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Port Douglas Adventure Activities

Port Douglas may be a great place to relax but it is the perfect location for some seriously fun adventure activities covering land, sea and air. Whether you sign up for windsurfing lessons off Four Mile Beach, 4 wheel driving Safaris along the rough outback tracks or learn to scuba dive on the reef you’ll be doing it all in one of the most beautiful settings on Earth.

There is almost no end to the adventurous things to do in Port Douglas yet adrenalin junkies still create new and exciting activities. Give Jungle surfing a shot as you fly through the rainforest canopies attached to a flying fox zipline. The trees rushing past is a truly exhilarating experience!

Port Douglas really does have it all (even activities for those who aren’t as adventurous). Take a look at the options below and start making a "To Do" list for your next holiday.

Adventure Activities Port Douglas

 

Barron River & Russell River White Water Rafting

Barron River & Russell River White Water Rafting

Book Port Douglas Tours OnlineThe only way to experience pristine rainforest, crystal clear rivers and breathtaking scenery is to take a white water rafting trip, a full day on the Russell River or a half day on the Barron River.

 

Bungy Jumping in Cairns

Bungy Jumping

Book Port Douglas Tours OnlineLocated in the adventure capital of Australia, the Cairns Bungy Tower is set in lush tropical rainforest, occupying 7 acres of unique land surrounded by pristine world heritage listed rainforest.

 

Jungle Surfing in the Daintree

Jungle Surfing

Book Port Douglas Tours OnlineJungle Surfing is a unique and exhilarating way to experience the beauty of the world renowned Daintree Rainforest. Jungle Surfing offers unparalleled access to the heart of the Daintree from the bustling forest floor to the giants that tower above the canopy.

 

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1 Hour Daintree River crocodile and wildlife cruise

1 Hour Daintree River crocodile and wildlife cruise

More Info1 hour Daintree River wildlife and crocodile cruise on the only solar electric boat on the Daintree river. The boat it is nice and quiet and there are no petrol fumes or exhaust , it is also good for getting close to the wildlife without disturbing it. We aim to treat this fragile ecosystem with respect and have minimal impact, our boat does not create a wake so we do not erode the mangroves. We are the only boat with "Croc Cam"; a digital video with a very good zoom for showing hard to see animals on a big screen. Wildlife includes Salt Water Crocodiles, snakes, frogs, and birds and also interpretation of the mangrove environment. The buisness is locally family owned and operated and has been going for 16 years. We offer a unique experience with minimal impact see, hear and smell nature at its best nature eco experience. We also offer longer two , three hour cruises by bookings only, maximum 10 people great for photography for those that want a longer more personalised tour.

 

Cairns Reef and Rainforest Combo: Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns Reef and Rainforest Combo: Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef

More InfoEnjoy two fun filled days exploring the Great Barrier Reef, including a free introduction dive, a scenic tour on the glass bottom boat. Breakfast and lunch are included as well as a visit to the 'Oldest Rainforest on Earth' with a day tour to the stunning Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas and the magical Mossman Gorge. These tours are two must see attractions while visiting Cairns in the beautiful far Northern Queensland. Both tours are small group in nature and relaxed in true North Queensland style.

 

Reef Trip - Certified Diving

Reef Trip - Certified Diving

More InfoA high quality, personalised scuba diving trip from start to finish.

Feel the pleasure and security of diving with highly experienced local instructors; while using our superb equipment.

Our unrivalled knowledge, expertise, and small group sizes; combined with access to some of the finest areas on the Great Barrier Reef, will ensure you have an experience second-to-none.

 

Port Douglas Inshore fishing trips - Private Charters

Port Douglas Inshore fishing trips - Private Charters

More InfoWe strive to promote the sport aspect of fishing. We like to teach our guests the importance of catch and release fishing for the longevity of our sport and future generations. We don't mind bringing a couple fish home for you to eat as this is all part of our experience and the fun of eating your catch, but we are against unnecessary filling of eskys/coolers of fish.

Let us know if you would like to spend some time during the day on and island snorkeling and sightseeing to get the most of your experience with us on the barrier reef.

Our fishing guides have extensive knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding waters and we can assure you, your time spent on one of our custom built sportfishers will be one to remember.

