Category Archives: Holiday tips

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 […]

Aboriginal Art Gallery

aboriginal art gallery

Aboriginal Art Gallery- Ngarru Aboriginal Art Gallery in Port Douglas – Ngarru- Contemporary Aboriginal fine art is a vital element of the oldest continuous cultural traditions. Contemporary Indigenous fine art is also one of the most brilliant and exciting eras of modern art. Art is a central part of the life of Indigenous Australians and takes many differing forms. Traditionally Aboriginal […]

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 […]

Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale- Party Time! Every May for the last twenty years Port Douglas celebrates all things tropical with a huge festival called Carnivale. Carnivale is held over a two week period with many exciting events on offer. Port Douglas Carnivale is nirvana for those who enjoy gourmet foods, wines and local produce. Originally Carnivale […]