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Port Douglas Tourism Booking and Information

Family Friendly Restaurants in Port Douglas

Rattle & Hum Bar & Grill

Tel: (07) 4099 5641

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- Family friendly
- In the heart of Port Douglas
- Enjoy a wood-fired pizza or a hearty steak and salad
- Relaxed atmosphere
- Lunch, dinner or just a drink
- Open every day, 11.30am until late




N17 Burger Co.

Tel: (07) 4223 4704

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- 'Best burgers in Queensland'
- Open early morning till late night
- 'Eat in' or 'Takeaway'
- Using local Malone's Butchery meat
- Serving local Barrier Reef Brewing Co. beers
- Right in the centre of Port Douglas
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Central Hotel Port Douglas

Tel: (07) 4099 5271

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- The Central Hotel is one of Australia's most iconic pubs
- Established in 1878
- Perfect for lunch, dinner or drinks
- Live music Wednesday to Sunday
- Boasts three bars
- The pub's famous Public Bar is the home of Keno
- Enjoy our air conditioned pokie room

- Bottle Shops
- What's On


The Court House Hotel

Tel: (07) 4099 5181

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- The 'Courty' is one of the most iconic pubs in Australia
- Established in 1878
- A 'Must Do' in Port Douglas
- Offering all the classic pub favourites
- Perfect for lunch, dinner or drinks
- Live music Wednesday to Sunday



Zinc Restaurant & Bar

Tel: (07) 4099 6260

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- Contemporary Australian Cuisine
- Sophisticated alfresco or indoor dining
- Dedicated Cocktail Bar
- All day dining
- Ideal for couples, families, groups & events
- Open 12pm until Late
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Breakfast with the Birds @ Wildlife Habitat

Tel: (07) 4099 3235

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- Famous Breakfast w/ the Birds
- Large assortment of tropical fruits
- Eat surrounded by tropical wildlife
- Located at entry to Port Douglas
- Voted #1 Zoo in North Queensland (TripAdvisor)
- Prices valid from April 1 to March 31 2019
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from $56 pp Child (4-14y) $28 (inc admission)

St. Crispins Café Port Douglas

Tel: 0400 652 906

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- Open 7 days from 7am
- All-day classic Australian dining
- Great coffee
- Breakfast / lunch & light refreshments
- Try our Eggs Benny & Signature Burgers
- Fully licensed bar
- Open evenings for Private Events
- Weddings, Birthdays, Engagements
- Call us for availability



2 Fish Restaurant Port Douglas

Tel: (07) 4099 6350

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- Nationally award winning seafood restaurant
- Freshest local seasonal produce
- Alfresco dining + air-conditioned cocktail bar
- Stylish venue in the heart of Port Douglas
- Couples group bookings weddings + events
- Open 12am-10pm bookings recommended




On The Inlet Seafood Restaurant

Tel: (07) 4099 5255

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- Finest fresh local seafood & regional produce 
- Multi award-winning restaurant & bar
- the perfect setting for your quintessential tropical
- Shiny new contemporary venue
- Sunset & Coral Sea views
- Lunch, sunset specials and dinner daily


The Tin Shed - Combined Club

Tel: (07) 4099 5553

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- Best views of the Dickson Inlet and the Coral Sea
- Expansive wooden dining deck over the water
- Open 10am - 10pm Monday to Saturday and
- Open 8am - 10pm Sunday
- Upstairs bar with great views
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Busy Bees Babysitting Services

Port Douglas Babysitting

Port Douglas resident Fay Georgakopoulos specializes in caring for children (0-12yrs)

Mob: 0417 794 507

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Qualifications & Experience: Primary Teacher, Childcare, Nanny, Mother, Blue Card, Senior First Aid, CPR & Anaphylaxis Training. Specialises in childminding & activities for groups of children for weddings & corporate functions.

