Port Douglas Tourist Information Maps, Apps and Webcam

Port Douglas Tourist information includes what to pack, maps and local travel information, all to assist you in the best holiday.

Visitors can enjoy the local delicious food and a friendly laid back lifestyle.

You can visit us at visitportdouglas.com.au and use the live chat with our team for quick extra information at any time.

Port Douglas Tourist information all the extra bits, including maps, apps and webcams to enhance your stay.

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What to pack for a holiday in Port Douglas

What to pack for Port Douglas

Port Douglas is chic. We wear lightweight, comfortable clothes made from natural breathable fabrics.  If you forget anything or need a bit of retail therapy, Macrossan Street has fantastic shops where you will find everything you need.

Here is our list of what to pack for Port Douglas


  • Sundress
  • Shorts
  • Sarong
  • Swimmers
  • Sandals
  • Thongs and runners
  • Sunglasses and a hat
  • Sunscreen and moisturiser
  • and anti fizz hair product and hair ties


  • Shorts
  • Lightweight shirts
  • Swimmers
  • Thongs
  • Runners
  •  Sunglasses and a hat

 Sun protection

Port Douglas is best known for the summer holidays, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the lush Daintree Rainforest.    Everyone needs to slip on a shirt, slop on some sunscreen and slap on a hat.

When visiting the Great Barrier Reef, please use reef-safe sunscreen.

Port Douglas Travel Maps

Port Douglas Map Port Douglas Map

Travel Time from Cairns to Port Douglas is approximately one hour and ten minutes.


Port Douglas Tourist information
Port Douglas Marina


Top 5 hints to avoid being seasick while at the reef

Port Douglas is a fantastic gateway to Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef.  Here are our tips on how to avoid being seasick.  It’s always a great idea to check the weather before booking a reef tour.

  • Most boats sell seasick tablets. It is good to take some if you are prone to motion sickness.
  • Sit outside in the fresh air and focus on the horizon
  • sip on lemonade
  • ginger tablets can also be helpful.
  • avoid reading


Port Douglas has been COVID safe and welcomes visitors for fantastic tropical holidays.