What animals live in Port Douglas?

Enjoy an educational experience about the iconic Koala on the Koala Feeding Presentation and Koala Presentation.

  • Koala.
  • Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo.
  • Mahogany Glider.
  • Northern Bettong.
  • Kangaroos, Wallabies and other similar species.
  • Striped Possum.
  • Feathertail Glider.
  • Spinifex Hopping Mouse.

Can you visit Thala Beach?

Thala Beach Nature Reserve occupies the forest-clad headland at the northern end of this beach. All guests can enjoy this private-access beach.

Is it good to live in Port Douglas?

Port Douglas is a tourist hub for visitors to the famed Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, yet with its friendly village atmosphere and low rise buildings, the town retains a casual and low key charm, and is a great place to live.

Where is the Thala?

Thala is located 45 minutes drive north of the Cairns Airport and 15 minutes drive south of Port Douglas.

Are there kangaroos in Port Douglas?

Australian Wildlife Experience- #1 Port Douglas Attraction Fancy hand-feeding iconic Australian Wallabies and Kangaroos or catching a glimpse of the legendary Southern Cassowary or Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo?

Where can I see crocodiles in Port Douglas?

Here are five top places to spot a crocodile around Port Douglas.

  • Croc Arena: Swim with Salties. Swimming with whales and dolphins are items on many a traveller’s bucket list.
  • Mowbray River Pedestrian Bridge.
  • Lady Douglas River Cruise.
  • Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures.
  • Crocodile Cruise River Tour.

Why is Port Douglas so popular?

Port Douglas is renowned for its World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and the incredible nearby Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Visitors that are feeling adventurous, can hop on a Great Barrier Reef cruise or jump on a 4WD safari and explore the rainforest coast.

Is Port Douglas a suburb?

Port Douglas is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Douglas, Queensland, approximately 60 km north of Cairns. In the 2016 census, Port Douglas had a population of 3,504 people….Port Douglas.

Port Douglas Queensland
• Density 194.7/km2 (504.2/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4877
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Area 18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)

What does Thala mean?

Thala, which means head or leader in Tamil, is what the Chennai Super Kings fans call Dhoni.

Are koalas in the Daintree rainforest?

Today they do not live in rainforest, although it is thought that millions of years ago the ancestors from which today’s Koalas evolved lived in the rainforests which covered much of Australia at that time. Koala populations only occur if suitable habitat is available.