The Douglas Shire in tropical Far North Queensland is the only place in the world where two World Heritage-listed environments meet.

With the closest and best access to the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef and the majestic Daintree Rainforest, the Douglas Shire is the ultimate place to immerse yourself and create a new life in Nature’s Playground.

Situated only one hour north of Cairns International Airport, the Douglas Shire boasts a vibrant local economy, fabulous lifestyle and idyllic surrounds.

Douglas Shire Council has made it even easier to make your move with the Discover Paradise Relocate Resources Pack.

Simply click on the links below and Discover Paradise for yourself.

WELCOME TO DOUGLAS GUIDE

DOUGLAS SHIRE ECONOMIC PROFILE

DOUGLAS SHIRE STATISTICAL PROFILE

ACCESS DOUGLAS DIRECTORY

SHIRE SNAPSHOT

COMMUNITY DIRECTORY

LOCAL WEATHER

DOUGLAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

TOURISM PORT DOUGLAS & DAINTREE

REAL ESTATE IN DOUGLAS SHIRE

DAINTREE LANDHOLDERS KIT

IMMIGRATION & VISAS INFORMATION