Walking tours in Port Douglas

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During your stay in Port Douglas, there are some activities you will want to try. Some of them are the Mossman Gorge, the Salsa Bar and Grill, the Low Isles, and the Ngarru Gallery.

St Mary's By the Sea Chapel

Located right on the waterfront, St Mary's By the Sea Chapel is a great stop to make. Whether you're a couple or a family, this historic chapel is a must-see for a romantic trip to Port Douglas. It can accommodate up to 100 guests and is wheelchair accessible. It's also a great location to hold a wedding ceremony.

St Mary's By the Sea Chapel

There are a number of reception venues at St Mary's By the Sea. This is one of the prettiest churches in the South Pacific. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the water is just feet away. The chapel features stained glass windows, wooden pews, and a church bell. It is fully restored to its former glory.

Harrison's

Located in Port Douglas, Harrison's is a good place to spend a few hours of your day. It is a fine dining restaurant in a tropical location. You can enjoy a brunch, lunch or dinner at this restaurant. You can also rent a quad bike to get around the town in style.

The restaurant is a hidden gem, and you may not have found it on your own. The establishment is a colonial style bungalow with palm leaves on the walls. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes using local ingredients. They even have an ice cream parlour. The staff is very friendly, and it's worth checking out if you're into fine dining.

Salsa Bar and Grill

Located in Port Douglas, Salsa Bar and Grill is a great place to spend one day in this coastal town. The venue is known for its amazing menu and the ambiance it creates. You can try some of the best cocktails in the city or enjoy tapas style fare. The food is prepared by an experienced team that treats guests like old friends.

Aside from a delicious menu, the award-winning restaurant also boasts an extensive wine list, along with other exciting drink options. From cocktails to a selection of chardonnays, you'll be impressed with the variety of choices available.

The restaurant's impressive menu is a perfect choice for a day spent with the family. The menu boasts a variety of delicious meals, from soft shell crabs to Thai chicken spring rolls. There is even a kids menu.

Ngarru Gallery

Located in the heart of Port Douglas, the Ngarru Gallery is a one-stop shop for high-quality art and Indigenous Australian giftware. It features artworks from the Kuku Yalanji people as well as other notable Indigenous artists. The gallery also features a fascinating collection of termite-hollowed didgeridoos.

The Ngarru Gallery is open daily from 10am. The gallery displays works by up and coming indigenous artists, as well as works by Australia's most collectable Indigenous artists.

The gallery offers guided tours and interactive live insect displays. You can also purchase unique artwork inspired giftware and weavings.

The gallery also offers a 90-minute painting workshop by Aboriginal artist Binna. Visitors can learn the art of dot-style painting in this intimate experience. Traditionally, Binna's paints are made from local plants.

Snorkel in the calm lagoon of the Low Isles

Visiting the Low Isles in Port Douglas is an ideal way to spend a day of snorkeling. This coral cay is a protected tropical turtle nesting island, and offers calm, gentle lagoon waters. You can see a variety of colourful reef fish.

There are many Low Isles tour operators. The Quicksilver Group is a multi-award-winning company that was awarded the Queensland Tourism Hall of Fame. Guests can select a half day or full day tour, and can even take a glass-bottom boat out to sea to explore the reef. The Low Isles are a great destination for beginners or anyone seeking a relaxing day.

Low Isles tours typically do not include trips to other dive sites. Instead, the tours focus on the surrounding waters. The tours are usually more competitively priced than Outer Reef trips. The tour is also suitable for families.

Mossman Gorge

Located in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge is one of the top things to do in Port Douglas. With a unique blend of tropical rainforest and secluded coastline, this is a must see for anyone travelling to Far North Queensland.

It's a 20-minute drive from Port Douglas to the Gorge, and you'll pass by lush green sugar cane fields and picturesque coastal views on the way. Once there, you'll have a choice of walking trails. The shortest trail is a 10-minute loop. You can continue your walk or end your adventure at the Rex Creek Bridge.

You can enjoy a dip in the clear waters of the Mossman River. Swimming is best done during low tide. However, strong swimmers must be supervised.

Excursions in Port Douglas

Whether you are visiting Port Douglas on your first visit or you're a local, there are plenty of excursions to enjoy. You'll find a variety of ways to enjoy the rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef and the surrounding natural landscape.

The Daintree Rainforest is the oldest continuously surviving rainforest in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It contains unique and abundant wildlife. You can see these animals in the wild on a half-day tour. You'll also see crocodiles at the Daintree River. The tour includes a river cruise, a lunch at a rainforest resort, and a beach walk to the location where the rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef meet.

Daintree Rainforest

The Atheron Tablelands is a unique landscape where you'll see artisan producers, boutique wineries and banana plantations. You'll get to sample mango sorbet and coffee from local suppliers. You'll also enjoy a scenic stroll around banana plantations.

The Kuranda Scenic Railway is a popular attraction. This cableway carries passengers deep into the rainforest and out to the coast. It is a unique way to experience the tropical north.

There are also two different reef tours in Port Douglas. These take you to three locations, each chosen based on marine activity. They are offered in both a boat and helicopter. They are very flexible, allowing you to customize your tour according to your own needs.

The Port Douglas Hummer Tour is a luxurious way to explore the town. The ride includes a scenic drive through Shannonvale, time for swimming, and a photo opportunity at a number of swimming holes.

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