The Taste Of Port Douglas Event Is Right Around the Corner

By James Dixon | 25th July 2017

The annual Taste Of Port Douglas in Queensland, taking place on the weekend of August 11-13, 2017, will be here soon. This highly anticipated culinary event attracts visitors from all over the world. With its amazing chef lineup, wine, cocktails and food-tasting functions, it is sure to be an incredible gala festival.

This year will be even more interesting, as a brand new Fashion For Foodies presentation has been added. A combination of the latest fashion with exquisite food and wine is sure to be one of the highlights of the entire weekend. With this featured attraction, the attendance is expected to be greater than ever before.

There are countless other fabulous events on the agenda. Premier chefs from all over Austraila will be there to present the dishes that made them famous. Enjoy courses matched with the perfect wines. Each day will feature exquisite lunches and mouthwatering dinners. Book early, as many events are filling up quickly.

Entry to the Festival Village is free. There you will find a continuous stream of cooking demonstrations, food, drinks, and music. You are sure to find old favourites, along with new discoveries to add to your taste palate. This is the perfect opportunity to check out some of Australia’s finest restaurants, all in one location.

Make the Most Of Your Visit

If you’re planning to attend this year’s Taste Of Port Douglas event, be sure to make the most of your time while you are here. Cape Tribulation is just a short distance away and is a must-see destination. Located in the Daintree Rain Forest, it is part of Daintree National Park.

A tropical lunch enjoyed in a real rainforest is just the right thing for Foodies to add to their to-do list. Let Cairns Tours whisk you away on a guided tour that takes you through parts of the oldest rainforest in the world. The tour wraps up with an afternoon tea at Mossman Gorge Centre.

Looking for a way to spend an afternoon while you’re here? Cairns Tours will pick you up from your hotel and take you on a fantastic tour of the Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Here you can enjoy a cruise of the Melaleuca wetland, while you check out a natural crocodile habitat. An extraordinary snake show lets you view some of the world’s most venomous snakes. You’ll also have plenty of time to take in the park, with its amazing wildlife, such as wallabies and cassowaries.