About Port Douglas
Port Douglas is a town in Far North Queensland,
Australia, approximately 70 km (40 mi) north of
Cairns. The permanent population of Port Douglas
was 3,205 at the time of the 2011 census.It is the
closest mainland port to the Great Barrier Reef
and only a short drive into the heart of the Wet
Tropics rainforest at Daintree and Cape Tribulation.
Getting to Port Douglas from Cairns is an hour's
drive along one of Australia's most scenic coastal
roads with the rainforest on one side and the
Great Barrier Reef on the other.