On the Esplanade, the Lagoon is popular with kids and is patrolled all day. There are ‘Tiny Tacker Tuesdays’ every third Tuesday of the month at the Cairns Regional Gallery as well as theme-based workshops for children during the school holidays.
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Fast catamaran to a pontoon on the outer Moore Reef. Options include semisubmersible trips and helmet diving. Good for families.
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Extra Action Watersports
Have fun on Four Mile Beach with jet ski hire from Extra
Action Watersports or go on their two-hour Reef Sprinter reef snorkelling
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Wavelength Reef Trips
Wavelength Reef offers snorkelling cruises only (maximum 30
passengers) to three gorgeous outer reef sites. Good
The unrelenting surge of visitors to the
Reef off Port Douglas has impacted on its general condition, and although you'll
still see colourful corals and marine life, it has become patchy in
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Port Douglas Yacht Club
Ever dreamed of sailing on a yacht? Well, the benevolent folk
at the Port Douglas Yacht Club run sunset sessions each Wednesday, a fun and free
way to get a taste boating life on a 1½-hour tour. Register at the Yacht Club at
16:00; boats leave at 17:00 (BYO drinks).
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