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Port Douglas can be found in the lush tropics of Northern Queensland, just a stones throw away from Cairns. With the Great Barrier Reef to one side, and the Daintree Rainforest to the other, you will think you have landed in paradise when you visit Port Douglas. If you’ve decided to make a trip to Port Douglas, you will be both pleased and relieved to notice that major car hire retailers such as: Thrifty, Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Budget are accessible in the region.

How to Get There?

Located about an hour away from Cairns Airport, it’s probably best to pick your car hire up at Cairns Airport and then cruise the rest of the way to Port Douglas. We can arrange a car hire ready for you to pick up when you arrive at the airport, so there’s no need to worry. You’re also going to need a good car to be able to take in all of the natural sights and activities that can be done in the region.

What Should I Do in Port Douglas?

Apart from the obvious trips to the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier reef, Port Douglas offers the visitor a wide range of activities, so jump in the car hire and get out there.

You could drive out to one of the many picture-perfect beaches, where you can swim, sun tan or even fish. Maybe you’d like to visit Four Mile Beach, a popular spot for beach cycling, where the whole family can get in a bit of exercise.

Of course, being on the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas has to be one of the top spots in the country to get your SCUBA certificate, so if you have a few days to spare, definitely get into some gear and explore the underwater world of North Queensland.