Port Douglas

Four Mile Beach - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD

From glamorous Four Mile Beach to the wilderness of Dickson Inlet, picturesque Port Douglas has become an international holiday Mecca - just 70 kilometres north of Cairns. With nothing taller than a palm tree, development is low-rise, low-key and relaxing. It is regarded as the most popular base from which to explore the northern areas of the reef and rainforest coast of Daintree and Cape Tribulation. Port Douglas offers a wide range of both land and water based sports to participate in.

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Four Mile Beach from look out - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Marina Mirage Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Shipwreck MuseumPhoto courtesy of Tourism QLD

Underwater Recommendations

The Great Barrier Reef is home to 1500 species of fish and thousands of different molluscs and crustaceans. There are a range of companies that go to the Great Barrier Reef every day of the year ranging from budget to luxury vessels. All have the required equipment and experienced staff to make your scuba diving experience in the Great Barrier Reef unforgettable.

Getting There

Via Bruce Highway from the South
Nearest Airport: Cairns International and Cairns Domestic Airports.

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