Adrenaline Thrills

The cruisy charm of Port Douglas is addictive, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time to get the adrenaline pumping. Amidst the rainforest, you can ‘surf’ the jungle canopy or zipline through the towering ancient trees at Cape Tribulation. On the road, you can challenge yourself to a 4WD drive along with the wild beauty of the Bloomfield Track. On the water, you can challenge yourself to the depths of the Great Barrier Reef with a dive tour or sport fishing on board a luxury charter vessel.

Adventure on your own two legs, the 7 km incline up Mount Sorrow near Cape Tribulation, There are also mountain bike and hiking tours in the Daintree Rainforest and motorised trike, motorcycle and Harley tours leaving from Port Douglas.

Try kitesurfing and paddle boarding and to reach bigger heights check out the hot-air ballooning options over the Tablelands from Port Douglas. Nautilus Aviation and GBR Helicopters offer scenic and VIP flights to private sand cays and floating pontoons in the middle of the Reef. And to get your speed mojo running, check out the Reef Sprinter speedboat to Low Isles in 15 minutes and the Outer Reef in just 40 minutes.