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We've Received Development Approval!

We're delighted to announce that Douglas Shire Council has granted development approval for our Port Douglas waterfront renewal project. The project will regenerate the Dickson Inlet waterfront, providing new levels of amenity for locals…

Three whole years!

Port Douglas, 27th December, 2016 – The Reef Marina is celebrating its third anniversary with over $5 million in achievements –  jobs, super yachts and craft beer. Chris Ellis, Andrew Hooper-Nguyen and Rob Cruz took over the Port Douglas…

Quicksilver Cruises and The Reef Marina

Port Douglas, 21st December, 2016 – The Reef Marina and Quicksilver Cruises have today signed a landmark lease agreement that will see Australia’s most awarded reef operator further extend its almost 30-year partnership at its Port Douglas…

More Jobs, Growth, Beds and Boars Forecast in Waterfront Upgrade

The Reef Marina $85 million redevelopment proposal for the Port Douglas waterfront is expected to generate employment for about 320 people and create a further 300 indirect jobs over the two-year construction period, according to figures from…

Port Douglas Waterfront Transformation

An $85 million development application that will continue the transformation of the Port Douglas waterfront into a vibrant community, entertainment and cultural precinct has been lodged with the Douglas Shire Council. Operators of The Reef…

The Reef Marina - August 2016 Update

WE'RE ALIVE! It is absolutely magic to see the marina coming alive! With the opening of Hemingway's Brewery, Barbados Port Douglas and The Boat House, it has been remarked that the marina hasn't seen such a festive atmosphere for many,…

The Reef Marina - July 2016 Update

CHECK OUT THE HEAD ON THAT (tasty, tasty craft beer) Hemingway's Brewery is now open at The Reef Marina..... and WE'RE EXCITED! Like a proud parent, I am thrilled to have seen a fairly tired end of the marina's retail centre (to…

Suspension of slipway operations

We have this week been notified by Douglas Shire Council that our slipway is currently operating without the required approvals and that several actions and site upgrades are required before Environmental Authority can be obtained. The Reef…

The Reef Marina Proposes a Seafood & Fishing Precinct to Safeguard the Future of the Port Douglas Fishing Industry

The Reef Marina proposes the development of an exciting new ‘Seafood & Fishing Precinct’ to preserve and grow the Port Douglas fishing industry. The precinct will feature the sale of fresh and cooked seafood to locals and visitors,…

The Reef Marina Seeks Preliminary Approval for Waterfront Redevelopment

‘Al fresco’ waterfront dining with spectacular views over the Coral Sea; a café-lined public plaza for catching up with friends; public art pieces showcasing the Port Douglas narrative; luxury townhouses, apartments and high-end holiday…