Port Douglas the chic seaside village of North Queensland

Port Douglas is a stylish seaside village that is still laid-back enough to be enjoyable for and solo travellers. There are plenty of places to stay, eat, and shop, and there is something for every budget. Since there are so many tours and day trips departing from Port Douglas village, it serves as an excellent home base from which to discover the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, and the Great Barrier Reef, all of which are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Enjoy  a fantastic range of attractions, restaurants, and lodging options,.


How to get to Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a one hour drive North from Cairns.   Visitors travel along the spectacular coastal road with spectacular views of the Coral Sea.

Where to eat

For beautiful fresh food in Port Douglas our picks are Salsa and Sassi

There are also great local pubs that feature pub meals and live music.  The Port Douglas bakery is famous for great pies they even make a coral trout pie.

There are great places for coffee and host of other great eateries along Macrossan Street.

People on a budget an stay at hostels and caravan parks.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a fantastic holiday destination where guests can visit the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Atherton Tablelands.

On Sundays the Port Douglas Markets are filed with colourful stalls featuring arts, crafts, fresh produce and jewellery.  The Markets are under rain trees on the Port Douglas foreshores and are very popular with tourists and locals.