Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

Mit Quicksilver V zum Outer Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mit Quicksilver V zum Outer Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by erbacherperkovi

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... bietet wirklich für alles und jeden die perfekte Infrastruktur. Morgens um 9.30 Uhr war dann die Einschiffung am Hafen Port Douglas und nachdem die schwächlichen Männer der Familie mit ausreichend Reisegold gedopt waren, konnten wir das ...

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 ...

Port Douglas: thank The Lord for $3 cider!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas: thank The Lord for $3 cider!

A travel blog entry by turnipinoz

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... the bad luck! We arrived on Tuesday to torrential rain all day, grey skies and brown sea!!! Then just as we pulled into Port Douglas I received an email advising that our reef trip was cancelled the next day. Trying hard to pretend it would all be ok, ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by darrenstravels

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... made items, and if it weren't for the fact that shipping would cost a bomb (and since we fly budget airlines, our weight allowance wont cover them) we would have spent a fortune.   So all in all, Port Douglas was very good to us.  ...

Sleepy Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Sleepy Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by amyandrich

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... , we have a motel booked on the 13th for four nights, so we would have plenty of time there. Next place on the map is Port Douglas, and it was a beautiful drive. Even though there was a detour so we ended up going round and round a few times being a bit ...

Boah waren wir müde..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Boah waren wir müde...

A travel blog entry by erbacherperkovi

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... Stunde hatte Ivica endlich das "vier Koffer im Intermediate Mietwagen-Puzzle" gelöst und unsere Weiterfahrt nach Port Douglas konnte beginnen. Auf eine solche Autotortur waren wir leider nicht vorbereitet: Die sehr schmale einspurige Strasse windete ...

Doing the Daintree, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Doing the Daintree

A travel blog entry by tomandlouise

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... the beach for the rest of the day and went to sleep. Sunday 13th January First thing on the agenda today was to visit Port Douglas Sunday market. There were lots of interesting stalls with products we would have loved to buy but we are trying to keep our ...

Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

Back in Port Douglas to go snorkeling. I got picked up from the hostel and taken to the boat to go out to the outer reef. The further north one goes the closer is the reef. For us it was only an hour away, and there were very tour boats. The whole ...

Fun with the Aussie Animals, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Fun with the Aussie Animals

A travel blog entry by mistrytravels

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... with animals, beginning with a Cane Toad race at a local bar last night. At 8pm every evening, the Iron Bar in Port Douglas hosts a Cane Toad race, where visitors are each allocated a ticket number upon arrival and then six numbers are picked at random, ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australie travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by tunik

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Dimanche c'est jour de marché à Port Douglas. Daniel et moi ( eh oui pour une fois je rédige aussi...)nous mettons en route tôt afin de faire le plein de fruits locaux, car nous en avons un peu plein la patate des oranges, pommes et ...

Port Douglas / Great Coral Reef, Port Douglas, Australie travel blog

Port Douglas / Great Coral Reef

A travel blog entry by tunik

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... réveillés à 7h du matin pour se préparer et un bus est venu nous chercher ,il nous a amené au port et fais monter sur le bateau qui portait le nom de : POSEIDON* Nous sommes partis et fait 1h30de bateau avec une pause"baleine"car ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

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... but it didnt stop me doing things, it was mainly drizzle so you didnt get soaked and it was still quite mild. I didnt think Port Douglas was that great, it was pretty, had a nice beach and some nices views of the rainforest but not one of my favourite ...

Port Douglas, Mowbray, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by farquhar

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We left Cooktown and headed for Port Douglas for 2 nights, staying just out of town at the Glengarry Big 4. The park was beautifully set on a huge block so we set up camp away from the main part of the park, down a hill where the kids could run wild!! We ...

Cards, campervans, campsites, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cards, campervans, campsites

A travel blog entry by abz130

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... but the warning signs for jellyfish and crocodiles kind of put us off). We continue the rest of today's journey to Port Douglas, passing the time with random conversations, and debates over passionate topics, such as Tim Tams vs Penguins and Haribo vs ...

Driving the Great Ocean Rd, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Driving the Great Ocean Rd

A travel blog entry by fedthegoat

Rented a car from Rent-a-bomb, a name that fills you with confidence before heading off on a six hundred k ...

Cairns to Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Cairns to Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by kevinsullivan

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... before your eyes. Along Cook Highway are several lookout places but today the views were being spoiled by the weather, being overcast. Port Douglas used to be a sleepy fishing village, not now though. It is now a first class tourist destination. It also ...

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 ...

Holiday mode ahhhhhhhhh......, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Holiday mode ahhhhhhhhh......

A travel blog entry by kerrlings

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... five minute walk to the shops, 1 minute to the beach, 10 minutes to the marina. We have had the most relaxing stay in Port Douglas and probably haven't really taken advantage of all the tours and activities on offer but decided early on to give the reef a ...

Luxury is a bucket of prawns and a tv!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Luxury is a bucket of prawns and a tv!

A travel blog entry by liznrob

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29 June 2009 to 19 July 2009 Cairns – Port Douglas – Cooktown – Cairns Now that we've hit the east coast we feel as if we have lost our travellin’ mojo a bit as this is all familiar territory to us now. We know Cairns quite well ...

Port Douglas & Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas & Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by chris-barbara

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... locals. Dozens of the local boys & girls were having surfing lessons – all in their little "stinger suits" - quite cute. Port Douglas is supposed to be 'up market' but I think that only applies to the many exclusive Resorts lining the road ...

Drama!!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Drama!!

A travel blog entry by julia.clarkin

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... So much for not dwelling on it LOL. Sorry. Post this however, we arrived at Hartleys, had a great afternoon holding pythons, blue tongue lizards and checking out the crocs and then all headed off to Port Douglas for fun night of dancing and gossiping. ...

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