About Port Douglas


Want to learn more about Port Douglas? From the best things to do in Port Douglas, to airport information, to weather, here’s everything you need to know.

Port Douglas is renowned as a premier tourist destination.  There is so much to do in Port Douglas and the surrounding region. Why not book a tour with Tropic Wings Cairns Tours & Charters to explore the region and visit our other wildlife nature parks: Rainforestation Nature Park and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary located in Kuranda and the Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome which is located in the Cairns CBD on top of The Reef Hotel Casino.

To help you plan activities during your stay, we have provided weather and other information that you might find useful:

Airport Drive Time: approx. 1hr drive north on the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive (66.1km)

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Banks are generally open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.
ATMs are available 24 hours / 7 days.
General shopping centre hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Saturday; 10:00am to 4:00pm Sunday, although some centres are open later on Thursday evenings. Public holidays follow Sunday opening hours. Port Douglas Markets Sunday – 8am – 1pm

At one end of Macrossan street, the main street of Port Douglas, is beautiful 4 Mile Beach, at the other end is scenic Rex Smeal Park; both boasting areas to relax and enjoy the Port Douglas lifestyle including children’s playgrounds, barbeques, exercise areas with breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

Port Douglas is located on the north east coast of Queensland; Cairns Airport being the closest Domestic and International airport.

A central hub for all Port Douglas reef trip departures.

Spring / Summer (September – March)
Daytime 31°C / Evening 28°C

Autumn / Winter (April – August)
Daytime 28°C / Evening 21°C



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