The Douglas region is a world-renowned tourist destination enveloped by Australia’s World Heritage listed, magnificent natural boundaries: Wet Tropics rainforest-covered mountain range to the west and north, and 95km of Coral Sea coastline and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to the east.
Spanning 120,000 hectares, the magnificent Daintree Rainforest is one of the most biodiverse sections within the Wet Tropics Rainforest of Australia and the oldest continuously surviving rainforest in the world.
Visit Tourism Port Douglas Daintree to help plan your visit or for great ideas on where to stay or what to see and do while visiting the region.
There are a wide range of camp grounds and caravan parks available in the Douglas Shire.
To help protect our unique environments visitors are advised that camping, including staying overnight in caravans and mobile homes, in the Douglas Shire is only permitted in licensed caravan parks or camping grounds. Please ensure that if you are planning to visit the area that you have accommodation arranged prior to arrival.
Camping in unauthorised areas may result in a friendly warning or issue of a fine by Council officers who regularly inspect beaches, parks and council reserves throughout the region.
To assist with planning your trip to our region please check out some of the following RV, caravan park/ camping ground operators; and Dump Point facilities below.