 

Port Douglas Inshore fishing trips - Shared Charters

Port Douglas Inshore fishing trips - Shared Charters

More InfoWe strive to promote the sport aspect of fishing. Where we like to teach our guests the importance of catch and release fishing for the longevity of our sport and future generations. We don't mind bringing a couple fish home for you to eat as this is all part of our experience and the fun of eating your catch, but we are against unnecessary filling of eskys/coolers of fish.

Let us know if you would like to spend some time during the day on and island snorkeling and sightseeing to get the most of your experience with us on the barrier reef.

Our fishing guides have extensive knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding waters and we can assure you, your time spent on one of our custom built sportfishers will be one to remember.

 

Full Day Tour in the Daintree

Full Day Tour in the Daintree

More InfoExperience this magnificent area rather than just looking, all in the comfort of our Luxury 8 seater Mercedes Valente. Daintree Discovery Tours will take you to “The most picturesque locations in the Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, Daintree River, and Cassowary Falls”!

 

Morning Half Day Tour

Morning Half Day Tour

More InfoWe are the only company that can get you out to the stunning Cassowary Falls. It is only accessible through private property, keeping it nice and quiet for us.

 

Afternoon Half Day Tour

Afternoon Half Day Tour

More InfoThis is a great way to see the Daintree Rainforest and river if you only have a short time available, or if you love a good sleep in!

 

Guided Eco Segway Tours Four Mile Beach Port Douglas

Guided Eco Segway Tours Four Mile Beach Port Douglas

More InfoCome on a journey into tropical paradise with our Eco guided Segway tour.

Take in gorgeous views, feel the open air and the wind blowing on your face as you smoothly and effortlessly glide on your own Segway along Four Mile beach.

Four Mile Beach borders two national Heritage locations. The Great Barrier Reef and The Daintree national Park. On your journey you may hear some history aboriginal culture and fascinating stories about the wildlife and the surrounding area. There is lots of free ride time and opportunities to take photo's

 

Shaolin Sunset Sailing

Shaolin Sunset Sailing

More InfoJoin us on an amazing and unique Sunset Sail, departing daily from the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina located right in the centre of Port Douglas. Shaolin will capture you with her beauty, charm and history as you relax and take in the spectacular scenic views of the local mountains, islands and coastline. Receive complimentary canapé’s and a beverage, then you have the option to purchase more on board. Our captain will provide an entertaining and informative, casual style commentary as you sail along the waterfront and out into the Coral Sea. This is a Sunset Sail you will never forget.

 

Out n About Sportfishing - Share and Private Charters - Reef and Estuary

Out n About Sportfishing - Share and Private Charters - Reef and Estuary

More InfoCast a line and experience the thrill of fishing on one of Out n About's popular sportfishing tours. Enjoy estuary, and/or reef fishing while using a variety of fishing methods to enhance your time on the water. Experienced guides offer personalised service with a maximum of only 6 guests per boat. Affordable half day share charters run from 8am-12pm and 12:30pm-4:30pm daily.

Also specialising in Private Charters for groups of up to 12 guests, in total, on our 2 boats. Perfect for wedding parties, corporate groups or large families, tours can be designed for your individual needs. Fish inshore reefs and estuaries or visit the outer reef for a full day. Go night fishing, use poppers, lures, fly or live bait, we cater to you!

Locally owned and operated Out n About offers the opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy the regions beautiful surrounds while pulling in a line.

A great value tour and suitable for the novice to experienced angler, a must do while visiting Port Douglas.

 

Private Charter Reef Fishing

Private Charter Reef Fishing

More InfoReefinity Adventures offers the ultimate fishing adventure, bottom fishing for some of FNQ five star fish, Red Emperor and Coral Trout or Trolling for our prize game sports fish Spainish Mackeral, Yellow Fin Tuna and Mahi Mahi.

AURORA is a custom-built 30 foot game fishing boat with a fantastic platform for fishing on the Great Barrier Reef. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just want to drop a line in, you’ll be sure to have a great day and take home your prize catch

You can be assured to experience the diverse coral reefs and marine life at the best locations with a passionate & experienced crew and most importantly, no crowds. Our vessel takes 6 passengers, a charter guide and a skipper.

 

Half Day Private Charter Reef Fishing

Half Day Private Charter Reef Fishing

More InfoReefinity Adventures offers the ultimate fishing adventure, bottom fishing for some of FNQ five star fish, Red Emperor and Coral Trout or Trolling for our prize game sports fish Spainish Mackeral, Yellow Fin Tuna and Mahi Mahi.

