the ...

Daintree Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rainforest

A travel blog entry by kenandagata

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G'day Everyone, We had a great tour of the Daintree Rainforest yesterday.  We booked a tour and ended up being the only people on it, which was pretty cool.  Peter, our tour guide, told us more than we could ever hope to remember about the ...

Port Dougie + Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Dougie + Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by nannaogsigurd

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... udover Port Douglas bugt og omegn, samt en lille spartansk kirke beliggende lige ud til havet. Det var en fin lille spadsertur rundt i Port Douglas, inden vi koerte tilbage til Cairns, hvor vi slog lejr paa en campingplads. Fortsaettes i naeste ...

Last day Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Last day Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by markandshirley

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... but it never pushed through. We had a good walk up to the small light house and lookout point on the west side of Port Douglas. When we came back we started the break down.....ready to move on tomorrow. To be continued... Bedankt voor de comment ...

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 ...

Daintree & Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree & Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by naomiheagney

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... on the ferry and detoured to see Daintree village. The camping ground on the right had delightful views. After arriving back in Port Douglas we explored more of the town including Flagstaff lookout which has great views of 4 mile beach. There are some ...

Up, up and awayyyyy!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Up, up and awayyyyy!

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... 11.15am after taking the scenic route via Palm Cove for other drop offs.  After a little rest we headed back into Port Douglas to check out their Sunday markets at the beach.  These were a lot bigger and better than the Mossman markets with ...

Back to go our on the reef once more, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Back to go our on the reef once more

A travel blog entry by dkgilmore

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... are the most spectacular we have seen in Oz. While we are here I phone and book a Reef snorkel trip for tomorrow out of Port Douglas on The Poisiden ($190 each). Head up to PD and on the way we come across about a dozen wake sailers that use parachutes ...

Relaxing 3, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Relaxing 3

A travel blog entry by corrica

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... trip tomorrow.  We are hoping to see Crocs and Cassowary in the wild, both animals that are on the list of things that can kill you in Australia, although we think being pecked to death by a large Cassowary the unlikeliest of the two!    ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by abrooke

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AHHH!!! Today was the BEST DAY EVER!!  We were picked up at 6:45 am outside of our hostel and took a bus to Port Douglas which is a little more than an hour north of Cairns.  We got on a large boat and headed to the Great Barrier Reef! The ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by gregorydoud

This was a fantastic cruise and snorkelling excursion of the Great Barrier Reef.  It was small only 20 tourist and we snorkeled in three different areas of the Reef for an hour each.  The divers and photographer were attentive and helpful to ...

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 ...

Daintree National Park - but where is the wildlife, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree National Park - but where is the wildlife

A travel blog entry by dwmjmm

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... they advertise themselves). Cape Tribulation is in the Daintree National Park which is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage site. From Port Douglas to the Daintree River there were a lot of sugar cane fields and a small disused narrow gauge railway ran ...

Day 21 Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 21 Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by heather-belfast

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... ice cream and lunch at Masons Café before reaching the end of the road at the cape. As the weather was quite overcast the photos probably don't do the scenery justice. Back in Port Douglas we dined at El Cibo, nice Italian food but service was not ...

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 Adventure, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas Adventure

A travel blog entry by kathy.lagoudis

... So it really wasn't that bad, although the weather wasn't the best, it was still nice to have a bit of a break in a motel. Port Douglas is lovely, pretty much the usual as you would expect in a tourist beach town. We went through some cute towns today ...

'Ello Mates!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

'Ello Mates!

A travel blog entry by gavrilescu

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Am ajuns cu bine in Port Douglas, Australia. Stam in un apartament foarte frumos spatios si cu un balcon super. Am descoperit o alimentara care sa cheama Cole's si cumparam mancare acolo sa mancam in apartament. Ieri, noi am fost la Great Barrier Reef si ...

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 ...

First day at port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

First day at port Douglas

A travel blog entry by mattandcilla

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Easy day today, drove upto the lookout nice view. Went for walk to marina, cruise ship in so market stalls on. We then went to the water area and there was a quaint little church for wedding. Grabbed some food at supermarket, then went back in arvo to ...

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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 ...

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