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Port Douglas Tropical Escape

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 670

Located on beautiful Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas offers a “village by the sea” atmosphere. Enjoy day trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation while staying in Port Douglas.


The resort town of Port Douglas is your ideal jump-off point to explore the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree on this 5 day getaway.

Travel to the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef where you can snorkel, dive, or stay dry in an underwater observatory or semi-submersible craft to meet some of the 1200 species of fish and 500 species of coral that call this magical place home. Return to Port Douglas to spend a full day enjoying the village feel of this resort town.

The name ‘Cape Tribulation’ might seem ironic as you immerse yourself in its tranquil rainforest (actually, explorer James Cook christened it after his ship was damaged attempting to pass). A 4WD tour takes you off the beaten track to sights such as Mossman Gorge before your return to Port Douglas.


 

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Accommodation in Port Douglas

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    Port Douglas Retreat



    Port Douglas Retreat is a perfect place to stay for a leisure traveller; it features traditional North Queensland architecture with extensive use of timber in the entry and walkways. Located only 3 minutes stroll from Port Douglas village centre and 5 minutes from the famous ...

    Port Douglas Retreat is a perfect place to stay for a leisure traveller; it features traditional North Queensland architecture with extensive use of timber in the entry and walkways. Located only 3 minutes stroll from Port Douglas village centre and 5 minutes from the famous Four Mile Beach and Marina Mirage. Port Douglas Retreat offers 36 self-contained, air-conditioned studio style apartments featuring private courtyards or balconies.

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    The Meridian at Port Douglas



    The Meridian at Port Douglas is located walking distance to the 3 icons of Port Douglas, 200 meters from 4 Mile Beach, 100 metres from Macrossan Street where you can find over 50 restaurants, shops and a supermarket, 400 meters to the Marina Mirage, where ...

    The Meridian at Port Douglas is located walking distance to the 3 icons of Port Douglas, 200 meters from 4 Mile Beach, 100 metres from Macrossan Street where you can find over 50 restaurants, shops and a supermarket, 400 meters to the Marina Mirage, where boats depart daily to the Great Barrier Reef.

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    Shantara Resort and Spa Port Douglas



    Shantara Resort Port Douglas offers adult only boutique accommodation which is suited for couples or the independent traveler who are looking to unwind in a tranquil and tropical ambience. Resort features include the Shantara Day Spa, gym, 2 swimming pools, undercover BBQ area, free secure ...

    Shantara Resort Port Douglas offers adult only boutique accommodation which is suited for couples or the independent traveler who are looking to unwind in a tranquil and tropical ambience. Resort features include the Shantara Day Spa, gym, 2 swimming pools, undercover BBQ area, free secure car parking and elevators. Shantara is a short stroll to Four Mile Beach and cosmopolitan Macrossan Street with its array of restaurants, cafes and shops. The Shantara team offers personalised service and peace and tranquility, in the heart of Port Douglas. If arriving outside regular reception hours (Mon to Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm), arrangements must be made prior to arrival directly with the Resort.

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    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Complimentary WI-FI
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    Thala Beach Nature Reserve



    As an award winning resort located just 45 minutes north of Cairns and just south of Port Douglas, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is the only beach nature lodge on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas; the perfect location to explore the Great Barrier ...

    As an award winning resort located just 45 minutes north of Cairns and just south of Port Douglas, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is the only beach nature lodge on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas; the perfect location to explore the Great Barrier Reef, private coastal beaches and tropical rainforest. This resort is the sister hotel of Kewarra Beach Resort and offers a retreat-like ambience. The environmentally sensitive lodge boasts private deluxe bungalows built on high timber poles looking out through the trees.

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    Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa



    Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa is a luxurious 5 star resort, located on the famous Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. Set on almost 10 acres of tropical beachfront it is a haven of privacy and relaxation. Offering 194 luxuriously spacious and beautifully ...

    Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa is a luxurious 5 star resort, located on the famous Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. Set on almost 10 acres of tropical beachfront it is a haven of privacy and relaxation. Offering 194 luxuriously spacious and beautifully details rooms, with a range of stylish studio, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, beach retreat villas and penthouses.

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    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
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    • Golf
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Massage Treatments
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
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    The Peninsula Boutique Hotel Port Douglas



    This small luxurious boutique hotel is located in the centre of Port Douglas on the Esplanade and across from the beach. There are 34 spacious one bedroom suites with private balconies and large twin-tub bathrooms. The Peninsula Boutique Hotel has a landscaped pool with waterfall ...

    This small luxurious boutique hotel is located in the centre of Port Douglas on the Esplanade and across from the beach. There are 34 spacious one bedroom suites with private balconies and large twin-tub bathrooms. The Peninsula Boutique Hotel has a landscaped pool with waterfall and lap pool and a sheltered sundeck and spa. An array of local restaurants surround the hotel.

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    Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas



    Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas is an ideal place to stay for leisure travellers, whether it is for a short or long duration. The hotel is located within easy walking distance of downtown Port Douglas and the world famous 4-Mile Beach. There is a choice ...

    Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas is an ideal place to stay for leisure travellers, whether it is for a short or long duration. The hotel is located within easy walking distance of downtown Port Douglas and the world famous 4-Mile Beach. There is a choice of studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments designed with an emphasis on spaciousness and reflects the North Queensland style with bright, tropical furnishings.

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    Cayman Villas



    Cayman Villas offers an unsurpassed level of accommodation in one, two and three bedroom apartments and villas set amongst lush tropical gardens featuring an expansive heated horizon pool. This fully re-decorated property features spacious living areas, large balconies and are furnished in a modern tropical ...

