7 nights from $1,709pp
Package includes: return flights ex Auckland to Cairns, rental car hire, 7 nights hotel room accommodation, continental breakfast daily.
Port Douglas is located just an hour north of Cairns and is the only place on earth where two World Heritage listed attractions exist, with the spectacular Great Barrier Reef on one side and the beautiful Daintree Rainforest on the other.
There is no better place to learn to Kitesurf than on the beautiful Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas. In fact Four Mile Beach is regarded as the best kitesurfing location in Australia during the winter months, for both beginners and advanced riders.
Brett Wright owner/operator of WindSwell Kitesurfing has experienced IKO instructors to accommodate all levels of riders in private or group lessons. All instructors are qualified in first aid and there is a safety boat and first aid kit on standby. All lessons are safe, progressive, fun and good value for money. Brett is passionate about his organisation and says "Our aim is to make our students competent, independent kitesurfers, certifying all our students with the IKO Kiteboarder Card".
Four Mile Beach is the perfect stepping stone for great down-winders and Brett has offshore kiting tours/adventures to Low Isles, the Outer Reef and surrounding islands and cays of the Great Barrier Reef off the Port Douglas coast. Check some of the pics above in the slideshow!
He also can hook you up rental gear as well as lessons! Test ride the latest gear ! Hire the first 2 hour package for $150. The second 2 hour package will only $99.
Port Douglas offers an ideal tropical climate (mid 20s during the day) in the Australian winter when the south easterly trade winds are at their best during May and October.
Port Douglas is also the gateway to some of the best diving, snorkeling and fishing locations in Australia, so if the wind drops there's still plenty to keep your adrenalin levels pumped and your BBQ well supplied.
Port Douglas is known for its laid-back atmosphere yet still offers an air of sophistication with many beautiful resorts and award winning restaurants found here. Every year Port Douglas' population doubles during the peak season with the heavy influx of tourists who come from around the world to see what this beautiful area has to offer. In fact the town is like a small village with a few main streets lined with shops, bars and restaurants making for a great atmosphere. More than just World Heritage listed attractions, Port Douglas is also famed for its dining, with over 50 cafes and restaurants with everything from pub fare to gourmet meals. Also lining the streets visitors will find great shopping including casual market stalls to boutique fashions.
The Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree are two such attractions which make this seaside town famous. Boat rides out to the islands and spectacular reef are offered daily from Cairns and Port Doulas is also a gateway to the beautiful Daintree. The oldest rainforest on earth the Daintree is home to millions of plant and tropical animal species making for spectacular viewing, and with a treetop walk the best vantage point is offered.
Mantra PortSea offers the perfect accommodation solution for a relaxing getaway or carefree family holiday in Port Douglas. Nestled amongst lush tropical rainforests and on the doorstep of the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, the resort offers comfort and convenience with a selection of hotel rooms, one & two bedroom studios and two bedroom apartments.
One of the main reasons we’ve selected this particular resort/hotel is its location…. Perfect really if you don’t want to be carting your gear to and from the beach every time you want to hit the water.
Located just 100m from the beach and within a 15 minute walk of Port Douglas' village centre, Mantra PortSea features a lagoon style pool with swim-up bar and waterslide, and day spa, Mantra PortSea has pure relaxation in mind for your Port Douglas stay.. All surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. Mantra PortSea resort is the perfect choice for singles, couples and families looking for a relaxed North Queensland holiday.
Mantra PortSea Resort offers hotel rooms, and one and two bedroom suites or two bedroom apartments. Each hotel room and apartment at Mantra PortSea features spacious interiors with clean, fresh furnishings which are designed to complement their Tropical North Queensland surrounds.
All hotel rooms, studios and apartments feature air-conditioning, ceiling fans, a flat screen TV, DVD player, movies on demand, mini-bar on request and tea and coffee making facilities. Our one and two bedroom studios and two bedroom apartments boast the added convenience of kitchenette facilities and the comfort of a two person spa bath and private balcony.
During your stay make the most of our amazing location and explore the breathtaking Daintree Rainforest – the oldest rainforest on earth, or take a boat ride out to the magnificent Great Barrier Reef which stretches over 2500 kilometres along the north coast of Queensland.
Whatever you do, Port Douglas is full of excitement and adventure and we invite you to experience it with Mantra PortSea.
PRICES ARE IN NZ$. Please note most of these prices are ex Auckland and subject to currency fluctuations, flight availability and dates of travel. High season surcharges may apply.