AURORA is a custom-built 30 foot game fishing boat with a fantastic platform for fishing on the Great Barrier Reef. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just want to drop a line in, you’ll be sure to have a great day and take home your prize catch

You can be assured to experience the diverse coral reefs and marine life at the best locations with a passionate & experienced crew and most importantly, no crowds. Our vessel takes 6 passengers, a charter guide and a skipper.

 

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Port Douglas

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Port Douglas

More InfoExperience the rainforest beauty of Far North Queensland on a scenic day trip from Port Douglas. Ride the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway and choose from a variety of options including the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.

 

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Port Douglas

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy the tranquility of the rainforest as you soar above the canopy aboard the Skyrail on a day trip to Kuranda from Port Douglas. Choose from a variety of options including Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.

 

Full Day Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge Tour

Full Day Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge Tour

More InfoExperience the magnificent and untouched UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, the oldest living rainforest in the world, on a day trip from Port Douglas. Spot crocodiles in the wild on a river cruise, sample locally made tropical fruit ice creams, marvel at the beauty of this World Heritage-listed site from Alexandra Lookout and take in the rainforest from the forest floor with informative guided walks. If you are lucky you may just spot a cassowary. The maximum participants for this tour is 11.

 

Scenic Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Flight from Port Douglas

Scenic Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Flight from Port Douglas

More InfoTake a scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas over the Great Barrier Reef or a combination with the Daintree Rainforest. Fly high above two of Australia's greatest natural treasures -- enjoy magnificent views of the world’s largest coral reef, or views of the amazing gorges, rivers and rugged mountains of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. You can choose from a 30-minute or 40-minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef -- or for the ultimate experience, take a 60-minute combined reef and rainforest flight.

 

Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise Including Port Douglas Transfers

Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise Including Port Douglas Transfers

More InfoThere is no more spectacular way to start your day than with a dawn Balloon flight over the picturesque Atherton Tablelands.  As the sun rises the giant Balloons glide gently over the bushland and farms dotting the Mareeba Valley allowing you to spot awakening wildlife such as kangaroos and wallabies. Your highly skilled pilots will give you an insight into the surrounding region and the fascinating world of ballooning before returning you to your Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation.

 

Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walk and Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise

Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walk and Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise

More InfoExperience two UNESCO World Heritage–listed natural wonders on a full-day tour that visits the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. Within Daintree National Park, tour Mossman Gorge with an Aboriginal guide who shares local indigenous culture with your small group limited to 15 people. In the afternoon, join a sailing cruise aboard a luxury catamaran with numbers limited to 33 adults, stopping at the Low Isles for a snorkeling or glass-bottom boat tour and time on the beach. Snacks, beer or wine, and round-trip hotel transportation included.

 

Outer Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from Port Douglas

Outer Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from Port Douglas

More InfoSet sail from Port Douglas for a day of snorkeling and adventure on the Outer Barrier Reef.Immersed in the northern frontier of Great Barrier Reef, this is the perfect sailing and snorkelling adventure for a conservation minded visitor. Ideally suited to those who can swim and have a spirit of fun and adventure.  The white sands of the coral cays are surrounded by tropical waters filled with fish, turtles and coral. This smaller cruise is limited to just 45 passengers, ensuring good company and helpful assistance from the crew. A buffet lunch is included, along with a reef interpretation talk, a guided snorkel tour and a glass-bottom boat with an expert marine biologist as your guide.Discerning guests can fully enjoy an inspiring full day of adventure using wind power to the absolutely stunning sand cays on the Great Barrier Reef in the most environmentally way!

 

Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

More InfoSet sail from Port Douglas for a day of snorkeling and relaxing on the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles. The sheltered white sands are surrounded by tropical waters filled with fish, turtles and coral for pristine off-beach snorkeling, just moments away from Low Isles . This smaller cruise is limited to 33 passengers, ensuring good company and helpful assistance from the crew. A buffet lunch is included, along with a reef interpretation sail in a glass-bottom boat with an expert marine biologist as your guide

 

Small-Group Wildlife and Rainforest Tour from Port Douglas

Small-Group Wildlife and Rainforest Tour from Port Douglas

More InfoVenture off the beaten track and explore the diverse Port Douglas region with Blue Adventures. Our tours have an emphasis on seeing wildlife and we spend time exploring World Heritage rainforest, cruising on a rainforest fringed volcanic crater lake and taking relaxing nature walks in some stunningly beautiful locations - all areas rich in native Australian animals.

