Meet the Locals


Port Douglas is perfectly nestled between 2 World Heritage-listed UNSECO sites; the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, making it your perfect base to explore these 2 memorable locations and its wildlife. Port Douglas has a tropical charm with friendly locals who are happy to proudly share their local knowledge with you. Renowned as a 'foodies' paradise' the dining options are plentiful. Take a wander down Macrossan Street to explore the township boutiques, enjoy the Sunday markets mingling with locals, visit art galleries, take in a sunset at the stunningly scenic Rex Smeal Park or enjoy one of the ample adventure activities on offer - a holiday in Port Douglas will have everyone covered!

Great Barrier Reef

The Wildlife Habitat

Guided tours and animal presentations run every day giving guests the opportunity to interact with pythons, freshwater crocodiles and koalas. You can even take home a photo memento of you holding one of your newfound friends if you choose. Experience the Curlew Café with their unique dining experiences ‘Breakfast with the Birds’ or ‘Lunch with the Lorikeets’. Open daily, 364 days a year from 9:00am – 5:00pm, you can also book a night tour on one of the intimate Nocturnal Tours, giving you the opportunity to meet some of the more elusive, day time creatures.

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Daintree National Park

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures

Take a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest while viewing the variety of beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna. Enjoy entertaining and educational wildlife presentations on snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more.

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Great View from Port Douglas

Daintree River Cruises

Operating tours from their home on the banks of the Daintree River in a secluded wildlife boutique facility, you can relax in the garden room listening to the surrounding wildlife while enjoying a complimentary Daintree Tea or coffee pre or post tour. Meander through the lush tropical garden to a private jetty and board your vessel for a personal guided tour, from a company with 32 years’ of experience on the Daintree River.

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