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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

Port Douglas

Tropical gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

Visit Port Douglas


The palm-fringed resort town of Port Douglas attracts sun-seekers, honeymooners, celebrities, and even US Presidents to rejuvenate on its shores. Luxurious day spas, championship golf courses and designer boutiques sit comfortably alongside Aussie pubs and independent shops and local markets. Popular activities in the area include dining on the Port Douglas foreshore, big-game fishing, white-water rafting in the hinterland and, of course, snorkelling and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef. You're also ideally placed for trips out to the Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation.

Top itineraries in Port Douglas

Australia and New Zealand Discoverer

21-day tailor-made journey from £4,690 pp incl. flights

This tailor-made holiday combines the best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer. You'll explore New Zealand's world-famous glaciers and remote fjords with a self-drive before discovering Australia's sacred Ayers Rock, stunning beaches and delightful waterside cities.

Hong Kong, Sydney & Port Douglas

14-day tailor-made journey from £2,750 pp incl. flights

This three-centre holiday combines the great city destinations of Hong Kong and Sydney with the tropical charms of Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef: Port Douglas, Daintree and Lizard Island

14-day tailor-made journey from £5,160 pp incl. flights

Visit the ancient rainforests of Queensland’s Daintree, relax in Port Douglas and unwind on Lizard Island, a remote hideaway on the Great Barrier Reef.

Wildlife, Wilderness & Great Barrier Reef

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,435 pp incl. flights

Discover a treasure trove of ancient rainforests, golden beaches and wildlife-rich wilderness as you drive the delights of Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Top places to stay in Port Douglas

Thala Beach Lodge, Port Douglas


A superb property set between Cairns and Port Douglas in a World Heritage-listed area of ancient rainforests and stunning wide beaches. Accommodation consists of delightful bungalows built high up in the trees, placing guests right next to nature.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas

Small & intimate hotel

At Thala Beach Nature Reserve, bungalows nestle on a rainforest-covered private headland as guests make the most of its beachside location and excellent restaurant.

Peninsula Boutique Hotel, Port Douglas

Small & intimate hotel

Best known for its stunning views, the Peninsula Boutique Hotel offers spacious contemporary accommodation that takes its design cues from the area’s pristine beaches.

Coconut Grove, Port Douglas

Designer hotel

Coconut Grove brings luxury Italian-style apartment living to the beaches of Port Douglas that, in their time, have played host to such esteemed guests as Mick Jagger and Bill Clinton.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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