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Moonlight Cinema
Moonlight Cinema, Australia's favourite outdoor cinema has just opened its first regional open-air cinema experience in Port Douglas. This new night-time entertainment option offers local residents and visitors the chance to catch the latest movie releases or enjoy old favourites. Located at Rydges Sabaya Resort, 87-109 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas and screening 4 nights a week from 1 July over a three month season, Moonlight's film program will be a mix of new release, 3D, classic and cult films.

 

Bally Hooley Railway
This is one of the few narrow gauge sugar cane railways on which a passenger train operates. These little railways have long been the lifeblood of the sugar cane industry. The train runs only from the Marina to St.Crispin's Station, a distance of approximately five kilometres. This journey takes fifteen minutes.



Courthouse Museum
The courthouse museum was built in 1879 and the oldest building in Port Douglas. Wharf Street (07 4098 5395).



Daintree
The Daintree and Cape Tribulation is to the north of Port Douglas. It is an area of spectacular scenery with tropical rainforest and ocean. The Daintree Cape Tribulation coast is where the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree rainforest meet, the only place on earth where two World Heritage areas exist side by side.


Four Mile Beach
A long sandy beach stretching from Island Point in one long arc. There is patrolled swimming at the north end of the beach with nets to protect swimmers from the stingers.



Mossman Gorge
Mossman Gorge is an attractive area for a walk and five kilometres from Mossman. Mossman is about 75km from Port Douglas. The walk is a through dense forest and with pleasant views of the river. There is also a swimming place in the Mossman River. A popular walk is to the suspension bridge across the river.



Port Douglas Market
Held very Sunday morning at Anzac Park set between the Dickson Inlet and Wharf Street. This well established market has a range of craft stalls, massage and lots more to entertain you.


Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Rainforest Habitat
At the edge of Port Douglas, where the road into the town leaves the main highway, is the Rainforest Habitat. Here you can view all types of local wildlife in a natural environment. There are 1,600 creatures resident, of 180 different species, including crocodiles, frogs, snakes, kangaroos, koalas, cassowaries and tropical birds. Breakfast is served with the birds every morning and a popular attraction. The Rainforest Habitat is open every day with an admission charge. Port Douglas Road (07 4099 3235).



Shipwreck Museum
A collection of shipwrecks from around Australia. (07 4099 5858).



St Mary's by the Sea
A white timber church, the subject of endless photos standing amongst lawns with views out across the sea located on Anzac Park.



The Lookout
Good views from Flagstaff Hill of Four Mile Beach.


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