Port Douglas activities
Port Douglas is renowned for its two incredible World Heritage listed attractions – the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. It wouldn’t be a trip to Port Douglas without ticking off both these natural attractions from your bucket list. A RedBalloon experience is the best way to explore them both plus everything else this region has to offer. From scenic snorkelling tours to full day cruises, there are plenty of amazing things to do in Port Douglas perfect to enjoy with your loved one, friends, family or kids.
There are plenty of amazing Port Douglas activities to enjoy whether you’re visiting or a local Queenslander looking to explore their own backyard. Discover below some of our favourite experiences to enjoy in this region that’ll also let you explore all the Port Douglas attractions at the same time!
Port Douglas reef tours
It wouldn’t be a trip to Port Douglas without experiencing a Great Barrier Reef tour whilst you’re there! RedBalloon offers a variety of day tours and scenic cruises perfect for exploring the world’s largest and longest coral reef system. The Outer Barrier Reef cruise, snorkel and lunch package departing from Port Douglas is perfect for exploring the reef and getting up close to wild marine life and stunning underwater landscapes. You’ll also get to snorkel in clear waters and discover a world of colour and natural wonder during this Port Douglas reef tour.
Port Douglas snorkelling
Port Douglas is one of the best places in Australia to enjoy snorkelling or even a diving tour if you’re up for the adventure. There are a number of amazing Port Douglas snorkelling experiences available on RedBalloon perfect to enjoy with a plus one or even the whole family. The snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef with lunch is the perfect experience to book in! You’ll enjoy snorkelling in pristine warm waters off the coast of Port Douglas and visit spectacular reefs and beautiful coral bombies. Even if you’ve never snorkelled before, this an opportunity you can’t afford to miss!
Daintree Rainforest tours
We definitely recommend exploring the Daintree National Park whilst visiting Port Douglas. There is no better way to experience the world’s oldest surviving Rainforest then with a RedBalloon Daintree Rainforest tour. Our guided full day tour will let you embark on a remarkable journey as you visit Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation beach, Alexnadra lookout and also enjoy a 1-hour crocodile cruise on the Daintree River.
Top things to do in Port Douglas on RedBalloon
There are plenty of amazing things to do in Port Douglas available on RedBalloon! Don’t know which experience to pick? To help making find the best activity easier for you, we’ve curated a list of some of our top-selling Port Douglas experiences.
- 2 night getaway with wine and bike hire for 2 people: treat yourself and a loved one to a relaxing two night stay in Port Douglas. Set amongst rainforest gardens and located just minutes from the beach, your mind will feel instantly at ease. Enjoy a bottle of wine on arrival and complimentary bike hire to explore your surroundings at your leisure.
- Full day cruise to Low Isles with lunch and snorkelling family package: experience a new sense of idyllic on this full day cruise to the unspoilt coral island of Low Isles in the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy snorkelling and exploring the Island with a marine biologist, marvel at the coral gardens through a glass bottom boat or simply relax on the impossibly white sand.
- Breakfast with the birds at Wildlife Habitat: enveloped by an array of birds, tuck into a delicious tropical breakfast at Wildlife Habitat. Munch on foods like exotic fruits, freshly baked bread, hash browns and more as you share bits and pieces with your newfound winged friends. Photo opportunities with the birds are available.
- Flames of the forest rainforest dining experience with wine: be transported into a world beyond your imagination, so relaxing and uplifting for your soul you will never want to leave. Enjoy a six course menu highlighting the best in Australian fare with wine and beer included, in the incredible setting of a candlelit rainforest.
There are plenty of amazing Port Douglas attractions and experiences on offer at RedBalloon! Don’t know which one to pick? Don’t worry, you can always choose a gift voucher and decide later. A gift voucher can be used to purchase any experience or product in Port Douglas including any accommodation available on RedBalloon. Find out more about our gift vouchers.
Whilst enjoying things to do in Port Douglas, why not discover our range of Great Barrier Reef experiences and tick off one of the world’s natural wonders from your bucket list. Port Douglas is the perfect base for day trips and visits to the Great Barrier Reef. Discover cruises, snorkelling tours, accommodation packages and plenty more experiences in the Great Barrier Reef on RedBalloon.
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