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Travel Tips For Getting the Most Out of Your Port Douglas Vacation

Port Douglas in Far North Queensland is the ideal launch pad for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree National Park. The city houses numerous upscale resorts that attract well-heeled visitors, in addition to more accessible accommodation that welcomes budget-minded travellers. The aquamarine Coral Sea waters and the golden sands of palm-fringed Four Mile Beach make this an idyllic vacation destination.

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Port Douglas Travel Guide - Your destination overview of Port Douglas, Australia

Port Douglas sits on the coast in the north of Queensland, between Cairns and Cape Tribulation, and is known for its long beach and sophisticated feel. It is a popular launch point to the Daintree rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef and also has a ton of excellent hotels, restaurants and shops.

Port Douglas Travel Tips - Helpful hints and advice on local destination information

Port Douglas is friendly and laid-back and fully used to tourists at all times of year. It is a safe town as far as towns go, yet there are dangers and annoyances to be aware of, such as box jellyfish and crocodiles in the sea and waterways. The climate also has a rainy season so it is worth spending time planning a trip.

Port Douglas Entertainment Guide - For fun, recreation, and relaxation

The main activities in Port Douglas involve both land and water in the form of rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef. They are both within shouting distance of Port Douglas, with the Daintree Rainforest just inland and fringe reefs extending from the shoreline.

Port Douglas Sightseeing Guide - Visit notable attractions and landmarks

Port Douglas is mainly used as a base for visiting the nearby Daintree National Park and the Great Barrier Reef. The main allure is its  Four Mile Beach— which is right by the town and easy to walk to.

Port Douglas Food and Dining Guide - Restaurants, where to eat, and more

Port Douglas has dozens of restaurants and cafés that offer the freshest seafood and dishes from across Australia, Europe and Asia. For such a small town, most people are taken aback by not only the amount of eateries here, but the high quality.

Port Douglas Shopping Guide - Find where and what to shop and buy

The best shopping in Port Douglas is for arts and crafts as there is a weekly market where good deals can be had. Wood carvings and aboriginal crafts are good buys, along with local paintings, jewelry, and handmade clothes.

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