Category Archives: Produce

Mossman Markets

Mossman Markets

Mossman Markets – Every Saturday The Mossman Markets are held bright and early every Saturday morning  at 7am under the Rain Trees next to St David’s church. You can access the Mossman Markets from the Captain Cook Highway as it heads north to the Daintree from Port Douglas. Across the road from the markets there is a great playground for […]

Tropical Fruit

tropical fruit

Tropical Fruit in Port Douglas The bounty of tropical fruit available in Port Douglas is hugely varied and really depends on the time of year as to what is available. Our climate allows us to grow tropical fruit varieties from all over the world. Lots of fruit is grown locally- some of these include sapote, […]

Sugar Cane

sugar cane

Sugar Cane Another marker of our tropical “winter” is the commencement of the harvest. Sugar Cane is one of the most prevalent crops in the tropics. Sugar cane is also the largest crop by production in the world. Sugar cane is actually a member of the grass family. During the cane harvesting season you will […]

The Ultimate Vanilla

Bundle of vanilla bean pods

Vanilla grown in Port Douglas Vanilla is a great local product. Port Douglas may be famous for the Great Barrier Reef but it is also home to the best vanilla grown in the world. The ultimate vanilla comes from Port Douglas and is grown by Vanilla Australia  (VA) and comes from the pod of an orchid. […]