Port Douglas, Mossman, Miallo and the Whyanbeel Valley:-
A laid-back resort town with a wide range of accommodation, restaurants and shops
The closest access-point to the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland – full and half day tours to suit every interest and budget
Lively Sunday and Wednesday afternoon markets
World-famous wildlife sanctuary
Small sugar-mill town – the mill processes sugar-cane from all the region's cane-farms
Mossman Gorge is 10 minutes west of the town and offers stunning rainforest walks, swimming holes. Walk by yourself or join a walk with an expert Indigenous guide.
A range of shops – including a large Woolworths supermarket – several restaurants and accommodation options. It is the largest shopping centre between Port Douglas and Cooktown.
Beautiful valley drive through farmland,
Famous glass-blowing studio
World War 2 bombsite
A little north of Mossman, the turnoff to the small community of Miallo leads to the beautiful Whyanbeel Valley with its many acres of sugar-cane set against a lush backdrop of rainforested hills.
Whyanbeel is the local Aboriginal name for a canoe.
As you follow the meandering road past cane farms, picturesque creeks, tropical fruit farms and gardens you may catch a glimpse of the impressive High Falls cascading down the hillside above you.
This peaceful valley also offers some exciting and different things-to-do. Watch a famous glass-blower create miracles before your eyes – or ‘visit the outback’ at a spectacular Australian cattle mustering show.
Drive along Bamboo Creek Road on your way back to the main Mossman to Daintree road and you will pass a small memorial to a World War 2 bombing.
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