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The 21st annual Carnivale at Port Douglas is back and better than ever! Get ready for 10 days of fun with a large array of events that showcase the very best of Tropical North Queensland. Carnivale will be held from the 22nd to the 31st of May, 2015!

Watch locals and visitors alike flock to Port Douglas to celebrate the start of the tourism season. There really is something for everyone at this highly anticipated event including arts, entertainment, sports, food & wine, comedy, culture and music.

Are you a confessed foodie? Then Carnivale is the place for you! Feast upon culinary delights, partake in celebrity chef events, sample local produce, extend your knowledge with food demonstrations, attend lavish lunches and more.

Bring the kids and make it a family affair to remember with plenty of fun, hands on activities that will please all members of the family. Activities include the very popular Family Beach Day and Backyard Games.

Watch the magical Macrossan Street come alive with buskers, street art, dancers, artists and singers. Watch local, national and international acts and join in on the fun!

Come and experience one of Australia’s most exciting and diverse events that has been named a ‘must’ by many.
Discover the beauty of Tropical North Queensland, soak up some sunshine, relax by the seaside and celebrate with family and friends.

Some highlights include:

  • Jansz Longest Lunch – Friday 22nd May
  • Macrossan Street Parade – Friday 22nd May
  • Feast Port Douglas – Saturday 23rd May
  • Family Beach Day – Saturday 23rd May
  • Yabusame & Jousting Tournament – Saturday 23rd May
  • Seafood Extravaganza – Sunday 31st May

To find out more about the events, please visit

Ensure you book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment as Port Douglas is VERY busy during this period! Cayman Villas is one of the only properties in Port Douglas to offer 3 Bedroom apartments with self-contained facilities – we are the perfect accommodation choice for family or group getaways!

Click here to view our rates or alternatively call us on 07 4087 2300 or email

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