Your dining experience

Nautilus Restaurant is nestled into Island Point Hill in picturesque Port Douglas amid a beautiful lush tropical garden setting with palms overhead.

Guests enter along a hidden pathway from the main street of the Port Douglas village, to discover a breathtaking restaurant that is like stepping into another world.



An ‘elegant dining’ experience, offering fine food in a unique setting, Nautilus specialises in Modern Australian Cuisine.

The menu focuses on fresh, locally sourced produce, sensational flavours and perfectly paired wines to match. Select from the a la carte menu or indulge in the full taste experience with a Nautilus degustation.

From the moment you enter to the moment you leave, Nautilus Restaurant, Port Douglas is truly unique.



It combines the elements of a tropical paradise with elegant dining to create a magical outdoor dining experience.

From the oasis-like setting through to the friendly and attentive staff, and stars shining overhead, the relaxed dining atmosphere embodies a special ‘Nautilus feeling’ that is in total harmony with diners’ tropical holiday mode.

It is a place to relax, to celebrate and, above all, to enjoy.

Established for over 60 years - and having served the likes of Sir Lawrence Olivier, Bill and Hillary Clinton, David Bowie, Gough Whitlam and Paul Hogan – Nautilus has taken on an iconic status, named as a must-do when in Port Douglas.



Join us to experience for yourself the beauty of dining under the palms at Nautilus.

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