Welcome to the Douglas Shire, a wonderful region encompassing all towns and villages from Wangetti Beach to Cape Tribulation including Port Douglas, Mossman and the Daintree Rainforest. Our Shire is diverse region with a combination of agricultural and tourism industries working in such a beautiful environment, allowing residents an array of job opportunities and a great way of life. The Douglas Shire is the only place on earth where two World Heritage listed areas meet: the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. The natural beauty of this area is magnified by the friendly and vibrant towns and villages that make up our Shire; the sun, the produce, the reef, the rainforest and the laid-back tropical lifestyle make the Douglas Shire one of the beset places to live.
From the sophisticated worldly comforts of Port Douglas to the remote village atmosphere of Cape Tribulation, there are activities and opportunities to suit everyone.