Port Douglas Markets
Port Douglas Markets are a must when visiting Port Douglas.
Find inspiration at every corner local art, delicious produce, Jewellery, leatherwork, wooden bowls and more.
Open every Sunday from 8 am to 1:30 pm in the Anzac Park located on Wharf Street, Port Douglas
There’s a carefree, fun mood generated at the local markets in Port Douglas region. It stems largely from the friendly attitude of stallholders, the fresh and locally grown produce they sell to tourists and locals, and the range of creative arts and crafts on offer.
There are two weekly markets in Port Douglas and another on the highway further north in the sugar-growing heart of the region at Mossman.
Port Douglas Market location
The ‘must-see’ market is held every Sunday morning in Port Douglas on Rex Smeal Park at the end of Macrossan Street.
Located on the waterfront in the Anzac Park precinct overlooking the Coral Sea, ocean breezes keep it cool, the palm trees offer shade and the carnival spirit is infectious as visitors and locals amble through the many stalls.
What to expect at the Markets
Exotic fruit and veg, books, coffee, arts and crafts, jewellery and clothing can be purchased at reasonable prices.
Bartering is possible and suits the good-natured style of the cheery stallholders.
Most of the operators make their own products so they are proud and passionate about ensuring you are buying top quality.
Get there for opening at 7 am and snag a breakfast snack before snooping through the latest goods on sale before the hordes arrive.
It’s a relaxed country market with many stalls and is located next to historic Saint Mary’s by the Sea Church.
Visitors claim they produce is presented with ‘tender loving care’ by friendly people who love to talk to tourists.
Similarity the other Port Douglas market operates mid-week at Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina on Wharf Street.
It’s open from 11 am to 5 pm and overlooks the enticing Dickson’s Inlet. Where a range of Great Barrier Reef and other tours depart. This is also where cruise ship passengers disembark.
The stalls feature a range of purely local goods that suit the needs of all types of shoppers and live music keeps the holiday energy pumping.
Are every Saturday, open from 7 am to 1 pm under the Raintrees on Foxton Avenue Mossman.
Local organic produce, handcrafted items, homemade cakes and jams, essential oils, plants and veggies are offered at the Mossman Markets.