Shantara Resort Port Douglas
Travel Blogs from Port Douglas
Restaurants Salsa Bar and Grill Harrison's To do Lookout at end of 4 Mile Beach - best in the morning or during the day because the sun is over that side.
We had a lazy day today in preparation for our long flight tomorrow to Singapore. For only the second day in the whole holiday we turned off the alarm clock and woke up when we were ready and after breakfast we wandered into the town and walked along the main street looking at the shops and then to the Sunday Market. There were a lot …
We set off north from Port Douglas today to Cape Tribulation - named by our old friend Captain Cook! He had problems getting along this part of the Australian coast in 1770 - his boats got badly damaged on the Great Barrier Reef and he named the cape in recognition that this was the northern most point where his problems started. He then …
Today we drove back in the direction of Cairns and went on the Skyrail to Kuranda - a little town up in the rainforest. As we went over the forest all you could see for miles and miles were tree tops - it looked like a sea of trees. The cable car stopped at two stations on the way - Red Peak and Barron Falls. Each station had a short …
I forgot to tell you all about our hitchhiker from Kakadu to Darwin. We opened our toiletry bag in Darwin and a small gecko jumped out! - he was about the size of my little finger. He must have crept in at the hotel in Kakadu when the bag was open and hidden there. We caught him in a glass and released him onto our balcony - where he …
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking