Things to do

Great Barrier Reef Trip – Outer Barrier Reef

Snorkelling and/or Scuba Diving on the Great Barrier Reef has to be at the top of everyone’s list when visiting this region. With 7 different boats to chose from you can be sure to find something that suits you.

Sailing Trip to Low Isles

Take a relaxing trip out to Low Isles on a beautiful sailboat, and then spend the day exploring the island, snorkelling or just laying back on the pristine beaches. Turtle sightings are a highlight making this trip a must. With very few people allowed on the island at one time, it feels like you have the island to yourself!

Tours of the Daintree National Park

The world heritage listed Daintree National Park is amongst the most ancient ecosystems in the world. With more than 18,000 plant species, 2,500 year old trees, and home to around 80% of Australia’s butterfly and bird species – the Daintree rainforest is unforgettable. Enjoy breathtaking views, fascinating walks, interpretive tours or even a swim in crystal waters, the rainforest is perfect for all ages and walks of life.

Scenic Railway and Skyrail Cableway to the market village of Kuranda

There is no better way to visit the ‘Village in the Rainforest’ than enjoying the journey via the Scenic Railway and Skyrail Cableway. Enjoy spectacular shopping like no other, wandering through the markets and other local shops, soak up the village atmosphere or check out some other local attractions like the Butterfly Sanctuary or Koala Gardens.

Helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef or Daintree Rainforest

Ever wanted to do something a little more special? Splurge out on an experience of a lifetime? Why not check out the spectacular views, secret hideaways, and breathtaking thrills of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest from the window of a helicopter. Choose from unforgettable scenic flights, or go out on half day adventures to private sand cays and waterholes. Go on, treat yourself!

Four Mile Beach

Natural beauty at its best! Four miles of beach unfold in a gentle curve that continues as far as the eye can see. With easy access from most accommodation in Port Douglas you are sure to spend some time here. Be sure to check out the beauty at sunrise. That is, of course, if you can drag yourself out of bed in time!

Port Douglas Sunday markets

Shop till you drop at the open air Sunday markets located at the end of Macrossan Street in Anzac Park – right next to the town centre. With a wonderful mix of local arts and crafts, as well as mouth watering, local fruit and vegetables, find some time to head on down and check it out!

Visit the Wildlife Habitat

If you want to see the local wildlife of Australia, and Far North Queensland then look no further. The Wildlife Habitat is home to a huge array of bird life and animals. Hand-feed kangaroos, hold a Koala and even touch a snake - you can easily spend hours exploring the park. For something special why not try the ‘Breakfast with the Birds’ or ‘Lunch with the Lorikeets’; a great way to experience local birdlife.

Get your adrenalin fix……

If relaxing at the beach doesn’t quite get your blood pumping, why not try one of the many activities available in the area? From all out skydiving or white water rafting, to quad bikes, jungle surfing or fishing – there is something to keep everyone happy