Beautiful coastlines

Port Douglas Reef and Rainforest – 5 days

Escape to North Queensland and experience the reef and rainforest of Port Douglas.

This 4 night package showcases the best of far North Queensland including deluxe eco-friendly accommodation at Thala Beach Nature Lodge situated on a secluded beach and private nature reserve between Cairns and Port Douglas.

The 2km stretch of untouched tropical coastline provides panoramic views, taking in the Far North Queensland coast from Double Island to Cape Tribulation, and from the sparkling waters of the Great Barrier Reef to the World Heritage Listed rainforest that covers the coastal ranges.

Thala Beach is a 145-acre nature reserve and beachfront lodge providing a natural and secluded environment for your relaxation. It a tranquil haven – whether strolling at sunrise on the private tropical beach or relaxing with cocktails watching the sunset over the coastal ranges, you will be enchanted by your surrounds.

Boutique timber bungalows are built high on stilts within the forest canopy providing a private and unobtrusive approach to nature. Your accommodation is nestled amongst the Eucalypt forest, which has been carefully preserved, providing habitats for some extraordinary native birds, plants and animals.Thala Beach Nature Reserve-Port Douglas

The resort has achieved the highest level of Advanced Eco Certification. On site tours and experiences are available during your stay. Other facilities include private beach access, walking trails, massage studio, Australian currency exchange, gift shop, art gallery, tour desk, valet parking, two swimming pools, a reading lounge, 24-hour concierge and reception, bar and restaurant, and daily transfers from the resort to Port Douglas at a minimal additional cost.


Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas - smallREEF AND RAINFOREST PACKAGE

What’s Included:

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in a Eucalypt Bungalow at Thala Nature Lodge
  • Full breakfast daily
  • A full day cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef*
  • A full day cultural journey from the coast to rainforest with Aboriginal ceremony and bush tucker
  • Onsite guided tours by specialist staff including wildlife walks, bird watching, star gazing & the coconut odyssey

Excludes: Transfers to Thala Lodge (available at additional price), evening meals, lunches, Reef Environmental Management Charge (EMC), beverages and travel insurance.

Prices valid till 31 March 2019:

Eucalypt Bungalow
Twin Share: $1,550 AUD per person for 4 nights – Book Now! 
Eucalypt Bungalows are individually positioned and rise up gently through the lush Eucalypt forest to provide supreme comfort and privacy. Nestled amid the forest canopy, a delight for birdwatchers, look out on the sweep of rainforest and native surrounds.

*An additional EMC/Admin charge of $6.50pp for the Great Barrier Reef cruise is payable direct on check-in.

Airport Transfers can be organised on request.

Thala-eucalypt-bungalow-forest-canopy-smallAirport Transfers:

Airport Transfers can be organised at a cost of $36 AUD per person (one-way) to and from Thala Beach Nature Reserve – from the Cairns International and Domestic airports. You will be met by the resort’s private shuttle bus and transported along the scenic coastal drive north from Cairns straight to Thala Beach. Pre-bookings are required.

Conservation Impact

All of Naturewise’s Eco Escapes allow you to play a vital role in the conservation of our natural environment, while enjoying some of Australia’s most spectacular places. Thala Beach Nature Reserve has Advanced Eco Certification and undertakes several eco and conservation projects. The property was also recently awarded Green Travel Leader recognition – read more about their green credentials here.