Port Douglas Australia – Gold to Tourism

By admin| August 31, 2009|

Port Douglas is a small coastal town with a current population of approximately 4000 permanent residents. It is sometimes seen to attract celebrities drawn to its sleepy charm and discretion. It was during the 1980s that Port Douglas was discovered as a popular destination for Australians to spend winter months and visit the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and other northern tropics attractions. Originally established in 1877 due to its close proximity to the Hodgkinson Goldfields it was named Port