Things to Do

Below is an overview list of items included in this Things to Do section:

  • Great Barrier Reef Tours
  • Daintree Rainforest
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Cape Tribulation
  • Bloomfield Track
  • Walking and Hiking
  • Shopping and Markets
  • Nightlife
  • Eat and Drink
  • Adrenaline Thrills
  • Museums and History
  • Art and Culture
  • Family-friendly
  • Sports and Activity


Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland is one of Australia’s most famous destinations, renowned for its spectrum of experiences, from laid-back bohemian charm to luxury style and experiences.

Find everything from street-side snacks to award-winning dining, adrenalin-pumping adventure to relaxing retreats, and casual to luxurious stays – all surrounded by the laid-back tropical environment.

Nestled between the two world heritage icons of the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, there is a bounty of things to do in ‘Port’.


Port Douglas Things to do

Port Douglas activities to water sports and activities from snorkelling, diving and exploring reefs in the Coral Sea. A range of other exertions from extreme sports that get the adrenaline pumping to family-friendly leisure activities.

Cape Tribulation is the best place for thrill-seekers who fancy flying-fox zip lining, also known as jungle surfing, across the top of the rainforest. Stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, jet skiing and kite surfing are relatively easier on fitness levels and a lot of fun.

The golf courses in Port Douglas are world standard and lend a whole new value to handicaps. You will be happy to sacrifice to appreciate the sheer beauty of the fairways.

Mountain biking enthusiasts will find it hard to choose from the many courses they can follow, including the infamous Bump Track. If interested in game fishing, you have found the right location, with charters available to the Outer Reef for all manner of sport fishing.