Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Pt. Douglas:  Witnessing a Cyclone in a Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Pt. Douglas: Witnessing a Cyclone in a Rainforest

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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March 5-8, 2009:  Port Douglas and Daintree National Park/Rainforest, Queensland, Australia Beware of Marine Stingers! We arrived late morning in Cairns, in northern Queensland, on our flight from Sydney on Mar 5.  Cairns is a fairly large ...

The crocs at Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The crocs at Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by ladytj

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... about the number of croc attacks on the east coast and he gave us the following statistics for average deaths per year in Australia:- * 1 - Shark Attack * 2 - Cassowary Attacks (huge birds, emu like, we were looking out for) * 2 - People struck by ...

G'Day from Sheila n Sheila, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

G'Day from Sheila n Sheila

A travel blog entry by wilma-n-lesley

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... like your creak. - the lunch wasn't bad either. From Adelaide we've flown up to Cairns and then driven up to Port Douglas in Northern Queensland. This is where Sheila and I have discovered our dislike for animals which aren't household pets - spiders, ...

Port Douglas- moje magiczne miejsce, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas- moje magiczne miejsce

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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... elementy przyczepy sa nasaczone woda jak gabka. Na szczescie daleko nie bylo- tylko 40km, poniewaz nastepnym naszym przystankiem jest Port Douglas w ktorym zamierzamy posiedziec ladnych pare dni. To male miasteczko ale ma swoisty czar, ktory zawsze do ...

From Pacific Baza's to Gnomes with attitude, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

From Pacific Baza's to Gnomes with attitude

A travel blog entry by dinziez

... Baza!! A medium sized bird of prey .....We spent some time faffing around trying to get shots ... A pretty bird I thought ..... Right, Port Douglas it is ....And off we set ... Jill driving, I played at taking shots from a moving car ............. ...

No secrets., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

No secrets.

A travel blog entry by jessen

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It's no secret that Port Douglas is one of Australia's best holiday destinations and during our eight nights here we confirmed what we already knew and let the relaxed feeling of the place consume us. With a site secured at the well positioned ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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Had an amazing time yesterday snorkelling, three sites on the Great Barrier Reef. We'd done a lot of research as everyone wants you to sail with them. But in the end went with a small, well established operator who only did snorkelling and had licences ...

The Great Barrier Reel, Port Douglas,  Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reel

A travel blog entry by mariopdeangelis

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I can't believe it - another early rise and mamma had only a small grump. We're on a Quicksilver Wavpiercer ( their name ) heading out to The Reef - weather pretty crap - ominous - they gave out sea sickness pills - and keep telling us it's going to be ...

Rain Rain and more Rain in the good ole Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rain Rain and more Rain in the good ole Rainforest

A travel blog entry by terrangray

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... IGA Express store where everything is about 3 times more expensive then if you bought it in town. So, what did we do in Port Douglas??. well, I bought some magazines and books and read them on the street whilst Tui went from shop to shop and tried on ...

Perth to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Perth to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by ladybank

... on an afternoon flight to Cairns and here we are now. Message for Dian Bennett: Do you recognise this last bit. Got to Port Douglas very late - as did you - and found key to apartment waiting for us in an envelope. Looking forward to the Barrier ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by thai_ler

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We got on the bus at about 9.00, its a hour ride to port douglas so wasn't too far considerin the size of Oz n how spaced apart everything is - we witnessed a argument on the bus between two women sitting at the front and the bus driver (not a good move ...

Brisbane to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Brisbane to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by amaway

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... can walk around as much as you want. There's a restaurant and a sitting out car and the food is a definite improvement on airline. Port Douglas is a small town about 1 1/2 hours north of Cairns. There's lots to do here as follows: * Snorkelling on the ...

The Beginning of Our Aus Adventure in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Beginning of Our Aus Adventure in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by chrispatterson

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... I hear the driver talking to Michelle about things to do while we are here and the abundance of crocodiles...suddenly I'm awake again!!! Port Douglas is a very sleepy little backwater town (or at least is is when we get there) about an hour up the coast ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by loiti

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... mit vielen Hotels. Wir stellten unser Fahrzeug ab und gingen auf den Flagstaff Hill Lookout von wo man eine schöne Aussicht auf Four Mile Beach vor Port Douglas hat. Danach gings gleich weiter Richtung Mossman Gorge, leider begann es dann zu regnen. ...

