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38 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, 4877, Australia | Hostel
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Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by themountjoys


... I kept catching and measuring with Hayden 0 and Jackie 3 with 1 at 82cm, then off he went and of course his last catch 83cm, had to make sure he got one bigger then the wife.

Then across the ferry into cape tribulation drove around found the camp grounds for the night, we booked in for 1 night set up camp and thought no we will stay 2 nights as ...

... New Zealand continued.

A travel blog entry by libk25


... googles and then suddenly we had reached 15,000ft. The door flung open and soon camera men and first jumpers were flinging themselves out of the plane or climbing around onto the side of it to try and get a good picture. My turn came pretty quickly and a quick "are you ready" was all I had from Kim before he shuffled me into the doorway. Alex was out on the plane... He let go first and then 3...2...1 , head was back, hands on my harness straps and feet under the plane .... Go go ...

Relaxing Onsite at the Sheraton Mirage

A travel blog entry by winebuff


... of the mountains that are part of the Daintree hills.

The beach looks exactly like it might have 10 to 100 thousand years ago. That is to say that there is absolutely no commercial development on any sort along it. In fact, there are very few signs as well.

On Friday, we walked the length towards the hills for about 80 minutes. During that time we saw, perhaps five other people walking as ...

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by jimbo1999


... of the hotels to make lots of pickups we headed north towards Port Douglas. Some of the group got off to look round a wildlife park but it seemed small and expensive so I skipped it and went into the town for breakfast and to grab supplies for the overnight stop. As it was so early there wasn't much going on, but it looked nice enough.
Next stop was the Mossman Gorge on a hillside in the forest. Our tour guide Dan took us through showing us ...

Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by cathirving


We drove back to Port Douglas from Cape Trib (weather still hot and sunny because of the cyclone south of here) on Saturday. We stopped off at Mossman Gorge, a traditional Aborigine area that's now part of Daintree national park. A short shuttle bus later we arrived at the gorge, clear water with huge boulders surrounded by the trees of the rainforest. It sort of reminded me of swimming in some of the tarns in the Lake District, but ...

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This hostel, located on 38 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, is near Sailaway Port Douglas - Sailaway IV Low Isles, Back Country Bliss Adventures, Capricorn Caves, and Port Douglas Day Spa.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGlobal Backpackers Port Douglas

    Reviewed by kelleeward21

    Great facilities

    Reviewed May 24, 2012
    by (5 reviews) Newcastle , Australia Flag of Australia

    Its a really nice looking backpackers, good location, great facilities, but a bit noisy until midnight when the pub downstairs closes.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Global Backpackers Port Douglas

    3.00 of 5 stars Good