Avis (tel. 07/4099 4331), Budget (tel. 07/4099 5702), and Thrifty (tel. 07/4099 5555) have offices in Port Douglas. All rent regular vehicles as well as four-wheel-drives, which you need if you plan to drive to Cape Tribulation. For a taxi, call Port Douglas Taxis (tel. 13 10 08).

A good way to get around the town's flat streets is by bike. Holiday Bike Hire, 46 Macrossan St. (tel. 07/4099 6144;, or Port Douglas Bike Hire, 28 Wharf St. (tel. 07/4099 5799), rent bikes for around A$10 for a half-day, A$15 for a full day.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.