A visit to Port Douglas is best experienced by car. A rental car gives you the freedom to explore Port Douglas and Tropical North Queensland at your own pace and without the constraints of bus timetables or a tour itinerary.
Port Douglas is located approximately one hour drive north from Cairns. Without a doubt, the best way to get there is by hiring a car. The drive to Port Douglas along the picturesque Cook Hwy is superb, setting the mood for what to expect when you arrive in this charming seaside town. The road follows the coast for most of the way, occasionally venturing into cane fields with rugged mountain back drops.
To experience the myriad of attractions in Far North Queeland, hiring a car is your best option, as public transport doesn't cover the area near as well as it does in southern cities. It also gives you the freedom to create your own holiday, and enjoy attractions you like without being in a crowd of strangers.
Rental cars may be picked up from Cairns airport or transfers are available to Port Douglas from the airport. We also throw in some free maps of Far North Queensland to help you navigate.
We can assist you hire a car for a day or a week, be it a small budget car, medium family sedan or a luxury sports convertible. View our car hire range below:
You are welcome to email us with any questions you might have with regard to car rental in Port Douglas.