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Address: The Esplanade | Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: 0400711811
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October is an excellent time for this beach

My wife and I were in Port Douglas at the start of October and I have to say the daily walks from our accommodation to the beach were the best part of the trip. The water was an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were in Port Douglas at the start of October and I have to say the daily walks from our accommodation to the beach were the best part of the trip. The water was an excellent temperature and the surf had just enough to it to be fun to play in but not rough enough to dump... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This was in walking distance to our Villa at Fullmoon, the beach goes for miles, and has a brilliant surf patrolled area with nets, so you can swim all year round.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We were here in the rainy and box jelly fish season. Went for a walk after some severe rainstorms and the beach was pretty messed up with debris from the sea. You can walk up some steps for a great view then walk around the back of the resort back into town. It is probably a great place at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful long stretch of beach. A pity we could only swim inside the nets in December because of stingers.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This beach on a hot day is great for a quick dip but not during the summer months when the stingers are around. It's a nice walk along the beach as long as there are no dogs out of control. Unfortunately Port Douglas Shire Council has no control over dogs, especially when in town. Dogs in restaurants, dogs off leash.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This beach is pretty long, hence the name, and it's nice to run or walk along in the early morning before it gets too hot. Don't be tempted to swim in the water as there are dangerous jelly fish I'm the water during a large part of the year. A sting is potentially fatal. However, there is a netted area... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The beach was indeed long however mother nature decided to unleash some bad weather, high winds, rain etc which meant the "stinger" net was taken out of the water. Swimming was not allowed in any part and the beach was littered with seaweed. Did not look as inviting as the pictures. Stayed in Port Douglas for 7 days and this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Keep the beach for your mornings as the afternoons get windy down by the water! Huge beach and you never feel crowded in and so very close to the shops and all accommodation!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Were here in March with the stingers still around and a storm brewing, so wasn't the best time to visit. Close to the town and amenities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Such a gorgeous beach. We walked up and down this beach multiple times. Loved the coconuts that fell from the trees, it gave the beach a survivor feel to it!! Having the stinger nets out was a great way for me to feel safe whilst swimming. My husband and I spent about 90% of our time at the beach or... More 

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