Ocean beaches, lush rainforests and the stunning Great Barrier Reef await travellers in Port Douglas. This small town, in the tropics of northern Queensland, is nestled between the sea and the mountains. There are a number of restaurants, shops, galleries and nightclubs, but the main attractions are the area’s natural wonders. For your stay Port Douglas, we recommend the following hotels:
Tours and boat charters make it easy to explore the Great Barrier Reef and the amazing variety of marine life that it supports. Beach resorts provide accommodations for scuba divers and other visitors. Among the things to do are swimming, fishing, sailing, white-water rafting, four-wheeling, golfing and horseback riding.
More wildlife viewing opportunities are available in the Daintree Rainforest. A guided trek takes hikers to the marvelous Mossman Gorge, and cruises float down the magnificent Daintree River. Four Mile Beach, with its palm trees and white sand, links the reef with the rainforest. Climbing to the Trinity Bary Lookout atop Flagstaff Hill affords a panoramic view of the beach, the mountains and the Coral Sea. At the Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park, the Wildlife Habitat of Port Douglas and Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, people can get up close and personal with kangaroos, koalas and other Australian natives. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Cedar Park Rainforest Resort
Port Douglas is a picturesque 70km drive from Cairns. Most visitors get to the area by flying into the international airport in Cairns. They then can take an airport shuttle, taxi, bus, Car Rental Service or limousine to Port Douglas.
If you want to stay near to Cairns Airport you have many options, for example:
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Average high daily temperatures range from 24C in July to 30C in January. The region has a wet climate, especially during the monsoons in January through March. The largest crowds of tourists are encountered from May to September. A typical day in the Cairns and Port Douglas area costs about AU$103. Meal expenses total about AU$32, and the average hotel room for two people rents for AU$84.