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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Thala Beach Nature Reserve celebrates 20 years as ecotourism leader
Thala Beach Nature Reserve in Tropical North Queensland is proud to celebrate 20 years as one of Australia’s leading eco retreats. Since purchasing a formerly degraded sugarcane plantation 45mins north
$500m funding boost is a game changer for Great Barrier Reef
A $500 million funding boost for the Great Barrier Reef announced recently is a “game changer” in managing this great natural World Heritage icon, according to the Great Barrier Reef
Rainbow bee eater | Photo Phil and Sue Green
Celebrate Migratory Bird Day in May!
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is a global movement to unify to the planet’s major migratory bird corridors. The three major migratory bird corridors, which are also known as flyways,