Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

any port in a storm...., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

any port in a storm....

A travel blog entry by the_kartoffels

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... swimming, which by the way is quite common, most rivers and beaches have warning signs saying croc's inhabit these waters. We got to Port Douglas and spent the next day relaxing, we had done a lot of driving and Andrew was feeling pretty knackered. Its a ...

Back in Port, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Back in Port

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins

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From Cape Tribulation I caught the bus to Port Douglas via Mossman gorge. There is not a whole lot going on in Mossman gorge, but we did get a lecture from an Aboriginal lady about which fruits from the forest you can eat, which was quite interesting. The ...

Snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by ladytj

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... didn't see any whales - apparantly there is an albino whale that lives around the reef and only two in the whole of Australia, only 10 reported worldwide all time. Am pleased to say no one encountered any sharks, although they said sometimes you might ...

Prairie - Port Douglas 780kms, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Prairie - Port Douglas 780kms

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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Where is the sun?, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Where is the sun?

A travel blog entry by ladytj

Woke feeling shocking today. No, not a hangover thank you very much, but my horrid stonking cold which was determined to get worse and worse. Feeling bit sorry for myself, I got up and did a bit of email updating and blog slog, nursing a huge box of ...

Port Douglas to Sydney - a repeated day..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas to Sydney - a repeated day...

A travel blog entry by vorlina

And bleary eyed, we managed to get up, get on the bus and get to the airport. I was falling asleep again on the bus and I'm not at all sure that Dad wasn't as well. Annoyingly, Dad's flight back to Heathrow wasn't until 2pm that afternoon but I was ...

der weg nach port douglas, Port douglas, Australia travel blog

der weg nach port douglas

A travel blog entry by ronia

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port douglas ist eine der grosseren staedchen im norden,noch vor cape tribulation. beherrscht wird es von reichen,vorallem aelteren australiern und vielen turisten die die waerme im norden suchen. fuer uns war es einfach nru eine willkommene abwechlung ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by donclow

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The quiet little resort of the ...

Week 19/3 - Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Week 19/3 - Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by heatherbelle

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... day. We met up with Pam and her friends from Gilles Street Primary (quite the girls' road trip!) at the Tin Shed, Port Douglas's Combined Services Club, where we sat on the waterfront deck, shared a bargain bucket of prawns and watched the boats come and ...

Week 19/4 - The Great Barrier Reef!!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Week 19/4 - The Great Barrier Reef!!!

A travel blog entry by heatherbelle

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Today was a day I had been looking forward to for sometime. Today was the day we were going snorkelling on the reef! Given that all the talk about town had been that there were windy conditions out to see, we were half expecting that the cruise might be ...

Port Douglas - Day Four, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - Day Four

A travel blog entry by vorlina

Up again early in the morning - despite my best attempts at getting a lie in on our last day in Port Douglas, Dad had other plans and had sneakily booked us on a trip to see the Rainforest Habitat and have breakfast with the birds. So we hopped onto the ...

Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by jojohn

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For us this was the trip that we had been looking forward to the most whilst being in Australia. We arrived in Port Douglas and checked into a campsite for a few days. We headed into the town to ivestigate which trip we wanted to do. There were so many ...

Port Douglas - Day One, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - Day One

A travel blog entry by vorlina

... a fan of tourists. We tourists are not a fan of Grumpy Ken... Anyway, Grumpy Ken drove us the hour long journey up to Port Douglas in utter silence, while Dad and I whispered in the back. We have a few other passengers onboard which meant that we got ...

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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... the 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 ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by ramrtw

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... home to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. The only place in the world where two world heritage sites intersect. Port Douglas was a lovely little town filled with watersport activities, beaches, pubs, and gourmet restaurants. We had time to ...

port douglas, Port douglas, Australia travel blog

port douglas

A travel blog entry by steveandmegan

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lovely port ...

Holiday resort of the rich & famous, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Holiday resort of the rich & famous

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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Have had 3 days here in Port Douglas & it's been fun & very relaxing. The weather's been a little bit better here so have managed to lie out on 4 mile beach & sunbathe a little bit. Sun keeps interspersing with cloud though...............Bex ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by gillymags

Back to Oz, 1st ...

Port Douglas - Day Three, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - Day Three

A travel blog entry by vorlina

... early in the morning again we arose, stole a few pool towels and boarded yet another coach. This one took us to a new part of Port Douglas, the marina, which we hadn't visited to date. Looking around, we couldn't figure out why - the area is great and the ...

tropical Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

tropical Queensland

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... , the place was huge and very comfortable and right in the town, this was a bit of a shock after our basic accommodation in PNG. port douglas is a really nice town very trendy and lots of nice shops for a Milo. Next day 5/10 we took a drive up the coast ...

Cape Trib To Port Douglas - Gummy, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cape Trib To Port Douglas - Gummy

A travel blog entry by skcoll

Day 110 Thursday 17/02/05 Cape Tribulation - Port Douglas We got up early to be picked up at 8 for sea kayaking - but it was cancelled due to rough seas! We instead walked out to Cape Tribulation where there is a lovely look out over Cape ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by clarksaroundoz

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... rich deep brown, and amongst the crops we saw sugar cane, banana plantations and mango, pumpkin and potato crops. Although Port Douglas was 'touristy' (and pricey), we really loved its laid-back style, alfresco style of shops and restaurants, palmed ...

From Rainforest To Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

From Rainforest To Reef

A travel blog entry by hayleyandlorna

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... bucket to show us. They were completely transparent and didn't look like deadly killers!!!! The following day we travelled north of Port Douglas into the rainforests and through to Cape Tribulation. It is a beautiful drive to the Cape as the road hugs ...

Easter Road Trip, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Yungaburra and Cairns, Australia travel blog

Easter Road Trip

A travel blog entry by liz_hawkins

... glowing fungi; fire flies; a white tailed rat - still no koalas though... Next morning, we were up and out early and drove to Port Douglas. Very nice little place. We managed to check into a motel - same price as a dorm - with cooking facilities and a ...

From Cape Tribulation back to Cairns, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

From Cape Tribulation back to Cairns

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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... picked us up as promised and took us all the way back to Cairns. On the way we stopped at Mossman Gorge for a swim and to Port Douglas for a BIG ice cream. Later in the evening, back in Cairns, we went out to have pizza and the supposedly best pizza place ...

Un posto da non perdere, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Un posto da non perdere

A travel blog entry by ilsalmone

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... stretto amicizie, ci siamo scassati e soprattutto abbiamo cazzeggiato come non facevamo da tempo. Che peccato esserci arrivati con tre mesi di ritardo. We love Port Douglas great people, great beach and everyone have to make sure not to miss this place. ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by edddadams

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... Arrived back in the port. Transferred back to the hotel, where we got changed and went out for drinks. Being a Saturday night Port Douglas was busy compared to usual. Our new favourite restaurant that looks over the harbour entrance was booked out for a ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by edddadams

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... a Mantra apartment. Less than 5 minutes to the beach and with it's own private swimming pool and jacuzzi-bath. Walked down into Port Douglas, picked up food supplies for the next few days. Had lots of food at a cafe. Continued to explored the high ...

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