Port Douglas

Welcome to Visit Port Douglas, your official online multimedia guide to the town of Port Douglas, a beach resort hamlet on the Coral Sea with easy access to the wonders of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. This Tropical North Queensland town, less than an hour’s drive from Cairns, is an idyllic getaway from city life’s daily stresses. The ambience of local living will help recharge your batteries while offering a range of fantastic activities to satisfy your relaxation needs. We will help you find things to do in Port Douglas and the surrounding areas during your stay. So check out our day and half-day tour selections, Port Douglas attractions and sightseeing, what’s on, local events, restaurants and hotels.

Start now to plan your visit to Port Douglas. Check out the free or inexpensive things to do while you bask in the leisure lifestyle for which the town is renowned. Look for fun and cool things to do, such as for the family this weekend, things to do with kids or unusual or romantic activities. There are plenty of Port Douglas breaks to choose from, whether you are coming for a day trip or a whole weekend in the town and nearby region. Planning for your visit involves checking out upcoming events and knowing what tours are available, their cost, and when they fit your schedule. There are a whole range to choose from on this site, including Great Barrier Reef tours, general sightseeing tours, Daintree Rainforest visits, and even day trips from Port Douglas. Visiting Port Douglas has never been easier.

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Coral Sea Fishing

Port Douglas reef fishing tour, 25 years local fishing experience, best tackle and rods this is the ultimate reef fishing tour on the Coral Sea

Are you looking for some top food and drink options, eager to do some shopping, or want to find out what’s on? Make the most of your holiday in Port Douglas by finding all the information you need on fun things to do. Embark on an unusual Port Douglas tour and find plenty of options for the best Port Douglas weekend breaks. If you are on a budget, don’t worry. You can find lots of cheap Port Douglas breaks, and there are plenty of fun and free things to do while you’re here. If you’re travelling as a family, you’ll love the many things to do with kids. Are you already here? If so, find the best things to do in Port Douglas today or plan a good end to the week with our pick of things to do this weekend.

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Lady Douglas

Lady Douglas River Cruise departs daily from Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina. Departures are at 10:30 am, 12:30 am, 14:30, 16:30 and on Fridays at 18:30 for the live music cruise (June to November on demand.)  This cruise features spectacular wildlife, shipwrecks and views of the Port Douglas Harbour.

Daintree Rainforest Tours on a budget

Experience the oldest living Rainforest on the planet! Visit a tropical paradise this tour is a fun tour for the young adventure traveller. Fun Day to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation including Wildlife Habitat, Daintree River Cruise, Alexandra Lookout and Dubuji Boardwalk

Wavedancer Low Isles

The Wavedancer Low Isles departs daily from Port Douglas Included in your day Morning and Afternoon Teas Marine Biologist Reef Presentation and a tropical smorgasbord lunch While you are on the island snorkelling and equipment is included as is a glass-bottom boat tour. Ideal for families and couples Boarding at 9:30 am for a 10 am departure arriving back into Port Douglas at 4:30 pm

Silversonic Port Douglas

Silversonic Port Douglas offers an outstanding day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.   This day spends five hours on the reef.  During the day Silversonic visits 3 spectacular reef sites along the Agincourt  Ribbon Reefs.  With daily Departures from Port Douglas at 8:30 am returning at 4:30 pm.

Quicksilver Port Douglas

Quicksilver Port Douglas cruise departs daily from the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina.  This day tour is a great option for everyone, including families and non-swimmers.  A range of activities is available for all levels of ability. With so much to do, with something for everyone.

Sailaway Port Douglas

Port Douglas Sailing is a full-day sailing and snorkelling tour to be enjoyed on the Great Barrier Reef. Relax on the white sandy beach of the island, snorkel over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon on a guided snorkel tour with a marine biologist

Coral Sea Fishing

Port Douglas reef fishing tour, 25 years local fishing experience, best tackle and rods this is the ultimate reef fishing tour on the Coral Sea

Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk

Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk Aboriginal Daintree Day Tour will take you on a journey in heritage, of the ancient culture and traditions of the Kuku Yalanji people. Travel north of Port Douglas to Cooya Beach.

Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas

Enjoy the scenic flight of your lifetime! Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas has unforgettable views. Stretching from the tranquil country landscapes of the Atherton Tablelands to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef.

Kuranda, Reef and Daintree (3 day)

Experience Kuranda Train and Skyrail, discover our two World Heritage locations Australia's Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest on this 3 day adventure


2 Day Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest

2 Days Reef and Rainforest full relaxing and Culture! Day 1: Poseidon Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef! Day 2: Daintree Dreaming tour featuring Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat!