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Port Douglas Mossman


Mossman is a little township just a ten to fifteen minutes’ drive north from Port Douglas. It’s a very popular spot for day trippers who are travelling from Cairns or the northern beaches towards the Daintree and Cape Tribulation region as it has rest stations and some really good cafes and historical pubs that people love to photograph. Whilst it’s not a tourist holiday destination it still is a place you should visit when the markets are on or to wander thru the quaint old stone church and other old buildings in the town. Mossman really is a pretty little town and the locals are all normally very friendly. The township of Mossman is the gateway to Mossman Gorge and the Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime Walk.

Mossman Gorge

If you have never been to Mossman Gorge then you definitely need to put it on your list of places to visit when staying in Port Douglas Queensland Australia. Mossman Gorge has a new indigenous eco-tourism centre that introduces you to the Kuku Yulanji people, their culture and their heritage. Join the guided Dreamtime Walks that are led by Aboriginal descendants of the Kuku Yulanji forefathers and discover the secrets that the ancient rainforests hold.

Mossman Sugar Mill

The Mossman sugar Mill no longer has back of house tours but it is still a place full of history for the sugar cane farmers of the Mossman and Port Douglas region. This mill was the northern most mill on the east coast of Australia and had the capacity to p0roduce approximately 105,000 tonnes of raw sugar. Did you know that 80% of Australia’s sugar is exported as a raw product?.