Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas

Experiences

Discover Four Mile Beach and more near our resort hotel. Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas is renowned for putting the sleepy fishing village of Port Douglas on the map in 1987. Located on an endless palm-fringed, famous Four Mile Beach, our hotel resort stretches an impressive 147 hectares and has over two hectares of sparkling swimmable, saltwater lagoon pools. Visit Flagstaff Hill Lighthouse near our hotel and take the trail that cuts around Port Douglas. Hugging the coast from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas is situated between two UNESCO World Heritage sites – the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. A five-minute drive from our hotel resort will take you into the heart of the Port Douglas Township which features boutique stores and markets each Sunday. Rex Smeal Park is encompassed by palm trees and is the perfect open space to watch your day in paradise set over the Mossman Gorge and Daintree Rainforest.

Sheraton Sunset Sessions

Spend a laidback Sunday sunset with cool drinks, Mediterranean bites and classic Ibiza chill-out tunes as you float in our sparkling blue saltwater lagoons, or settle onto the sandy shore of the resort’s main beach. Guests, visitors and locals welcome.

A beach surrounded by pam trees with tables and chairs set on the sand at sunset.

‘Save the Reef’ Marriott Good Travel Experience

Protect the reef from the harmful effects of marine debris by removing litter from Four Mile Beach and logging findings into a national database.

People walking on a beach.

Taste Port Douglas Food & Drink Festival, 11 – 14 August 2022

Celebrate the food culture and lifestyle of Tropical North Queensland with a festival backdrop like no other. Taste Port Douglas, presented by Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas, returns 11 – 14 August 2022. Prepare to be inspired by world class chefs and inspiring food and beverage experiences in one of Australia’s favourite gourmet destinations.

A group of people walking along a dock surrounded by bushes and with palm trees behind them.

18-Hole Golf Course

The resort boasts lush tropical gardens, and an 18-hole golf course featuring an aquatic driving range with breathtaking views of the Daintree Rainforest. For the keen golfer, we recommend booking ahead of time with the team at Front Desk or directly with the Mirage Country Club. Premium golf clubs are available for hire if required, and tuition can be booked which is led by Platinum PGA Professional, Robert Brydon.

Explore the Magic of Australia

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is the closest land point to the Great Barrier Reef via Crystal Super Yacht Marina. A 45 minute boat ride has you out discovering the magic of this incredibly vast and beautiful coral reef. From Cairns in the south, it’s a stunning 45-minute journey along the Captain Cook Highway. 15km north of Port Douglas is the majestic Mossman Gorge and a 40 minute north drive, finds you in the heart of the most ancient Daintree Rainforest.

Tour the Great Barrier Reef

The 2,300km-long ecosystem comprises of thousands of reefs and hundreds of islands made of over 600 types of coral. The Great Barrier Reef is home to countless species of colourful fish, molluscs and starfish, plus turtles, dolphins and sharks. Being based near this great wonder, Sheraton Grand Mirage continuously strives towards increasing sustainability features at our hotel resort in support of this delicate ecosystem and our local environment.

Great Barrier Reef
Quicksilver Cruises

The world’s best known outer Great Barrier Reef cruise experience, Quicksilver Cruises takes you to the renowned Agincourt Reef at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Here, special ribbon reefs run parallel to the Continental Shelf. You can dive, snorkel, drink at the outer reef bar or simply just relax within one of the 7 wonders of the world; The Great Barrier Reef.

GBR Helicopters

Great Barrier Reef Helicopters presents a range of scenic flight tours from the base situated right here at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas. Offering exciting and memorable aerial experiences over some of the world’s most spectacular scenery they guarantee the most exhilarating and unique view of Tropical North Queensland's spectacular icons.

Wavelength

Owned and operated by Marine Biologists, Wavelength provides small, personalized snorkeling tours to the Great Barrier Reef. They retain a philosophy of "small group, low-impact, and close to nature educational adventure." With more exclusive use mooring sites than any other local provider, the Wavelength experience enables the crew to deliver their full attention to passengers, assuring excellent care service.

Calypso

Calypso Reef Cruises offers family cruises, reef tours, and dive and snorkeling trips to the Great Barrier Reef. With new, stable and comfortable vessels, their reef trips are suitable for all ages and provide a unique reef experience for all guests while having minimal impact on the environment. Enjoy an educational and relaxing outing within a safe and friendly environment.

