Shantara Resort (Apartments) Port Douglas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Refrigerator in room
- Adult pool
- Microwave in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Port Douglas
... br> but on our next visit, we went prepared with our costumes and chairs and
relaxed on the beach, watching the world go by and trying to get our heads
around the fact that Sydney was shivering in the cold!
On our second visit, there was a cruise ship anchored out at sea and the town was heaving with people who had come ashore for the day. We mingled with them to see the sights – a lovely little church which had been badly damaged by a cyclone ...
For our anniversary, we decided to take the car up to cape tribulation. This is about an half an a half's drive north and you need to cross the daintree river on a short car ferry which just goes across and back all day.
The land around Port Douglas up to the river is flat and mainly made up of sugar cane farm. (Apparently it takes 30 tonnes of cane to get 1 ton of sugar, so highly land intensive). Immediately as you cross the river, it ...
Being so early in the tourist season we practically had the place to ourselves.
Breakfast was served on a deck beside a pool with water plants and surrounded by yet more jungle.
I had been expecting the region to be heavily commercialized but was delighted to find that for the most part was in pristine ...
... use clays to paint and had many interesting anecdotes. The Gorge is a beautiful area with a very fast flowing and crystal clear river running through it. We drove onto the Daintree National Park which involved crossing the Daintree river by car ferry - we saw a medium size crocodile sitting on the banks. The Daintree Discovery centre was excellent - an overwhelming amount of information but ...