Port Douglas is one of the most beautiful towns in Australia. Just an hour’s drive from Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef along some of the country’s most beautiful coastal roads it is a perfect place to visit. read more
If the reef is one of the main reasons you choose to visit Port Douglas, you will not be disappointed by the sheer number of trips and tours to this ‘wonder of the world’ on offer. When visiting The Great Barrier Reef, the majority of tours will offer a one or two-night stay giving you the chance to fully take in this amazing part of the world.
You are able to combine your trip to the reef with a visit to the Kuranda Rainforest which you will arrive into by train along one of the most scenic routes in the country. You will have the option of a guided tour or the chance to explore the rainforest at your own pace, before boarding the Skyrail for a truly magnificent view of the rainforest.
The rainforest also offers activities for the more adventurous person, with jungle slides, bungee jumps and even horse riding through the forest, there will be something to suit everyone.
If you are travelling with children, they are sure to love the Glengarry Waterpark where they are able to ride waterslides and splash in fountains. The many fishing boat tours or Balley Hooley Steam Railway are also sure to grab their attention and ensure they have a fun filled day out.
This nature-filled town is perfect for a more chilled out holiday, ensuring the whole family will enjoy it whilst also making sure that you will want to come back for more. read less