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Looking for things to do in Port Douglas? You've come to the right place! A popular destination for backpackers and honeymooners, if you’re after a carefree beach holiday, Port Douglas at the tip of Queensland, Australia has got it all. Taking less than an hours drive to get from Cairns, Port Douglas is a perfect base to explore Australia’s natural landscape. After arriving at Port Douglas you'll likely want to waste no time and head out to the Great Barrier Reef and embark on any number of the available adventure activities such as snorkeling or scuba diving, glass-bottom boat experiences, Low Isles yacht cruises and much, much more.

Looking inland, the Kuranda Scenic Railway is a must do experience, taking you past vibrant green rainforest and cascading tropical waterfalls. Port Douglas' ideal location makes a visit to the world heritage Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Low Isles a breeze, and trips to each are essential to truly understanding the beauty of Port Douglas and the region.

If you haven’t organised car rental in Port Douglas there are plenty of tours in and around the area. Simply browse our catalogue of experiences below for all the best things to do in Port Douglas. In addition, if you're not sure how best to maximise your time, be sure to check out our efficient Port Douglas Itinerary that offers specific advice for stays of varying lengths. For an utterly idyllic tropical QLD adventure, Port Douglas is a wonderful choice of destinations - so book your experience online today! Not sure of which of Cairns or Port Douglas is best for your? Check out our detailed guide!

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What to do in Port Douglas

WHAT TO DO - PORT DOUGLAS

Hot Deal Cairns and Port Douglas Attraction Pass

4 Park Attraction Pass

Save by combining 4 attractions in one pass
A great value attraction pass to Rainforestation Nature Park, Butterfly Sanctuary, Wildlife Habitat & Cairns Wildlife Dome - with 6 months to see all 4 attractions!
from AUD $80.00
was AUD $92.00
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Great Barrier Reef 3 Day Pass

3 Day Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Pass 3 Cruises for the price of 2

Visit the Great Barrier Reef with this 3 Day Ultimate Reef Pass, your ticket to the best range of cruises from Australia's most awarded reef cruise company! A $6 REEF LEVY PER TOUR IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF EACH TOUR!
from AUD $428.00
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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park offers a showcase of indigenous culture, allowing guests to watch theatrical shows and engage in interactive activities.
from AUD $40.00
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Flames of the Forest Cairns

Flames of the Forest

Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination! Dine in a natural rainforest setting with local Aboriginal cultural performances.
from AUD $180.00
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Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park Half Day Tour from Port Douglas

Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park Half Day Tour from Port Douglas

Tour from Port Douglas to the popular Hartley's Crocodile Park to see the largest collection of crocodiles and more in tropical North Queensland!
from AUD $89.00
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise Port Douglas

Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

Travel to the untouched outer areas of the Great Barrier Reef on these tours that will showcase the wonders of the pristine Agincourt Ribbon Reefs.
from AUD $214.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Scenic Helicopter Flights from Port Douglas

Great Barrier Reef and Scenic Helicopter Flights from Port Douglas

Fly over picturesque Port Douglas in a helicopter and absorb its inspiring surrounds from up high. All tours include local courtesy hotel transfers.
from AUD $399.00
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Port Douglas Snorkelling Cruise

Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas

Venture off the coast of Port Douglas to the Outer Great Barrier Reef and discover a world of beauty, vibrant coral gardens and diverse marine life. A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $225.00
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Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway Pass

Kuranda Self Drive Tour from Port Douglas including Skyrail and Scenic Railway

Explore at your own pace with a self-drive tour from Port Douglas to Kuranda Rainforest Village. Ride the Skyrail Cableway and the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway!
from AUD $119.00
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Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway from Port Douglas

Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway Tour from Port Douglas

Enjoy amazing views gliding over the rainforest canopy to Kuranda Village on the Skyrail Cableway before boarding the historic Kuranda Scenic Rail for the return journey.
from AUD $155.00
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Hot Air Ballooning Port Douglas

Hot Air Ballooning from Port Douglas

Book an incredible hot air balloon ride during your Port Douglas trip; after the reef and rainforest, a hot air balloon ride is the next best thing! A $30 Aviation Levy is INCLUDED with all Hot Air Balloon Flights.
from AUD $255.00
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Cape Tribulation and Daintree Tour

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest 4WD Day Tour with Daintree Rainforest River Cruise from Port Douglas

Explore the amazing landscapes and remote wilderness areas of the Daintree Rainforests and Cape Tribulation on a full day of 4WD discovery including a river cruise.
from AUD $177.00
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Tjapukai and Daintree Rainforest Tour

Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour with River Cruise from Port Douglas