On tour we regularly see wild animals including kangaroos, platypus, emus, wallabies, tree kangaroos, lizards and prolific birdlife.
* Please note that we require a minimum of 2 passengers to confirm a small-group wildlife and rainforest tour. If we do not meet minimum numbers we will contact you to discuss alternative dates or other our options.

 

Lagoon Tour

Lagoon Tour

More InfoThe lagoon tour is our beginner level tour. It is suitable for families and couples that are new to mountain biking. The Lagoon Tour is a great taste of outback country and savanna grasslands. Enjoy a complementary pick up from your hotel. We then have a 30 mins drive up into the mountains in Julatten. Starting off riding through outback cattle properties and cane fields to a private fresh water lagoon where we will cool off with a swim and have some fruits and refreshments before heading back to the bus.

 

Electric Mountain Bike Rainforest Eco Tour

Electric Mountain Bike Rainforest Eco Tour

More InfoExperience the rainforest like never before. This is an experience that will be the highlight of your trip to the Wet Tropics.

We go where no other vehicles can.

Cycle historic rainforest tracks while being silently assisted by state-of-the-art Electric full suspension mountain bikes.

Learn about the oldest rainforest on earth from our experienced guides.

Enjoy the surreal beauty that surrounds you while you spot the unique fauna and flora along the way.

Small groups (max 5 people)

 

Sunset and Stargazing Adventure Cruise

Sunset and Stargazing Adventure Cruise

More InfoDeparting on Monday's and Friday's from the picturesque Port Douglas marina, our sunset and stargazing cruise combines a beautiful sunset with wildlife spotting and a stargazing session of our brilliant north Queensland night sky.

Our adventure cruises are designed to do something no other Port Douglas tour has offered before, taking you on a journey in time and place in a magical and mystical environment.

Tours depart at 6:30 pm and last approximately 1 hour and 45 cruises. Whether you have an interest in the environment and astronomy or just want a relaxing evening cruise, these trips are not to be missed!

 

Blazing Saddles Horse Riding

Blazing Saddles Horse Riding

More InfoOur Horse-riding trails meander through beautiful bushland and rainforest, allowing you to get in amongst nature and experience it first hand. Our trails are perfect for absolute beginner riders through to the more experienced rider. We hand pick your horse for your particular skill level, provide you with a safety and introductory riding lesson and then split groups into skill levels so as to ensure you have a safe and fun horse riding experience.

Our emphasis on safety is well known around these parts so please look through our safety accreditation from the Australian Horse Industry Council and other safety systems in place.

 

Blazing Saddles ATV Quad Bike

Blazing Saddles ATV Quad Bike

More InfoPicture this, your zooming along our rainforest and adventure trails that zig zag their way across our property with friends, family and other fun loving people on your very own four wheeled motor bike!, also called a Quad bike or ATV which stands for All Terrain Vehicle.

Our Quad Bikes are easy to ride and provide the perfect adventure. With a fleet of both 90cc and 250cc bikes, your guides will ensure the perfect balance between safety and fun! So easy to ride, our group sizes remain small, to guarantee your personalized experience. Anyone can do it!

 

1-Hour Australia Daintree River Cruise

1-Hour Australia Daintree River Cruise

More InfoBruce Belcher’s Daintree River Cruises offer a one-hour wild life cruise. We are enthusiastic, honest, exciting and informative. We are keen bird watchers and have a good eye for crocodiles and tree snakes, with crocodiles being spotted on 98% of trips, particularly in cooler months. We don't provide Daintree bird watching tours however the native bird life in the Daintree is abundant.

 

We operate Daintree tours from our home on the banks of the Daintree River in a secluded wildlife boutique facility. Come and relax in our garden room, listen to the surrounding wildlife and enjoy a complimentary Daintree Tea or coffee before or after your Daintree river tours experience. Peruse our tropical souvenir collection. Meander through our lush tropical garden to our private jetty to board our vessel for a personal guided tour with Bruce’s 31 years experience on the Daintree River.