Explore Port Douglas

Port Douglas Fishing Resort

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Enjoy the warmest welcome when you arrive at Central Plaza Resort, one of Port Douglas’ premiere luxury accommodation destinations.

Come on in, the water is fine. Share a drink with fellow guests down at the capacious resort style pool in the early evening, or fire up the grill on the adjoining barbeque gazebo and enjoy a poolside dinner.

Families too, will find the courtyard an easy environment to relax and play in, with the pool temperature heated at a constant 28.5 degrees all year round.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

Fishing in Port Douglas

Port Douglas is highly rated as one of Australia’s and the world’s premier sports fishing and game fishing holiday destinations. The fishing grounds of Port Douglas are exciting and very diverse when it comes to Game, Reef and River fishing, including fly fishing opportunities. Over 300 species of fresh and seawater fish can be caught in and around the Port Douglas waters.

River fishing target species include barramundi, mangrove jack, fingermark, trevally and mudcrabs (when in season). Outer reef charters will seek spanish mackerel, tuna, coral trout, nannygai and reef sharks. Game fishing species include but are not limited to: Blue and Black Marlin, Sailfish, Mackerel, Wahoo, Giant Trevally, Dogtooth Tuna, Coral Trout, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Red Emperor and Sea Perch.

You can come back to the Centre Plaza Resort and show everyone, it was “this big” when you are preparing your fish to barbeque.

Find out more about local fishing tours and packages when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Resort in Port Douglas.

Apartment Accommodation Port Douglas

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

After a day on the water, in the water, in the forest, or on the links, you will be glad to return to your Apartment at Central Plaza in Port Douglas.

Share a drink with fellow guests down at the capacious resort style pool in the early evening, and brag about the exceptional rounds of golf you had, or grill the giant Barrimundi or Kingfish you caught that day on the adjoining barbeque gazebo.

Families too, will find the courtyard an easy environment to relax and play in, with the pool temperature heated at a constant 28.5 degrees all year round.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

Local Attractions in Port Douglas

Have a beer down at the The Court House. Built in 1878 the establishment is rich in atmosphere, and is open serving drinks, lunch and dinner.

The Port Douglas Sunday Markets are a collaboration with the local producers in the area. Meander through the ‘Cotters Markets’ and grab some of the freshest produce ever for your barbeque lunch or dinner.

How about a round of golf? The stunning scenery of the area makes a perfect backdrop for a round or two of golf. Port Douglas has several world class courses, so beautifully designed that even casual golfers will be inspired to pick up the clubs.

Find out more about the local attractions when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Apartments in Port Douglas.

Resort Accommodation Port Douglas

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Enjoy some of the best value luxury accommodation in Port Douglas when you book a holiday at Central Plaza Resort.

The tropical landscaped courtyard of Central Plaza is the centre of resort social life.

Take a civilised drink with you down to the capacious resort style pool in the early evening, and brag about the exceptional rounds of golf you had, or grill the giant Barrimundi or Kingfish from your days catch on the adjoining barbeque gazebo.

Families too, will find the courtyard an easy environment to relax and play in, with the pool temperature heated at a constant 28.5 degrees all year round.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

Local Attractions in Port Douglas

Go shopping at some of the designer boutiques on the Port Douglas Marina.

When you take a walk up Flagstaff Hill you will be rewarded by the breathtaking panorama of Port Douglas bounded on three sides by water. The lookout can be reached by car, but the gentle grade makes this an enjoyable walk for most visitors.

How about Four Mile Beach? The turquoise waters and wide sand deck fringed by palms and mangroves make Four Mile Beach one of the region’s favorites. The waves are gentle and family-friendly, while strong winter trade winds make it popular with kitesurfers from June to August.

Come and enjoy some of the best value luxury accommodation and activities in Port Douglas when you book a holiday at Central Plaza Resort.

Port Douglas Resort Accommodation

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Book a holiday with one of the most social resorts in Port Douglas. Enjoy some of the best value luxury accommodation at Central Plaza Resort.