A guided walkabout tour from Port Douglas - learn about Aboriginal culture and rainforest environment including a walking tour, lunch, river cruise & more.
from AUD $177.00
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Hot Deal Skydiving Cairns and Port Douglas

Skydiving in Cairns and Port Douglas

Book now to save $79 and receive a free photo upgrade with a handcam DVD purchase!!
Cairns is the ultimate tropical skydive location in Australia! Skydive over the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage listed Rainforests of Far North Queensland. A $35 SKYDIVE LEVY IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE ACTIVITY!
from AUD $255.00
was AUD $334.00
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Low Isles Sailing Tour Great Barrier Reef

Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

Sail the Great Barrier Reef to the Low Isles - set like a jewel in an idyllic, unspoilt coral cay island – a true tropical island paradise. A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $172.00
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Barron and Russell River Rafting

Barron River and Russell River White Water Rafting

Experience pristine rainforest and breathtaking scenery on a white water rafting trip down the rapids of the Russell River or the Barron River from Cairns. A RAFTING LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $99.00
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Bungee Jumping Cairns

Bungy Jumping in Cairns

Visit the world's first purpose built tower for Bungee Jumping and the unique Minjin Jungle Swing for a dose of adrenaline just outside Cairns!
from AUD $119.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway 2 Day Package from Port Douglas

Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway 2 Day Package from Port Douglas

This two day tour combo includes a Reef Cruise, a Kuranda Scenic Railway journey to Kuranda Rainforest Village returning on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway - Great value! A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE REEF TOUR!
from AUD $341.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation Tour Package

Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation 2 Day Package from Port Douglas

Take a tour with the best of both worlds exploring the Great Barrier Reef and the Rainforests of Cape Tribulation in a two-day adventure tour from Port Douglas! A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE REEF TOUR!
from AUD $386.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Barron River Rafting Package

Great Barrier Reef and Barron River Rafting Package

A two day combo from Port Douglas is great value! Cruise and snorkel for a day on the Great Barrier Reef and a White Water Rafting adventure on the Barron River! $31 IN REEF AND BARRON RIVER LEVIES ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOURS!
from AUD $325.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Scenic Helicopter Flight Package from Port Douglas

Great Barrier Reef and Scenic Helicopter Flight Package from Port Douglas

From Port Douglas explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from above and below the ocean waves with a cruise, snorkelling and a thrilling heli-flight! A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $358.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Hot Air Ballooning Package

Great Barrier Reef and Hot Air Ballooning 1 Day Package from Port Douglas

Combine a hot air ballooning experience with a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef for a day of snorkelling and exploring. $36 IN REEF AND AVIATION LEVIES ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $421.00
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Port Douglas Jungle Surfing

Jungle Surfing Day Tour from Cape Tribulation

Jungle Surfing in Port Douglas is a unique and exhilarating way to experience the beauty of the world renowned Daintree Rainforest - book to try it here!
from AUD $40.00
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Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Tour

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Overnight Tour

This overnight trip takes guests on a guided tour to explore the natural wonders of the World Heritage areas of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest.
from AUD $129.00
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Daintree River Cruises

Daintree River Cruises

Your Daintree River cruise will take you along sections of a great waterway full of wildlife and flora with crocodiles spotted on 98% of cruises.
from AUD $12.00
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

The Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

The Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas is Australia's leading wildlife experience and is famous for 'Breakfast with the Birds' and 'Lunch with the Lorikeets'.
from AUD $33.00
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Australian Muster Experience Cairns

Australian Muster Experience

Cairns' Daintree Station captures the essence of the original Mt Mulligan Station. Jungle Balls Downhill Fun, Quad Bike Adventures & Rainforest Horse Rides.
from AUD $63.00
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Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest 4WD Tour

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest 4WD Tour

Explore the wonders of two of tropical north QLD's best highlights - the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation - with an amazing offroad 4WD tour!
from AUD $195.00
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Cairns Airport to Port Douglas Transfers

cairns airport to port douglas arrival transfer

Cairns Airport Shuttles operate 24 hours per day and all flights are met by airport representatives. You will be taken to your accommodation without delay!
from AUD $40.00
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Jungle Surfing Day Tour from Port Douglas

Jungle Surfing Day Tour from Port Douglas

Experience the beauty of the Daintree Rainforest from a whole other angle with this jungle surfing tour from Port Douglas with wildlife park & more!
from AUD $230.00
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Port Douglas Airport Transfers

Port Douglas Departure Transfer

Travel from Port Douglas accommodation to the Cairns Airport with a fast, reliable and cost effective door-to-door airport transfer coach service.
from AUD $40.00
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