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Barrier Reef & Daintree Day Tours

Tours - See the Barrier Reef, Daintree & Port Douglas

Port Douglas is home to beautiful beaches and a magnificent rainforest so naturally there is an abundance of tour operators eager to show you around!

You can choose to discover the coral gardens and islands of the Great Barrier Reef or stay on land and visit the Daintree Rainforest where you can get back to nature and discover Australian wildlife.

You can choose to take a hot balloon ride to get a bird’s eye view of the beach and forest, or hop on a bus to get a good look at street level. We’ve included a list of tour operators below who will help find a tour to suit your needs.

Browse through the list of Port Douglas activities below and book your tour online!

Port Douglas Tours

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.

 

Small-Group Kuranda Village, Skyrail Cableway and Scenic Railway Day Trip from Port Douglas

Small-Group Kuranda Village, Skyrail Cableway and Scenic Railway Day Trip from Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy a small-group tour of Kuranda departing from Port Douglas or Palm Cove (not available from Cairns) . Visit the multi award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Enjoy a journey to Kuranda over some of the oldest rainforest on earth. Explore the 'village in the rainforest' colorful arts and crafts markets and a trip to Cairns on one of the most spectacular rail journeys in Australia. Head home via the beautiful Palm Cove for a signature cocktail over looking the palm fringed beach before arriving back at your departure point late afternoon.

 

Atherton Tablelands Small-Group Food & Wine Tasting Tour from Port Douglas

 Atherton Tablelands Small-Group Food & Wine Tasting Tour from Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy this small-group food and wine tour featuring the tropical delights of the Atherton Tablelands from Port Douglas. Eat your way through the day starting with morning tea at Tjapukai Aboriginal cultural park followed by a stop at Jaques Family coffee plantation for an insight into coffee from tree to cup and enjoy the very best locally grown coffee 'as you like it'. Feast on a delicious lunch and Award winning spirits at Mount Uncle Distillery nestled in coffee and banana plantations and a visit to Gallo Dairyland a working dairy farm and gourmet cheese factory for cheese and beautiful hand crafted chocolates. Mid afternoon stop in at 'The Humpy' for seasonal tropical fruit and macadamia nut tasting', then Golden Drop Mango winery to sample 11 tastings and some Daintree Ice cream company's Mango sorbet  followed by a quick trip through the 'Outback' to spot a platypus whilst tasting Queensland wines and beer and homemade Macadamia nut butter on warm local bread.

 

Kuranda Day Trip from Port Douglas with Optional Skyrail Cableway or Scenic Railway

Kuranda Day Trip from Port Douglas with Optional Skyrail Cableway or Scenic Railway

More InfoDeparting Port Douglas or Palm Cove (not available from Cairns) enjoy this small-group Kuranda day trip limited to 12 guests guaranteeing personal service and entertaining commentary throughout your day. Your first stop is Freshwater station to take a journey aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway (if option selected), travel through the rainforest. On arrival in Kuranda, your guide will meet you there and show you around this 'Village in the rainforest' famous for its colorful arts and crafts markets. After approximately 2-hours in Kuranda it's time for a trip on the multi- award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (if option selected) where you will enjoy a world heritage listed rainforest experience and take in some of the most spectacular views on earth. Next, head up the coast to stunning Palm Cove for a drink (at own expense) overlooking the picturesque beach. Returning to Port Douglas 4.30pm and the end of the day together.

 

Kuranda Day Trip small group from Port Douglas by bus

Kuranda Day Trip small group from Port Douglas by bus

More InfoEnjoy hotel pickup from Port Douglas or Palm Cove (NOT available from Cairns) at either 8.30am or 11am with a maximum of only 12 guests guaranteeing you personal service and great commentary along the way. Head straight to Kuranda Village up the Kuranda Range and travel through some of the oldest rainforest on earth. On arrival in Kuranda you'll be shown around this, 'Village in the rainforest' famous for its colorful arts and crafts markets leaving you to enjoy the village. After approximately 3-hours in Kuranda it's time for a trip back down the scenic Kuranda range stopping at Henry Ross look out for breath taking views over the region. You'll then head up the coast to stunning Palm Cove where you'll be shown the palm fringed Esplanade before enjoying a cold drink, coffee and cake or cocktail (at own expense) overlooking the beautiful beach.

 

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.

 

Half Day Low Isles Snorkelling Tour from Port Douglas

Half Day Low Isles Snorkelling Tour from Port Douglas

More InfoHalf Day tours to the picturesque Low Isles with a maximum of 23 guests
Choose an early morning departure or afternoon departure
4 hour tour
Snorkel the coral gardens with or without a guide, walk around the island and join a glass bottom boat tour.

 

Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

More InfoSail to the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles during a relaxing, afternoon cruise aboard a luxury catamaran. Moor at a secluded island with pristine white-sand beaches where you can admire colorful fish, coral and sea turtles while snorkeling or taking an included glass-bottom boat tour. You even get to catch the sunset during the return to Port Douglas. This premium reef experience is limited to a smaller group of up to 33 adult passengers. Refreshments and afternoon tea are included, along with all snorkeling gear plus hotel pickup and drop-off.

 

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

 

Personal Touring in Luxury Vehicles for both Set Itinerary & Private Tours

Personal Touring in Luxury Vehicles for both Set Itinerary & Private Tours

More Info*Welcome To TropicalNorth Queensland*
Catering for Individual needs Port Douglas Tropical Trips offers Unique Personal Touring in Luxury Vehicles for both Set Itinerary & Private Tours
Our Atherton Tablelands and Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tours are set itineraries, however, we can suggest touring options and help you create your own itinerary, visiting places off the typical tourist trail.  Attractions that interest you, your family or a small group.
Your Tropical North Queensland experience should be exciting, enjoyable and most of all informative.  When you choose your trip, you will want to go with people who give you personalised and " that little bit extra " special service and local knowledge.