From river drift snorkelling, visiting the Great Barrier Reef, exploring the Tablelands or experiencing a smoking ceremony in Mossman Gorge – there’s plenty to see and do in Port Douglas Daintree this summer
Things to do this summer
Tablelands Nature Tour
Another beautiful region often overlooked is the spectacular Tablelands area slightly southwest of Port Douglas. The Atherton Tablelands offers a district rich in National Parks, diverse landscapes, habitats, waterfalls with a taste of the “Outback”.
Our popular ‘River Drift Snorkelling’ tour has evolved to bring you an enhanced experience, now aptly renamed ‘River Drift’. This change beautifully captures the essence of our tour while adjusting to the new wonders nature has presented.
The Port Douglas Markets is filled with artisan crafts people displaying some of the most unique and spectacular treasures. Enjoy fresh local produce, donuts, seafood, sugar cane juice, Italian breads and more. On every Sunday in Anzac Park from 8am – 1pm.
Purchase giant exotic fruits, vegetables and lush herbs and spices – all grown with the help of the tropics. Or update your kitchen linen with kitchsy handmade tea towels and aprons. Or sample some of the best country-baked sweet cakes and slices you’ll find in the north..
Shaolin Seafood Lunch Sail is a “MUST DO” tour while you are in Port Douglas. This 1.5 hr Sail is the perfect experience to sit back and relax on an authentic Chinese Junk Boat, abundant with charm and character, while sailing on a sightseeing journey of Port Douglas.
Aboriginal guides explore Kuku Yalanji country, the only place where two world heritage sites meet, the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Learn about the environment, different bush foods and medicines.
The Daintree Shop in Port Douglas is your one stop shop for tours, souvenirs and information. We work closely with all tour operators to know exactly which tours are running and we love helping you find and book the best tours for you.
Enjoy a taste of the Daintree Rainforest with this Half-Day Morning or Afternoon Tour. You will learn all about the Daintree from your local guide, while looking for crocodiles on the Daintree River and exploring the Daintree Rainforest on a stunning private property.
The Great Barrier Reef offers a diverse range of tour experiences from exploring sand cays, snorkelling from a pontoon, view from a glass bottom boat to diving into the outer reef bombies and coral caves. Check in with your local tour office for the tour that best suits your needs.