Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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Cairns and Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cairns and Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by elizabethsutton

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trying ...

Port Douglas in the wet season, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas in the wet season

A travel blog entry by adeline

... Nicola is off shopping for souvenirs and gifts in Cairns while Dad, Fergus and I decide to drive 80km North to scenic Port Douglas. Unfortunately on arrival in Port Douglas the weather has not improved. We are getting an excellent glimpse of tropical ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by susieanddavid

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... and jolted regularly but neither of us felt unwell (David was grateful for Allie's sea sickness tablet). When we arrived back in Port Douglas we went for a walk along both sides of the Main Street to check out the restaurants. We failed to reach an ...

Don't get stung!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Don't get stung!

A travel blog entry by jonandjen

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... a bit scary after Cape Trib and we weren't sure the camper would cope so instead we headed back down south to Port Douglas. Port D is a holiday town with lots of resorts and tourist shops etc. However the tourism is quite low key and the centre ...

Humphreys presence / presents, Cairns / Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Humphreys presence / presents

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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... Aussies couldn't resist shortening the name. The tent site was extra cheap and things seemed to good to be true. They were. Port Douglas had us under false pretences. Not a minute after we'd erected the tent, along came the rain. Although ...

Further North, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Further North

A travel blog entry by fruss

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Day 107- Headed up to Cairns and met up with Ali again. Hired a car and she drove up to Port Douglas where we luckily jumped onto a sailing boat for a free cruise. Were having lunch, checking the Lonely Planet, saw that some skippers ...

Further North, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Further North

A travel blog entry by fruss_copy2

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Day 107- Headed up to Cairns and met up with Ali again. Hired a car and she drove up to Port Douglas where we luckily jumped onto a sailing boat for a free cruise. Were having lunch, checking the Lonely Planet, saw that some skippers ...

"If the stingers don't get ya, the crocs will!"

A travel blog entry by joannesharpe

... the hangovers, so we decided that we must celebrate Frans birthday that evening with a nice fish dinner. Unfortunately for us, everything in Port Douglas closes at 9pm in low season, and we didn't manage to reach town until 9.15. Poor Fran had to settle ...

Moving on in the rain, Port douglas, Australia travel blog

Moving on in the rain

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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... by their tent) couldn't decide where to go! Forecast rain all down the coast. Moved in the end half hour down the coast to Port Douglas. We've now checked into a much better site near the town, for a couple of nights. What decided us to stay here was ...

cairns - port douglas-cape tribulation, Port Douglas, Australië travel blog

cairns - port douglas-cape tribulation

A travel blog entry by meaenrico

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... beetje onwennig maar nadat we de hele indeling van de kastjes omgegooid hadden ging alles al een stuk soepeler.    Reisdag van Port Douglas naar Cape Tribulation Op de 2e dag in de camper kwam het echte vrije gevoel naar boven. Lekker je eigen ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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... 60 kms on the 'Captain Cook Hwy44', along a narrow twisty road that ran along the sea edge, until we turned off for 'Port Douglas'. The weather had changed again and we had warm afternoon sunshine. Distance driven     446  ...

Trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Trip to the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by reachtom

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Today we went out to see the reef. We left from Port Douglas which is about 40km north of Palm Cove. The boat we sailed on was the Sailaway which is a 50 foot catamaran. It handled very well in fairly rough seas. There were only 20 other people on board ...

Rainy Day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Rainy Day

A travel blog entry by codie

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We woke up and hung around in the room for a bit as Ari had a headache.  Decided we needed to go to the town again for food. Walked in the quick way this time. Saw some holes by a swampy bit of water that looked like the holes the crabs on the beach ...

Quick hello to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Quick hello to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by lolandlaurie

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... when it was supposedly summertime, we headed up the coast for the first part of today's jaunt which took us to Port Douglas. Port Douglas is a beautiful small town about 1.5 hours north of Cairns.  Fortunately the rain had stopped so we were ...

Our Final drive north., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Our Final drive north.

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels

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... sunrise, but after about 100km drive north the clouds descended and stayed for the majority of the day.The drive to Port Douglas was filled with various points of interest as the scenery changed from low lying flat grasslands to sugar cane fields and ...

