Port Douglas Carnivale

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The annual Port Douglas event, Carnivale is this year celebrating its 20th anniversary and will be one local event not to miss. Due to be held between the 16th and the 25th of May, this 10 day event celebrating a taste of paradise will feature over 30 events.  From sports, comedy, entertainment, cuisine and arts there is bound to be an event or two that appeals to you. This is one of the regions biggest festivals with the anticipated 10 000 visitors set to enjoy the annual colourful Macrossan St procession, food events including the long lunch, food, wine and a taste of Port as well as street art and music festivals, markets and fireworks. Hurry with such a large number of visitors expected to head to Port Douglas for this event accommodation is filling fast.  The Lychee Tree offers fantastic Port Douglas apartment accommodation suitable for singles, couples and families.

Port Douglas apartment accommodation for Carnivale

Port Douglas Apartment Accommodation

The Lychee Tree offers a range of apartment accommodation in Port Douglas.  Ideally located a short walk to the main street, Macrossan Street where a number of the Carnivale events will take place as well as beautiful 4 Mile Beach, the Marina and Anzac Park. All apartments offer 1 or 2 bedrooms, are fully self contained, comfortable with a spacious living and dining area, air conditioning and private balcony or patio area perfect for families.

Relax with great on site facilities including a child friendly salt water swimming pool, swing sets, on site managers, tour desk and outdoor relaxed bbq and dining area all set in lush tropical gardens.

What are you waiting for?  Ring us today to book your Port Douglas apartment accommodation for this years Port Douglas Carnivale and come and celebrate our 20th anniversary.

Port Douglas Carnivale will be a celebration to remember as it marks its 20th milestone year.

Port Douglas Carnivale will be held across 10 days from May 16 to 25 and is recognised as one of North Queensland’s largest cultural and food celebrations attracting more than 20,000 people from across region as well as Australia wide.
Carnivale turns 20
Carnivale 2014 is shaping up to be the best ever. The first weekend has exploded with raft of new events including the Carnivale Garden Games on Sunday. The biggest growth for Carnivale has been the midweek activities leading through to the now legendary second weekend, which incorporates the Zinc Chandon Luncheon, Taste of Paradise, Palates of Port and the Seafood Extravaganza. These are sophisticated food events to tempt every taste and sate every wine palate.

Adding to the Carnivale mix will once again celebrity appearances, yacht racing, fashion, comedy and more.

At the Lychee Tree, we offer some very good value for money accommodation options for the Port Douglas Carnivale including family holiday accommodation, couples and singles accommodation. The Lychee Tree is situated in the ideal location for the Carnivale, a 5 minute walk to Four Mile Beach and a 20 minute walk to the Port Douglas Village Centre.

Lychee Tree pool, Port Douglas

Lychee Tree pool, Port Douglas

Our Port Douglas Resort has a broad range of facilities, and is great for families with our Kid-friendly swimming pool complete with pool toys. Facilities also include an outdoor BBQ & dining area and there is quick access to local shuttle bus service.

Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, our family accommodation offers some of the most affordable resort style apartments in Port Douglas. You can really stretch your accommodation dollars further with Lychee Tree Apartments. Enquire now.

If you haven’t booked your summer holidays yet, it’s not too late to organise a getaway to Port Douglas. Escape the city heat and come and enjoy the balmy nights in our very own tropical paradise. Book your accommodation with us here at The Lychee Tree and you will see why our guests become friends who return over and over again.

Port Douglas is a perfect destination for families and couples looking for a smorgasbord of holiday activities. As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Forest, the great outdoors is right there and waiting with experienced tour operators ready to safely take you on adventures that you can only dream of.

Book your holiday in paradise at The Lychee Tree

We’ve listed a selection of activities that range in suitability from families with tots and toddlers, to full blown encounters with forest and wildlife. It’s by no means a comprehensive list, but we hope it gives you an idea of the breadth and scope of what’s available in Port Douglas to do.

The Rainforest Habitat

Hand feed kangaroos, wallabies & ducks, hold a koala or a snake and get up close to crocodiles. View the endangered Southern Cassowary, the rare Lumholtz’s tree kangaroo, frogs, turtles, lizards and so much more. Interact with an array of water birds, cockatoos, kookaburras, emus, pelicans, parrots and a multitude of bird species. A leader in its field of wildlife immersion exhibits, the award winning Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary provides visitors with a chance to observe up close a huge range of flora and fauna.

Port Douglas Motorbike and Scooter Hire

A great way to explore not only Port Douglas Australia but also the surrounding areas – the rainforest, beaches, tablelands and of course the village of Port Douglas. Experience the freedom hiring a scooter or motorcycle. The latest models of motor bikes & scooters available from Port Douglas Motor Bike & Scooter Hire.

Port Douglas Horse Riding

Learn to ride, learn to handle horses. We promise you a unique experience whether you are a new or experienced rider. Port Douglas Horse Riding is pleased to offer tuition, all safety equipment and saddlery on one of twenty of our fantastic, beautiful horses. We have flexible, affordable horse riding rates from a half hour to many hours to suit every different rider. Teaching beginners how to ride a horse is our speciality.

Bally Hooley

Bally Hooley is the name given to the historic little steam train that operates from the Marina Mirage station in Port Douglas every Sunday.

It is historic because the two coal-fired steam locomotives (Speedy and Bundy) that haul the trains are both over 55 years old, being the very last ones used by the Mossman Sugar Mill before switching to diesel locomotives for hauling the sugar cane from the fields to the region’s mill.

The excursion, which takes a bit under one hour for the return trip from the Marina Station, passes through some attractive areas of mangrove, the Sheraton Country Club, and a couple of resorts to the Station at St. An ideal family trip with tots and toddlers or history enthusiasts. Reserve a trip on your Sunday in Port Douglas.

Tony’s Tropical Tours

Experience the beauty and wilderness that makes this Daintree area, World Heritage Listed. Immerse yourself in unsurpassed natural scenery, open spaces and be guided in the privacy of a small group in a luxury vehicle, visiting exclusive and private Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation locations.

Don’t forget, you can make the most of your Port Douglas experience when you book into The Lychee Tree Holiday Apartments. We deliver great value for money and that means you can stay longer to really get that Port Douglas feeling. Don’t delay, our apartments are booking fast!