    Cayman Villas offers an unsurpassed level of accommodation in one, two and three bedroom apartments and villas set amongst lush tropical gardens featuring an expansive heated horizon pool. This fully re-decorated property features spacious living areas, large balconies and are furnished in a modern tropical style. Cayman Villas is located in beautiful Port Douglas just 200 metres from Four Mile Beach, 150 metres from Macrossan Street and 400 metres from the Port Douglas Marina. All apartments have king or twin beds, large kitchens boasting granite counter tops, dishwashers, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, fully equipped laundry and ensuite featuring a spa bath. Enjoy the convenience of complimentary WiFi.

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    Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas



    Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas is a perfect hotel for a leisure or business traveller. Located on the idyllic Four Mile Beach and a leisurely stroll from the town that is always bustling with activity. Vibrant nightlife, cafes, restaurants, boutiques and souvenir stores await you in ...

    Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas is a perfect hotel for a leisure or business traveller. Located on the idyllic Four Mile Beach and a leisurely stroll from the town that is always bustling with activity. Vibrant nightlife, cafes, restaurants, boutiques and souvenir stores await you in Port Douglas. There is 395 various Garden, Lagoon rooms and luxurious 2, 3 or 4 bedroom villas to choose from.

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    • Conference Facilities
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    • Gift Shop
    • Golf
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
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    • Massage Treatments
    • Non-Smoking Property
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    Ramada Resort Port Douglas



    Located in a small pocket of Melaleuca Rainforest an hour north of Cairns, Ramada Resort Port Douglas is a short walk from Four Mile Beach, and close to the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. As well as 224 rooms, the resort features two restaurants, ...

    Located in a small pocket of Melaleuca Rainforest an hour north of Cairns, Ramada Resort Port Douglas is a short walk from Four Mile Beach, and close to the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. As well as 224 rooms, the resort features two restaurants, a day spa, cocktail lounge, and a lagoon pool with swim up bar, plus lily ponds, streams and wildlife. Minutes from the village centre with its shops and galleries, Ramada Resort Port Douglas offers real tropical indulgence.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Concierge
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Spa
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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 670

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Day 1

Cairns Airport to Port Douglas

Duration75 Minutes

Regal Port Douglas

The Regal Port Douglas Accommodation is located right at the start of the restaurant strip in Port Douglas but at the quieter end of Macrossan St, only a short stroll to Four Mile Beach, Marina Mirage and Sunday markets. With balmy days and tropical evenings to enjoy the selection on offer for dining in Macrossan Street, or watch the sunset over the inlet with a bucket of prawns.

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Duration4 Nights
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Regal Port Douglas

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    Regal Port Douglas



    The Regal Port Douglas Accommodation is located right at the start of the restaurant strip in Port Douglas but at the quieter end of Macrossan St, only a short stroll to Four Mile Beach, Marina Mirage and Sunday markets. With balmy days and tropical evenings ...

    The Regal Port Douglas Accommodation is located right at the start of the restaurant strip in Port Douglas but at the quieter end of Macrossan St, only a short stroll to Four Mile Beach, Marina Mirage and Sunday markets. With balmy days and tropical evenings to enjoy the selection on offer for dining in Macrossan Street, or watch the sunset over the inlet with a bucket of prawns.

    Facilities

    • Barbeque
    • Conference Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Library
    • Lounge(s)
    • Parking
    • Swimming Pool
    • Tour Desk

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Day 2

Quicksilver Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Cruise ex Port Douglas Hotels

For an experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver's wave-piercing catamarans and friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance.

Agincourt Reef is a magnificent ribbon reef, where you can experience firsthand the magic that is the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-sub, only one-metre underwater. Watch the fish feeding from a unique underwater viewing platform and underwater observatory, or fly in a helicopter over the reef (at an extra cost). Whichever way you choose; you'll bring home a lifetime of memories from this living natural wonder.

Duration7 Hours
Day 3

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 4

Cape Tribulation Daintree ex Port Douglas

Your naturalist guide will meet you at your accommodation and after introductions all round we then drive north along the scenic route via Mossman to Cape Tribulation. Lush farmland contrasts with seascape as we approach the majestic Daintree River. Time for a short morning tea break then its 'all aboard' for an informative river cruise. Relax and enjoy the splendor only the Daintree can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and wildlife, this is nature at its best! Ascend the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea. Experience the rainforest intimately on our elevated National Park Boardwalk. Accurate interpretations of flora and fauna will be given with ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this habitat. A delicious barbecue lunch with freshly prepared salads is served while you can hand feed Wallabies and enjoy a cold drink from the bar at your own cost. Our tour does a little more, it takes you beyond Cape Tribulation along 7klms of the 4WD Bloomfield Track too pristine Emmagen Creek and time for a refreshing rainforest fresh water swim. Seek fish and turtles in the creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a taste testing of tropical fruit, a cup of traditional Billy Tea, and damper all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings. At Cape Tribulation Beach, there is a little time to stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef. After a short afternoon refreshment stop, we cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin our homeward journey somewhat wiser for our 'Total Rainforest Experience'.

Duration8 Hours
Day 5

Port Douglas to Cairns Airport

Duration75 Minutes

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PRICE INCLUDES:

4 nights hotel accommodation,  transfers to/from Port Douglas, Barrier Reef Cruise and tax, 4WD, and meals as indicated.

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