Planning Your Port Douglas Holiday

Experience the Tropical North Queensland on your next Port Douglas holiday. The Tropical North is a place of extremes – where the dense tropical rainforest meets the sparkling ocean lapping on white sandy beaches. Fringed with tropical reef in the water, and scorched red-earthed outback in the centre, Northern Queensland attracts families, couples and adventurers, wanderers and explorers who take a piece of the north with them as they continue to travel.

The summer season brings humid temperatures and monsoonal style rains, whilst the winters are balmy, calm and sun drenched. Nowhere else do you see giant saltwater crocodiles cruising silently in rivers, or have the chance to see dozens of reptile and mammal species at home in trees or burrowed into the earth.

Not only does North Queensland provide a wanderlust adventure for the traveller at heart, it provides a relaxed and picturesque location for those who wish to lay poolside and sip cocktails, or shop and dine in places such as Palm Cove and Cairns.

Tourists and locals have been flocking to the region for many years, attracting families on school holiday adventures, international tourists wanting to visit natural wonders and world heritage listed sites and many couples holding their wedding celebrations or honeymoons in Port Douglas, creating lasting memories and special moments in the region.

Best Activities in Port Douglas

The Great Barrier Reef situated on the Coral Sea is the world’s largest collection of coral reefs and is one of Australia’s most significant natural icons.  Home to thousands of different aquatic species, as well as over 900 tiny islands, the Reef isn’t just a day trip – it’s an entirely unique world, exploding with life, and there’s a variety of ways to explore it.  Whether you charter a scuba diving boat or go island-hopping around the Whitsundays, you’ll never forget the majestic beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.

Situated North of Cairns Port Douglas is a unique Holiday Destination offering boutique shopping, dining, white-sand beaches as well as being the doorstep to Tropical North Queensland. Whether you are looking to explore tropical north Queensland’s Cape Tribulation or take to a day trip to the world heritage listed Daintree rainforest, visit the swimming holes at Mossman Gorge or take the Kuranda scenic railway through the world heritage listed rainforest to or from Cairns there are so many ways to explore, see and enjoy this majestic region of North Queensland.

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If you’re looking for something off the beaten track, the Gulf of Carpentaria is dominated by the Gulf Savannah, a vast wilderness of desert, wetlands, geological formations and remote mining towns.  Renowned for its pristine environs and plentiful fishing opportunities, the Savannah is perfect for travellers who want to delve into the north’s most exciting adventure and escape the faster paced cities and pressures of everyday life.

Find out what the north Queensland Tropics has in store for you.  Book with Wyndham today for the ultimate Port Douglas holiday packages.

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