For a long time there were a couple of helicopter companies offering tours from Port Douglas but sadly one of these companies is no longer operating. There is only one company now that offers helicopter tours from Port Douglas. As there is only one company now offering helicopter tours from Port Douglas, Port Douglas Reef […]
Port Douglas the Ultimate Destination for Giant Black Marlin Fishing It’s that time of the year again! Port Douglas is blessed to have the best opportunities for game fishing in the country. The outer reefs off Port Douglas and continental shelf options including Linden Bank, Opal Ridge and the Ribbon Reefs up to Lizard Island […]
The Great Barrier Reef Port Douglas is blessed to be the closest town and departure point on the coast to the Great Barrier Reef. Most reef tour boats take about 1.5 hours to steam the 32 or so nautical miles to the outer reef. Most of the reef is located off the mainland of Queensland. […]
How to pick the best weather for Great Barrier Reef tours It is not an easy thing to do, but here are some tips on how to choose the best conditions for Great Barrier Reef tours. All the Great Barrier Reef tours in Port Douglas will endeavor to give you a fantastic experience on the […]
Box jellies, also called sea wasps and marine stingers, live primarily in coastal waters off Northern Australia and throughout the Indo-Pacific. They are pale blue and transparent in color and get their name from the cube-like shape of their bell. Up to 15 tentacles grow from each corner of the bell and can reach 10 feet (3 meters) in length. Each tentacle has about 5,000 stinging cells, which are triggered not by touch but by the presence of a chemical on the outer layer of its prey.