Our Location and the Region PORT DOUGLAS Port Douglas is a town on the Coral Sea in the tropical far north of Queensland, Australia. It's known for its beach resorts and as a base for visits to both the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest reef system, and Daintree National Park, home to a biodiverse rainforest. In town, Macrossan Street is lined with boutique shops and restaurants. Curving south is popular Four Mile Beach. THE REGION - Where the rainforest meets the reef The region includes Cairns, Palm Cove and the beaches, Port Douglas and Daintree, Kuranda and the Atherton Tablelands, Mission Beach and the Cassowary Coast, Cape York and the Gulf Savannah. The Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) region is best known as the gateway to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforests (the only place in the world where the ‘rainforest meets the reef’). Tropical North Queensland has established itself as one of the world’s most desirable destinations for both leisure and business visitors from Australia and overseas. Our region combines adventure and relaxation with some of the greatest natural wonders of the world, offering visitors direct access to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands and beaches, as well as the world’s oldest tropical rainforests and the outback.