A wonderful Heritage Walking Trail for the history buffs takes you back in time to see some of the historic landmarks around the township. You can pick up a self guided walking map from the Port Douglas Tourist Information Centre or you can call into the Port Douglas Museum (near Anzac Park) for the trail […]
Stroll the Sunday Markets held in Market Park, which adjoins ANZAC Park. Bordered by Dickson Inlet and Wharf Street the location is picturesque with the mountain ranges and Coral Sea in the background. Established almost 20 years ago, Port Douglas Sunday Markets provide locally made hand crafted goods of every description. Market hours are from […]
Soak up the sun (don’t forget your sunscreen – the tropical sun is warm!), swim or just relax. Build a sand castle with the kids or explore the beach’s rocky headlands together. Sunrise at Four Mile Beach is a magical hour to stroll or simply breath in the new day.
It was originally an Aboriginal trail between the coastal and mountain regions and in the early days of settlement, was a crucial link between Port Douglas and the hinterland for settlers and miners. It is 6km long and can be very steep in places so a moderate level of fitness is required to tackle the […]
Each Wednesday afternoon, the Port Douglas Yacht Club has free (or a small nominal fee) sunset sailing. A sail is not guaranteed but it is well worth coming along to see. They can also match you with a boat for your sailing experience.
As we know it rains in paradise – sometimes. We’ve had a few questions over the last month about what to do and here is a current list of favorite activities. Mud Park: Fun in the mud! The perfect activity in bad weather. Get down and dirty in 6 wheeled army ducks, jump into the log obstacle course, have […]
With over 250 accommodation houses in Port Douglas, there is definitely something for everyone!! Mantra has 5 properties in this area. Mantra Portsea, Mantra Aqueous, Mantra on the Inlet, Mantra Heritage and Mantra in the Village. All Mantra properties have a great reputation for affordability and cleanliness. Mantra Portsea is great for families as they […]
On the 9th of June the region is playing host to the Cairns Airport Ironman race. It begins with a 3.8km swim around the picturesque Cairns inlet, a 180km bike ride along one of Australia’s most scenic coastal roads (just past Wangetti beach and back to Cairns) and a 42.2km run through Cairns as that finishes along […]
Rest and relaxation are two of the most important parts of a holiday – something easily forgotten if you’re exploring the reef and climbing through the rain forest. There is nothing quite like spending the day at a spa to have recharge the batteries. All the major resorts (Sea Temple Port Douglas, Sheraton Mirage, Peppers Beach […]