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Port Douglas Carnivale 2016

12-22 May
2016

Port Douglas Carnivale 2016


  • Port Douglas Carnivale 2016
  • Port Douglas Carnivale 2016
  • Wonderland Spiegeltent - Port Douglas Carnivale 2016

Port Douglas Carnivale 2016

This year is set to have an additional elegance and flair to highlight the lifestyle of Port Douglas.  

2016 Port Douglas Carnivale will feature the festival favourites plus some exciting new events including the Wonderland Spiegeltent featuring comedy legend Jimeoin, trio The Kransky Sisters, caberate circus spectacular Limbo, and blues artists Lloyd Spiegel and Big Daddy Wilson starting from the 12th May through to the 22nd May!

Wednesday 18th May

  • 2016 Port Douglas Golf Challenge - Wed 11am at Mirage Country Club, Thursday 12:30 at Palmer Sea Reef

Friday 20th May

  • Container Art Park 10am -9pm
  • Paradise on a Plate (Longest Lunch) 11:30am - 3pm
  • Carnivale "Wonders of the Tropics" Street Parade from 5pm

Friday 20th May will mark the offical start of Carnivale with a long lunch dining experience "Paradise on a Plate" with tropical outdoor dining under the palms next to Sugar Wharf.

The highlight for many visitors and locals is the Friday night "Carnivale Wonders of the Tropics Street Parade" when Macrossan Street comes alive with street performers, stilt walkers and festive floats from local community groups.  

  • Port Douglas Carnivale 2016
  • Family Beach Day - Port Douglas Carnivale 2016
  • The Longest Lunch

Saturday 21st May

  • Family Beach Day 9am - 3pm with Pink Stumps Beach Cricket, WindSwell Kitesurfing
  • Cyle for Hope - 6am
  • Port on a Fork - Food, Music & Wine 5pm - 11pm featuring Joe Camilleri & the Black Sorrows
  • The Kransky Sisters - Piece of Cake 6:30

Saturday 21st May is the "Family Beach Day Party" where friends and families enjoy a festive day on the stunning Four Mile Beach - enjoy the Kite Festival with giant kites take to the sky, or try your best in the sand at the Sandcastle and Sculpting Competition!  Family Entertainment will be endless with performances from Bosco and Honey (Australia's Got Talent), giant puppets, beach volleyball, beach cricket, kids' activites and market stalls.

In the evening enjoy dancing under the stars at the inagural "Port On A Fork" - Food, Music & Wine Festival showcasing Port Douglas' tropical cuisine and lifestyle.  Enjoy the festivities and be entertained by legendary singer and saxophonist Joe Camilleri & Black Sorrows as you dance the night away.

During the Carnival ensure to check out "The Wonder of the Tropics Container Art in the Park" exhibit from 20-22 May showcasing renowned and local artists art work in a trendy industrial shipping container gallery space.  You will be able to view a range of visual art mediums and even able to purchase art during the Festival.

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  • Port Douglas Carnivale 2016
  • The Kransky Sisters - Port Douglas Carnivale 2016
  • Black Sorrows - Port Douglas Carnivale 2016

Sunday 22nd May 

  • Fishermen's Village Seafood Music Festival from 11am

Sunday 22nd May is set to finish the Carnival off in typical Port Douglas style - with fresh seafood and live music at the "Port Douglas Fisherman's Village Seafood & Music Festival".  Four live FREE music stages will be set up along the waterfront starting from the Reef Marina - featuring Desert Blues, Dream Boogie and more... Enjoy fresh prawns, barramundi and oysters  cooked fresh off the trawler as you pull up a picnic blanket and enjoy the entertainment!  

In the evening relax at Rex Smeal Park and take in the sounds and smells of the tropics - as you watch the sun set on the 22nd Port Douglas Carnivale. 

  • Bosco and Honey - Port Douglas Carnivale 2016

Ensure to secure your holiday accommodation for the 2016 Port Douglas Carnivale NOW.  Contact Port Douglas Travel for the best accommodation deals including holiday apartments, resorts and holiday houses!

Click here for further 2016 Port Douglas Carnivale event information and to purchase tickets.
 

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2015
Port Douglas Carnivale 2015

Port Douglas Carnivale 2015

Happy 21st Birthday - Port Douglas Carnivale! Don't miss this fantastic fun filled celebration of A Taste of Paradise and many unique events over 10 days in the beautiful tropical town of Port Douglas! Carnivale is the place to be to see colourful street parades, fun beach events and activities, experience the sumptuous flavors of the tropics and spectacular local seafood and just party!