Reef Sprinter

This speedy trip also prevents the chance for seasickness to arise. The trip is 2 ¼ hours in total, which includes 1 ½ hours of snorkeling, giving you the opportunity to use the other half of your day exploring the other attractive aspects that this region has to offer. Reef Sprinter visits the reef at one of the Great Barrier Reefs most spectacular coral cays.

Divers Den

Maintaining a ‘Project Aware Go Eco Operator’ tour status since 2006, one of the highlights of the year is the Minke Whale expeditions run over June and July. Regular trips during this time have limited spaces and trips sell out well in advance. All day trip dive and snorkel sites are on The Great Barrier Reef's Outer Reefs.

Sailaway Luxury Collection

Sailaway sets the highest level of nature experiences on the Great Barrier Reef. Eco Tourism is an opportunity to increase awareness and appreciation of our natural environment. Offering 1st class service with small numbers of guests, premium sailing and snorkeling experiences, to Mackay and Undine Coral Cays on the Outer Reef and to idyllic Low Isle and the ever popular Sunset Sailing.

Indigo Sunset Sailing

Indigo 2 is the only vessel that runs a two-hour sunset cruise, giving you plenty of time to soak up the stunning twilight atmosphere. With a maximum capacity of 12 guests, Indigo 2 provides a fantastic opportunity for guests to experience a Port Douglas sunset cruise, without the crowds.

Meet the Locals

Port Douglas is perfectly nestled between 2 World Heritage-listed UNSECO sites; the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, making it your perfect base to explore these 2 memorable locations and its wildlife. Port Douglas has a tropical charm with friendly locals who are happy to proudly share their local knowledge with you. Renowned as a 'foodies' paradise' the dining options are plentiful. Take a wander down Macrossan Street to explore the township boutiques, enjoy the Sunday markets mingling with locals, visit art galleries, take in a sunset at the stunningly scenic Rex Smeal Park or enjoy one of the ample adventure activities on offer - a holiday in Port Douglas will have everyone covered!

The Wildlife Habitat

Guided tours and animal presentations run every day giving guests the opportunity to interact with pythons, freshwater crocodiles and koalas. You can even take home a photo memento of you holding one of your newfound friends if you choose. Experience the Curlew Café with their unique dining experiences ‘Breakfast with the Birds’ or ‘Lunch with the Lorikeets’. Open daily, 364 days a year from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures

Take a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest while viewing the variety of beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna. Enjoy entertaining and educational wildlife presentations on snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more.

Daintree River Cruises

Operating tours from their home on the banks of the Daintree River in a secluded wildlife boutique facility, you can relax in the garden room listening to the surrounding wildlife while enjoying a complimentary Daintree Tea or coffee pre or post tour. Meander through the lush tropical garden to a private jetty and board your vessel for a personal guided tour, from a company with 32 years’ of experience.

Explore Mossman

15km north of Port Douglas is the incredibly majestic Mossman Gorge. Take a swim in the river, go on a Dreamtime Tour or stroll through Mossman Markets on a Saturday.

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Mossman Saturday Markets

Local farmers (hobby and born-and-bred) bring their seemingly giant produce of tropical exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices at a sharp price point. Browse the cake stalls, arts and crafts, handmade children’s clothing and plants. After perusing the markets grab yourself a local coffee, take a swim at the Mossman Gorge or continue your drive through to the Daintree Rainforest for a day of fun.

Dreamtime Tours

This Mossman Gorge tour takes visitors on a guided walk along private, gentle tracks, visiting magical places and culturally significant sites. Welcomed with a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony, the walk then meanders through stunning rainforest. Participate in ochre painting, use natural bush soaps and enjoy traditional bush tea and damper.

Back Country Bliss

Offers rainforest tours, guided hikes or river drift snorkeling along the Mossman River. Within an ancient rainforest, slip into the cool, crystal clear water and drift along with the current as you explore the vibrant life under the water’s surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones while keeping your eyes peeled for turtles.

Janbal Art Gallery

Learn how to understand stories told through Aboriginal paintings and create your own souvenir of Australian art to take home under the guidance of acclaimed Aboriginal artist, Brian “Binna” Swindley at Janbal Gallery. Select to paint on canvas, boomerangs, bernie beads or your very own didgeridoo. Binna will welcome you into his gallery, giving you his full, undivided attention.

