Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas will come to life in a celebration of all things tropical this coming May.

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When: 19 – 28 May 2017

Where: Port Douglas, Tropical North Queensland

Website: http://www.carnivale.com.au  

Back for its 23rd year, Port Douglas Carnivale will showcase the best of Tropical North Queensland from delicious local food and wines, to talented musicians, artist and entertainers. 

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This year’s calendar is filled with lots fun and exciting events, including the ‘Wonderland Spiegeltent’ which is returning for a second year with world class shows. You can also catch local chefs presenting their signature dishes at the ‘Port On A Fork’ event, as well as the ‘Paradise on a Plate’ event (also known as Longest Lunch) which is a fusion of performance and food to keep you entertained. On top of all of this there will be market stalls, live entertainment, amusements and more!

Port Douglas Outlook

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If you haven’t been to Port Douglas, then you are in for a treat. This tropical yet sophisticated town is in a pretty special part of the world with the outer Great Barrier Reef less than an hour offshore and the Daintree Rainforest right on its doorstep. The most famous attraction of the lot is Four Mile Beach, a long stretch of palm fringed white sand that will make you feel like you’re in a tropical Paradise. With these amazing attractions so close, you should definitely make time to check them out in between all the eating and drinking at Port Douglas Carinvale.


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