Family and Kids in Port Douglas

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Port Douglas? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Port Douglas, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Port Douglas.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Port Douglas for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas


    A must visit attraction in Port Douglas, the Wildlife Habitat is one of the best nature parks in Queensland. It gives visitors the opportunity to explore three distinct ecosystems filled with native flora and fauna. The Wildlife Habitat also has a unique activity where visitors can have “Breakfast with the Birds” or “Lunch with the Lorikeets”. Both activities can be pre-...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Four Mile Beach

    Beach, Picnic Spot

    This is another must visit and the premier beach of Port Douglas. It is ideal for the whole family and is visited by locals and tourists alike.  The views along the coast are stunning and offer great photo opportunities. The Beach itself is ideal for walking, running, relaxing and picnicking. Swimming her is possible even in stinger season as a portion of the water is netted off to allow s...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Daintree Rainforest

    Picnic Spot

    Considered one of the most complex ecosystems on earth, The Daintree Rainforest is a nature lover’s paradise. Located at a 1.5 hour drive from Port Douglas, it is ideal for a day trip. The Daintree area offers a unique combination of dense forests, mountains, streams, gorges, rock formations, mangroves as well as beaches and the ocean. It is part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Her...Read more
  4. Amazing Port Douglas attraction for kids
    Agincourt Reef

    Water Sport

    Touted as one of the best snorkelling and diving reef sites in the world, Agnicourt Reef is a cluster of numerous small ribbon reefs. It is located just 65 km off the coast of Port Douglas and is the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. There are several companies that offer day tours to Agnicourt Reef from Port Douglas. For those not wanting to dive or snorkel, some tour operators have submers...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Sunday Market

    Family and Kids

    A lively seaside market, the Sunday Markets in Port Douglas is famous throughout the region. It is officially a part of the Cotters Markets, which means that every item on sale is either made or grown by the stall owner or their family members only. The market offers a variety of items ranging from local arts and crafts, souvenirs to local produce. Also on sale are jewellery and clothing by loc...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Port Douglas
    Opal Reef

    Water Sport

    Abundance of fish and vibrant colours of coral are the highlight of Opal Reef. The water visibility is great making it ideal for snorkelling and diving.  It is considered to be one of the most spectacular areas of the Great Barrier for the sheer number of fish and marine life here. There are numerous day trips offered by tour operators from Post Douglas to Opal Reef. For those not wanting ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Bally Hooley Steam Railway

    Family and Kids

    A historic steam railway that operates every Sunday from the Marina Mirage station in Port Douglas, it is a very interesting tourist attraction in town. It is a 2ft narrow gauge railway. The jouney takes about 1 hour for a return trip and is operated by volunteers. The track is over a century old and the two trains, Speedy and Bundy are 55 years old.  The trains begins at Mirage Marina and...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    St Marys By The Sea

    Family and Kids

    It is a fully restored non-denominational chapel located by the sea, which is how it gets its unique name. The St. Mary’s by the Sea was originally built in 1880. It has huge stain glass windows and offers stunning view of the sea and surrounding rainforest-covered mountains.  It is a picturesque chapel with white interiors, wooden pews and a church bell. It is a popular wedding venu...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    The Reef Marina

    Water Sport, Picnic Spot

    A lively tourist area, The Reef Marina has numerous waterfront activities. It is home to numerous specialty shops, restaurants and bars along the marina that offer a spectacular view. Most tours to the Great Barrier Reef and surrounds begin from here. It is a nice place to walk around for people watching and if you’re interested in picking up some souvenirs. The Sunset Market takes place ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Flagstaff Hill Lookout

    Family and Kids

    Flagstaff Hill is a short walk from the main street in Port Douglas. It offers stunning views of the Coral Sea and Four Mile Beach. The site was originally used for shipping signal flags and derives its name from the practice. It is a scenic walk to reach the top and most people enjoy the trip however a certain level of fitness is required. The lookout can be accessed by vehicle but most people...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Court House Museum

    Family and Kids

    Set in the historic timber building that was the original court house, the museum showcases the history of Port Douglas. The building itself dates back to 1879 and the architecture is simplistic and typical of the time. It is the second oldest building in Port Douglas. One of the interesting displays is of Elle Thompson, the only woman to be legally hanged in Queensland for the murder of her hu...Read more