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Things to Do in Port Douglas

Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Port Douglas and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Port Douglas activities? We have 27 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Outer Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 191.26


Set sail from Port Douglas for a day of snorkeling and adventure on the Outer Barrier Reef.Immersed in the northern frontier of Great Barrier Reef, this is the perfect sailing and snorkelling adventure for a conservation minded visitor. Ideally suited to those who can swim and have a spirit of fun... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Sunset and Stargazing Adventure Cruise

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 57.74


Departing on Monday's and Friday's from the picturesque Port Douglas marina, our sunset and stargazing cruise combines a beautiful sunset with wildlife spotting and a stargazing session of our brilliant north Queensland night sky. <br>Our adventure cruises are designed to do something no other Port Douglas tour has offered before, taking you on a journey in time and place in a magical and mystical environment.... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Half Day Bump Track MTB Ride

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
Priced From: USD 106.82


<strong>DURATION: 4 - 5HRS</strong><b><br> <strong>DEPARTS: MONDAY / WEDNESDAY / FRIDAY / SUNDAY:&nbsp;</strong></b> <strong>&nbsp; 8:30am&nbsp;pick up &nbsp;(June - Oct)&nbsp;</strong><b><br> <strong>&nbsp; 7:30am - pick up&nbsp; (Oct - May)</strong></b> <b>*... Read More

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Day Cruises

Poseidon Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 177.91


Based in Port Douglas, Poseidon is a modern 24metre (79ft) dive and snorkel catamaran designed for personalised Great Barrier Reef dive and snorkel adventures. With access to over 35 pristine outer reef locations at the Agincourt ribbon reefs, Poseidon visits three different and diverse sites each... Read More

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Day Cruises

Daintree River Wildlife Cruise - Early Morning

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 43.30


Daintree River Wild Watch offers you an early morning bird-watching tour experience.<br>Not only is it a special time on the river that only early mornings can offer, but it is the optimum opportunity for some great bird-watching and photography.

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Day Cruises

Daintree River - Private Photography Cruise

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 238.17


Perfect for bird photography enthusiasts, our 3 hour private photography tour allows you to get up and close to your subject and take the time to get the right shot.<br>Guided by an experienced bird watcher and photographer with an intimate knowledge of where to find target species.<br>Light is everything in photography, and a private cruise allows us to concentrate on those parts of the river where the... Read More

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Day Trips

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 129.91


Experience the rainforest beauty of Far North Queensland on a scenic day trip from Port Douglas. Ride the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway and choose from a variety of options including the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.

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Day Trips

Kuranda Day Trip from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 50.52


Enjoy hotel pickup from Port Douglas or Palm Cove (NOT available from Cairns) at either 8.30am or 11am with a maximum of only 12 guests guaranteeing you personal service and great commentary along the way. Head straight to Kuranda Village up the Kuranda Range and travel through some of the oldest rainforest on earth. On arrival in Kuranda you'll be shown around this, 'Village in the rainforest' famous for its colorful arts... Read More

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Day Trips

Small-Group Wildlife and Rain Forest Tour from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 9 to 11 hours
Priced From: USD 180.43


Venture off the beaten track and explore the diverse Port Douglas region with Blue Adventures. Our tours have an emphasis on seeing wildlife and we spend time exploring World Heritage rainforest, cruising on a rainforest fringed volcanic crater lake and taking relaxing nature walks in some... Read More

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Day Trips

Personal Touring in Luxury Vehicles for both Set Itinerary & Private Tours

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 8 to 10 hours
Priced From: USD 151.56


*Welcome To TropicalNorth Queensland*<br>Catering for Individual needs Port Douglas Tropical Trips offers Unique Personal Touring in Luxury Vehicles for both Set Itinerary & Private Tours<br>Our Atherton Tablelands and Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tours are set itineraries,... Read More

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Food Tours

Atherton Tablelands Small-Group Food and Wine Tasting Tour from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 126.30


Enjoy this small-group food and wine tour featuring the tropical delights of the Atherton Tablelands from Port Douglas. Eat your way through the day starting with morning tea at Tjapukai Aboriginal cultural park followed by a stop at Jaques Family coffee plantation for an insight into coffee from... Read More

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Helicopter Tours

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 422.22


Explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef from the air and the water! A scenic helicopter flight or high-speed catamaran cruise from Port Douglas will take you to the Outer Barrier Reef platform on Agincourt Reef, a sheltered base for a day on the Great Barrier Reef. Explore the reef... Read More

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Helicopter Tours

Scenic Helicopter Tour from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 287.97


