MEMBER DIRECTORY 2019
Accounts by the Books
Judee Crother’s comprehensive book keeping and financial services
With 37 years of experience working across diverse property portfolios, and 20 offices along the eastern seaboard, Body Corporate Services (BCS) is able to harness a depth of local knowledge and experience unrivalled in the industry.
Backed by the PICA Group, we combine the strength and stability of a large organisation with personalised customer service that is second to none.
+ Body corporate management + Facilities management + Receivables management + Property development services
Privately guided dives hosted by the most dynamic and experienced dive team in Port Douglas. All our trips and PADI Courses are guaranteed to go to the best outer reefs where the great visibility makes the reef. Dive boat Poseidon has exclusive access to the best dive sites of the Agincourt Reefs like Barracuda Bommie, The Nursery, Helms Deep and Turtle Bay. Blue Dive are deeply committed to bringing you safe, quality and personal PADI scuba diving instruction and expert private guiding to beginners and experienced divers alike. We can also complete courses and privately guided introductory trips on the luxurious Calypso on the turquoise blue Opal Reef Complex or on the sleek and modern vessel AquaQuest.
With over 60 years combined legal experience in the local community, Bolt Burchill Tranter Lawyers offer sound advice and effective practical strategies to assist in all business law, property law, body corporate and other areas of general law including conveyancing, property law, purchase and sale of business, retail and commercial leases, wills, powers of attorney, probate and estates, body corporate and management rights, FIRB applications, local court appearances, mortgages, local government law, traffic law and many other legal matters.
Calypso Reef Cruises, Port Douglas, offers family cruises, reef tours, and dive trips to the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling and scuba diving. Reef trips are suitable for all ages and provide a unique experience for all guests. Tropical Journeys is proud to be one of the region’s leading tour operators providing first class experiences to both the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Calypso Reef Cruises is just one of the unique travel experiences from Tropical Journeys, the only local operator to explore Two World Heritage Listed sites with a choice of reef and rainforest experiences. Calypso and Calypso Snorkel are available for charter to the Great Barrier Reef. They are ideal vessels for large private groups, conference delegates and incentives. For private luxury sailing charters our vessel Aquarius is available to charter from Port Douglas. Sail to Low Isles and the outer Great Barrier Reef as a crewed charter.
Built in 1878, the Central Hotel is the oldest pub in Port Douglas. Originally named the North Australian Hotel, it was damaged in the 1911 cyclone and was rebuilt as the Central Hotel, a two storey structure which still stands today as the very special and unique 'old' part of the pub.
She's a grand, old and much-loved Queenslander well worth a visit, with renovations adding open timber decks, giant sail structures and lush tropical landscaping alongside the 'old' pub.
The Central has three bars. The old pub's famous Public Bar is home to Keno and an air conditioned gaming lounge.
Boutique real estate agency specialising in selling unique residential and investment properties as well as businesses located in Port Douglas and the surrounding area.
My name is Keithea Schaedler, and I'm the Principal of Cote Nord Property Port Douglas. Having traveled widely, and lived and worked both in Australia and overseas, I chose over 20 years ago to make this special place my home. Passionate about the location, when setting up my own real estate agency, I wanted the unique location to be at the core of my business. If you are looking for a Port Douglas area real estate agency which has great local knowledge, that treats you as a valued individual, and works with professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication, choose Cote Nord Property Port Douglas.
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina is Queensland’s northernmost marina and one of Australia’s premier nautical destinations.
Located in Port Douglas, Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Visitors come from all over the world to experience the renowned and pristine northern reef, the wonders of the Coral Sea, the Daintree Rainforest, local Indigenous history and culture, and lush tropical Far North Queensland.
With 135 berths available for permanent and visiting vessels and a focus on providing a comprehensive service for boats and crew, the marina welcomes superyachts up to 50 metres in length. For boaters, tourists and locals alike, the marina hosts some of Port Douglas’ most popular bars and restaurants including Barbados, Lure, and Hemingway’s Brewery where you can sample a refreshing locally brewed craft beer.
