Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Ultimate survival, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Ultimate survival

A travel blog entry by jeuhjori

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Na de succesvolle autokoop eerder op de dag vertrokken we vol goede moed vanuit Cairns richting het noorden met eindbestemming Port Douglas. Onderweg zijn we gestopt bij een K-mart op aanrader van onze nr. 1 hulplijn. We kochten daar een 2 persoons ...

Ouch, my belly is sunburnt !!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Ouch, my belly is sunburnt !!!

A travel blog entry by neil.mitchell

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Today we have decided to just slob out on the beach, yesterday was a very busy and tiring day. I think the three of us were fast asleep by about 8.30 and we didn't wake up until about 7am, must have been the sea air (the seasick tablets probably helped ...

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

Cape Tribulation - Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by agnes.virginie

Cape Tribulation - Port ...

Relaxing Onsite at the Sheraton Mirage, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Relaxing Onsite at the Sheraton Mirage

A travel blog entry by winebuff

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... . A few feet from it through the palm trees and you are on four mile beach. It's a long stretch from the town of Port douglas back towads the coastal highway. At the town's end, you have a hill formation with numerous private residences just off the main ...

What a week of travel, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

What a week of travel

A travel blog entry by rse

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2,678km later we end the week in Port Douglas....... what a massive week for clicking over the km's this week has been. This time last week we were in Alice Springs...... Arriving at Mt Surprise, we were really disappointed to be told that the Undara ...

Day 41, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 41

A travel blog entry by densue

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... is a walk through the forest which we all did. Bus back to the Mossmon Centre and some minor souvenir shopping. Next stop Port Douglas. Definitely a tourist spot and the streets are very Balinese in style. A lovely place and very picturesque.   We ...

Port Douglas & The Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas & The Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by philtur99

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27 January. Picked up at Cairns Airport for the 1 hour coastal Drive to Port Douglas. Arrived mid afternoon and booked into Le Cher Du Monde apartments. Super accommodation with a balcony and our own steps down to the pool. We are just 200 yards to the ...

Another amazing road, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Another amazing road

A travel blog entry by adandgen

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I haven't got much to say about Port Douglas. We arrived quite late in the day and had to leave very early the next morning to get back to Cairns for our reef tour. From what we did see, the town seemed quite high end resorty - not good for travellers on ...

Cape Tribulation og

Cape Tribulation og "Far North Queensland"

A travel blog entry by globetrotterne

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... rste natt i Bobilen gikk overaskende greit, med minimum komplikasjoner. Vi sov i nesten 12 timer fr vi fikk karret oss avgrde. Port Douglas viste seg  vre en hyggelig men altfor rolig og kjedelig by s vi bestemte oss for  dra videre. ...

Jul 11, 2010, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Jul 11, 2010

A travel blog entry by olivertwist

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Planemegeddon and visa trauma, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Planemegeddon and visa trauma

A travel blog entry by michaelawalker

Not a good day today thanks to Prestige cars, Cairns airport and Quantas. Our pick up for a 5.30 flight to Brisbane for a connecting flight to Singapore was 3.20 which wouldn't have been too bad apart from the fact we were an hour away from the ...

The Tree House and Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Tree House and Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by loripowers

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... here. In America if you say you would like a glass of wine, you would casually hear, "Sure, go over to the bar." In Australia you hear, "Of course, make your way over to the bar and someone will be there to assist you straight away," and it is all spoken ...

Cairns and Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cairns and Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by jonny-and-tara

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... (a world heritage drive) so it wasn’t a problem at all (even though I think I moaned about it at the time). Port Douglas is renowned for being were the rich and famous holiday and this meant that unfortunately we were priced out of the market in ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Autralia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by elettchen

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Bei unserer Ankunft in Port Douglas war Karneval. Die große Parade haben wir verpasst, aber zumindest das Feuerwerk gab es zu sehen. Und den Lunapark, der ist in Australien identisch mit jedem deutschen Rummelplatz: Poffertjes, German Bratwurst, ...

