Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Day 17 – Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 17 – Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by millarfamily

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Day 17 – Port Douglas There was some heavy rain over night and we woke to threatening clouds and a strong easterly wind. The girls were keen to get the boogie boards out and hit the beach so we packed the car and drove to the patrolled area. Caitlin ...

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 ...

Arrived in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Arrived in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by rhadlife

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... we had to spend an extra long day driving on Friday. We left at 7am and made a couple short stops on our way. We arrived in Port Douglas around 6pm. It was great to see and meet our family Jo, Phil, Steph, Cassie, Neesha and Lachlan. Hana and Neesha were ...

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 ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by emilygeorgia18

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... in her Vodka. At that point I knew we'd get on great. 17th February This morning I took Piggywiggle the pink jeep in to Port Douglas for a wander. (After googling how to drive an automatic obvs). The town is super cute and full of trendy little cafes and ...

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 ...

Goon, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Goon

A travel blog entry by 07.12.15

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07/03/16 We'd planned only a day in Port Douglas and we'd been told good things we headed off early. With only an hours drive and a very beautiful drive it was, we arrived around 10:30am. We chose a campsite to find the owners were Cornish and when Luke ...

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 ...

Port Douglas - Tagesausflug, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - Tagesausflug

A travel blog entry by viviunterwegs

... ist der Morgen ganz entspannt abgelaufen und nur kurz vorm Mittag haben wir uns auf den Weg in die nahe gelegene Stadt Port Douglas gemacht, ca 1Stunde noerdlich von Cairns. Nach ein bisschen shoppen (uns Frauen macht es ungemein Spass von Shop zu Shop ...

Townsville to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Townsville to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by vanderhoek

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... is known as the Wet Tropics.  However, we didn’t have rain today.  WooHoo!  We arrived at our Ramada Resort Port Douglas late in the afternoon, just in time for happy hour and a swim.  This is not a U.S. type of Ramada ...

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, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by rosieehill

... to hear from you all. Only got a few minutes, will do a proper report from Ayers Rock tomorrow. This is our last night in Port Douglas and today we've been on the Skyrail which is a cableway that goes above the canopy of the rainforest. It was amazing ...

Day 41 Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Day 41 Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by brad-melissa

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... magnificent scenery. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. Once again a really busy day with me driving back to Port Douglas in silence as everyone else was asleep. SHANAE – We saw lots of different creepy crawlies today at the ...

Wonga Beach and Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wonga Beach and Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by borg

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Today we headed north of Port Douglas first stopping at a small sea side town known as Wonga Beach. We would liked to have stayed at the caravan park which is right on the beachfront, but unfortunately they had no vacancies, so we had to settle for a look ...

Dripping in the Ancient Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Dripping in the Ancient Rainforest

A travel blog entry by ryan.nz.trip.14

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Phew another muggy day so a/c on and headed off north to Cape Tribulation, named by Captain Cook when he damaged his ship on the reef. Another mode of transport today, a chain ferry across the Daintree River, then a windy road through the world's most ...

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