Discover the Enchantment of the Daintree & Mossman Gorge on one of the “must do” trips in Far North Queensland. Not only is the Daintree stunningly beautiful, but it is immensely important as a living link back to the Gondwanan times. The Daintree is considered as the oldest continual living rainforest on Earth. Departing from Port Douglas and surrounds, Daintree Discovery Tours gives you the best of both worlds, Daintree Rainforest, and Mossman Gorge. Choose from either our full day tour or one of our half day trips
Dragon Lady Tours is Far North Qld's leading fishing charter operation with a fleet of purpose built vessels operating out of the Port Douglas Marina North Queensland. Dragon Lady Charters is trip advisor recommended with a Certificate of Excellence and has won multiple charter boat awards. It's been proven over the test of time that we catch More Fish! The fishing options are reef fishing (shared or private charter), shark fishing (private charter), light tackle fishing (private charter), popper fishing (private charter) and heavy tackle fishing - tag and release (private charter).
“We don’t just sell opal and fine jewellery, we sell an experience, an education”— Mary Evert
Fab FM Radio is the voice of the Douglas Shire, one of the most affluent and fastest growing shires in Australia, and one of the most up-market and desirable holiday destinations in the world.
Our Charter is to promote a thriving, sustainable tourism industry within our region whilst creating awareness on the importance of protecting and respecting our environment. We strongly believe that you can’t have one without the other.
We’ll be using our radio station to communicate to our local listeners, and the many thousands of visitors who venture into our beautiful part of the world from all points of the globe.
We are committed to telling community stories, celebrating local and Australian music and arts, championing ideas, providing local, independent news and giving access to the diverse voices of our community.
Far North Training and Consultancy (FNTC) is your one stop shop for all relevant training in Tropical North Queensland. Based in Mossman since 2011 we service Cooktown, Atherton Mareeba, Ravenshoe, Cairns and Innisfail. We aim to deliver training that meets the needs of our local towns and villages. Our team of trainers are all locally based and can offer a number of solutions to meet your training needs. We pride ourselves in delivering both a personalised and professional approach to our learners with small group classes and greater focus on individual learning. At FNTC we offer a diverse range of training programs in the health, community care, tourism, hospitality and beauty industries under direct student, apprenticeship or traineeship pathways.
Beautiful florist shop in the heart of Port Douglas.
Weddings, corporate, deliveries, fresh flowers, gifts, hand made and unique items throughout the store.
Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.
Enjoy our entertaining and educational wildlife presentations including snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more. Take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife on our melaleuca wetland. Learn about sustainable use and conservation on our Crocodile Farm tour.
Human Resource Dynamics - Effective Employee Management
Our HR Dynamics team currently work with small to medium businesses in a range of capabilities. We take the stress out of dealing with staff. We ensure that you are compliant with the appropriate legislation. We make sure that your staff are working to full productivity and capacity. We deal with all the staffing issues that you don’t know how to, or don’t want to deal with.
Our services include:
Auditing HR systems, policies and current contracts in place, establishing HR systems including pay rate and Award advice, recruitment, staff performance reviews, staff counselling sessions (warnings), terminations, setting objectives and targets
Through our specialist Industrial Relations Consultant we are able to assist you to manage complex HR issues including staff mediation, investigations and Fair Work matters.
Island Point Interiors offer their services for residential and investment properties, hotels and commercial properties, resort apartments and villas, guest rooms, lobbies and common areas, restaurants, bars and yacht interiors.
The design team focuses on projects within the tropical North, including locations in Port Douglas, Daintree, Cairns and offshore islands.
Their service is comprehensive, covering all aspects of interior decoration and styling, from concept, design, documentation and administration, project management, installation, refurbishment, display units, art, accessories and lighting, all with respectful consideration for sustainable principles as well as corporate responsibility.
Exquisite cocktail bar whose manifesto is to serve valued patrons the most delicious drinks at the most reasonable prices in a world of vibrant tiles, exotic tunes and luxurious seating.
If you are looking for great Australian Made and International clothing Jungle Road, in Port Douglas, offers a great range from which to choose. Jungle Road Clothing has been established since 1993, in Port Douglas, Queensland and features a wide selection of leading fashion labels specialising in natural fibres. Jungle Road Clothing's success can be attributed to a commitment to providing our customers with friendly and professional service, along with a great range of quality affordable styles, fabulous colours and a value-for-money price range.
For the perfect Port Douglas accommodation, Mandalay luxury beachfront apartments offer a unique foreshore location with all the facilities and services you expect from your holiday accommodation.
Located in quiet seclusion, the cool apartments of Mandalay Port Douglas are nestled amongst lush tropical vibrant gardens. Access to the seemingly endless stretch of Port Douglas beach is through an easy walkway framed by tropical beach flora.