Queensland: if it's not raining, you're sweating, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Queensland: if it's not raining, you're sweating

A travel blog entry by drpymm

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... , maybe 10 days isn't enough time to drive 1710km and see all the sights - so we are looking forward to getting up to Port Douglas tomorrow and just relaxing for a couple of days before flying down to Sydney. However! We are going to Cape Tribulation and ...

Special Birthday weekend away 28/2/14-2/1/14, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Special Birthday weekend away 28/2/14-2/1/14

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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... lovely beer and listening to the rapper dudes.   As a special treat for my Birthday, Chris planned a surprise weekend away to Port Douglas which is a beautiful little seaside town about an hour north of Cairns. So the next day we set of for Port ...

Up north in Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Up north in Queensland

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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Still to ...

An entirely new world, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

An entirely new world

A travel blog entry by lizrussosmells

... of tourists. We couldn't be more thrilled that we made the decision to head further north before diving. Don't get me wrong, Port Douglas is still a tourist hub, but it's a different type of tourist. While Cairns was filled with hormone driven teenagers ...

Coyote Ugly @ the Iron Bar, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Coyote Ugly @ the Iron Bar

A travel blog entry by ladytj

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... insight to the naming of places and islands and he also stopped at one point so we could take photos. As we arrived in Port Douglas, he firstly took us on a quick drive around the small town to orientate us which I thought was great, before dropping ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by silverlining

Port ...

Really Wildlife, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Really Wildlife

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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The drunks next door to the campsite really excelled themselves last night by waking Gra up at 2am calling to each other. Cheryl slept through this but woke up damp. No not an accident in the night, just rain leaking through the tent, or so she thought ...

Speaking spanish!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Speaking spanish!

A travel blog entry by dirkmarta

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... het Noorden gegaan naar Daintree rainforest waar blijkbaar het oudste regenwoud ter wereld eindigt op het strand. Maar eerst een stop in Port Douglas, ondertussen regent het dat het niet normaal is en wij dus van plan om hier zo snel mogelijk te ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

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Port Douglas, Queensland, AUSTRALIA 7th - 15th June 2007 Arrived in Sydney at lunch time and had a 5 hour layover which was fine as we had to collect the bags to put them through security for the domestic flight to Cairns, so there was time to look in ...

Still trying to download photos!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Still trying to download photos!

A travel blog entry by ladybank

Asking a friendly 'young' person for ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by mrsdp

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... We collected our hire car. Everyone and anyone had urged us to not pay much attention to Cairns but instead concentrate on nearby Port Douglas, a gorgeous little beach resort. As it was only 8pm and Port Douglas was only 40mins away we headed straight for ...

Shop shop shop, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Shop shop shop

A travel blog entry by chezgra

Gra has gone snorkelling today on the reef so will write tomorrow. Rained last night but only cloudy and very warm now. I hope he has some sun out there though. Whereas I, have drifted into town to the Sunday market. Gra would hate this as there were ...

Ogladalismy przyszle, damskie torebki, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Ogladalismy przyszle, damskie torebki

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Dzisiaj punkt dziewiata bylismy juz u bram farmy krokodyli. Dostalismy w kasie liste atrakcji co i o ktorej powinnosmy zobaczyc i zaczelismy intensywnie zwiedzac. Oprocz krokodyli na 10 hektarach przechadzaj sie tez inne zwierzeta- cassowary, kangury, ...

Jumping Crocs, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Jumping Crocs

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels

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A morning game of beach cricket was a great way to start the day but the wind grew stronger and we ended up strolling up the beach and greeted by the same lady as yesterday only today it was Yoga and not jogging... Good to see shes leading a healthy ...

Fun in the partial sun, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Fun in the partial sun

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels

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The morning beach walk saw us all walk a lot further than we had the last couple of days.  The best part was throwing some fallen coconuts into the water and watch them float away.  Of course, when collecting coconuts we then had to drag them ...

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

Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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Port Douglas was once a small fishing village and is still described as such by some guide books; however it is really a luxury destination for the rich and famous.  It is a pleasant enough town with some high end hotels and restaurants and some ...

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