The tropical landscaped courtyard of Central Plaza is the centre of resort social life. With an expansive resort style heated pool & outdoor spa, and barbeque gazebo set as the focal point for guests to mix and mingle, notes about the days tales with other guests are often exchanged over a predinner drink in this common social area.

Families too, find the courtyard an easy environment to relax and play in, with children and adults alike enjoying the heated pool temperature of 28.5 degrees.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

Local Attractions in Port Douglas

Have a beer down at the The Court House. Built in 1878 the establishment is rich in atmosphere, and is open serving drinks, lunch and dinner.

The Port Douglas Sunday Markets are a collaboration with the local producers in the area. Meander through the ‘Cotters Markets’ and grab some of the freshest produce ever for your barbeque lunch or dinner.

How about a round of golf? The stunning scenery of the area makes a perfect backdrop for a round or two of golf. Port Douglas has several world class courses, so beautifully designed that even casual golfers will be inspired to pick up the clubs.

Find out more about the local attractions when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Resort in Port Douglas.

 

Port Douglas Wedding Accommodation

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Book your Port Douglas wedding at Central Plaza and let us take care of your accommodation requirements. We can also assist with some finishing arrangements. Staff at our booking desk can provide expert assistance and local knowledge to help make your wedding run smoothly.

With our 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, we can accommodate your entire wedding party – wedding groups are welcome at the Central Plaza.

A warm welcome will awaits you and your guests on arrival at Central Plaza Resort. The tropical landscaped courtyard of Central Plaza has as its centrepiece an expansive resort style heated pool & outdoor spa, flanked by a barbeque gazebo — a convivial backdrop for your guests to relax and celebrate!

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

The most romantic chapel in the world

Book your wedding ceremony in arguably the most romantic chapel in the world – St Mary’s by the Sea Chapel was built in 1880 and has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the Port Douglas restoration society. St Mary’s provides a unique and scenic venue in which to conduct your wedding ceremony. With traditional stained glass, wooden church pews, an altar window with views over the Coral Sea, and church bells to invite your guests to celebrate your marriage, St Mary’s by the Sea is an unforgettable location for your Port Douglas wedding.

Contact us now and ask for the wedding package options.

Port Douglas Daintree Tours

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Welcome to Port Douglas the gateway to the Daintree National Park and the Great Barrier Reef. Central Plaza Resort is an ideal base from which to explore the oldest rainforest on the planet – a living remnant of Gondwanaland — when dinosaurs roamed the Earth

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for your convenience.

Daintree National Park

The Daintree Rainforest was world heritage listed in 1988 and is positioned adjacent to another great world heritage area The Great Barrier Reef, making it the only place in the world where two world heritage areas meet.

Tony’s Tropical Tours

Take the guesswork out of your Daintree tour activities when you book with the much awarded and highly acclaimed Tony’s Tropical Tours.

Tony’s Tropical Tours is 100% locally owned and family operated. With Advanced Eco Certification, they are committed providing you with an unrushed, private, unique rainforest experience and the best in personal service.

To appreciate this great area, takes a full day and each of their Tours has been carefully designed to showcase the enormity, beauty and the best of the Daintree Rainforest.
Rare National Parks Permits and access to some unique and private Daintree locations, enable us to present a full day tour without the need to include any extra ‘add ons’.

Experience the best of the Daintree Rainforest – with Tony’s Tropical Tours when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Resort in Port Douglas.

Photos courtesy of Tony’s Tropical Tours.

Port Douglas Wedding Accommodation

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Book your Port Douglas wedding at Central Plaza and let us take care of your accommodation requirements.