Mandalay Port Douglas luxurious and comfortable apartments exemplify the beach style and relaxed elegance which make Port Douglas one of the most sought after destinations in the world.
A modern, stylish pharmacy located on Macrossan St in the heart of Port Douglas, servicing the retail and healthcare needs of our visiting tourists whilst focussing on delivering the highest level of customer service possible.
Professional Services Offered: National Diabetes Service, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Equipment Hire, Patient Medication Profile Service, All Travel and Medication Advice, Passport Photos
Specialist Ranges: Napoleon Perdis, L'Oreal and Designer brands , Discount Fragrances, Haircare, Extensive range of Resort Clothing
Lotsa take care of all your printing needs, from design, to print to signage. Professional design service at competitive rates to help you bring your project to life...
Marino Lawyers is a locally owned law firm offering a full range of legal services to companies and individuals throughout the Far North Queensland region. We have offices in Cairns, Port Douglas, Edmonton, Gordonvale and Babinda. We strive to deliver the highest quality legal work and service to our clients; to be accessible, efficient and responsive; to find practical and effective solutions; to communicate clearly; and to conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity.
Your Family's Lawyer; With you every step of the way.
Independent, locally-owned family business proudly distributing fuel and oils to North Queensland businesses and communities for more than 60 years.
Marano’s also own and operate a number of service stations throughout North Queensland, providing 24-hour fuel and retail services for our Customers. Marano’s Fuel keeps thousands of commercial and industrial customers on the move. Regardless of their fuelling needs or location, we bring quality fuel, exceptional service and industry-leading expertise right to them.
Our customers are spread widely across Queensland from as far north as Weipa, the Cape and Cooktown area, the isolated Daintree community, west to Karumba, the Tablelands, the Cairns region, south to Townsville, as well as the Port Douglas and Mossman local area.
Our company continues to meet the needs of our satisfied customers in this vibrant and growing region, and strives to exceed our customers’ expectations.
Set in the heart of Port Douglas, we offer self-catered apartments
thoughtfully-equipped for a relaxing holiday and perfect for couples, friends and families.
Newsport is a dedicated regional news service tailored to deliver accurate, informative, and relevant news to tropical Far North Queensland. Covering all topics from breaking news to the stories that give the far north communities their heart.
Newsport delivers up-to-date news to subscribers from all over Australia as well as a growing international audience with an interest in the Port Douglas and the surrounding regions.
Newsport provides a balanced and accurate online news service delivering news professionally and with integrity on a daily basis covering news, sports, entertainment, and a wide range of special features that reflect everything that affects tropical Australia.
Newsport carries on the tradition of providing accurate, informative, and relevant news to tropical Far North Queensland.
Reef fishing from Port Douglas? Then look no further than Norseman! A custom-built reef fishing boat with the latest technology for fish finding and every modern convenience for your comfort.
Norseman has ample shade, broad open deck space and a fully air-conditioned saloon complete with a licensed bar.
With over 25 years local reef fishing history, Norseman is the longest operating fishing day tour in the region.
History and local knowledge of the best reef fishing spots that the Great Barrier Reef has to offer are an invaluable asset to have.
NQPS Pty Ltd (trading as FNSS Guards & Patrols and N.Q. Protective Services & NQPS Security) has been providing professional and reliable security services to Far North Queensland since 1974. We have one focus as a company, and that is to make sure your premises, regardless of whether it is your factory, office, home, or building, stays secure. It is our privilege to serve our valued clients in Far North Queensland, providing them with security guard, cash escort and alarm response services as well as alarm monitoring and alarm system installations for your home and business. Independent to multinational firms we are a locally owned Cairns based company proud to stand on our record. All our staff are trained and licensed professionals in accordance with State legislative requirements.Complete security management service plans including patrols & alarm response, security personnel, CCTV and alarm monitoring, event security and cash transport and security.
Situated in Port Douglas, one of Tropical North Queensland’s most desired holiday destinations, Oaks Lagoons stands among the best and most affordable Port Douglas hotels, combining deluxe accommodation, a range of leisure facilities and easy access to the magical Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, making it the perfect holiday destination. Spacious and stylish accommodation options range from hotel rooms with large corner spas, to self-contained one and two bedroom apartments complete with fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.