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2012
Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale - A Taste of Paradise

DONT MISS THE 2015 PORT DOUGLAS CARNIVALE!(http://www.portdouglastravel.com/events/may/port-douglas-carnivale-2015.66/ ) promising to be bigger and better this year celebrating Carnivale's 21st birthday. This year, the annual celebration of life in the tropics will launch with a food and wine lovers weekend. Port Douglas Carnivale organisers say adjusting the program will result in added attendance and longer term occupancies in the Port Douglas Resorts and Port Douglas Holiday Homes and Port Douglas Holiday Apartments. "We have put together an opening weekend comprising all the core cuisine events so people who travel up from down south – and that includes Cairns! – can plan their visit to the Carnivale to encompass all these key events and plan to stay on afterwards for a relaxing holiday in the tropics said Carnivale's General Manager Mr Ken Dobbs.

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2010
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Port Douglas Carnivale 2010

DONT MISS THE 2015 PORT DOUGLAS CARNIVALE! http://www.portdouglastravel.com/events/may/port-douglas-carnivale-2015.66 Promising to be bigger and better, celebrating the 21st Birthday! Once a year there is a two week long party in Port Douglas to celebrate all things tropical with ten days of fun, food, and festivities during the Port Douglas Carnivale. This fine Port Douglas tradition has been running for 18 years now and has been gaining momentum and popularity each year due to the exciting events that showcase local Port Douglas culinary, artistic, and creative talents as well as the regions stunning natural beauty. So popular in fact are the Carnivale events that many visitors to Cairns and Port Douglas region ensure their holiday coincides with the thrilling Port Douglas Carnivale.

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4 Night QT Port Douglas Family Reef & Wildlife Escape

Min Stay 4 nights
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Normal From $2,842
Save Up To $920

VALID 4-Apr-17 to 31-Mar-18

* Based on 4 persons, subject to availability.

4 Night Family Fun in Port Douglas - Enjoy your next Family Holiday staying at QT Resort Port Douglas including Buffet Breakfast Daily,  Cocktail on arrival (Mocktails for the kids), 2 Pool Toys for the Kids, a Family Great Barrier Reef Day Trip with Lunch & Snorkelling, Plus experience the local wildlife at Wildlife Habitat!    

Experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with a Family reef trip travelling onboard Wavedancer to the majestic Low Isles. View the magic of the coral and fish from the glass bottom boat trip, and guided snorkelling trip - all included in your day.

Your Low Isles Snorkelling Day Trip Includes:

  • Morning and Afternoon Teas
  • Tropical Smorgasbord Lunch
  • Snorkelling Equipment provided
  • Guided Snorkelling Trip
  • Guided Beach Walk
  • Glass Bottom Boat Trip
  • Reef presentation by Marine Biologist

Plus Wildlife Habitat Family Entry (Valid for 5 days) - Visit the award winning Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to over 180 species of animals including the Cassowary, amazing Australian Birds, Pythons, Crocodiles and the kids will love Handfeeding the kangaroos, or cuddle a Koala^.  With multi 5 day entry, you can return during your stay!

 

Package includes

  • 4 Nights Accommodation
  • Welcome Cocktail on arrival (Mocktails for the kids)
  • Full Buffet Breakfast Daily for 2Ad/2Ch
  • 2 FREE Pool Toys for the Kids
  • FREE Bike Hire
  • FREE Tennis & Gym Facilities
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Car parking
  • Family Reef Day Trip - onboard Wavedancer with Lunch, Snorkelling, Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Guided Beach Walk, Guided Snorkelling Trip
  • Family Entry to Wildlife Habitat - 5 Day Pass

Additional information

Subject to availability
Based on Family of 2 Adults & 2 Children (up to 12 yrs)
EMC levy of $6.50 per person payable on board Outer Reef Trip. Transfers Available.
Weekly Servicing
Cancellations: Must be advised in writing - $200 Fee Applies. Within 72 hours of arrival 100% fee applies. Travel insurance is recommended.

VALID 4-Apr-17 to 31-Mar-18

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
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QT Two Bedroom Villa (Family) Details Minimum Stay - 4 nights Rate for 4 People $1,922 Book
  • Overlooking the Resort's landscaped gardens
  • Based on 2 Adults & 2 Children (Fees apply for 3rd Child)
  • Family Meal Bonus - 50% Discount on Kids Meals when dining in the Restaurant. (Under 12yrs). Kids Under 3 eat for FREE.
  • 1 King Bed & 2 Single Beds or 2 King Beds
  • Sofa Bed in living Room for additional Adult or 2 Children (fees apply)
  • Separate living/dining room
  • 2 Bathrooms including an ensuite with spa bath and shower off the main bedroom
  • Kitchenette features mini fridge, convection microwave, toaster, 2 hotplates
  • Private balconies off lounge and bedroom
  • Separate air conditioning units in lounge and bedrooms
  • Large flat screen television in lounge
  • DVD / CD player
  • Flat screen television in bedrooms – wall mounted
  • Writing desk
  • High speed internet access
  • Telephone with IDD dialling
  • Mini bar
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Washing Machine & Dryer
  • Weekly Service.

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