Daintree Region Guide

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PORT DOUGLAS SUNDAY MARKETS
PORT DOUGLAS SUNDAY MARKETS
VIEW FROM FLAGSTAFF HILL
VIEW FROM FLAGSTAFF HILL
RAINFOREST HABITAT
RAINFOREST HABITAT
MOSSMAN TOWN
MOSSMAN TOWN

Port Douglas to Mossman

Updated: 18-Apr-2007

Port Douglas spolis the traveller with 5-star to budget accommodation, art galleries, markets and award-winning dining experiences second to none.

The Port Douglas Sunday Markets are a popular haunt for tourists and locals alike. Here you'll find original arts and crafts, jewellery, pottery, tropical clothing, fruit and vegetables, glassware, books, homemade foods, unique Australian goods, souvenirs and more.

The markets are also a chance to meet the locals, including the artists, street theatre performers and buskers.

Flagstaff Hill is the best place to capture the striking views of the town and its superb Four Mile Beach.

The Rainforest Habitat at the turn off to Port Douglas showcases more than 180 species of wildlife and offers Breakfast with the Birds or Lunch with the Lorikeets Experience. A great way to view the birdlife up close a personal. The Raindforest Habitat is an ideal stop off on your journey to the Daintree.

The journey to Mossman takes you through green canefields with  rainforest clad mountains as the backdrop.

Mossman, is a picturesque little township nestled at the foot of the mountains.

The region's sugar capital the Mossman Central Mill throbs and hums its way through the sugar cane crushing season (June – October). Explore the country stores and historic pubs along the wide tree-lined main street.

Five minutes west of Mossman you will discover Mossman Gorge, a very accessible and scenic section of the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park.

Mossman is located 75 km from Cairns and 20 km from Port Douglas.


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