Are you looking for a fuss-free alternative to the traditional Christmas lunch? Check out the full guide below with options to suit every budget. Be sure to book early though as spaces will fill up fast!

1. 2 Fish Restaurant

There's no denying that seafood is a fundamental part of any Aussie Christmas but if the thought of peeling prawns is too much to bear, let the team at 2 Fish Port Douglas do the hard work for you. Award winning head chef Adam Ion has prepared a sumptuous seafood Christmas feast including Santa's natural oysters, a carolling Coral Trout, Mrs Claus' Christmas Pudding and much more.

2. Harrisons by Spencer Patrick

Take your Christmas lunch or dinner to the next level at Harrisons by Spencer Patrick. Fill your tummy with four festive courses and treat the kids to a culinary experience this Christmas at the only hatted restaurant in Port Douglas.

3. Peninsula Boutique Hotel - Hi Tide by the Beach

If beautiful beach views, fresh tropical produce and casual dining atmosphere is your idea of bliss, Hi Tide Cafe-Bar-Restaurant is the place for you. Open on Christmas Day for breakfast and lunch, Hi-Tide is the perfect venue to soak up those stunning views of Four Mile Beach while relaxing with family and friends.  

4. Port Douglas Combined Club

Christmas at the "Tinny" (as it is affectionately known) returns in 2017. Treat yourself to a generous hot and cold buffet, served with a side of breathtaking Coral Sea views and cheeky glass of beer or bubbles. 

5. Cape Trib Beach House

For a Christmas with a difference, journey to the Daintree Rainforest where you can truly switch off and relax. Cape Trib Beach House offers relaxed tropical dining underneath the canopy of the world's oldest living rainforest. Why not stay and play with their amazing ho-ho-holiday special.

6. Port Douglas Yacht Club

Keep it cool and calm with a feast fit for a king (or queen) at the Yachty! Located within the Port Douglas Yacht Club, the Yachty boasts a picture perfect location on Dickson Inlet.

7. Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa


Celebrate Christmas at Pullman Port Douglas and enjoy a menu starring the freshest local produce including seafood, traditional roast carvery, and sweet treats! Open for lunch or dinner, enjoy a glass of bubbles poolside at Aluco Restaurant and Bar, one of the top dining spots in Port Douglas.


8. QT Port Douglas


If you’re one who enjoys a Christmas spread that is stuffed with equal parts nostalgia and honey glazed ham, then join in the celebrations at QT Port Douglas. 


9. Sheraton Grand Mirage Port Douglas

Arguably one of the most iconic resorts in Port Douglas, the Sheraton Grand Mirage is putting on a Christmas Feast that is guaranteed to impress. Featuring the best from the ocean on ice, hearty hot mains and a live sorbet station (yes a sorbet station), this is one festive dinner that must be seen to be believed. 




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