1. Stroll down Four Mile Beach
Voted amongst Australia’s ‘Best Beaches’ every year, Four Mile Beach is a sight you will remember. Unspoilt by man made structures the 4 miles of beach is simply stunning to stroll sunrise to sunset. This image is taken from Flagstaff Lookout which connects with the Flagstaff walking track and Sky Deck. A serious must do.
2. Take a helicopter flight over Port Douglas
If you see Port Douglas’ Island Point from the skies, you wont be disappointed – Four Mile Beach, Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Dickson Inlet.
3. Visit the Crysralbrook Superyacht Marina
The Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina is Port Douglas’ iconic marina and is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. The marina has more than 20 outlets including a microbrewery, bars, cafes, restaurants, tour operators, function spaces and souvenirs shops.
4. Stop in for a tasting at Hemingway’s Brewery
The classic Queenslander style Brewery sits overlooking the marina and the perfect location for a North Queensland sunset.
5. Shop til you drop on Macrossan Street
Port Douglas boasts an array of stylish and practical boutique shops. A rare mixture is available with recognised brands right next door to local brands that will take you by surprise. Check out the PORT DOUGLAS magazine for its dedicated fashion collections.
6. Run, Walk or Ride Four Mile Beach
Run, ride, swim or stroll down the famous Four Mile Beach every morning. Cafe’s and coffee wait for you afterwards on the Port Douglas Esplanade.
7. See the Coral Sea from the Flagstaff Sky Deck
Look out to Low Isles across the Coral Sea, north to Snapper Island and south down Four Mile Beach. The Flagstaff Sky Deck is located at the top of the stairs at the northern end of Four Mile Beach. It connects also with the Flagstaff walking track taking you right up to the top look out and all the way around to Rex Smeal Park. A must do!
8. Sunsets and sail boats from Rex Smeal Park
Rex Smeal or Sunset Park is great for all occasions. A free public park right on the point of the Port Douglas peninsula offers visitors one of the post card photo’s for this region. From 4:00pm on any given day you can see the flotilla of Great Barrier Reef cruise operators return from their day out. A procession of up to 15 vessels can be seen. Rex Park connect with the Flagstaff Walking Track at the eastern end.
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