Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by tomandfran

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Port Douglas is where the celebs hang out in Oz. Just North of Cairns about an hour and half away we decided to see what this little coastal town had to offer. We spent 2 days here and were fortunate enough to get some amazing ...

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

Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by danielandrachel

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23rd March 2007  Port Douglas, Australia After seeing the amazing site of the Cassowary in Mission Beach the rain came down so we got in the van and headed up the coast.  We popped into Cairns so Daniel could book his diving trip to the ...

The great barrier reef-- SHARK!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The great barrier reef-- SHARK!!

A travel blog entry by kingo

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... bar with the bush man!) We had an old faithful Mc Donalds breakfast ala drive through and motored for about 1.5 hours to Port Douglas Marina. It is a nice marina reminiscent of any finer marina with restaurants, bars and boutiques. Poseidon was the boat ...

Where the rainforest meets the reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Where the rainforest meets the reef

A travel blog entry by jen_and_chris

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... usually concocted by the local tourist committees such as ' Say Leeds and you're already smiling'. Well PD's could be... 'port douglas,where the posh people come and rotten backpackers can't afford.'  This place is really rather nice with all ...

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

Port Douglas - Day two

A travel blog entry by vorlina

... and so on, the Aboriginal people have been the most successful in turning around the devastation which they experienced. Australia has taken steps to recognise the traditional land claims which the aboriginal people have (Uluru national park being one ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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On our way to paradies, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

On our way to paradies

A travel blog entry by vera88

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pretty beach, ...

Kangaroos, sunshine and cyclones, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Kangaroos, sunshine and cyclones

A travel blog entry by freddiewright

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Hi everyone Here we are in Port Douglas.  We arrived in Cairns a few days ago and have been doing lots of exciting things.  The overnight flights weren't ideal - especially with the screaming children but I think we've nearly caught up with our ...

Driving Day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Driving Day

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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... I could've poached eggs faster.  It was delicioius once it arrived.  Walked off our breakfast along the Townsville waterfront, then hit the road.  More road construction and traffic circles on our way to Port Douglas, just north of ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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Day 111 Friday 18/02/05 Port Douglas - Cairns We were picked up at 8 and boarded Quicksmart - a lovely cataraman. We sailed for almost 2 choppy hours to the outer reef. The outer reef is basically the very end of Australia - the Continental shelf ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by keirle7

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Nikki and I called in to Port Douglas for just one night on the way back to Cairns. I really like Port Douglas, it has a really nice feel about the place. We just spent our time looking around the shops and had few drinks in the evening at a couple of ...

The road goes on forever, and the party never ends, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The road goes on forever, and the party never ends

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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... and beautiful 4 mile beach lined with palm trees and a view of the surrounding mountains.  The ride from Cairns to Port Douglas is awesome because the road hugs the mountain range and ocean.  Sometimes you are in the mountains looking down at ...

As far North as we were going..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

As far North as we were going...

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

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... before we flew back to Sydney from Cairns so we spent one of the days up at the Daintree, the rainforest area north of Port Douglas. Our first stop was at Bruce Belcher's crocodile cruises. Bruce runs hour-long crocodile trips and ours was fantastic. We ...

Snorkelling the Reefer, Port Douglas - Agincourt Reef, Australia travel blog

Snorkelling the Reefer

A travel blog entry by frannypea

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... . This would allow us to snorkel on the outer Agincourt Reef - allegedly the best place to snorkel in the country. Port Douglas harbour is pristine, perfect and looked as though someone had just finished hoovering up. As Francesca looked for somewhere to ...

Cape Tribulation and Kuranda, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation and Kuranda

A travel blog entry by lynzia

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... . This route was supposed to be one of the best coastal drives in the country. We stopped at the small towns of Port Douglas and Mossman and visited a wildlife sanctuary and the famous Mossman Gorge. The wildlife centre was home to all manner of birds, ...

Resort lifestyle...., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Resort lifestyle....

