The biggest and most central information center in town is the privately run Port Douglas Tourist Information Centre, 23 Macrossan St. ( tel. 07/4099 4540; www.tourismportdouglas.com.au), open from 7:30am to 6pm daily. There is no official visitor information office in Port Douglas, but the official tourism information website of Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree ( tel. 07/4099 4588; www.visitportdouglasdaintree.com.au) is a good source.
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; www.pdbikeworks.com), or Port Douglas Bike Hire, 3 Warner St. ( tel. 07/4099 5799), rent bikes for around A$15 for 6 hours or A$20 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.