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Townsville

Whether you're here for a few days or a week, Townsville is a special place that you'll remember forever.

This area of Tropical North Queensland has approximately 200,000 inhabitants.

You'll find this destination some 690 miles from Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland. It's also roughly 9 miles from Brookhill.

Don't forget to round up the kids and head to Riverway Lagoon for an afternoon of quality time.

At ReefHQ Aquarium, your family can investigate the mysteries of the sea while staying dry on land.

Whether you're a fan of majestic mammals or unassuming reptiles, the Billabong Sanctuary and the Bungalow Bay Koala Wildlife Park have something for all tastes.

Interested in learning about some of the local flora? Visit the Queens Gardens or the Townsville Palmetum. Many tourists also enjoy wandering around the Ingham Memorial Botanical Gardens and the Anderson Park Botanical Gardens.

When you get the urge to spend some time outside, pack a delicious picnic and enjoy some relaxation time at Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens.

A stop at Tyto Wetlands Visitor Centre is a handy way of finding some interesting information about the area.

When you hear the word "vacation" do you automatically think "beach"? If so, then you're in luck. This area is well known for its coastal areas, so pack your supplies and treat yourself to a dreamlike day outdoors at Horseshoe Bay Beach, Little Pioneer Bay Beach or Cattle Bay Beach.

Need to get away from the bustle of the city? Make your way over to Castle Hill and Magnetic Island National Park. Nature lovers will also have a terrific time at Mount Stuart and Nelsons Lagoon Park.

Spend an educational day at the Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum or the Army Museum North Queensland, two of the most interesting cultural attractions here. Walk the halls at your own pace as you browse the varied exhibits, or simply enjoy a moment in the contemplative stillness.

Study old ship replicas and other interesting artifacts as you wander through the exhibition spaces at the Maritime Museum of Townsville.

The wonderful specimens at the Treasures of the Earth aren't simply a lot of fun to look at. They also play a vital role in helping us understand the complexity of the natural world.

Artistic expression is a huge part of what it means to be human. Plan a day at the TYTO Regional Art Gallery and discover for yourself this world of creation.

Even if you're not a history nerd, you'll still enjoy examining the past at the Museum of Tropical Queensland or the Townsville Museum and Historical Society.

You can never truly understand a place without knowing its past. Luckily, this destination has preserved some of its most important historic places. Three of the most rewarding are the Cultural Centre Townsville, National Trust Heritage Centre and the Zaro Cultural Gallery.

Travelers with a fascination for religion ought to stroll by Catholic Diocese of Townsville.

This destination has some photo-worthy landmarks, including Yank's Jetty and Lucinda Jetty.

If you are looking to indulge in some retail therapy, make a beeline for one of the many retail centers and pick up a bargain. Begin your adventure at Willows Shopping Centre, Craft Market or Horseshoe Bay Markets.

One of the most popular music venues around town is the Burdekin Theatre. After the concert, grab a table at one of the nearby restaurants or bars and enjoy the local dishes.

No matter how many amazing sights you've managed to squeeze into your trip, there's always time for more! Massage on Magnetic and Adrenalin Jetski Private Tours are worth considering.


Guide to Exploring Townsville


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Madison Plaza Townsville

Madison Plaza Townsville

409 Flinders St., Townsville
4.1
of 5, from 1,781 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Townsville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and Catholic Diocese of Townsville. Museum of Tropical Queensland and Maritime Museum of Townsville are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Allen

Hotel Allen

Eyre Street, North Ward
4.0
of 5, from 505 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated by the sea, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Queens Gardens and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Catholic Diocese of Townsville and Museum of Tropical Queensland are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£66
The Ville Resort - Casino

The Ville Resort - Casino

Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville
4.4
of 5, from 1,856 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Townsville hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal, ReefHQ Aquarium and Museum of Tropical Queensland. Maritime Museum of Townsville and Queens Gardens are also within 2 mi (3 km).

£63
Aquarius on the Beach

Aquarius on the Beach

75 The Strand, North Ward
4.4
of 5, from 1,060 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in The Strand, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Queens Gardens, Army Museum North Queensland and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Museum of Tropical Queensland and Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£59
Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville

Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville

334 Flinders Street, Townsville
4.3
of 5, from 141 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Townsville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Maritime Museum of Townsville and Museum of Tropical Queensland. Cultural Centre Townsville and ReefHQ Aquarium are also within 10 minutes.

£48
Rydges Southbank Townsville

Rydges Southbank Townsville

23 Palmer Street, South Townsville
4.1
of 5, from 752 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of South Townsville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Maritime Museum of Townsville and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Museum of Tropical Queensland and Cultural Centre Townsville are also within 15 minutes.

£65
Oaks M on Palmer

Oaks M on Palmer

81 Palmer Street, South Townsville
4.4
of 5, from 969 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this luxury apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Maritime Museum of Townsville and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Museum of Tropical Queensland and Cultural Centre Townsville are also within 1 mi (2 km).

£43
Townsville Central Hotel

Townsville Central Hotel

12 14 Palmer Street, South Townsville
3.8
of 5, from 98 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in South Townsville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Maritime Museum of Townsville and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Museum of Tropical Queensland and Cultural Centre Townsville are also within 15 minutes.

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