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Cyclone and storm surge shelter


The cyclone and storm surge shelter, positioned at the rear of the Port Douglas State School, is available for hire as a multipurpose function centre. The facility consists of a large wooden-floored basketball and netball court with additional markings for badminton, indoor cricket, floor ball Futsal, and is perfect for concerts, musical events, meetings or conferences that fit up to 640 chairs. There is also a smaller air conditioned and carpeted meeting room suitable for yoga, cards,  carpet bowls, martial arts etc. and a commercial kitchen available to hold cooking lessons.


Prospective users should complete and submit a Cyclone Shelter User Hire Agreement or contact the Principal through the school administration for more information.

An event calendar can be found at the Port Douglas Cyclone and Storm Shelter Facebook Page:

Application Form - Cyclone shelter user hire agreement (PDF, 236KB)

Cyclone shelter school operation instructions (PDF, 514KB)