Port Douglas offers an abundance of exciting activities with the rainforest or the reef close by. For further information on these or any other activities please contact the Tour Lounge staff prior to or during your stay on +61 7 4087 1000 or PortDouglas@peppers.com.au
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A great value tour to Cape Tribulation, the Daintree National Park and Mossman Gorge. Travel in air-conditioned comfort in your luxury purpose-built 4WD vehicle to Cape Tribulation through some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Your tour includes a guided walk to the spectacular Mossman Gorge, a Daintree River Cruise, a tropical lunch and a walk along the Bloomfield track to Stingray Bay.
Explore one of the most stunning attractions Far North Queensland has to offer. The Great Barrier Reef is a wonderland of tropical islands, sand cays and coral reefs. We can organise activities to suit your group’s requirements from snorkelling and guided tours to scuba diving the cod holes.
Experience the rainforest from a different perspective, take guided tours through the tracks and boardwalks capturing the picturesque setting of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest, or enjoy an exciting cruise sighting crocodiles on the Daintree River.
Relive the days of old when fuel was coal and engines ran on steam. The Bally Hooley Steam Railway is a small steam train that shuttles between Marina Mirage, Sheraton Country Club and St.Crispins Station (at the southern end of the golf course). Only runs on Weekends and Public holidays.
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is the best place to see crocodiles and native wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. Set at the foothills of the MacAlister Range, in a World Heritage listed area, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures provides an innovative approach to viewing and interacting with wildlife, enabling visitors to become immersed in a natural environment with safety. A series of timber boardwalks provide elevated viewing of wildlife as visitor’s journey through a range of natural habitats.
Enjoy a fun, relaxing and informative calm water cruise on a wonderful paddle boat. Come on an exploration of the beautiful unspoilt mangrove channels near Port Douglas. Here we have an excellent success rate at finding wild crocodiles and birdlife including sea eagles, ospreys, kites, kingfishers, herons and waders. The forest scenery is spectacular with fascinating vegetation set against a back-drop of the coastal ranges.
Departing from the Marina Mirage, explore 15km of tranquil mangrove forest at your leisure. Port Douglas Boat Hire offers pontoon boats which are licensed to carry six people and are great for families and groups, as well as dinghies which are licensed to carry up to three people. No boat licence necessary.
The award winning Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime Guides at Mossman Gorge will share their personal experiences and their intimate relationship with the Strangler Fig tree that bears many sacred stories. They will also tell you stories behind the Mountain Spirit that overlooks and protects the Mossman Gorge area. Dreamtime Children on the Guided Tours will learn about rock art (body paint), didgeridoo playing and Yalanji Art, rainforests flora and fauna.
The Rainforest Habitat is a wildlife park of the future and world leader in mixed immersion exhibits. It is situated in Port Douglas, on eight acres of land that has been recreated to provide a window into our natural environment. Visitors can wander through three different and unique environments that depict numerous species of the surrounding rainforest, wetlands, and grasslands.
Tennis is a fantastic activity for everyone. The Port Douglas Tennis Club is a five minute walk from Peppers Beach Club and has three Astroturf surface courts available for hire. Please see the Tour Lounge to check availability as court bookings are essential. We also offer racquet and ball hire.
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