Port Douglas Accommodation FAQs
You don’t need a car if you are planning to just vedge out and do a few tours. If you wish to really go exploring then a car would be beneficial. Our local bus service runs past the resort about every 20min making it easy to get around Port Douglas.
It is also good to consider the cost of the transfers against hiring a car.
Very casual tropical clothing is all that is required with the need for warmer clothing very unlikely. Through the months of July to September the evenings can get a slight chill in the air, so if you feel the cold a light coat is a good idea.
Generally a good length of time is 5-7 days. This will give you time to experience the best of Port Douglas and still have time to relax.
Average summer temperatures range from 24 – 33 degrees Celcius and in the winter months ranges from 14 – 26 degrees. Highest temperatures usually occur in January and the lowest in June, July and August. The Surrounding Tableland areas are cooler, with average dry season temperatures of 9 – 22 deg.
If you wish to hire a car please click on the link here and get a quote.
If you have chosen to hire a car from the airport – when you get to the end of Airport Drive you turn right onto Captain Cook Highway and follow the highway until you reach the Port Douglas Turn Off (approx 67kms). To get to Ti-Tree Turn right off the highway into Port Douglas and then turn right into Barrier Street (second round-a- bout) and we are directly across the road from the shops.
If you are not hiring a car we can arrange transfers on a shuttle bus for you. We just need you arrival details and departure if you are wishing to book a return trip.
The stinger season starts 1st November and finishes 31st May swimming enclosure (Stinger Nets) is used during stinger season on Fourmile beach with life guards present. The jellyfish are only present on coastal beaches and stinger suits are provided on cruise boats to be cautious during the season, generally the stinger season doesn’t interfere with Great Barrier Reef activities such as snorkelling or diving.
The main difference between the two units is the deluxe unit has a dishwasher and an LCD TV, the furnishings are also more modern. The deluxe unit is only in a villa (one level).
All the linen you require is provided except for beach towels. Beach Towels are available for hire $5.00 per towel for your stay.
Yes, We have wireless internet available on site Free of Charge that reaches into all units.
Our tennis court is free to use if no-one is using it. We do hire out tennis racquets and balls for $3.00/racquet and ball for a day if you are unable to bring your own.
Our apartments are fully self-contained. This means you have a full kitchen including oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and all the glasses, cutlery and crockery, pots and pans etc.
Covered parking is available on site – directly in front of your apartment. Parking is free.
When booking tours it is always best to book when you arrive as you will have a better idea of what the weather will be doing etc. and we are able to help you pick the tour best suited to your needs.
Staying 3 nights or less, sometimes it is better to book ahead especially in our peak season( July – October), not so much in our low season. To help you book your tours have a look at our tour page this will help you decide what tours you might like to try contact us if you need any help.
If you are arriving later than 6.00pm it is suggested you let us know so we can have your unit open and ready for you with instructions being left on the reception door.
It is also worth a mention that most dining venues will not be open after 8.30pm so if you miss out on dinner it may be difficult to find somewhere once you arrive.
We can purchase a few items for your arrival if you would like. Just let us know and we will pick them up for you and they will go on your room account plus a small fee.