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Places To Take The Family In Port Douglas

Oct 13

Places To Take The Family In Port Douglas

Daintree Rainforest From Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a beautiful, laid back town that sits on the doorstep to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. It is a popular holiday choice for young families because of its warm, tropical climate, spectacular beaches, laid back atmosphere and great selection of tours and activities.  Port Douglas is a place where families come to stay so they can relax and spend some quality time together.

Some of the Port Douglas accommodation on offer is so comfortable and relaxing that families do not want to leave. Port Douglas is the kind of place that caters for everybody regardless of what budget you have to spend. Port Douglas accommodation can offer you something to suit your requirements and taste. 

Port Douglas Family Holiday Location

A holiday house is a popular accommodation choice for young families as they offer plenty of room to move. Most holiday homes have a location close to the beach and feature a private pool or spa. Self contained apartments are another great choice for families. These are usually available as one, two or three bedroom apartments. One of the many benefits of a self contained apartment are the facilities that some offer.  Many self contained apartments offer great facilities such as restaurant or bar, swimming pool, spa, gift shop etc. They are usually located close to the beach or Macrossan street which is the Main Street of Port Douglas. Some families prefer to stay in a resort or hotel with a large swimming pool and all the facilities that come with it!  Just speak to us at Cairns Holiday Specialists and we can recommend a great family friendly resort or hotel for you! We deal with alot of families that want to get the most of their stay and we can use our local knowledge and experience to help you!

Port Douglas Large Lagoon Pool

Your family will not get bored in Port Douglas, as there are a wide range of tours, activities and simple enjoyments such as fishing, walking along the beach or watching the flying foxes at sunset.  Port Douglas is located north of Cairns and is often referred to as ‘the gateway to The Great Barrier Reef’.  Port Douglas is also located close to the world heritage Daintree Rainforest.  There are a number of great tours that go to both the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree rainforest.  The kids will love snorkelling amongst tropical coral reefs and an abundance of marine life.  There are a number of great safari tours that will take you exploring through the rainforest and the kids will love trying to spot a crocodile along the river bed! Some Must do activities for families include:

If you are thinking about choosing Port Douglas for your next holiday, contact us as Cairns Holiday Specialists.  We can offer advice on the best apartment, holiday house, resort or hotel to suit you and your family.  We offer locals experience and knowledge about the best accomodation and tours in Port Douglas and we want to help you!


Cairns Holiday Specialists 

ph 1300 780 806 or 07 4059 5959

Or international +61 7 4059 5959

Author: Christina James - Destination Specialist

Photos "Courtesy Of Tourism Tropical North Queensland"


Posted on October 13, 2017 at 11:19am by Christina James

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