Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

Snorkelling at the Low Isles, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkelling at the Low Isles

A travel blog entry by mistyofthedane

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... some of the reef system before it is completely destroyed. We got up early (well, early for a holiday) and rocked up at the Port Douglas Marina at 9:30am. We had booked onto the Wave Rider Low Isles tour, which took us out to a little island called Low ...

Road trip final destination, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Road trip final destination

A travel blog entry by luciecox

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Small town fame, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Small town fame

A travel blog entry by lcridd

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... good bye to my friends, I travelled farther north by myself. The next big city up the coast after Cairns is called Port Douglas. I didn't really have a reason for stopping there besides the fact that I caught a bus there and wanted to escape the ...

Arrived at first destination, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Arrived at first destination

A travel blog entry by peterjann

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We left Kurrimine Beach early today to drive to Port Douglas via Innisfail and Cairns although we scouted around Cairns on a bypass road which ended up at Smithfield a large shopping centre  where we needed to get some supplies and other bits and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Strand, legeplads, regnskov & Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Strand, legeplads, regnskov & Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by marottklint

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Onsdag d. 31. okt.: Afslapningsdag, hvilket bestod i, at Torben var nødt til at køre til Cairns igen. Telefonnummeret, som han skulle have fået etableret virkede ikke, så han var nødt til fysisk at stille op i butikken. Øv. Nå, men børnene og jeg ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by legoodtimesroll

... afternoon was our last one to enjoy swimming in warm sea and the clouds once again appeared late afternoon to spoil the sunset. Port Douglas had been like a little mini holiday on our trip. The weather had been cloudier and windier than the previous weeks ...

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 ...

A Lazy Day in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A Lazy Day in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by dwmjmm

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We had a lazy day today in preparation for our long flight tomorrow to Singapore. For only the second day in the whole holiday we turned off the alarm clock and woke up when we were ready and after breakfast we wandered into the town and walked along ...

4 mile beach, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

4 mile beach

A travel blog entry by markandshirley

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Can't believe we are 2 months on the road already...So far we are having a great time and are impressed with all we have seen. Again thank you for posting comments on the blog we love reading them. Camp on !! Today we did our early shopping due ...

Where the Rainforest meets the Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Where the Rainforest meets the Reef

A travel blog entry by dtomkun

...  (I know.  I am a geek).  That was basically the end of the tour and we were taken back to our hotel in Port Douglas.    As soon as we arrived back in town, we quickly washed up and made our way over to Debra and Steve's hotel. ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

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This is where the celebs hand ...

Travelling to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Travelling to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by souter

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... Corolla Seca Ascent - 5 door) and decided to pay the extra insurance for peace of mind and headed off in the rain to Port Douglas.  We found our hotel (very nice with kitchen, laundry, pool and private courtyard) and after settling in we headed into ...

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

Exploring Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by souter

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Today we headed to the Port Douglas Sunday Markets.   We got there just after the morning downpour and enjoyed seeing all the local craft (carved coconut faces, copper frogs, fruit etc).  We had a bit of a look around the marina and then ...

Aboard the Tallarook, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Aboard the Tallarook

A travel blog entry by souter

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We headed for the Marina for 8.30 to board the Tallarook ($99 each).  It's a 90 foot ex Navy Yacht).  We "sailed" for about 2 hours out to Tongue Reef.  Not really as I expected - we were in open seas which were pretty rough and not ...

The Daintree and Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Daintree and Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by souter

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We set off for the Daintree at about 8.30.  We caught the ferry across and drove through the rainforest to the lookout (a nice view but nothing to rave about).  We decided to go to the Discovery Centre next before it got too busy.  We got ...

Relaxing at Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Relaxing at Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by souter

We spent a quiet day today to recover from yesterday's sailing trip.  We went into Port Douglas for a while and had a look at the shops and then came back to the apartment to spent a quiet afternoon reading and relaxing and planning for ...

Waterfall Circuit, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Waterfall Circuit

A travel blog entry by souter

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... waterfall circuit stopping to see the curtain fig (a huge strangler fig).  We travelled down the Rex Range Road from Port Douglas then headed across from Atherton to Yunaburra.  The first waterfall was a disappointment - it looked man made and ...

Around Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Around Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by souter

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Today we went to the beach for sunrise then came back for breakfast and a quick swim in our pool. Then we went into town to pick up our photos.  After lunch we headed off for a walk around town.  We started at the beack near our ...

Far North Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Far North Queensland

A travel blog entry by danandmelissa

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... overhead space.The movie was crap but thats ok (edward norton version of the incredible hulk) Then we rented a car and drove the beautiful captain cook highway up to port douglas. Our B + B is nice, with a great view. Tomorrow we go to the ...

The Great Barrier Reef Adventure, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef Adventure

A travel blog entry by loripowers

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... that we are just still getting this accent thing down. nyum is a foreign word. note to self: add this to our vocabulary list. Port Douglas Harbour is very small, yet full of reef adventure tours. We chose one of the smaller more intimate boats (40') that ...

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 ...

Day 10, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by ashleydombrow

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... . I actually think that semi-submersible wore me out. I slept most of the way back to dock. After docking we walked around Port Douglas for a bit and then headed back to the hotel. Everyone was given money to spend on a dinner restaurant of our choosing ...

Ellis Beach, Ellis Beach, Australia travel blog

Ellis Beach

A travel blog entry by mallicks

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Have pretty much had a lazy week soaking up the sun on the beautiful beaches. Went for a drive to the Atherton Tablelands up in the mountains where we planned a nice lunch and maybe even an overnight stop in a nice hotel, so as suggested ...

Traveling to the rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Traveling to the rainforest

A travel blog entry by bryanbastian

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... and started the journey toward Cape Tribulation. In Australia they drive on the left side of the road which is especially confusing in the city. Continued north for a few hours. Did stop at Mossman Gorge to do a small hike then onward to Port ...

Reefs and Rainforests, Port Douglas Queensland, Australia travel blog

Reefs and Rainforests

A travel blog entry by ksullivan

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... the plane and walked across the tarmac. We rented a car and headed an hour north to the town where we stayed, Port Douglas.  The scenery there was dominated by rainforest-covered mountains a little in the distance and sugarcane fields along the ...

Port Douglas to Cairns, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas to Cairns

A travel blog entry by borg

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We left Port Douglas and travelled 60 km to Cairns. The drive was very scenic as the road followed the coast and provided amazing views. We stopped at a lookout to admire the coastal views high on a cliff face where they parasail off. We then drove into ...

The port of douggie!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The port of douggie!!

A travel blog entry by flickandlucy

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... of time to find a willing partner ;) i then went to the view point and decided to walk the whole of 4 mile beach and back. Port douglas is a tiny seaside town but its beauty draws me in and i really feel at home there, somewhere i would love to return to ...

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