More Reasons to Visit Port Douglas
15 October 2019 - North Queensland
As if you need a reason to visit Port Douglas! But just in case you do, here’s a run-down of our favourite things to do in Port Douglas during Spring.
Ports Shorts Film Festival
Ports Shorts Film Festival is the coolest film festival in the tropics. It brings together the very best short films from around the globe. Grab a blanket, enjoy sunset and then treat yourself to a short film or two.
The Festival also offers the opportunity to hear from film industry experts and budding actors can sign up for classes including ‘stunt co-ordination’ and ‘playing the part’. For more information visit portshorts.com
When – October 25-26, 2019
Where – Rex Smeal Park, Port Douglas
You will need to purchase event tickets.
Port Douglas Marlin Challenge
If fishing is your thing, the Port Douglas Marlin Challenge is held each November and attracts anglers from all over the world.
The challenge is fishing for the big prize – the Marlin.
When – November 7 – 10, 2019
You must register for the event.
Oops, we mean funky boutiques!
One of the delights of Port Douglas is meandering through the many shops.
From soy candles to jewellery and quirky handmade gifts to art galleries and fashion boutiques, we guarantee you will find the perfect memento of your time in Port Douglas.
Shop to you drop and then treat yourself to a gelato – you deserve it!
Cane Toad Racing
Yes, it is a thing. Just to prove we are serious, you can visit the IronBar website for up to date race information.
Famous cane toads race on a regular basis and it’s unmissable, unforgettable and very unique family entertainment.
It’s said that you haven’t been to Port Douglas if you haven’t been to the IronBar.
By day, it’s a popular dining destination with pub-style eats but expect the unexpected after dinner.
That’s just a few more reasons why you need to take a trip to Port Douglas and we recommend staying at Serenity Accommodation, Port Douglas.