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Christmas and New Years Eve Restaurant and Event Information

Christmas Day: (25 Dec)

The rule of thumb is for Christmas Day, restaurants in Port Douglas, Mossman and Daintree not part of a resort or accommodation house will be closed, apart from the ones listed on the right. Please click to enlarge the list.

Boxing Day: (26 Dec)

Most restaurants will re-open Boxing Day

New Years Eve and Fireworks Displays: (31 Dec)

Almost all restaurants Port Douglas Restaurants will be open New Years Eve but bookings will be essential.

Fireworks for New Years Eve put on by local business, the Douglas Chamber of Commerce and Douglas Shire Council are normally on at 8:30pm & 12 midnight on the 31st of December.

Please check for latest news updates on events.

Restaurants Open Christmas Day

Tourism Port Douglas recommends
Lunch OnlyQT Port Douglas @ Bazaar Restaurant
Osteria Padella
2Fish Restaurant
Silky Oaks Treehouse Restaurant
The Tin Shed
Hi Tide Cafe Bar & Restaurant
Lunch & DinnerQT Port Douglas @ Bazaar Restaurant
Silky Oaks Treehouse Restaurant
Hi Tide Cafe Bar & Restaurant

Open New Years Eve

If you are concerned your favorite restaurant is closed for Christmas or New years Eve, please contact them here


TOURS operating Christmas Day

Uplift Watersports Parasailing

Tel: +61 0497 488 011

- Amazing views of Port Douglas
- Tandom $170 ($85 pp)
- Individual $95 pp
- Fly behind our custom-built boat
- Safe, comfortable and fun
- No experience necessary

from $85 per adult


Calypso Reef Charters

Part of the Tropical Journey's Group
FREECALL:  1800 005 966


- Offers family cruises
- Reef tours and dive trips
- Suitable for all ages
- Provides a unique full day reef experience
- Child tickets $176.50
- more...

from $237pp Inc EMC charge

Christmas in Port Douglas

Port Douglas Full Restaurant Guide of Open and Close times for Christmas and New Years Eve

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Port Douglas Restaurants open Christmas Day