On Deck Catering
Cameron and Heather Walton’ established catering company have been taking care of private and corporate events throughout the region for many years. Their bespoke service and professionalism is second to none!
On The Spot Signs in Port Douglas is a fast paced sign workshop and design studio with a passion for detail and the local community. Established in 2006, the team at On The Spot Signs has many years of experience. Being the leading sign producer for Port Douglas, Mossman and surrounding areas you are sure to get the highest quality service. If you are are looking for new signs or even a new identity for your business, the friendly and approachable team at On The Spot Signs on Warner Street would love to hear from you.
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, then Pink Flamingo should be on your list!
Being affordable, intimate, and hip, the Pink Flamingo resort in Port Douglas has a lot to offer for anyone looking to unwind. Between the private spacious accommodations, the stylish and bright decor and incredible tropical gardens, it’s a perfect getaway if you’re looking for an extraordinary vacation. If that isn’t enough, the long list of awards should provide assurance that the Pink Flamingo is highly regarded as one of the best resorts in Port Douglas.
With this being said, Pink Flamingo resort is welcoming to all adults (and even pets!). We are extremely fortunate to have members of all walks of life among our “Frequent Flamingos” – our VIP service program that allows us to keep up with our loyal (and growing) fan base.
The Port Douglas & District Combined Clubs Inc has a strong affinity with the history, culture and community of Port Douglas and the surrounding areas. Today, it steadfastly maintains its traditions of yesterday with strong links to the marine activities of Port Douglas and the true spirit of the vibrant local community in this splendid natural heritage listed destination.
A boutique caterer and event planner and are passionate about creativity, exquisite food and professional service.We bring years of experience to every event we do and have a proven track record in providing unique, high quality events. Our services are extensive, from weddings and corporate events to bespoke parties, personal dining and Port Douglas’ only Private Chef Agency.
Port Douglas Pool Inspections
Swimming pool contractor in Mowbray, Queensland, Australia
Relax by the elegant 15 metre heated swimming pool (heated in winter), set amongst lush tropical gardens at Reflections of Port Douglas Holiday Resort Apartments, or enjoy the many activities on offer in Port Douglas and its spectacular surrounds.
On site, Friendly Port Douglas Apartment management is provided to take care of your every need while on Holidays and your stay in Luxury Accommodation. Explore Port Douglas, the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.
Reflections of Port Douglas is centrally located in Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, 50 minutes scenic drive from Cairns Airport to Port Douglas and within walking distance to Crystalbrook SuperYacht marina, restaurants, shops and the famous Four Mile Beach is only 60 metres away.
Port Douglas couple Steve and Katrina Edmondson are the passionate, hands-on owner/operators of Sailaway. Their motto is to "deliver the finest and the best, with all things considered". This means personal attention, 5-star luxury and a pure sailing experience like no other. Sailaway limit guests to a maximum of 40 so they can deliver personal service to help make sure you have a fantastic, pure sailing experience. Sailaway welcome enquiries from groups, businesses or individuals seeking luxurious and exclusive Great Barrier Reef sailing.
The epitome of dining in the tropics, Salsa is firmly entrenched as one of the local's favourite restaurants in Port Douglas.
The relaxed Queensland vibe is what it’s all about, bringing tantalising flavours together and creating memories under the sway of the palm trees. Cue amazing cocktails, divine food and a fun, vibrant atmosphere …
Salsa Bar and Grill has been welcoming visitors and locals for over 22 years. The open-aired Queenslander sits perfectly opposite St Mary’s by the Sea with stunning views across the Coral Sea. Reservations for lunch and dinner are essential. During the ‘peak season’ of May – November, Salsa can often be booked for weeks in advance. Book online or call the restaurant between 09:00 – 12:00 or 15:30 – 17:30 seven days per week.
A revitalised beachfront luxury resort on famous Four Mile Beach surrounded by 147 hectares of lush tropical gardens, 2 hectares of sparkling saltwater lagoon pools and an 18-hole golf course, 5-star resort amenities and service to make you feel at home in paradise. The UNESCO world heritage listed marvels, Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest await to take you on the adventures of a lifetime.
