Port Douglas is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest and is the closest mainland port to the Great Barrier Reef




Port Douglas has an intimate and relaxed vibe. Indulge your senses with award winning restaurants, bars, cafés and an array of boutique shops. Soak in the tranquil pace as you revitalise with lazy days the beach, pamper yourself at a boutique day spa, or come alive and explore nature's untamed tropical wonders. Swim at beautiful Four Mile Beach, wander down Macrossan Street and check out the array of boutique shops, casual cafes, unique bars and restaurants. The choice is yours – do as little or as much as you want!  

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Port Douglas’ Annual Events Include

May – Port Douglas Carnivale

May - Port Douglas Race Week (Port Douglas Yacht Club)

June – Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship

October – Port Shorts Film Festival

October/November – Great Barrier Reef Marathon 

Port Douglas Accommodation Options

Port Douglas offers a range of accommodation options from large resorts, luxury lodges, private holiday homes, self-catering apartments to caravan parks and camp grounds. There is something to suit everyone’s budget.

Day Tours

From diving the Great Barrier Reef, walking through the ancient world heritiage listed Daintree Rainforest or dining under the stars, you can explore all the tour options here