About Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia, is located between the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and one of the greatest natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef.  The ideal holiday destination for people who love our tropical lifestyle.

Where is Port Douglas

One hour drive north of Cairns.  Port Douglas is so full of natural beauty and tourist attractions.

Port Douglas Australia dubbed the playground to the celebrities.

It was ranked number 3 on the Australian Traveller Magazine’s list of the 100 best towns in Australia.

Shopping and Eating in Port Douglas

Shopping and eating in Port Douglas’ village-like setting are second to none.

Macrossan Street, the town’s main thoroughfare, has a great selection of retail from high-end fashion, art galleries, homeware and gift shops.  More tourist-like shops at Marina Mirage by the harbour.

Choose from 60 eateries that offer the freshest possible seafood and exotic wines made from a tropical fruit native to the area.

From favourite local dishes to Asian and Mediterranean fare, chefs are pretty able to please the palate of even the most discriminating diner.

The Salsa Bar & Grill is a must-do in Port Douglas, Queensland, a favourite restaurant for tourists and locals.

While all visitors should find a reason

Must do Port Douglas

There are so many must-dos and must-sees in Port Douglas.  It can be challenging to know where to begin.

A good start would be a stroll across the sugary-white sand of Port Douglas’ world-famous 4 Mile Beach surrounded by lush tropical rainforest.

After that, discover why Port Douglas is the perfect place to find the incredible and diverse marine life that inhabits Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Port Douglas Events

Two celebrations draw tourists to Port Douglas by the droves, sometimes doubling the small town’s population.

First is Carnivale, which begins in May with a parade and ten days of delicious food, wine, art, entertainment.

Second is Porttoberfest, Port Douglas’ very own beer festival fast becoming a tourist favourite.

Port Douglas offers something for everyone.  Add Port Douglas to your bucket list.  Visit our sister site visitportdouglas.com.au to find out more.

Port Douglas Queensland
Port Douglas Marina

Plan your stay, slow down and get reacquainted with your loved one and yourself!

The best way to get to Port Douglas is to fly to Cairns Airport.