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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Port Douglas?
If your trip to Port Douglas is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Stop by Macrossan Street. It’s one sight you’ll find on many travelers’ to-do lists. Four Mile Beach and Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina are also a stone’s throw away and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Port Douglas?
You don’t need to limit your adventures to just Port Douglas. Cairns is 35 miles away and is home to a fine range of close-by things to see and do, such as Esplanade Lagoon. When you’ve ticked that off your list, point your wheels in the direction of Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.
Where are the best beaches near Port Douglas?
Port Douglas boasts some magical coastal areas, and what better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your very own rental car. See what fascinating shells and treasures you can find scattered beside the water at one of these well-loved beaches:

  • Newell Beach (6 miles away).
  • Wangetti Beach (14 miles away).
  • Cape Kimberley (15 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Port Douglas?
Here on a work trip? You’ll be pleased to know that Sugar Wharf has some great hotels and cafés nearby. It’s situated 0.3 miles from Port Douglas.
What kind of rental car should I get for Port Douglas?
Whether you’re taking a break on your own or with a few friends, CarRentals.com can help you find the best ride for your adventure in Port Douglas. An economy car is a fantastic option if you’re planning to spend the majority of your time in the city center. Economical and with impressive mileage, these cars will take you from A to B comfortably and easily. If you feel like standing out from the crowd, have a look at our special category. You’re certain to find something that’ll command some attention! Got the young ones in tow? A spacious SUV will meet your needs.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Port Douglas?
For some of us, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting the car of your dreams is certainly within your grasp! Imagine the feeling of cruising the open roads in a classy convertible, even if it’s only for a little while. Or perhaps all you need is a budget ride to get you from point A to point B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, there’s a rental car to suit you in Port Douglas.
What side of the road do they drive on in Port Douglas?
In Port Douglas, you’ll be driving on the left side of the road. This means the driver’s seat is on the right side. If you’ve opted for a manual transmission vehicle, get comfortable with shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Port Douglas?
You’ll find no shortage of places to park your car in Port Douglas. Even in the thick of things, there’s usually a space right where you need it.
Does Port Douglas have peak-hour traffic?
One of the advantages of hitting the road in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so don’t stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of roughly 8,200, you can look forward to a smooth Port Douglas driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Port Douglas?
While motoring around the streets of Port Douglas, keep in mind that the speed limits generally range from 40km/h to 110km/h. Most residential areas are 50km/h unless indicated otherwise.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Port Douglas?
As in many places, standard cell phone usage is prohibited while behind the wheel in Port Douglas. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just make sure you maintain focus on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Port Douglas?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Port Douglas is 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a big night out, leave your car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Port Douglas?
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Port Douglas, red means stop, with no exceptions. When approaching traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Douglas Shire?
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Douglas Shire.

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