Great Barriers Conquered, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barriers Conquered

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels

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...  You see the kids biological clocks are now set to wake up at the same time as us.After breakfast, we wandered down to the Port Douglas Marina to board the Quicksilver Catamaran.  The ride out to the reef wasn't too bad and goes for about 1 and ...

Campervanning, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Campervanning

A travel blog entry by allmans

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... are going to be huge after the 3 weeks!!) Drove to Cairns and did a big food shop (I loved it!) and then I drove to Port Douglas. It was a bit nerve-wracking at times, especially as it was a windy coastal road that was a bit narrow in places. Still, I ...

Port Douglas - our magic place, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - our magic place

A travel blog entry by eremita

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... we would live here for sure, but what to do here? In the past, even after our first visit, I did not consider Cairns and Port Douglas region as so attractive. That time I could compare it only with Gold Coast but know after 7 months of travelling I can ...

Olga's Worrisome Skies, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Olga's Worrisome Skies

A travel blog entry by normandsharon

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... a little brass plate (donated by the local Rotary Club), which named several cities around the world and their distances from Port Douglas. Ours (Toronto), along with New York and Brasilia, were some of the furthest. Toronto's post indicated a distance ...

Eilis Beach/ Cape Tribulation/ Port Doughlas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Eilis Beach/ Cape Tribulation/ Port Doughlas

A travel blog entry by tommy-elaine

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... tourist office (all in one shop, class) to book a dive we have decided to do tomorrow on the Great Barrier Reef going from Port Doghlas. I start preparing dinner as we are heading back to Port Doughlas and hope to make it as far as possible before it gets ...

Time to Relax, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Time to Relax

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

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A spent a couple of day relaxing in Port waiting for my flight to Bali that never happened. I did go to an animal sanctuary thing which was actually really ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by richworld

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Free of expectations, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Free of expectations

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels

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... a minute down the road.  We were going to the Crocodile Park but given the sun was shining bright, the first time in Port Douglas, and driving past a no through road with a tiny glimpse of the beach was enough to start the free range day.We pulled ...

A bit wet - don't you just love cyclones, Cairns and Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

A bit wet - don't you just love cyclones

A travel blog entry by helenandphil

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... time viewing - enough said. We did this for two days to let the flood waters subside then got a bus further north to posh Port Douglas We stayed in a quintessentially lovely 'Queenslander' hotel. It had a fantastic pool to enjoy the rain in and an easy ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by koala

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... ). Tropics Explorer (the tour company) picked us up and we are now back in Bohemia at Cairns. *Interesting sidebar with Port Douglas was that Bill Clinton was here with his family eating at a restaurant when September 11th 2001 happened. He received ...

Atherton to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Atherton to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by jamesandruth

... and fresher air infact we had a couple of pleasant days there trying to isolate the leak on the car.    Port Douglas- A really nice little place and it was here that I decided I couldn't take the wet weather anymore and we decidie ...

With my friend Brenda to celebrate her ....th bday, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

With my friend Brenda to celebrate her ....th bday

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid

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... -law worked for Cathay Pacific!! The heat here is 32 degrees and very humid - it is a lovely drive from Cairns airport to Port Douglas - gorgeous aquamarine seas and sandy beaches - I also took some photos from the plane of the Great Barrier Reef - what ...

Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by houseofhal

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Drove to Cape Tribulation today. It's the farthest north you can drive without a 4wd vehicle. Crossed over the Daintree River on a ferry, where we saw signs warning of the danger of saltwater crocodiles. Something else to have nightmares about now... ...

Beach Day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Beach Day

A travel blog entry by codie

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Woke up after a bit of a lie in, the maid was wanting to come in and clean the room. Had to send her away. We got up and got some stuff for the beach. Had to go to Coles first to get some food and drink. The walk there again was a sweaty one due to the ...

Last Day in Queensland, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Last Day in Queensland

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... driving around before a long night and early flight. We eventually met up with the Smiths for an Australian style Barbeque at their resort in Port Douglas. The kids swam in the spa & pool while we cooked and we had a great time together. The kids had ...

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