Looking for what to do in Port Douglas? A popular destination for backpackers and honeymooners, if you’re after a carefree beach holiday, Port Douglas at the tip of Queensland, Australia has got it all. Taking less than an hours drive to get from Cairns to Port Douglas, it is a perfect base to explore Australia’s natural landscape. After checking into your Port Douglas accommodation, waste no time and head out to the Great Barrier Reef for snorkeling scuba diving and boat cruises. The Kuranda Rail is a must do experience, taking you past rainforest and waterfalls.
A visit to the world heritage Daintree rainforest Cape Tribulation and Low Isles are essential to understanding the beauty of Port Douglas and the region. If you haven’t organised car rental in Port Douglas there are plenty of tours in and around the area. Simply browse our catalogue for all things to do in Port Douglas. If a Port Douglas luxury experience is more your style, be prepared for pampering with deluxe spas, villages and resort style accommodation. In addition, if you're looking for more information on what to do in Queensland as a whole instead of just what to do in Port Douglas, or even an efficient Port Douglas Itinerary for stays of varying lengths, be sure to check out our detailed information pages!
Getting to Port Douglas
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- Air New Zealand
- Cathay Pacific
- Air Niugini
- Japan Airlines
There are a number of ways to get into Port Douglas from the airport. You will find car rentals at the airport, giving you the chance to find a rental that suits your budget and requirements. For the cheapest car rentals, our mates at Vroom Vroom Vroom will help you get the best rate around – guaranteed!
You will also find an airport shuttle that will take you directly into Port Douglas. The Sun Palm Transport Group operates the airport shuttle bus service, which will take you directly to your accommodation.
For more information, visit Sun Palm Transport on the web.
Another option for getting to and from the airport would be with a taxi located in the taxi rank of the airport.
You can get to Cairns from Brisbane by rail any day of the week and then make your way to Port Douglas from there. This is a great way to take in the vastness of Australia and to also enjoy some spectacular scenery while you travel.
For more information visit Queensland Rail.
Another great way to take in the scenery and travel in luxury and comfort is to travel by coach.
For more information visit Greyhound. Ph: 13 14 99.