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Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Port Douglas
"Cruising from Port Douglas aboard the high-speed Poseidon III an ultra-modern luxury catamaran you’ll have more time to spend at three fabulous snorkeling and diving sites on Agincourt Reef’s outer limits. Renowned for its coral and marine life the reef is known for being the best diving and snorkeling day trip destination from Port Douglas.This cruise suits experts and beginners alike whether you’re a certified diver or you just want to go snorkeling. If you’re a diver you can take up to three dives into the Great Barrier Reef’s coral gardens. You have your choice of diving from the mooring site
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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
"After pickup at your hotel in Port Douglas head to the Reef Marina where you are welcomed aboard the deluxe catamaran one of the only boat operators permitted to visit the coral cays of the Low Isles.Start your afternoon adults-only cruise with tea coffee and light refreshments while your expert crew prepares to set sail for the Low Isles. As you glide along enjoy the tropical breeze and scenery from the catamaran’s large outdoor decks or spacious interior cabin. When you arrive at the Low Isles have several hours to do as much or as little as you like. From the beach you can easily hop into the water and snorkel around the sheltered lagoon’s coral gardens. Beginning snorkelers and people who do not feel comfortable in the ocean can enjoy snorkeling here knowing that you are just steps away from shore. Learn m
From AUD248.00
 
Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
"Sail from Port Douglas aboard a luxury catamaran to visit Low Isles in the quieter morning hours before the majority of visitors arrive. After cruising from the mainland arrive at Low Isles where you can spend five hours relaxing under palm trees on the white sands. Or go off-beach snorkeling in the sheltered lagoon’s undersea coral gardens just seconds away from the shore.Take a walk to Low Isles’ historic lighthouse dating from 1878 or learn about the Great Barrier Reef’s magical underwater world of iridescent fish and fluorescent coral on a guided snorkel tour led by a marine biologist. There’s more fun eco-education aboard a glass-bottom boat tour
From AUD248.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Port Douglas

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Read the warning signs

Thanks Laurie,we have plenty of crocodiles in and around Cairns and a few years ago a teenage girl was dragged in at Chinaman's Creek in Portsmith,her friends heard her screaming and went to help...
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Read the warning signs

Thanks Laurie,we have plenty of crocodiles in and around Cairns and a few years ago a teenage girl was dragged in at Chinaman's Creek in Portsmith,her friends heard her screaming and went to help...
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Cold and Current

Snorkeling in the winter is cold, and there is some current. The excursion company had lines with floats on them for us to hold onto. I would swim out a little way and I would be swept back to the...
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Seafood in port douglas

definitely shop aroundwe had some excellent seafood but found some of the restaurants with views were charging big prices yet the restaurant around the corner was half the price and twice the amount,...
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Be VERY careful when swimming

Although the first photo of the sign was taken in Palm Cove on a brief stop there, the second photo was taken at the Port Douglas beach. the warnings are just as relevant to nearly all other areas in...
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Jellyfish

Be careful when swimming in the ocean! We were told that there weren't any jellyfish around during late October and unfortunately my husband was stung during our Barrier Reef trip.After this we saw a...
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Marine stingers/Box Jelly Fish

In Far North Queensland, from around November to May, there are dangerous Marine Stingers in the water. These creatures can cause a lot of pain (and can sometimes be fatal….), so at this time of year...
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Take lots of money!!!!

Although Port Douglas is a must for any traveller,it is very expensive....Save your extra dollars and do everything on offer,as it is all so amazing....if you dont do it, you will live to regret it......
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The Wildlife

please be aware that huge crocodiles do live in these areas. The signs everywhere are there for this reason. Be aware of the danger.Jellyfish in FNQ can kill. The safest place to swim in my opinion is...
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Swim between the Flags

Not only at Port Douglas but any other beach you swim at in Australia please swim between the flags at all times.Our beach/rivers/creeks are fun to swim in, but at all times be careful. Don't dive...
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Stingers

These little blighters are in the water during the wet season.The wet season is from December to May ( approx)This is why most , if not all Resorts and other accommodation have swimming pools.There...
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Crocodiles

Yep, there are crocodiles in and around the inlet area. You don't seem them very often, but if you see a sign warning you not to swim in an area, DON'T SWIM there. They don't put these signs up for...
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Estuarine or Salt Water Crocodiles

Well, we haven't seen any, but still I guess they don't just put it up to scare the tourists. This was around Anzac Park / Trinity Bay in Port Douglas.The sign says:Warning / Achtung / 'kieken'...
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Top Hotels in Port Douglas

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Private Beach Rd, Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland, 4871, Australia
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Davidson Street, PO Box 172, Port Douglas, Queensland, 4877, Australia
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Cnr Langley Road & Port Douglas St, Port Douglas, Queensland, 4877, Australia
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Port Douglas Rd (frmrly Radisson Treetops Resort & Spa), Port Douglas, Queensland, 4877, Austalia
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35 - 37 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland, 4877, Australia
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87-109 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, Queensland, QLD 4877, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Port Douglas

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Four Mile Beach

At the Coral Sea end of 4 mile beach is a concrete walkway and steps that lead to firstly a great view of the beach and as far as can be seen to the horizon, but also the exclusive and expensive...
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Quicksilver Cruises

Of course, when you come to Queensland, no trip is complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Because we were going to have a 1 year old with us and we wanted to be able to bring a stroller on...
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Flagstaff Hill

Flagstaff Hill has a popular lookout with sweeping views along the coast of Port Douglas. Bring your camera to capture the panoramic coast. You will see the entire stretch of the sandy Four Mile...
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Daintree Rainforest

One of the advantages of Port Douglas is its close proximity to The Daintree, Mosman Gorge, Cape Tribulation and areas – much of which lies in World Heritage listed tropical rainforest. I had...
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Mossman Gorge

If you love nature, and you probably do if you are visiting Tropical North Queensland, then a stop at Mossman Gorge definitely needs to be on your list. Part of Daintree National Park and listed as a...
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Great Barrier Reef

We spent a fantastic day (noon to 6.30pm) on the Shaolin chinese sail boat which takes you out to the Low Isles for an afternoon of snorkelling or checking out the corel on the glass bottom boat. As...
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sue_stone

"Tropical Port Douglas"
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Anne12

"Far North Queensland"
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Mikebb

"Tropical Delight Close To Great Barrier Reef"
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ATXtraveler

"The Only word here is WOW."
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sirgaw

"Paradise for some"
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