Port Douglas News

Winter In The Tropics

Posted: 06 Jun 2017

Perfect winter weather now with warm days and nights getting cooler (if it's below 20C we reach for the extra blankets!)

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Is It Time To Book Your Winter Stay In Tropical Port Douglas??

Posted: 31 May 2017

Far Pavilions Luxury Villa 2 offers you an escape from the winter cold. 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Sleeps up to 6 | From $495 per night The villa is comprised of 3 bedrooms with 1 Queen size suite and 1 Double suite, and the third bedroom with 2 sin...

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Balboa Holiday Apartments

Posted: 30 May 2017

A little wild and windy at the moment but still warm. Why not visit the Daintree or just relax by the pool

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Local Tourism Network Have Installed A New Webcam On The Roof Of The Pacific Hotel.

Posted: 22 May 2017

We hope the webcam's live video stream will be beneficial to the regions tourism industry by giving viewers a realistic indication of the current weather in Cairns. The camera has a 20x optical zoom and offers 270° view of the Cairns City and Marina....

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Now Offering Port Douglas Pick Up

Posted: 03 May 2017

Raging Thunder Adventures are now operating daily return coach transfers from Port Douglas for our Hot Air Ballooning, Afternoon Canyoning and Barron River Rafting tours!

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Taste. Watch. Dance. Play

Posted: 28 Apr 2017

Port Douglas Carnivale is just around the corner and with the fabulous line-up of events, there is every reason to celebrate! Opening with Asahi Super Dry Paradise on a Plate and the Macrossan Street Parade, the sense of atmosphere will be carried thro...

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More Wind In Aquarius's Sails!

Posted: 28 Apr 2017

SV Aquarius has a new destination – the Outer Great Barrier Reef. This exciting new tour is the only outer reef experience on a sailing vessel departing from Port Douglas. Aquarius will set sail for a two-hour relaxing journey to Horseshoe Bay at Tongue...

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It's Almost Time For Flames To Open Again For 2017!

Posted: 11 Apr 2017

Have you ever dined in the Rainforest? Now is your chance...
We are kicking off the season with our Rainforest Dining Experience on Saturday 1st April. We will continue the week with our Aboriginal Cultural Experience on Tuesday 4th and Thusday 6th!

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New Ballooning Brand For Raging Thunder

Posted: 05 Apr 2017

Raging Thunder Adventures has rebranded its ballooning experience as Cairns Hot Air Balloon Co to tap into the growing number of international travellers booking directly online. Skydive the Beach Director Anthony Boucat, whose Wollongong-based ASX com...

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New Cairns Marina Webcam!

Posted: 10 Mar 2017

The Cairns Marina Webcam is located at the Habourlights apartment complex overlooking the departure point to most Great Barrier Reef experiences.
check it out on Youtube Live Now!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMDtAOGdJlA

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Cairns Entertainment: Mission Beach, Palm Cove, Tinaroo, Kewarra, Mareeba

Posted: 08 Mar 2017

It has been a memorable week of events from Cairns & Mareeba to Lake Tinaroo & Mission Beach to Palm Cove and Kewarra West. 4 great weddings, a Seniors Ball, and club entertainment. Venues included Tinaroo Lake Resort, Castaways Mission Beach, Nunu Res...

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New Preview Buttons For Ltn Members

Posted: 03 Mar 2017

We have just released a new preview feature to Local Tourism Network.
Now when you are editing your Organisation Profile & Pages you can click the little "eye" icon to see your changes live on the Public Websites.

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Local Tourism Network Facebook Integration

Posted: 01 Mar 2017

LTN members with listing pages can now post News to Facebook from within their Local Tourism Network dashboard. This is a time saving feature which allows you to post one news item on both channels at the same time. The Facebook connection is easy t...

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5 Tips To Shoot Better Video With Your Smart Phone

Posted: 30 Jan 2017

Check out the latest blog from PhlipVids offering 5 tips to shoot better video with your smartphone. http://phlipvids.com.au/5-tips-for-better-video-with-your-smart-phone/

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Radtimes Go Rafting On The Barron River

Posted: 30 Jan 2017

We went white water rafting with a radtimes crew on the Barron River with Raging Thunder and it was an epic afternoon! Everyone had a great time and we made a video of the adventure you can view at the following link. https://www.facebook.com/Radtimestoge...

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The First "buffy"

Posted: 30 Dec 2016

Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher on hand This is an old photo - this morning it was lovely to hear the first call of a Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher. They're arriving a little later than normal as they usually migrate from New Guinea around October,...

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Save The Date For Carnivale !

Posted: 20 Dec 2016

Dates have been announced for the annual Port Douglas Carnivale from 26th - 28th May 2017. Showcasing the best of Tropical North Queensland from local food and wines to talented musicians and friendly, family fun, Port Douglas Carnivale is one of Aust...

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Crocs, Cassowaries And Kangaroos: Where To Spot Wildlife In Far North Queensland

Posted: 20 Dec 2016

Part of what makes Port Douglas and the Daintree so unique are the interesting creatures that call Tropical North Queensland 'home'. From wild crocs to croc feeding, kangaroos, and of course the ancient and elusive cassowary, here is your guide to finding...

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Quicksilver Port Douglas Yacht Club Race Week 2017

Posted: 21 Sep 2016

We're excited to announce Quicksilver's sponsorship of the annual Port Douglas Yacht Club Race Week for 2017. To be held over five days from 16-20 May, the colourful sailing regatta will take place in the beautiful waters of the Coral Sea off Port Doug...

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Welcome Home Quicksilver Viii And Agincourt 3 Platform

Posted: 21 Sep 2016

Quicksilver's flagship wavepiercing catamaran and Agincourt 3 (AG3) activity platform are once again welcoming visitors to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef after both having recently completed million dollar makeovers. And they are look...

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