A warm welcome will awaits you and your guests on arrival at Central Plaza Resort. The tropical landscaped courtyard of Central Plaza has as its centrepiece an expansive resort style heated pool & outdoor spa, flanked by a barbeque gazebo -- a stylish and relaxed accommodation backdrop for your guests.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

Wedding in Port Douglas

The relaxed, friendly atmosphere, the seemingly unlimited choice of natural wonders, and world-class wedding facilities make Port Douglas one of Australia’s premier wedding destinations. Go exploring the Daintree – the world’s oldest rainforest, diving and snorkeling in the diverse eco-system of the Great Barrier Reef, or bathing in the crystal-clear waters of the Mossman Gorge. Wander downtown Port Douglas to sample the wonderful produce of the 60 plus restaurants and bars, Port Douglas offers so much for your wedding experience.

With our 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, we can cater for your whole family and friends. They will love our great value package deals. Contact us now and ask for the Central Plaza Resort Wedding Package options. Enquire now.

Port Douglas Honeymoon Accommodation

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Welcome to Central Plaza Resort, the ideal base from which to launch your honeymoon adventure. Port Douglas, the gateway to the Daintree National Park and Great Barrier Reef is one of the most popular honeymoon hotspots in Australia.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

The tropical landscaped courtyard of Central Plaza has a splendidly expansive resort style heated pool & outdoor spa, flanked by a barbeque gazebo. A perfect place to relax in the evening, sharing the days stories with guests over predinner drinks.

How to see the Daintree National Park

Hire a 4 wheel drive to explore the inner reaches of Cape Tribulation, or take a guided tour with an experienced tour operator for some insightful commentaries to accompany your visit.

Waterfalls and waterholes line the drive through this World Heritage Listed area supporting one of the most diverse populations of flora, fauna and wildlife in the world, including the rare and endangered flightless bird, the Cassowary.

If you do take the self-drive option be sure to follow all directions given throughout the Daintree National Park, and stay within the designated areas, some areas are very delicate, with some other parts of the forest require special permits for access.

Find out more about the lost world of the Daintree Rainforest – where the Rainforest meets the Reef when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Resort in Port Douglas.

 

 

Port Douglas Accommodation and the Daintree

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Welcome to Port Douglas the gateway to the Daintree National Park. You will find the Central Plaza Resort an ideal base from which to explore the oldest rainforest on the planet – an ancient remnant of Gondwanaland, once home to the mighty dinosaurs.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments come equipped with spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

How to see the Daintree National Park

Hire a 4 wheel drive to explore the inner reaches of Cape Tribulation, or take a guided tour with an experienced tour operator for some insightful commentaries to accompany your visit.

Waterfalls and waterholes line the drive through this World Heritage Listed area supporting one of the most diverse populations of flora, fauna and wildlife in the world, including the rare and endangered flightless bird, the Cassowary.

If you do take the self-drive option be sure to follow all directions given throughout the Park, and stay within the designated areas, some areas are very delicate, with some other parts of the forest require special permits for access.

Find out more about the lost world of the Daintree Rainforest – where the Rainforest meets the Reef when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Resort in Port Douglas. Great value Port Douglas accommodation.

Port Douglas Accommodation and the Daintree

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Welcome to Port Douglas the gateway to the Daintree National Park. You will find the Central Plaza Resort an ideal base from which to explore the oldest rainforest on the planet – where a range of tour options offer distinct and varied experiences of the Daintree. Let our booking desk guide you to the most suitable one for you.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

After a full day out in the Daintree you will appreciate coming home to our apartments. They are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for your convenience.

The Daintree National Park

Self drive is always an option to explore the inner reaches of Cape Tribulation. For those who want to focus on the view rather than driving can take a guided tour with an experienced tour operator for some informed commentary.

Some tours focus on spotting the wildlife and flora that inhabit the forest, others focus on authentic “dinkum” style experiences serving bush tucker meals and snacks, while yet others can show you the perspectives of the local indigenous Aborigine people, the Kuku Yalanji, with smaller and more intimate interpretive tours.

For independent explorers, be sure to follow all directions given throughout the Park, and stay within the designated areas, some areas are very delicate, while some other parts of the forest require special permits for access.

Find out more about the lost world of the Daintree Rainforest at our booking desk. We can help you choose the Daintree experience of a lifetime.