Port Douglas

Located only one hour north of Cairns, along the picturesque Great Barrier Reef Drive, Port Douglas is a tropical haven and the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

Soak up the sun on iconic Four Mile Beach, laze beside palm-fringed pools or discover a foodies paradise all while enjoying the relaxed seaside village vibe Port Douglas is famous for.

With an abundance of idyllic wedding locations, award winning retaurants and luxurious resorts, Port Douglas is the ultimate tropical wedding and honeymoon destination.



Sometimes a special person requires a little extra thought, perhaps some activity to pave the way for a budding romance, so to speak. Here are 10 romantic things to do in Port Douglas that don't (directly) involve dinner

The grass is always greener under a coconut tree. If you are looking for an excuse to have a destination wedding, here are 6 reasons why Port Douglas is the right choice for you.

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Your destination wedding should be all daiquiris and delight, and we’ve got six ways to mellow your Bridezilla into Bridechilla!

Escaping the cool Victorian months for a tropical wedding, Nicole and Chris were married on a picture perfect day at Trinity Beach, north of Cairns in a relaxed, yet intimate ceremony.

From St Mary's by the Sea, to Rex Smeal Park and the Sugar Wharf - Prue and Luke's trio of tropical wedding destinations.

Shannon and Chris were married in Port Douglas with the glittering Coral Sea lapping beside them on the shores of Rex Smeal Park.

Port Douglas and the Daintree region is highly accessible and reasonably priced (especially if you keep your eyes peeled for cheap Cairns flight deals!).

The weather in Port Douglas is comfortable and tropical all year round, with maximum temperatures usually forecast at 31º C (88 F) in the summer and 26°C (79 F) in the winter.

As a local, it’s pretty easy to see who didn’t get the memo re what to pack when visiting Port Douglas Daintree and it usually entails a couple of minor wardrobe fails, while sporting a fresh red-pink skin tone.

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