Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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

A day in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by karen.yardley.3

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... Kim & Steve, Tim's sister in a friend of Kim's They were so right, it was delicious. Coffee comes from just south of Port Douglas. A walk through the main street, past some nice shops, both gift & clothes we headed for the beach all 7 miles of ...

Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rainforest

A travel blog entry by karen.yardley.3

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Saturday was a drive up to Mossman's gorge. Having driven by the side of an aboriginal village We entered the park and enjoyed a lovely walk through on the high boardwalk platforms, I loved the beautiful blue butterflies, Metallic blue Ulysses! but ...

Daintree Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree Rainforest

A travel blog entry by juliasaga

... today, that's for sure! We ate our lunch at the beautiful restaurant "Botanic Gardens Restaurant Café", and afterwards I suggested to visit Port Douglas. Everyone agreed with my opinion, so we jumped into the car and drove to the city. When we arrived we ...

Snorkels, fish, coral and sea turtles!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkels, fish, coral and sea turtles!

A travel blog entry by helen.a.sears

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... . After a few games of cards to pass the time, we were back in port, and disembarked happy and exhausted! We drove into Port Douglas town (very smart - what must we have looked like with our sea-soaked, wind-dried hair??) and settled ourself onto a table ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by cmdr

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An other surprise paradise of Australia.... after the sweet life of Adelaide, the spectacular desert of Ayres Rock and the jungle of Darwin... the sea in all its splendor. Au menu... snorkeling with a marine biologist one day, sailing on a big catamaran ...

Crocs, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Crocs

A travel blog entry by robsworld

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We picked up our camper van today which we have for 3 weeks. Its pretty nifty really, we have a full size bed, and table if we want in the middle, a fridge & even a kitchen sink! We visited a place called Hartleys Croc Farm, but they also have many ...

Top of the sky.. To the bottom of the ocean!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Top of the sky.. To the bottom of the ocean!

A travel blog entry by holly2wales

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Today was Dive day! We had to get up early again to catch the bus which then took us to port Douglas! The boat we went on was the supersonic and there was sandwiches and muffins available to eat straight away which was awesome as we'd skipped breakfast. ...

Out of the jungle and to the beach, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Out of the jungle and to the beach

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... on the boat.  The three of us went out to dinner at the Courthouse Hotel in the center of town, and then realised everything in Port Douglas closes by 10pm.   We made our way back to the hostel and I am going to get a good night's sleep tonight. ...

North of Cairns, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

North of Cairns

A travel blog entry by andorinha

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Da wir unseren Camper noch eine weitere Woche haben entscheiden wir uns noch weiter in den Norden zu fahren. In Port Douglas suchen wir uns einen Campingplatz. Von hier aus erkunden wir den Daintree National Park wo wir eine Wanderung durch den Regenwald ...

He's a cuddly monkey!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

He's a cuddly monkey!

A travel blog entry by sonjacarey

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... destination in Australia!! And what a lovely destination too and a wonderful backpackers. We headed south of Cape Trip to Port Douglas - a more upmarket Cairns really - with lots of expensive boutique shopping, posh motors and big yachts. We were based ...

Bugs and Buggies, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Bugs and Buggies

A travel blog entry by jimhorrox

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Last night we were treated to an Australasian Dinner. This started with a Bush Tucker competition for two of our group ( not us) when they were shown the live item and given the cooked version by the hotel chef. The items were Stick Insect and Burrowing ...

Crocks, The Daintree, Australia travel blog

Crocks

A travel blog entry by travelyoungat62

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Port Douglas..the Reef, Rainforest and Ballooning!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas..the Reef, Rainforest and Ballooning!

A travel blog entry by laurs

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...Well, we got to Port Douglas and hit the pool..like IMMEDIATELY!..well impressed with the hotel...not as impressed with the creepy crawlies however!  I woke up the other morning to find Sarah (eyes agog) looking over me telling me not to move..I ...

