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Port Douglas Attractions

Nestled between two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the town of Port Douglas is one of Queensland's most popular summer destinations. Originally a sleepy fishing village, Port Douglas now draws visitors from around the globe, lured by easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. When you're not snorkeling through vibrant coral gardens or walking past historic flora in the forest, explore Aboriginal Australian culture or take time to relax on Port Douglas' picturesque Four Mile Beach. In addition to being a gateway to the wonders of the region, Port Douglas also serves as a paradisiacal resort town, offering pampering spa treatments and charming markets for a break from the many adventures to be had in the region.

Free Things to Do in Port Douglas

A break in Port Douglas need not break the bank. You can leave your wallet at home if you check out:

Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina - Saunter down the streets and appreciate the character and charm of this favorite location.

Sugar Wharf - Widely recognized among local residents, this site is worth visiting.

St Mary's by the Sea Chapel - Whatever your religious leanings, this place will invoke a sense of reverence.

Four Mile Beach - Dive into the latest bestseller or listen to some music while sitting in the sunshine.

Rex Smeal Park - Nurture your green thumb and admire the diverse range of plants on display.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Port Douglas on a sunny day?

What to do in Port Douglas on a rainy day?

What is Port Douglas famous for?

Great Barrier Reef lives up to its reputation as a local icon you simply can't miss.

What should I not miss in Port Douglas?

If you only see one sight here, make it Mossman Gorge.

Are there cheap things to do in Port Douglas?

What can you do in Port Douglas for free?

You'll barely have time to fetch your wallet out of your bag with so many terrific free things to do:

  • Four Mile Beach
  • Sugar Wharf
  • Rex Smeal Park
  • Anzac Park