Port Douglas is home to some of the most incredible environments in the world. When you’re deciding where to go for your next tropical getaway, you’ll want to make sure that this lush paradise is at the top of your list. Not only does Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port Douglas boast a relaxing day spa, it also features a pool complete with a waterfall and deck-side bar, so you don’t have to leave the water to enjoy your favourite cocktail. Queensland’s north can get pretty humid over summer, so these aquatic facilities will be a fantastic addition to your holiday experience.
Outside the hotel, you’ll want to start exploring Port Douglas’s surrounds, because there’s a couple of pretty amazing sites to check out.
The Great Barrier Reef
3,000 separate coral systems and a listing as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World are just the start of the accolades that this absolutely incredible phenomenon holds.
Daily tours can take you out to explore the underwater ecosystems – the diversity of marine life will leave you breathless. Divers and tour guides lead groups around various stops on the day-long tour, or you can swim off by yourself and properly explore of this living reef system.
Tour boats often provide lunch, so once you get into the crystalline waters and start exploring the reef, you really won’t want to leave.
The Daintree Rainforest
As you drive to Port Douglas from Cairns airport, you’ll probably notice verdant stretches of forest lining the edges of the highway. That’s just a sample of what the Daintree Rainforest offers.
This World Heritage-listed forest is home to over 12,000 species of insects – not to mention larger animals and plants – so you’ll never get bored as you explore the world’s oldest rainforest. Snake sightings are rare, but you might see the odd thin-tail slithering away from a path if you’re lucky.
For those wanting the ultimate outdoor holiday, Port Douglas is an excellent destination choice. Its globally-renowned natural attractions mean visiting is an experience that you’ll never regret.