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THIRD STEAM TRAIN ARRIVES AT MARINA FOR BALLY HOOLEY DISPLAY

The final piece of the Bally Hooley puzzle fell into place yesterday with the arrival of Bundy to Choo Choos at the Marina.Bundy joins Speedy and Nelson at the station and while there remains a small amount of restoration work to be done on…
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SAILAWAY TAKES MAJOR HONOUR AT QUEENSLAND TOURISM AWARDS

Port Douglas based tour operator, Sailaway has won a major award at the state’s tourism awards on Friday night and took the bronze prize in another prestigious category.The luxury sailing and snorkelling tour operator won Gold in the Tour…
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WIN THE ULTIMATE TROPICAL HOLIDAY WHILE HELPING THE REEF!

Non-profit organisation Great Barrier Reef Legacy (GBR Legacy) is giving one lucky individual the chance to win The Ultimate Tropical Holiday Package for Two.The winner receives vouchers valued at over $7000 to enable them to create their very…
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RAMEN AND BEER AT HEMINGWAY’S; THE PERFECT COMBINATION

Who doesn’t love ramen and a nice cold pint? That’s exactly what they thought at Hemingway’s Port Douglas. Their first Ramen Night took place last week and will be returning every Friday. Being a slower time of the year for the hospitality…
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LOW ISLES NAMED IN TOP 100 GREEN SUSTAINABILITY DESTINATIONS LIST

The iconic twin islands and reefs known as the Low Isles, located just out the front of Port Douglas, have been named in a global list of the best destination sustainability stories.Low Isles, located 13km northeast of Port Douglas and part…
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MACKAY REEF TRIP REPORT: LOCALS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF PERFECT WEATHER

Newsport’s Jereme Lane took advantage of perfect long weekend weather conditions to explore Mackay Coral Cay with Sailaway. I was recently invited to Mackay Coral Cay by Sailaway, to check out their full day reef tour (currently on special…
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FISHING REPORT EPISODE 1: INTRODUCTIONS ARE IN ORDER

Welcome everyone to Newsport's inaugural Fishing Report! This is the first of many weekly fishing reports designed to give locals and visitors alike an insight into what’s biting in and around Port Douglas. With Port’s constant…
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BALLY HOOLEY TRAINS UNDERGO FINAL VOYAGE

The Bally Hooley steam trains made their final run under steam today going from the Port Douglas Yacht Club to their new and final home at Bally Hooley Marina Station, Crystalbrook Marina. The two engines, Nelson and Speedy, as well as their…
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A NEW LIFE FOR THE BALLY HOOLEY TRAINS

The much-loved Bally Hooley steam trains that have been a part of the Douglas Shire since 1897 are taking on a new life that will share the remarkable part they have played in the region’s history with a new generation of locals and visitors.…