Port Douglas: Things To Do

Updated: October 2021


Port Douglas is like paradise on earth. It has everything you could want for a heavenly break in the sun - a dreamlike location, lots of incredible things to do, and enough restaurant options to keep you happy.

Located one hour north of Cairns, the weather is usually great all year round and it's beach (Four mile beach) is a fantastic sweeping arc of sand that is difficult to stay away from. It does have it's dangers though - jellyfish and crocodiles - directly in the water off the coast.

This lively fact is an indicator of the adventure on offer in far north Queensland, with plenty of exciting tours and activities. The great barrier reef is not far away and the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation are absolute highlights. Explore the list below to decide what you want to do when you travel to Port Douglas.

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