Cairns to Port Douglas
This route takes you past the the Northern Beaches. Stay on the main
highway and follow the signs to Port Douglas. The highway
from Palm Cove is spectacular. The picturesque view of the ocean is
seen for most of the way to Port Douglas. Port Douglas is a and popular holiday destination offering many
attractions, cruises, water sports, village shops, galleries, and historic buildings, seaside Sunday markets and the rainforest wildlife centre.
boutiques, rainforest tours and more. Port Douglas is 68km north of Cairns
City. This really is a stunning relaxing drive to. From Port Douglas
you can venture onto Mossman where you will see the beautiful Mossman
Gorge. Then onto Cape Tribulation. Or you can go further on up to
Cooktown where Captain James Cook first landed in 1770 as his ship (HM Bark Endeavour) was badly damaged and in need or repairs. Since that day, history was in the making.
Cooktown is approx. Cooktown is approximately 5 hours drive from the
Cairns City Centre.