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2016 Tourism Port Douglas News Archive

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PORT Douglas will come alive with the arrival of the much anticipated Speigeltent from Knockout Events 2016 Carnivale managers.....

THE Port Douglas State School (PDSS) held a special Anzac Day parade, with Douglas Shire Mayor Julia Leu just one of the special guests in attendance.

JODI Noden has taken out the overall photographic category of Tourism Port Douglas & Daintree's Show Me Your Paradise campaign, with her stunning shot of Emmagen Creek near Mossman.

PORT Douglas is fast becoming the port of choice for the most expensive superyachts in Australia.

THE master plan for the Botanic Gardens in Mossman will be unveiled tonight with a special ‘fly through’ digital presentation and symbolic planting at the proposed site.

Better Homes visits FNQ Botanical Ark

National TV series Better Homes and Gardens features on of Port Douglas most famous residents.....

Latest news for Peninsula Hotel

Top 25 for Peninsula Hotel

TripAdvisor has listed Peninsula 12th in their Top 25 list of best hotels. Read more....

Port Douglas superyachts

New luxury superyachts continue to visit Port Douglas

Since the Reef Marinas expansion last year, a new global awareness of Port Douglas is attracting the supermodels of the sea and its good for business....

April

Daintree Rainforest Floravilla Ice-cream

Floravilla Ice Cream still the one

One of the worlds most prized Botanical Artists is also the Daintree's best kept secret. Betty Hilton operates Floravilla Ice-cream in the Daintree Rainforest....

New Adventure Park to open just south of Port Douglas

Plans for a new Adventure Park have been submitted to the Douglas Shire Council. Facilities are to include a skate park and skills test biking track ...

February

Tourism Port Douglas Daintree searches for best images of the region

Show me your Paradise kicks off again this year with the region's Tourism organisation offering cash and prizes to attract photo and video contributions by locals and visitors to the area...

Wildlife Habitat to launch 2 new attractions

After the success of their inception in Cairns CAPTA will open Crocarena and Ziplines into the Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas

Port Douglas gears up for Australia Day

Port Douglas gears up for Australia Day with multiple events

Pool Party's, Aussie BBQ's, live music. Aussie Day is special to everyone and everyone has their special way of celebrating. Check out all the goings on on this great day here....

January

Retreat named in Qantas' Top Ten best

Locals Frank Frikker and Renee Alert are basking in being recognised by Qantas as being a Luxe Top Ten Spa Retreat....

Port Douglas; Top tennis town says Tennis Australia

After holding a number of successful tennis workshops in the region Port Douglas has been rewarded by Tennis Australia with the adoption of a top 20 mens singles player.....

What to do in the rain in Port Douglas

10 things to do in Port Douglas in the rain

Heavy rain is predicted if the current monsoon trough crosses the Gulf side of Cape York. A wet Christmas is in Port Douglas means tourists will be looking for things to do in the rain. more.....

Port Douglas microbrewery

New microbrewery ready for installation

This week marks the arrival of the Port Douglas microbrewery vats for installation. The new brewery is still on track for a May opening.

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