Why should I book my Port Douglas and Great Barrier Reef tours before I leave?
There are a huge selection of tours available to book, however meny of the best tours are small family type businesses that have limited capacity. Thsi is teh beauty of Port Douglas. If you have only a day or two and would like a specific tour we would suggest booking it in advance to avoid disappointment as many of the tours do book out during the busy season. Among the fantastic selection of tours available we can book tour to The Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, River Cruise, Fishing Trip, Hot Air Balloon Ride, Golf, Horse Ride on the Beach, Golf, White water rafting plus there are many more incredible things to do here. Our tour booking service is complimentary and the tour is charged to your room which you can pay as you go or on check out. We are kept up to date with all the specials that tour companies are offering so can also offer you the best deal going.
International visitor numbers up almost 6 per cent to Port Douglas Daintree
The top three visitor sources were the UK (20,000), US (18,000) and New Zealand (13,000). Tourism Research Australia figures for the year ending September 2017 also showed visitor nights growing 6.9 percent to 623,000. The average length of stay was also up.
Australian visitor numbers also stayed firm, with an increase in the average length of stay for domestic travellers. In total 412,000 overnight visitors came to the region, staying 2.3 million bed nights.
Tourism Port Douglas Daintree executive officer Tara Bennett said the latest figures continued an upward trend, demonstrating how healthy tourism was in the region.
“Port Douglas and Daintree is firmly on the international radar for people wanting a unique, extraordinary tropical destination,” she said.