The newly transformed 5-star rooms and suites afford captivating views of the lagoon pools, tropical gardens or select rooms feature private balconies. Representing the resort’s fresh beachside nature and inspired by the tropical north Queensland lifestyle. Exquisite dining venues provide scrumptious delicacies including fresh seafood in the comfort of the resort. Family-friendly facilities include our large swimming pools, special Kids Pass and our Tour Desk ready to make your child’s dream adventure come true. Swing by the 18- hole golf course or explore any of our country club offerings for first-class sports facilities. 17 indoor and outdoor venues including our stunning beach and tropical gardens will make the perfect backdrop to your corporate meeting or enchanting wedding. Our location on picturesque Four Mile Beach and proximity to the reef and rainforest have put the resort at the top of many lists on where to stay in Port Douglas.
Your local sporting experts in far North Queensland. Locally owned business delivering high quality sporting goods, advice and service. Located in the heart of Macrossan St, Port Douglas.
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a private headland located between Cairns and Port Douglas in close proximity to The Great Barrier Reef. A selection of unique accommodation options are located throughout the property. Thala is a Port Douglas resort that has achieved the highest level of Advanced Eco Certification and is a member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. Complimentary on site tours and experiences are available exclusively for guests to enjoy during their stay.
Enjoy the peace and exclusivity of your own absolute beach front location. This exceptionally appointed five bedroom, resort style residence is located at the quiet end of Port Douglas’ iconic Four MileBeach. Ocean front at ground level, the highlight is a magnificent 25m freshwater lap pool with swim up bar, flowing through to an impressive al fresco kitchen, dining, sun deck, shower and change room, intelligently designed for sumptuous tropical entertaining.
Catering for both men and women on Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Tommy Bahama presents an upscale, relaxed style of attire for oceanside to poolside. It's also easy to accessorise with Tommy Bahama's unique handbags, elegantly crafted jewellery and watches…and di we mention the gorgeous selection of giftware and home wares?
Tony's Tropical Tours is a multi award winning Advanced Eco-Accredited small group tour company offering tours to the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, Bloomfield Falls and The Tablelands. Guest feedback, has taught us that visitors see and enjoy more in small personalised groups, travelling to out-of-the-way places mainstream tours never witness.Discover the beauty and wilderness that makes this Daintree area, World Heritage Listed. Surround yourself with unsurpassed natural scenery, open spaces and be guided in the privacy of a small group in a luxury vehicle, with minimal impact to the environment, visiting exclusive and private Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation locations.
ULTIQA is a name that was derived from 'ultra-modern, boutique apartments' to reflect the brand offering of our properties. We pride ourselves on having a consistent quality of resorts in desirable locations, somewhere where you can make lifelong memories. At ULTIQA Lifestyle our mission has always been and will remain, to:
Focus our energy and resources on providing our Members with a wide variety of flexible and affordable leisure accommodation.
Ensure that we remain sensitive to the changing needs of our Members and that we respond to them by offering appropriate accommodation and innovative alternatives.
Continue to be recognised as a responsible and reputable member of the Holiday Ownership Industry.
Provide our marketing outlets and other suppliers with a product and quality of service that will enable them to continue selling our product with pride.
Adapt to the market in a manner that ensures the long term viability of ULTIQA Lifestyle and its Members.
Welcome to Ulysses Getaways, your Port Douglas luxury holiday home specialists!
Beach houses, villas, holiday houses and luxury apartment rentals in and around Port Douglas. We are privileged to present to you and your family the ultimate in luxury and superbly equipped holiday accommodation. Ulysses Getaways boasts the unique combination of stunning Port Douglas holiday properties, exceptional service, a great location and the benefit of local knowledge.
Wavelength is locally family owned and operated. Our team are either marine biologists, or have spent much of their lives on the reef. This is our speciality, so you have our full attention. We strive to do everything possible to provide the best outer reef experience available, in a low impact way. We take a maximum of 48 guests, ensuring personalised service and the best possible wildlife viewing opportunities for every guest. We pride ourselves on our great crew, exclusive reefs and vibrant marine life.
Port Douglas attraction Puts YOU in the ZOO! Wildlife Habitat is the #1 Port Douglas attraction! Want to Cuddle a Koala, meet pythons, crocodiles, amazing Australian birds and hand feed kangaroos? Located at the entrance to Port Douglas, at Wildlife Habitat you can join our free tours with our standard 5 day entry pass. Come and immerse yourself in our natural habitats, rated the #1 zoo in North Queensland on TripAdvisor.
Wildlife Habitat is a must do Port Douglas tour, whether you are based in Cairns or Port Douglas, let us put YOU in the ZOO!