Travel Blogs from Port Douglas, Australia

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Early Riser, Port Douglas, Australia travel blog

Early Riser

A travel blog entry by grickling

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... make our way to Cape Tribulation. This is a remote area that you can only access via the Daintree Ferry. On the drive from Port Douglas, there were points where you could see where the bushfires had scorched the land and burnt the trees. It makes for ...

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 ...

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