Parks & Playgrounds of Port Douglas


Playgrounds & BBQ's

Rex Smeal Park:
Playground, BBQ area, Toilets, Water views,
Wharf Street Port Douglas

Port Douglas Market Park:
Playground, Swing, Toilets, water views
Wharf Street near St Mary's By the Sea

Bruno Reidweg Solander Park:
Playground, Close to Beach, Toilets, BBQ
Solander Blvd, Port Douglas

Port Gardens and Ferndale Park:
Playground, BBQ, Toilets, Undercover Area
Oriole Street, Port Douglas

Four Mile Park:
Basket Ball Court, Swings, Toilets, close to beach, BBQ
Barrier Street, Port Douglas

Port Douglas Surf Club: 
Playground, close to beach, Toilets
Port Douglas Esplanade

Julan Park:
BBQ, close to beach, exercise equipment
Port Douglas Esplanade


Sport and activity areas

Port Douglas Sports Ground:
Skate Ramp, Pump track
Port Street or Mudlo Street (access) Port Douglas

Reynolds Park:
Tennis & Basket Ball Courts
Port Douglas Road



Jalanbu Park:
Park bench, lots of shade
Mowbray and Garrick Streets

Reef Marina Park:
Water views
Reef Marina

Port Douglas Family Holiday Activities


For years Port Douglas has created memorable family holidays boosting Australia's best family beach Four Mile Beach.


Parents need not worry about crashing waves as Four Mile Beaches azure waters rarely offer more than a lapping of tiny waves on the shore.


Port Douglas is a town of open spaces and parklands most offering playgrounds and activities for children.


Relax and unwind with your family in Port Douglas.

7 Free Port Douglas Activities for the best Australian Holiday Experience

When looking for fun family activities to partake in on your Australian holidays to Port Douglas, you may try to find a few activities that are free of charge so you can save money, leaving you with more holiday funds to spend on the spectacular, more costly events. Vacations don't have to be all about spending money; they should be about spending quality time with your family. Here are seven fantastic free Port Douglas activities that are sure to brighten the days of your entire family!

Free Sailing at the Yacht Club
Every Wednesday, the Wednesday Afternoon Gentleman Sailing group at the yacht club meets and will provide you with a sail around the inlet & Coral Sea free of charge. It's a great way to experience a little bit of life at sea, without spending a lot of time on a long seafaring journey. The skippers will be more than willing to show you and yours a great time on the waves in a beautiful boat!

Experience the flying foxes
Port Douglas is home to a large colony of flying foxes. Just before sunset, you will be able to see the flying foxes- a breed of bat- circle in the sky. This unique experience will bring you closer to nature in an amazing way.

Visit Stinger Park to watch the boats come back to shore
Stinger Park (Rex Smeal Park) is a great place to bring a picnic lunch in the afternoon. While you enjoy your snack or meal, you can watch the beautiful boats come back in to the harbor. This place is ideal for visitors with children, as there is plenty of space for the kids to run around and get a taste of the sweet ocean air.

Window Shop in the amazing shopping district
Port Douglas has a fabulous selection of shops. Even if you don't want to spend a dime, walking around to see what each of these shops has to offer is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. Take in the sunshine, look at products made by local artisans, and get some good exercise while you are at it.

Visit the local marketplace
Every Sunday at the Anzac Park, the town of Port Douglas has a public market set up. Whether you like to browse the art, craft, and edibles made by the locals or you just want to perch under a tree for some people watching, the Sunday Markets are a wonderful way to spend a Sunday morning. Open from 8 am until the last person leaves, this is a great place for you to find interesting items as well as great conversation.

Take a walk on the beach
Port Douglas is known for it's long beaches. Take a stroll down one of these wonders of nature to collect shells, sea glass, pebbles, or driftwood. An Oceanside stroll is a great way to pass the time no matter the time of day. No matter where the sun is, if you need something to do in between set plans, a walk on the beach is surely what you need to clear your head and relax.

Visit an art gallery
A visit to a Port Douglas art gallery will bring you close to the culture and arts of this marvelous area. Spend an afternoon looking at the inner workings of the minds of Port Douglas artists, and perhaps bring a little inspiration home with you.

There are plenty of free activities to pass the time on your Australian holiday to Port Douglas, use your imagination and enjoy your surroundings to take in the most of your beautiful, relaxing, oceanside surroundings.

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