Port Douglas Information
Port Douglas is a short distance from Cairns and has a population of only about 1,000 people. It was established in 1877 after a gold discovery at Hodgkinson River.
Although the townís population is small, it is very significant town for attracting tourists for activities and a perfect holiday. The area has attracted famous people on a quiet holiday. American Ex-president Bill Clinton and his wife have visited here twice, once while he was president in 1996 and again in 2001.
It has a perfect tropical climate with warm summers and warm winters. It is perfect for those wanting to escape the cold weather from their own country.
In the 1980ís the tourism boomed while the famous Christopher Skase built the world class Sheraton Mirage Resort. Today the area is still a very popular tourist destination and there are heaps of things to do and see.
Port Douglas has heaps of recreational activities to choose from. Try the latest craze of Kite surfing, skydiving or jet skiing for adrenalin action. If you prefer the ocean life then how about visiting the peak of The Great Barrier Reef for some fishing, snorkelling or diving.
There are Rainforest Retreats, national parks and campsites for the eco lovers. Wildlife is everywhere here and you will enjoy the magnificence without the crowd.
Try some adventure tours, scenic flights or sailing either way just like the eco adventure you are sure to experience it in tranquillity and harmony without people.
Port Douglas also has a pristine golf course well worth playing a 18 Hole round.
Annual events include the 10 balmy days and nights each May (22-31st) at the Seaside Resort Village. Donít miss out make your arrangements now to.
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