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. Despite its popularity and sophisticated five star accommodation, it retains a close community atmosphere. Sharing the same tropical latitude as Tahiti, Port Douglas still attracts visitors for its old fashioned charm, wide streets shaded by trees and superb holiday attractions. There are more than 100 day tour options which depart Port Douglas daily.
Just 60 kms north of Cairns along one of the most scenic coastal drives in Australia, Port Douglas offers the contrast of quaint cosmopolitanism in a tropical, tree-covered beach setting. Once a small sleepy village, Port Douglas has become an International tourist destination. Perfect for those wanting to get away from it all, Port Douglas offers up-market hotels, casual apartment style accommodation and all sorts of dining options. Perfect for the traveler who seeks first class service with a casual, resort air.
The township is surrounded with lush vegetation and pristine rainforest, not to mention beautiful Four Mile Beach. This setting along with the proximity to the Great Barrier Reef makes it an ideal holiday destination.