Brisbane to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Brisbane to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by domian

... en route for a scenic view stop and there was someone about to do a tandem base jump/parachute thingy. Then on to Port Douglas. Absolutely beautiful place. Our hotel, Martinique on Macrossen, was quite nice. The hosts, Antonia and Fred were very friendly ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by tpanlener

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Our day on the Great Barrier Reef could not have been better! We went to 3 different areas for snorkeling, saw a school of dolphins swimming with our boat, a "nursery" of baby fish, took tons of pictures of gorgeous coral and colorful fish (loved the ...

Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by ronkathy

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The weather has been shyte for the 7 days we have been in Port Douglas (overcast, periodic rain and extremely windy). Due to gale force winds, none of the boats went out the past 2 days.  But this is our last day in Port Douglas so we can't wait for ...

Hot Humid Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Hot Humid Queensland

A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe

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... thought it would be. I grabbed a shuttle bus at Cairns airport and made my way to The Lazy Lizard Bestwestern motel in Port Douglas . New Zealanders Jim and Penny run this place and they are super friendly and helpful.  It's actually the rainy ...

Tauchen am Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Tauchen am Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by raphdan

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Daniel: Unser dritter Daytrip in Cairns. Tauchen am Great Barrier Reef. Wie Raphi in einem unserer vorherigen Eintrge schon kurz erwhnt hat, haben wir uns fr eine etwas exklusivere Tour entschieden, was zum einen bedeutet, dass wir ein von Tauchern ...

Blog from Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Blog from Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by katandstevie

... - complete with a crazy downpour in proper tropical style.   At the moment, we are staying in a lovely little town called Port Douglas - I think we all feel a great sense of relief that all the long drives are over and that we can just stay here ...

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 ...

3 Relaxing Days, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

3 Relaxing Days

A travel blog entry by nosbon

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Sunbathing, more beach cycling ...

Another day exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Another day exploring the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by travelsake

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We spent another day on the reef, this time using Wavelength Reef Charters. It was impossible to capture the magnificence of this stunning natural wonder, but I tried. Enjoy the pictures! ...

Life is a Beach in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Life is a Beach in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by dtomkun

... Restaurant", where a gigantic grouper was to be fed.  We were told that it was quite the sight and a "must-see" in Port Douglas.  Later that evening, we enjoyed dinner there with friends in town for Debra and Steve's wedding. Life in Port ...

Base camp to the reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Base camp to the reef

A travel blog entry by hoggy

... reef was nice but that's all. Not a lot of fish, damaged corals and big boat with plenty of tourists. One night at the Port Douglas Youth Hostel (recommended), the first big party so far and one of the spookiest in my entire life. Went to town with my ...

El Porto, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

El Porto

A travel blog entry by tux1980

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Wedding Day!!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wedding Day!!!

A travel blog entry by kylie.jase

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... with Marg & Bruce.  After breakfast, we went for a long leisurely walk on the beach, which was just great.  Port Douglas has some beautiful beaches, white sand, blue water....  Perfect start to a special day! We had an early lunch at a ...

The 2 Ozzies are going home of, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The 2 Ozzies are going home of

A travel blog entry by ozzy2123

... up same on the next plain but not the next.as we went to claim our bag we saw gus grandpa then nanny. On the way port douglas we stopped to get food then we saw snapper island and low lies . Nanny gus marni nanny grandpa and Jessie.marni was chasing me ...

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

A travel blog entry by themountjoys

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Had quite day on Tuesday as was raining all day. Went to the reef on Wednesday, was a smaller boat with only 24 people and 4 staff so had plenty room. Was rough and raining on the way out. We went to three swimming sites and they were all amazing, didn't ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by daveanddeb

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Have now been in Port Douglas for a few days now. We stayed here the last time we were in OZ and loved it and luckily it doesn;t seem to have changed much. Spent a day driving up the coast to Cape Tribulation where we had lunch and a bit of a wander ...

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