A travel blog entry by dentons

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... , then this is the place to for you, beaches, boutique shopping, galleries, cafes & restaurants galore. Life in Pt Douglas is very much a tourist destination set amongst a tropical oasis and the hub for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and the ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by gouda

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On se remet de nos émotions et on soigne nos piqures de moustiques/morsures de sangsues à Port Douglas. C'est une petite ville portuaire très sympathique, où il fait bon de se poser en terrasse ou en bord de baie. Marion prendra l'avion le 25 ...

day 24, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

day 24

A travel blog entry by graceackers

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... beach road.  It had really nice views and the day was sunny and clear so we could see a lot!  When we got to Port Douglas and had settled ourselves in,  Fynn and I hopped in the pool. Mum and dad got some nachoes and calamari by ...

Exotic Rain Forest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Exotic Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels

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Today we headed up into the exotic rain forests of the Daintree, only a short drive from Port Douglas.  Our plan was to head to the Exotic Fruit Farm tastings in Cape Tribulation.This was Olgas day to shine.  The kids crave the gold coast and ...

Goodbye Isolation- Hello Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Goodbye Isolation- Hello Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by ngarneau

... than stoked when my tour bus showed up to bring me (and others) back to civilization. I got dropped off at a bus stop outside Port Douglas, and in no time the local shuttle was there to bring me to my hostel. The driver was very nice, but even better, ...

Queensland - Sailing down the East Coast, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Queensland - Sailing down the East Coast

A travel blog entry by thewallers

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... , and back to hire car freedom... well for a couple of days anyway - we flew into Cairns ("Caaaaans") and drove straight to Port Douglas, in the dark as the time zone changed again!  No animal encounters, thank goodness cos we only had a little ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by darrenniki

On the day we left Cairns and headed for Port Douglas 40 miles up the road we were unaware there was a Tsunami warning issued. We left about 10am and happily drove up the coast without bothering to put the local radio station on. Unbeknown to us a Tsunami ...

Finding Nemo, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Finding Nemo

A travel blog entry by idiotsabroad

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... this couple who looked like aliens in their bright turquoise suits. The following morning we rented out a car and took off North towards Port Douglas. It was a 2 day drive so half way we took haven at Mission Beach. It was hit by Hurricane Yasi in Feb ...

Journal 13, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Journal 13

A travel blog entry by marisafindlay

As I write from Port Douglas the temperature is about 25 degrees outside....pure bliss!! It has been an amazing few days of absolute rest and relaxation and soaking up some wonderful rays of sunshine. My days have started with a quick dive in the ocean ...

Lets go to the beach, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Lets go to the beach

A travel blog entry by annacalderaro

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... James (went on the Fraser island tour with us) and his mate Toby. Really nice to bump into them and they're going to Port Douglas tomorrow too, even staying in the same hostel. This backpacking is a small world. We get up bight and early, think it must ...

Backpacking in Style, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Backpacking in Style

A travel blog entry by pidge

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... This was the last bit of roughing it we were to do for a while. The others had booked a holiday house in Port Douglas for a week. Australia is a huge country with lots of great places but Port Douglas is where the people with money go on their ...

Exploring the Tablelands and Nash Parks, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas and Yungaburra, Australia travel blog

Exploring the Tablelands and Nash Parks

A travel blog entry by mattoliver

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... . Stayed up until about 1ish and then hit the hay. The next morning, we headed out of Cape Trib back down the coast to Port Douglas. This was a very nice resort with quite a few good shops and we found a nice motel to check into. They had cooking ...

The Tropics, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia travel blog

The Tropics

A travel blog entry by nickandclaire

... flight - out came the laptop, on went the DVD and up went the volume. Considerate folk the Aussies. Our transfer to Port Douglas was embarrassing - a stretch limo awaiting at the airport. I know that those who know us will not believe that this was ...

Port Douglas - Paradise Found, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - Paradise Found

A travel blog entry by robandemma

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... next day Emma decided to have a rest (from me?) as I went on a small 6 person safari into the tropical rainforest behind Port Douglas with a very informative guide. This was another memorable day seeing the forest close up. We went crocodile hunting but ...

Living the high life with Maggie and Jo, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Living the high life with Maggie and Jo

A travel blog entry by melash

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... even within hands reach as it walked past the car. That night we got all dolled up and dinned at a very fancy restaurant in Port Douglas. We spent the next few days eating, laughing, lazing around and eating some more. We hit the Sunday markets, spent ...

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