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World heritage site · Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling , Port Douglas
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Get to know the secrets of the marine life-rich Great Barrier Reef on a scuba or snorkeling tour from Port Douglas. Accompanied by an expert
Tours from $207
Safari
Safaris , Port Douglas
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We suggest booking in advance.Select from 7 top choices.
Tours from $22
Nature / Park
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures brings you to a crocodile paradise about 40 minutes north of Cairns. Walk along 2.1 km (1.3 mi) of timber boar
Tours from $32
Beach
Four Mile Beach , Port Douglas
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A favorite local getaway at dusk and dawn, Four Mile Beach features a long stretch of golden sand gently lapped by clear water and lined with
Zoo
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The award-winning Wildlife Habitat is Australia’s leading environmental Wildlife immersion experience, situated at Port Douglas, Tropical Nor
Tours from $29

Port Douglas

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Water Sports · Safaris
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life. Cycle, scuba dive, and explore along one of the stretches of sand or the nearby national park. The low buildings and tall palm trees give Port Douglas a lovely village-like feel, and the town's many cafes, pubs, restaurants, and bars range from affordable fare to choice coastal cuisine. Only accessible by road, Port Douglas is a destination on a number of bus routes; alternatively, rent a car at Cairns Airport. With the Inspirock online itinerary creator, Port Douglas and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.

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Where to stay in Port Douglas

There are numerous accommodations to choose from in Port Douglas, many within the town center or just a stone's throw away. The numerous hotels and bed and breakfasts in the area range from welcoming, communal, and budget-friendly, to four- and five-star luxury resorts with spa treatments included. The solid set of options in Port Douglas means you need not look to neighboring towns for lodgings.
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