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TravelPod Member ReviewsOaks Lagoons Port Douglas
Service by Murray and housekeeping once advised we had arrived early was good as they didn't keep us waiting long. Pool was clean and so were the rooms
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Port Douglas is a most attractive town. There are lots of Palm trees, no hideous high rise buildings and a shopping precinct which would even attract the non shoppers! The beach is picturesque even if there is vinegar available for stings ( I think jellyfish stings) but this is not the jellyfish season.
Our apartment is quite spacious …
... definitely running this beach in the morning as my half a VB isn't going to stop me! I haven't run once yet on this trip and I'm really missing it. It got dark pretty quickly so we weren't out for too long, but it's so nice knowing everything is so close and staying in such a good place. I'm looking forward to exploring Port Douglas, I just hope Port Douglas delivers us some good weather. The forecast isn't promising anything too special so I'm hoping it's ...
... rope, equalising our ears by pinching our nose and blowing every metre. All four of us link arms and we are guided by the instructor around the reef. At this point we are concentrating on breathing rather than looking around. After 5 minutes we are allowed to break off from each other and explore, but obviously still watch and follow the instructor. We can now have a good explore and see how amazing the reef is. The colours of the coral are incredible and ...
... you need and want but is located right on the beach and conveniently right on the Great Barrier Reef. We also discovered Cairns city centre Lagoon, a man made lagoon like swimming pool right in the centre over looking the sea and even had a fake beach! A little tacky maybe but in the blistering heat it's a great way to cool down with out getting eaten or stung by one of Australia's sea critters and who likes salty water ...
... few days later we drove to Port Douglas. We ventured through the markets and had a seafood lunch on the Marina. We then headed further up the coast through Mossman, taking a ferry over to the Daintree Rain National Park. The 95 km Daintree region starts at Mossman Gorge, an hour's drive north of Cairns, continues past Daintree Village across the Daintree River and through the rainforest to Cape Tribulation. The road although bitumen