9 days in Port Douglas Itinerary

9 days in Port Douglas Itinerary

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Port Douglas
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Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove), Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach) and Cairns (Scuba & Snorkeling, Botanical Gardens, & more). Spend the 22nd (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cairns, Palm Cove, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Mossman Gorge, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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