Port Douglas is a prominent tourist destination in Australia due to its close proximity to the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest reef system, and Daintree Forest. It’s a small coastal town on the Coral Sea and resides far north of Queensland, yet its friendly atmosphere and low rise buildings have retained a low key charm, making it a great place for people looking to relax and reconnect with themselves.
Explore the reef’s wilderness on a cruise
You simply can’t go back home without digging deep into the unique coral reef and the best and easiest way to do it is to board one of the Great Barrier Reef cruises which offers numerous adventure and sightseeing experiences. The reef is vast and its diversity immense but the operators are specialists in guiding you to the best of experiences through snorkelling, scuba diving, fish feeding or other activities. Have an in-depth analysis of this natural wonder by snorkelling or swimming at unique locations and enjoy an interactive underwater experience. Most of them include live commentary and storytelling from the experts so you can see and learn about the biodiversity of the reef at the same time. The sights you witness, the memorable underwater experience and professional guidance all together have made it one of the best Great barrier Reef tours in Port Douglas. If you’d like to have an overview of the reef from a bird’s eye point of view, go for the helicopter tours and soak in the breathtaking views of the reef and its surrounds from the skies.
Take a refreshing walk along Four Mile Beach
The best way to enjoy a refreshing walk is along the golden sands of a tropical beach, feeling the sea breeze running through your hair and if it’s at sunset, there’s nothing more you could ever ask for. The Four Mile Beach sits on the forefront of Port Douglas with crystal clear waters calmly lapping against the shorelines and tropical trees swaying in the cool breeze. A walk here during the sunrise or sunset is captivating and you can easily lose track of time here in the midst of this tropical paradise of a beach. The locals come here on the regular to escape from the daily grinds and re energise. Tourists come here and swim in the shallow blue waters and usually stay long after the sun has set. They can also be seen spending the days here swimming, sunbathing, snoozing under the shade of the palm trees or joining the locals for a lively walk. Another great option for you is to stay at a beachfront accommod