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 and the Giant Bats, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas and the Giant Bats

A travel blog entry by oz2016

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... tempted by some Aborigine canvasses but common sense overcame the likelihood of an emotional purchase. We wondered the streets of Port Douglas visiting the peninsula headland and the fantastic beach that runs for miles. This is a tropical paradise but ...

Our last day in Australia :-(, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Our last day in Australia :-(

A travel blog entry by jasonandmelissa

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... in Australia! On today's agenda was an hour-long drive on the scenic Captain Cook Highway, up to a small town called Port Douglas. Our first stop was the Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary for a special "Breakfast with the Birds". This was a buffet ...

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF!

A travel blog entry by tutzauer

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... at 9pm doing absolutely nothing and sweat dripping down your forehead... not the most enjoyable, but it's all part of the package. Port Douglas is a super cute beach town and much more attractive than Cairns... we are so happy we choose this place as ...

Just slacking, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Just slacking

A travel blog entry by davidwwoofing

... I wanted to go out. The Park, like all Big 4 places is a pleasure to stay at. Clean, nothing too far away & quiet. Port Douglas is only about 10 mins away and I have had breakfast at Mango Jam several times and dinner at Tortilla's, whoich serves good ...

At sea, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

At sea

A travel blog entry by ppdz

Went to Zumba again and then went to the gym. After the gym Peter and I decided to get some sun for 20 minutes. Later I would regret that decision. I am red and white! Danielle and her friends met us in the afternoon again for bingo and trivia. They get ...

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 extravaganza, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas extravaganza

A travel blog entry by chillwithjoe

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... what to expect for a big night out but we had the best night. We started off at the Iron bar where we met a bunch of Port Douglas locals that are actually pretty hard to come across. We played pool and hung out until 12:00am when the place closed and we ...

Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by dianeandmike

It was a lush rainforest. We all enjoyed it. We all went to dinner at Salsa. ...

A Gentle Day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A Gentle Day

A travel blog entry by huw.davies

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... a church that has been set-up by another church in Cairns.  Really friendly people.  Met a guy from Nottingham in the congregation.  We climbed up Flagstaff hill which overlooiks Port Douglas and rounded the day off with fish and chips. ...

Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by lesleyj

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... and advice not to swim. Lafter walked into town and saw a beautiful sunset from the waters edge. Dinner at a pizza and grill place. Port douglas has vast colonies of bats that are noisy night and day and distinct smell of bat poo in places.   ...

Daintree, SUVs and Line's New Pal, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Daintree, SUVs and Line's New Pal

A travel blog entry by lineandterry

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Beautiful resort town - our  hotel is quaint and close to the beach. We decided to use our newly acquired wheels, a light blue Toyota Camry to drive up to the Daintree rainforest national park. Had to take a ferry ride over the river and then spent ...

Back to the mainland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Back to the mainland

A travel blog entry by kazbradtijack

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... there wasn't anything available. We had to back and hire the expensive and uncool Camry. At least we had a car. We headed off to Port Douglas and stopped at Trinity Beach on the way. It was a cute little spot with a couple of bars and cafes on the ...

Dave's Takeaway, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Dave's Takeaway

A travel blog entry by philosophizermd

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Menu Item: Pancakes & Ice Cream Notes: First time having pancakes and ice cream Comments: The pancakes are just your run of the mill, regular ole, light & fluffy pancakes with maple syrup and 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream on the side. ...

Brisbane to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Brisbane to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by haddons

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... wall of humid heat hit us when we walked down the steps of the aeroplane at Cairns airport. We drove an hour north to Port Douglas along a windy coastal road that seemed very close to the sea. The signs declare "Cairns where the rainforest meets the ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by kevndee

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Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by wismax

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... et en plus on perd notre bronzage si durement acquis, alors on blog... Bref depuis Cairns on est monte pour 3 jours a Port Douglas, qui est apparement la station balneaire "in" en Australie. Le chauffeur du bus nous sortait des anecdotes sur ...

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