Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

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 ...

Heading North, Cairns then onto Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Heading North

A travel blog entry by weaselsontour

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... picked up our 4wd and headed north to Port Douglas. It was a fun drive as the road hugs the coast line for about 70kms. Port Douglas is a beautiful coastal town with a relaxed and refreshing feel to it. We managed to find and rent a tidy apartment about 2 ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by elmontour

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Heute waren wir am Cape Tribulation und sind dort durch den Nationalpark gewandert. Heute Abend sind wir in Port Douglas gelandet einem kleinen Ferienort nordlich von ...

Sorry for the late entry!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Sorry for the late entry!

A travel blog entry by koala

... and put up a huge update with our free internet time there. We need to cover Cairns, our awesome Cape Tribulation trek and now Port Douglas. We also have tons of great photos. Just wanted to let you know we are fine and will be updating shortly. ...

The Great Barrier Reef - Part 2, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef - Part 2

A travel blog entry by emmaw

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4th May I really hope I am not disappointed!! I had such a good time when I went from Ailie Beach, please let me enjoy today!!! No worries - I had a fantastic day!!!!!!! Went out on a boat called Haba, which does not take that many people - there ...

Rainforest, Jungle Surfing and Under the Sea......, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rainforest, Jungle Surfing and Under the Sea......

A travel blog entry by mistrytravels

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One month into the adventure and we are still as excited as ever about moving from one place to another. Port Douglas, our most recent stop, is a very relaxed town where most restaurants close by 9pm - this has slowed us right down. For this reason, the ...

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

Port Douglas & The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

A travel blog entry by staffyandlyddy

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The drive from Cairns to Port Douglas was really scenic and we got to the campsite late in the afternoon. Had a quick look at the beach which wasn't too impressive and the fact that it had no stinger net made it a no go area anyway. There are loads of box ...

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 ...

Port 'O Call, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port 'O Call

A travel blog entry by codie

... to wait there for a bit until the bus turned up. Got in a were taken about to collect more people then headed for Port 'O Call in Port Douglas. Got there a went into our room. It was really nice. Had our own bathroom, fridge, kettle, and a40" tv that we ...

Zweten en zwemmen in Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Zweten en zwemmen in Queensland

A travel blog entry by mirjamenmarcia

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... zich mee! We zwemmen samen hier en daar in een van de afgelegen mooie watervalletjes en lagunes, heerlijk. We bezoeken onderweg naar Port Douglas nog een mooie krater meer waar we samen met de lokale bevolking tussen de vissen aan het zwemmen zijn. ...

Not Suffocating- Priceless, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Not Suffocating- Priceless

A travel blog entry by ngarneau

I decided that I needed to get over my irrational fear of water today, so I went diving. Not just one introductory dive, but I liked it so much I did two. If you had been there though, for the first one, you would have never guessed that I would want ...

day 26, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

day 26

A travel blog entry by graceackers

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Today started off with going to the shops to get some lunch and snacks for the rest of the day.  We went on a bush walk in Mosman Gorge. Fynn and dad hopped in the swimming hole... It was freezing!! We ate lunch there and Fynn, Dad ...

Under The Sea, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Under The Sea

A travel blog entry by stephanddave

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... introductory dive for me (Steph) and three certified dives for the pro aka Dave. We made our way down to the picturesque Port Douglas mariner where we met the very friendly and cheerful crew for the day and boarded the boat with some free complimentary ...

Jungle Bells, Port Douglas / Atherton, Australia travel blog

Jungle Bells

A travel blog entry by fruss_copy1

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... Tried to get to Cape Tribulation at night, but things went against us (maybe it was to do with my scepticism) so headed back to Port Douglas. Day 108 - Long day (for Ali!) driving from Port Douglas all the way up to Cape Tribulation, bush walks around the ...

Cairns/Pt Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cairns/Pt Douglas

A travel blog entry by tsquared

... for the cost We did a dive trip to the outter great barrier reef a few days ago.  it departed from pt. douglas and took us to the most unbelievably beautiful diving locations with awesome visibility underwater.  the sea-life and coral was ...

Reef Denial, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Reef Denial

A travel blog entry by freetime

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... was a shame, but there was nothing we could do about it. At least we got Ros' money's worth out of the apartment! Leaving Port Douglas we weren't too down hearted because we were excited about getting to Asia. We were ready to get involved in something ...

Hats your lot, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Hats your lot

A travel blog entry by theworldtrip

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... full belt; however Beth managed to delay him looking like a wannabe Mick Dundee. He remained hatless for now... We found Port Douglas a nice little town, especially the Sunday market we attended. The two Geordie lasses found a Geordie salesman on one of ...

Australia Day in the Sea! (Port Douglas), Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Australia Day in the Sea! (Port Douglas)

A travel blog entry by latergators

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... visitors at the front of the boat, a school of bottled nosed dolphins had gathered, we managed to get a video from the boat, it was just amazing, and really topped the day off nicely!! So if anyone is ever going to Port Douglas, visit ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by maas

Wir haben richtig ausgeschlafen, sind rumgehangen, haben gelesen und gingen an den Strand. Port Douglas lebt hauptsaechlich vom Tourismus, da es Nahe am Great Barrier Reef liegt. Am spaeteren Nachmittag gingen wir in das gemuetliche Staedtchen ein ...

Tourist Mecca, Kurunda, Australia travel blog

Tourist Mecca

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... their food from anywhere else so the council investigated whether a railway line could be built. It was either going to go to Port Douglas or Cairns- Cairns was chosen, and to quote the brochure- the future of Cairns was secured. Work started in 1886 and ...

Cairns and Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cairns and Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by elizabethsutton

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