Port Douglas - Attractions
Great Barrier Reef Trips:
With the Great Barrier Reef at your doorstep in Port Douglas, you must experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Port Douglas is the closest departure point to the Great Barrier Reef & there are a number of boat tours departing from the marina each day. You can explore the Great Barrier Reef with many of the local fishing, snorkelling, diving and reef cruise companies. We can assist you with the many options available for snorkelling & scuba diving the pristine reefs of the North.
Scuba diving is by far the best way to see the Reef. Blue Dive Port Douglas specialise in privately guided dive trips for qualified and non–qualified divers. All PADI courses are available. Visit www.bluedive.com.au or contact our team for further information.
The Daintree Rainforest:
The World Heritage Daintree Tropical Rainforest is around 1200 square kilometers and is the largest continuous area of rainforest on the Australian mainland. The Daintree Rainforest was given World Heritage status in 1988 in recognition of its age and universal natural importance.
Stretching from Daintree Village across the river, the Daintree encompasses Cape Kimberly, Cow Bay, Thornton’s Peak, Cooper Creek, Thornton Beach, Noah Valley, Cape Tribulation and the Bloomfield Track to the North. Cape Tribulation is a bushwalking paradise with magnificent coastal views and gorgeous beaches.
Visitors can select from a wide variety of guided tours, each with their own highly trained guides and environmentally conscious and protective operations.
The ultimate reef and game fishing experience, all ages and experience levels are welcome. Depending on the fishing option you choose, you can expect to catch Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Sea Perch, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Spanish Mackerel, Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo & Giant Trevally. There are a variety of quality vessels available at varying prices.