Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

Port Douglas (Or: Our Last Moments Of Warmth), Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas (Or: Our Last Moments Of Warmth)

A travel blog entry by connieyc

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... goodbyes to Shannon and Paul at Cairnes, we went to Port Douglas to spend a few days before heading off to New Zealand.  Port Douglas is a cute resort town with a beautiful, large stretch of beach called the four-mile beach, which seemed like a wierd ...

In a tree then under the sea, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

In a tree then under the sea

A travel blog entry by nickyandmike

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We awoke the next morning to more grey skies. After slowly getting up and having breakfast (I was particularly happy with my gluten free pop tart), we set out to explore more of the town. We wandered around the shops and again we were impressed with all ...

Total Eclipse of the Sun....Behind a Cloud!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Total Eclipse of the Sun....Behind a Cloud!

A travel blog entry by stephanddave

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... so we set off back to our campsite to shower before getting some breakfast and exploring the small but idyllic resort town of Port Douglas. There was also the Eclipse Marathon going on around the town so we watched and cheered on some of the runners who ...

Down Under Adventures, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Down Under Adventures

A travel blog entry by andymo99

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... battle later. Our new car, Getz, is a real winner after Chico, from South Africa, so no complaints there. We drove to Port Douglas, where we'd recently arranged three nights at an apartment hotel. It was the first hotel that we hadn't arranged before ...

Perspiring in Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Perspiring in Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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... Sybil Cumming at noon who was returning from business in Sydney.  Then it was heading north on the Captain Cook Highway to Port Douglas where we walked a section of the Four Mile Beach.  We're at 16 degrees latitude here and the combination of ...

Mossman Gorge, Daintree NP, Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mossman Gorge, Daintree NP, Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by faff

... to go to Cooktown but again we did not get on the road early enough. Stayed the night in a rented tent in Dougies Backpackers in Port Douglas. I felt a bit ill from the fish & chips we had in Mossman. Met up with Ken from Atlanta in Dougies. I met him in ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by cchive

... it! The van is that old it has a choke (Julie didn't even know what this was for or how to use it!). We drove to Port Douglas with someone illegally lying in the back to go to the sunday market. We got there just in time. Port Douglas is where the ...

Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef........wow!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef........wow!

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid

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... stuff for tropical pests! On the night I arrived we went out to dinner to a restaurant called The Inlet at PD (Port Douglas)waterfront - great seafood - I had Spanish mackerel - nothing like the mackerel we know - a lovely white fish washed down with ...

day 25, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

day 25

A travel blog entry by graceackers

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Started the morning with a walk to the beach with dad and Fynn, whilst mum went for a run. The water was a pretty blue colour and the sun was nice and warm on our backs.  The late morning was spent wandering around the shops on the main street. ...

Homebase for our dive trip to the GBR, Port Douglas, QLD, Australia travel blog

Homebase for our dive trip to the GBR

A travel blog entry by gojoadventures

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... Dive . We're planning to do 2 or 3 dives (hoping and praying that Grant's ears don't have any issues clearing). ------------------------------- Port Douglas is a resort town with a huge marina, and lots of large holiday villas. It's big draw was its ...

G'day again!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

G'day again!

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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... out Barren Waterfalls. So we've hired a wagon and have 17 days to get to Brisbane, good job because we'd all still be relaxing on the beach in Port Douglas, we have a feeling however that there is plenty more to see on the east coast of ...

39. Nice but wet, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

39. Nice but wet

A travel blog entry by raycoleman

The first stop on our trip down the coast of Australia was Port Douglas. My mate Larry was with us so we flew up to Cairns and got ourselves a hired car for the week around the area. Port Douglas is a grand place, nice enough to stop for a few days. We ...

Port Douglas - maybe home one day, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas - maybe home one day

A travel blog entry by eremita

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... . The weather is so steady here. Day temperatures are 31 degrees and night 24, so really warm and pleasant. On the way to Port Douglas we passed Mossman Gorge turnoff and did not go there as we were towing our trailer. We decided to go back to Mossman and ...

Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mossman Gorge

A travel blog entry by jodialison

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... than in the 35 degree heat! Unfortunately we didn't have time to go for a swim in the river. After the gorge we drove to Port Douglas which is a nice little resort village on the coast. We went up to a nice look out which had views of their long stretch ...

Outer Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Outer Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by andreaundfabio

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Port Douglas bietet sich für Ausflüge ins abgelegene nördlichere Great Barrier Reef an. Mit Poseidon buchten wir unseren zweiten Tauch bzw. Schnorchelausflug zum Outer Great Barrier Reef. Diesmal steuerte der Katamaran das Agincort Reef ...

Reef, Rainforest & Reptiles, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Reef, Rainforest & Reptiles

A travel blog entry by janice40

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... did not make landfall and was travelling south from Cairns and didn't interrupt our travel plans. Yesterday, we took a helicopter from Port Douglas Airfield (well a field!!) out to the outer rim of the Great Barrier Reef - 55km off Queensland. The ...

Cairns / Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australie travel blog

Cairns / Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by tunik

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... ;sertes (le temps un peu gris et le vent ont sans doute découragé quelques baigneurs). Nous arrivons à Port Douglas, lieu de villégiature charmant (l'équivalent australien de Carmel pour la Californie, en attendant de trouver une ...

Birthday Night and Peppers, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Birthday Night and Peppers

A travel blog entry by iandanderson

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... from Darwin after the trip I met up with Katie and Rory again. Katie picked me up from tyhe aiport and drove me to Port Douglas where we stayed for three nights and celebrated my birthday. It is really nice place and lots of villas and expensive looking ...

"Come here my little cassowary..."

A travel blog entry by beadledove

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... on the exposed sandbars to keep warm.  So, we were fortunate to have any sightings of crocodiles.  Back to Port Douglas and Paddy's Pub for the Sunday night roast lamb special!  Probably our best meal in Australia, even better than my rv ...

Diving the Great barrier Reef.... Again!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Diving the Great barrier Reef.... Again!

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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... friendly givign me some tips on good restaurants nearby (Barrier Reef Tavern) and other local shops and well as transportation into Port Douglas. Only two minor drawbacks are - (1) proximity to Port Douglas, you need to take the shuttle which is a ...

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