Take a scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas over the Great Barrier Reef or a combination with the Daintree Rainforest. Fly high above two of Australia's greatest natural treasures -- enjoy magnificent views of the world's largest coral reef, or views of the amazing gorges, rivers and rugged mountains of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. You can choose from a 30-minute or 40-minute flight over the Great... Read More

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Port Douglas Half-Day Kayak Tour

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 79.39


Kayak along the palm-fringed coast of Queensland, gliding across the waters of the Coral Sea and taking in views of rainforest-clad mountains on this kayaking tour from Port Douglas. From the seat of your kayak, you'll have a prime opportunity to spot native marine life like green turtles, sea birds, rays, fish, and occasional dugongs and dolphins, if you're lucky. Hotel pickup and drop-off and all equipment are provided.

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Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

Half Day Low Isles Snorkelling Tour from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 133.52


Half Day tours to the picturesque Low Isles with a maximum of 23 guests<br>Choose an early morning departure or afternoon departure <br>4 hour tour<br>Snorkel the coral gardens with or without a guide, walk around the island and join a glass bottom boat tour.

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Nature & Wildlife

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 25.98


Visit the award-winning Wildlife Habitat and get up close to Australian native flora and fauna. This wildlife experience just outside of Port Douglas has been created to provide a window into the natural environment. There are four different environments to explore – the Savannah, Rainforest, Wetlands and Woodland each with unique habitats.

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Night Cruises

Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 46.91


Experience a peaceful, tranquil sunset during a sailing cruise from Port Douglas. After being welcomed aboard a luxury catamaran with a complimentary drink of your choice, sit back, relax, and enjoy ambient music and a selection of hot and cold gourmet canapés in the friendly atmosphere. Sail along the coast of Port Douglas and admire a gorgeous tropical sunset over the Coral Sea, the Low Isles and the surrounding... Read More

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Rail Tours

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 129.91


Enjoy the tranquility of the rainforest as you soar above the canopy aboard the Skyrail on a day trip to Kuranda from Port Douglas. Choose from a variety of options including Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.

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Sailing Trips

Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 191.26


Set sail from Port Douglas for a day of snorkeling and relaxing on the Great Barrier Reef's Low Isles. The sheltered white sands are surrounded by tropical waters filled with fish, turtles and coral for pristine off-beach snorkeling, just moments away from Low Isles . This smaller cruise is limited... Read More

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Sailing Trips

Aquarius Luxury Sailing to Outer Barrier Reef from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 173.22


Sail to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Aquarius is recognized as one of the most modern and luxurious sail vessels to operate out of Port Douglas. With only 30 guests, Aquarius is a dedicated snorkel only vessel, offering a personalized experience to a stunning reef site on the Great Barrier Reef. A... Read More

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Sailing Trips

Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 191.26


Sail to the Great Barrier Reef's Low Isles during a relaxing, afternoon cruise aboard a luxury catamaran. Moor at a secluded island with pristine white-sand beaches where you can admire colorful fish, coral and sea turtles while snorkeling or taking an included glass-bottom boat tour. You even get... Read More

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Snorkeling

Quicksilver Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 185.13


Great for beginners, non-swimmers and first-time visitors to Tropical North Queensland cruise to Agincourt Reef from Port Douglas. You can watch fish feeding, go on a snorkeling expedition, try scuba diving, view the coral and marine life on a semi-submersible submarine, and enjoy a tasty buffet... Read More

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Snorkeling

Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Cairns

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 170.69


Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt coral cay island just one hour's sailing from Port Douglas aboard the 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer. With snorkelling direct from the beach, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation. <br>From the moment... Read More

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Snorkeling

Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 147.60


Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt coral cay island just one hour's sailing from Port Douglas aboard the 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer. With snorkelling direct from the beach, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation. From the moment Wavedancer moors in the... Read More

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Snorkeling

Calypso Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 173.22


Explore the very outer Great Barrier Reef in luxury and style with Calypso. The custom designed vessel will take you to Agincourt or Opal Reef, both regarded as some of the most significant sites on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkeling is the easiest way to experience the reef or try an introductory... Read More

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Snorkeling

Mossman River Drift Snorkelling from Port Douglas or Mossman

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 71.45


If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, step into the cool, crystal clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water's surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Airport Transfer to and from Port Douglas hotels for up to 13 people (7am-10pm)

Port Douglas, Australia
Duration: 75 minutes
Priced From: USD 162.39


<strong>PRIVATE TRANSFERS - We go when YOU &amp; YOUR GROUP are ready to go</strong>. <br>Safe &amp; efficient transfer of small groups of up to 13 people at a time from Cairns Airport to and from Port Douglas hotels. Private Transfers available to and from your Cairns... Read More

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