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Address: 44 Wharf Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 40995775
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'The Reef Marina' Port Douglas, formerly known as 'Port Douglas marina -...

'The Reef Marina' Port Douglas, formerly known as 'Port Douglas marina - Marina Mirage' has taken on new ownership and management as of late 2013. The marina is home to an array of speciality shops, waterfront restaurants and numerous cruising, sailing and fishing tourism based businesses as well as private vessels encapsulated in a stunning tropical marina setting at the gateway to the famous Great Barrier Reef.

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A bit dated but getting a new life

The Marina is an old ikon of Porr Douglas. Remember MR SKase - one of his projects. It's a nice Marina. Good outlook from the restaurants

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
228Kevin
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Cairns, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as Marina's go this place is quite good. All the big tourist boats leave from here and if you like wandering around looking at all the yachts etc it's quite good. But as far as shopping is concerned, stick to the main street. There's a couple of small tourist type nick nack shops obviously there for the tourists... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Marina is an old ikon of Porr Douglas. Remember MR SKase - one of his projects. It's a nice Marina. Good outlook from the restaurants

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1 Thank 228Kevin
Bourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This a good place to come and eat/drink and view the array of tourist craft, sport fishing boats and a few super yachts. Good people watching as well, plus a quirky market on Wednesdays

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1 Thank Ges R
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I haven't been to the marina in it's hey day so I can't compare but I definitely wouldn't go out of my way for shops here. The few shops here are mainly tourist ones selling basic mid-range items for families (e.g. sun hats, towels etc) The only reason I visited was to get catch my catamaran for a day tour... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The marina seems to be in a constant state of building or upgrades. Hopefully it can be resurrected to its halcyon days.

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1 Thank Max C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had a couple of awesome nights at the reef marina recently sampling a stack of craft beers at the new Hemmingways brew bar and having some sunset cocktails at Barbados. Some great little restaurants with unique water views you can't get anywhere else in port Douglas facing w and the daintrees.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Marina has a number of shops, many are store fronts for the tour companies. They have a few souvenir shops as well. Take a walk through but there are also a few restaurants that sit overlooking the Marina that are definitely worth stopping for a drink or a snack.

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

What a great, lively, exclusive place the marina used to be in its heyday? Today its a bit tired and worn. The market day on Wednesday was also tired.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful looking marina however if visiting you'll only find a handful of overpriced restaurants and the stores inside are either occupied by reef tour companies or are vacant. You'll see signs around PD advertising the marina markets on Wednesdays, however don't waste your time. There is a small handful of crafty stores which are the same people that operate... More 

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Thank Starfysh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

The Reef Marina is a great place to visit when in Port Douglas. There are a number of restaurants here, all with amazing views. Most charters also leave from here if you are heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and if you do get the opportunity to do so. GO!

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