Welcome to Thala Beach Nature Reserve
Port Douglas, Australia

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is located on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas, Australia. Deluxe eco accommodation options are sensitively positioned amongst the resort’s 145 acre property. Complimentary experiences are provided for our guests including nature/wildlife walks, star gazing nights, Coconut Odyssey tour and specialist talks from local experts. Guests and visitors alike are invited to dine in the treetops at our popular Ospreys Restaurant. Come stay with us!

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Experience the tastes of the tropics while being surrounded by its splendour

Located where World Heritage Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef

Rainforest backs onto Thala’s private beach frontage providing a natural setting for our guest to unwind in nature while still being within easy access to The Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest.

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Expert tips for sustainable tourism
Sustainable tourism is increasing in popularity not only in Australia but around the world. Budget Direct Insurance asked some industry experts how to travel in an eco-friendly way. Why is
Wangetti Trail | Thala Beach Nature Reserve
Wangetti Trail site inpections begin
On-site inspections have begun as the Queensland Government ramps up work on the design and business case for the Wangetti Trail, a 76-km nation-leading bike and walkway north of Cairns.
The story behind White-bellied Sea-Eagle painting in Thala’s lobby
White bellied Sea Eagles are one of Australia’s most striking birds of prey. Sometimes confused with the Wedge-tailed Eagle, White-bellied Sea-Eagles are easily distinguished by their white belly and silver/grey