Port Douglas News

Cooktown Tours Filling Fast

Posted: 12 Nov 2012

Hop on board and discovery historic Cooktown over the Eclipse period in our region.
Limited spaces for Thrusday 15th November, and Friday 16th November

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Extra Departures For The Eclipse

Posted: 12 Nov 2012

Extra departures on this special Aboriginal Cultural experience throught the Eclipse period
Thursday 15th November, Friday 16th November and Sunday 18th November

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Solar Eclipse 2012 Road Reports

Posted: 01 Nov 2012

Plan, prepare and be patient!! Police are urging residents and tourists to plan, prepare and be patient for the viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse scheduled for Wednesday November 14 between 6.38am and 6.40am.Now is the time to start researching, if you...

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Snorkelling With Whale Sharks

Posted: 19 Sep 2012

Passengers onboard our Silversonic dive and snorkel vessel and Pro Dive Cairns Liveaboard vessel had rare whale shark encounters within days of each other at Turtle Bay on the Agincourt reefs (Silversonic) and at Flynn Reef off Cairns (Pro Dive Cairns)....

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Reece Mastin's 'shout It Out' Music Video Filmed On The Atherton Tablelands

Posted: 05 Jul 2012

X Factor winner Reece Mastin filmed his filmclip for 'Shout It Out' on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands! Check out our Video Library for a link to the film clip! Check out our 'Self Drive' categories for ideas on places to visit on the Atherton Tablel...

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Cairns Airport Ironman Cairns 3 June 2012 - Entertainment Info & Changed Traffic Conditions Maps

Posted: 30 May 2012

The Cairns Airport Adventure Festival has swung into action over the weekend, with 3 fantastic events taking place in Port Douglas. We are continuing the festival this weekend with the Cairns Airport Ironman Cairns, with over 1000 cyclists coming through...

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Port Douglas & The Daintree

Posted: 16 May 2012

Visit Port Douglas & The Daintree and discover these 10 and MANY MORE things about this beautiful region! Romance is always in the air, with close to 500 couples saying 'I do' here in 2011. You can view the biggest orgy on earth when the coral spa...

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Getting Around Port Douglas And Daintree

Posted: 30 Apr 2012

For those who prefer to make their own way around, most roads are sealed but travelers venturing off these must check road conditions before they leave, and make sure to let someone know where you are going and how long you expect to be gone. Pre-Booking...

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Travel Smart

Posted: 30 Apr 2012

In Port Douglas and Daintree, the rule is relax. The style is casual so all you need are comfortable, lightweight clothes. If you like, you can leave your jacket and tie behind, because they are not necessary even at formal restaurants. Don't forget to pa...

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New Aboriginal Guide For Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

Posted: 18 Apr 2012

An exciting day for our Daintree Dreaming customers today with the commencement of a new tour guide Cris Wilesmith. A young enthusiastic Aboriginal guide who has completed stage one of his training, Cris will be complete his training in 6 weeks and will g...

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Cooktown Discovery Weekend 8-11 June 2012

Posted: 15 Apr 2012

Time your visit to coincide with the 2012 Cooktown Discovery Festival which will take place from June 08-11, hop on board Adventure North Australia for a memorable weekend.
http://www.cooktownandcapeyork.com/events/cooktowndiscoveryfestival

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Cooktown Discovery Festival 2012

Posted: 11 Apr 2012

A fully costumed re-enactment of the landing of Captain James Cook and his first meeting with the local Guugu Yimithirr people. Travel up with Adventure North on the 1 Day Cooktown Adventure (at $250per person) and Stay the entire weekend! Travelling up...

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Transit Venus From Australia 6th June 2012

Posted: 27 Mar 2012

Observing the June 6th 2012 Transit of Venus from Australia "Within the area that sees the entire transit, Northern Australia stands out as possibly the clearest place to observe the transit of Venus. Viewing geometry is not ideal, but when general viewi...

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Palm Cove Webcam

Posted: 19 Mar 2012

Our Palm Cove Webcam which was located on cairnscam.info is currently being upgraded. It will be available again in a couple of weeks on the top of the weather page.
In the meantime, check out the Cairns Webcam at http://www.cairnsinfo.com/webcam.php

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Cairns Stars In Book Series For Students

Posted: 16 Mar 2012

Cairns is featured in the tenth book of the Our Australia, an innovative series teaching students about the rich history, culture and geography of regional Australia. The series is a collaboration between Australian Geographic magazine and award-winning a...

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10,000 Happy Customers

Posted: 14 Mar 2012

Adventure North Australia celebrate taking over 10,000 customers on their 4wd Adventure tours to Cooktown. Now thats a lot of happy customers

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Charities Celebrate Tourisms Generosity

Posted: 21 Dec 2011

Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful tourism industry, over $10,000 worth of food and gifts have been donated to The Salvation Army, St Vincent de Paul, Uniting Care (formerly Lifeline) and the Douglas Shire community - all recipients of the Quicksi...

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Upside Down Snowstorm On The Reef!

Posted: 28 Nov 2011

Cairns, Great Barrier Reef: Mother Nature was on cue for the Great Barrier Reef’s annual coral spawning with passengers aboard Silverswift’s Night Dives excursions being witness to this unique spectacle. From Great Adventures’ Norman Re...

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Spring In Cooktown

Posted: 27 Oct 2011

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Cooktown and the Tropical North as there are birds galore with orchids and flowers blooming everywhere. And of course its great fishing! Keen anglers are taking advantage of increased sunny days and lower wind conditio...

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Sydney Travelling Film Festival

Posted: 24 Oct 2011

SYDNEY TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO TOWN 11-13 NOVEMBER 2011 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS MARGARET POMERANZ & DAVID STRATTON FROM AT THE MOVIES AND AUSTRALIAN MUSIC ICON CHAD MORGAN The Sydney Travelling Film Festival lifts the curtain on its annual event...

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