Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

Daintree Rain Forest Experience, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rain Forest Experience

A travel blog entry by danielriegel

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... World Heritage area of Australia. This region comprises just one-thousandth of the continent's land, yet hosts an impressive range of Australia's native species. A full 40 percent of its plant species can be found here, as well as a quarter of its ...

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 ...

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 ...

A unique local pastime, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A unique local pastime

A travel blog entry by chris_a

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While strolling along the main shopping strip in Port Douglas today we spotted a sign promoting cane toad races that were on every night at 8.00pm. We're not sure if cane toad racing is a widespread pastime up here or something unique to the pub. Maybe ...

Exploring Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Exploring Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by chris_a

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After visiting the farmer's market in Port Douglas this morning and grabbing a decent coffee in town, we returned to our campsite to relocate from our unpowered site to a powered site with ensuite for the next two nights - what luxury! Caught up with Glen ...

Week 1 on the road, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Week 1 on the road

A travel blog entry by chris_a

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It's just over a week since we departed Noosa and we are now camped out at Port Douglas ( which is as far north of Noosa as Melbourne is south). When we consult our maps it is clear we still have quite a few kilometres to go to reach the top. Anecdotal ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by daveandlainey

... walk across the swing bridge. all in all a fantastic day out. Had dinner in a local fish restaurant in the gorgeous little town of Port Douglas, very New England. it was great, David ordered mud Crab and I ended up wearing it as did he, but wow it was ...

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 ...

Great Barrier Reef Tour, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef Tour

A travel blog entry by domian

Made our way to the marina for an 8am start on our boat for the Great Barrier Reef. About 26 of us. Put everything we wanted kept dry at the front. Very choppy ride out the first site. Took about an hour and a half. Had to put our wetsuits on then and ...

Wildlife and Wine, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wildlife and Wine

A travel blog entry by nosbon

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Cycled to the wildlife habitat and back (bit like an open zoo, about 6k away) then went to the beach and saw the sun out in the lovely warm water.  Tried to throw sticks at a palm tree to get a coconut but luckily found one on the floor...spent half ...

Hangover, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Hangover

A travel blog entry by nosbon

Lost the whole day...didn't even take one ...

Lake Eacham to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Lake Eacham to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by 14brian

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Packed up wet but not in the rain and headed via Mareeba and Mt Molloy down the steep range to Port Douglas. Checked into Pandanus Caravan Park about 1km from the town and a walk to the beach. Nice park and we are opposite the facilities. Set up and ...

Far Northern Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Far Northern Queensland

A travel blog entry by razza

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... . A great night of snags and beer! (Although kangaroo sausages I purchased were not that well received) Our last day in Port Douglas was the pinnacle - a (rather expensive) trip out to the Great BArrier Reef for snorkelling and diving! It was an amazing ...

Baummonster und die kleine Mae, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Baummonster und die kleine Mae

A travel blog entry by ostis-in-ozland

... der Vergleich bei Weitem nicht mehr so beeindruckend. Da haben die beiden wohl Recht. Zur Mittagszeit rollen wir in Port Douglas ein. Port Douglas hat ein wenig Flair eines exklusiven Strandbades. Die Einkaufsmeile ist gut bestückt mit feinen Läden. In ...

Great Barrier Reef Explorer Day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef Explorer Day

A travel blog entry by ostis-in-ozland

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... , sollen doch die anderen machen. Ho, ho! Mae wird derweil von Andrew mit dem Bus abgeholt und zum Jetty von Port Douglas gebracht. Von hier geht es barfuß auf die Calypso, zum ersten Schnorcheltripp der Geschichte. Nachdem die passenden Flossen und die ...

Diving the Gt Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Diving the Gt Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by danandmichelle

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... Port Douglas, so we decided to cover it over two days with a rest stop in between, rather than tackle it all in one day. Port Douglas had been recommended by a few people and it was worth the long haul to get there, it was beautiful and surprisingly very ...

Day 42 Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 42 Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by brad-melissa

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We woke up this morning to another beautiful day in Port Douglas. No sign of the bad weather they have been experiencing over the past couple of months. Blue skies and a gentle breeze. Let's hope that we can continue to be rain free for the time being. ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by tabi-trip-viaje

Port ...

3weeks in a Van with my Man, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

3weeks in a Van with my Man

A travel blog entry by emsdownunder

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So I won't bore you with all the details but we had an absolutely incredible 3week holiday touring the East Coast from Port Douglas to Brisbane. Just wish it was longer. Highlights were.... * Getting engaged!!! * Surfing in Byron Bay * Diving the ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by heatherandmarc

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... came back for a long weekend before we had to be in Cairns to meet Helen and Natalie. Marc went diving on the reef from Port Douglas, and he had a brilliant time - much better than the fringing reef that we dived on in the Whitsundays. It's a lovely ...

Port Douglas, from the kids..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas, from the kids...

A travel blog entry by kuhlman5

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Our road trip ended near the Northeastern tip of Australia in a little town called "Port" or Port Douglas.  From here we are within striking distance to the Great Barrier Reef, the rainforest, and Cairns.  We rented an apartment near town, ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Tropical Reef ...

The Laziest of Days, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Laziest of Days

A travel blog entry by mistyofthedane

... nothing – a long lazy lie in, followed by breakfast and more lying about. A couple of games of putt putt at the Port Douglas Putt Putt course and a tasty burger at the Gourmet Burger Shop, which I highly recommend if burgers are your thing. In some ...

Cassowary Country, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cassowary Country

A travel blog entry by mrs_arkey

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Hello Preps!  Yesterday we arrived in Port Douglas, one of Miss Bowers' favourite places.  Today we drove to Mossman Gorge, and were lucky enough to see a cassowary.  They are very big birds, about the size of an emu. ...

Day 2, Queensland, Australia, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 2, Queensland, Australia

A travel blog entry by peteandelaine

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Upwards and onwards north towards Port Douglas and maybe a trip to the Great Barrier Reef tomorrow, I must admit that the chance meeting with the lifeguards yesterday has made me have some doubts about going into the water, but I will try and remain open ...

Day 3, Queensland, Australia, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 3, Queensland, Australia

A travel blog entry by peteandelaine

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Decision time - we have spoken to a few different people and the conclusion we have drawn is that providing you wear a 'stinger' suit the chances of being stung by a jelly fish are extremely small. So that was enough to convince us we must do this trip ...

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