Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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"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, ...

The Daintree National Park, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

The Daintree National Park

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... Alexandra lookout point for our first sight of the forest & coral reef in unison and a view from Snapper Island to Port Douglas. A quick stop off at the Daintree Discovery Centre for a look around, a map and some all important local knowledge before ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wedding Bells are in the air!, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Wedding Bells are in the air!

A travel blog entry by richarddward

Jos ...

Camping on the Beach, Ellis Beach to Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Camping on the Beach

A travel blog entry by spicersinoz

... we seem to retire to bed at 8:30, not sure if it's still the travelling jetlag, or the darkeness. Sunday off the Port Douglas, known as the town where the wealthy stay and holiday, Bill Clinton made it famous by vacationing here many times. Caught ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by houseofhal

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... some freedom again. It was great travelling with a group, but we're ready to do our own thing again. Drove to Port Douglas. It's a very trendy and well designed town. Very cute and friendly. Also very lush...probably lots of spiders and snakes ...

DAY 206 - KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS - PONCHO PEOPLE, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

DAY 206 - KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS - PONCHO PEOPLE

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... . It is a great place with a few quirky shops and loads of restaurants. It isn't overly pretentious and seemed pretty laid back. Port Douglas and especially Kuranda are how I imagined Byron Bay would be. They are both more laid back and have a much more ...

Port Douglas, Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas, Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest

A travel blog entry by elizabethsutton

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Hope the map pin works this ...

We can't wait to say G'day, Great Barrier, Magnetic Island, Atherton Tablelands, Australia travel blog

We can't wait to say G'day

A travel blog entry by teamjc

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... Cairns). We set off at 8am and arrived about 8pm after a lunch, dinner and tea stop on the way. Unfortunately the 2 smelliest people in Australia were on the bus for the 1st leg, resulting in Jo and I having to do a not-so-subtle seat move after the pong ...

Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by mshulist

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Great Barrier Reef Adventure (March 16th): Today we went snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef with Poseidon Tours. In this blog entry I will talk about the reef and the animals that live there and the experience of going snorkeling on the ...

Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by mshulist

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We went to "The Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary." We started out by having "Breakfast with the Birds." It was so fun! We had all these birds walking around us, and we had Rainbow Lorakeets walk on our table. If we had any bread, then they would try ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by cielo

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... afterwords. I lied on the pool for a while and later on went to town to have dinner with Sandra and Victor. Was a nice day. Port Douglas ist etwa ne Stunde von Cairns entfernt, ein kleines Dorf aber sehr nett. Da es nicht sehr viel zu sehen gibt, hab ...

Mal was anderes, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Mal was anderes

A travel blog entry by frechdaxxx

Cairns! Die ganze Zeit erzaehle ich euch schon von Cairns! Doch wie ist Cairns wirklich? Naja zugegeben es is nicht gerade der Renner! Eine riessen Touristadt mit hunderten von Bettenburgen einem riessen Jachthafen und einer mit Bars, Shops und ...

Working 9-5, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Working 9-5

A travel blog entry by smettie

... and got me loads of sympathy! For the moment I don't anticipate me writing too often to you via Travelpod but should anyone wish to go trad you can write/send to : Dougie's 111 Davidson St Port Douglas QLD 4871 It looks like I'll be here for some ...

For the last time..., Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

For the last time...

A travel blog entry by smettie

This is the last one from Port and it is with some sadness that I am writing this entry today. I've dismantled my tent and packed all my stuff into the car which will be whizzing me down the East Coast. I've filled my esky with food to sustain me on the ...

Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Port Douglas

A travel blog entry by cheryltaylor

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Hi All, We arrived late on Wednesday so just went to bed. Thursday was our day on the reef, the wind was very strong but teh sun shone.  We managed not to be sick ont he way out to the reef.  On the reef we went snorkelling, the fish were ...

Animal magic, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Animal magic

A travel blog entry by sespaul

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... seems a shame not to give this a try so we hop on a shuttle bus just a short journey down the road to Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat. The habitat has all kinds of birds and animals including koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles, kookaburras and lorikeets.  ...

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