Discover the Daintree

The Daintree Rainforest has been famously described as one of the most extraordinary places on Earth. Covering about 1,200 square kilometres, it is part of the largest tropical rainforest in Australia. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed wonderland is tens of millions of years older than the Amazon and boasts an exceptionally high biodiversity. From waterholes to wildlife, from Cape Tribulation to the Daintree Discovery Centre, this magical place near our hotel resort beckons to be explored.

Daintree Ice Cream Company

All ice cream, gelatos and sorbets are made on site using the finest local ingredients and classic artisan methods. Nature provides the sweetness from the exotic fruit with no need for sugar or syrups, direct from their tropical fruit orchard. 25 years on and with a passionate mission to create the best ice cream, all of this is still achieved with no mains power.

Daintree Discovery Centre

Just an hour North of Port Douglas, the Daintree Rainforest boasts the highest variety of plants and animals found in any rainforest on the planet. The Daintree Discovery Centre enables guests to experience the fascinating flora and fauna, along with the history and Indigenous culture of this ancient area through self-guided or professionally guided group Daintree Rainforest tours.

Cape Tribulation

We encourage taking a guided tour to discover the intricacies of this ancient environment and its precious eco-system. Cape Tribulation is a bushwalking paradise with many short walks taking in the beaches or rainforest. The experienced trekker can begin their day early and spend a day hiking to Mount Sorrow to admire the spectacular views available across this stunning area.

Freeride Electric Mountain Bike Tours

Cycle in groups up to 8 to experience a thrilling rainforest eco-tour. Cross creeks and climb slopes with ease, as you follow trails through the wild and rugged forestry. Trails are suited to all abilities and this is a great way to delve into and experience the Daintree Rainforest. Seats are limited.

Tony's Tropical Tours

Tony's Tropical Tours is more than just a day tour. They offer a full day's personal experience travelling as a small group to the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation. Their guides are professional naturalists and highly regarded in the industry with experience in leading informative and entertaining tours.

Sunset Cruise

Relax and unwind at the end of your day in Port Douglas with a sunset cruise. Pick the cruise that suits your mood.

Great View from Port Douglas.

Cruise the idyllic calm waters of the Dickson Inlet and Port Douglas marina waterfront with stunning coastal views of the rainforest mountain range on the iconic Lady Douglas. Enjoy entertaining commentary covering the local history of Port Douglas and the region. Over 90% of these trips spot crocodiles and if you have a keen eye for birds, keep an eye out for sea eagles, kites, ospreys, kingfishers, herons and waders.

A luxury 90 minute twilight sail with Aquarius is the relaxing way, to end your day. Departing daily from Crystalbrook Super Yacht Marina at 4:45pm, enjoy expansive views of the dramatic Daintree coastline while sailing over the Coral Sea. As a BYO vessel, your crew will serve light canapés while they keep your beverages cool. Soft drinks are available along with limited alcoholic beverages.

The ultimate way to relax and unwind at the end of your day in paradise is with a sunset cruise on Sail Away. Suitable for adults only, sit back and take in the calming views of the Coral Sea and Daintree Rainforest during one of Port Douglas’ famous sunsets. Departing from Crystalbrook Super Yacht Marina at 5:00pm daily, returning at 6:30pm let their crew take care of you with light canapés and a selection of welcome drinks from their licensed bar, all included within your ticket.

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Private Cabanas surrounding the resort pool.

Kaia Day Spa

At Kaia, luxury meets results. We offer a range of treatments, including massages, facials and body treatments, with experienced and expertly trained therapists. To book call 1300 162 298 or email spa@kaiadayspa.com.au.

Mirage Country Club Golf Course with man teeing off.

Mirage Country Club, 18-Hole Golf Course

Access to the Mirage Country Club, 25-metre lap pool, showers, gymnasium is complimentary during your stay and features a golf course with an aquatic driving range and 5 tennis courts (golf and tennis courts incur a fee). Contact us for further details.

Aerial view of hotel and pools.

Swimming

9 Swimmable Lagoon Pools

Mon-Sun: 6:30 AM-8:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided

Lap Pool at Mirage Country Club

Mon-Sun: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided