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Townsville

4.4
Beaches · Scenic Walking Areas · Wildlife Areas
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop. Its appeal lies in its marinas, promenades, and avenues. Proximity to a number of beaches offers visitors and locals alike an escape from the urban environment. In the build up to your vacation in Townsville, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Australia trip itinerary maker website.
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Popular things to do in Townsville

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Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Island
Museum of Tropical Queensland
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
The Strand ©
Beach
The Strand
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Castle Hill
Scenic Walking Area
Castle Hill
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Billabong Sanctuary
Wildlife Area
Billabong Sanctuary
4.4
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Townsville

Yongala Dive ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Yongala Dive Ayr
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Hinchinbrook Island
World heritage site
Hinchinbrook Island Cardwell
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
TYTO Wetlands
Wildlife Area
TYTO Wetlands Ingham
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Paluma State Forest
State Park
Paluma State Forest Paluma
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Townsville

Army Museum North Queensland
Military Museum
Army Museum North Queensland North Ward
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
Maritime Museum of Townsville ©
Specialty Museum
Maritime Museum of Townsville
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
The Drill Hall Studio ©
Art Gallery
The Drill Hall Studio North Ward
4.9
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Townsville

Townsville Whale Watching ©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Townsville Whale Watching
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Lake Paluma ©
Water Body
Lake Paluma
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Many Peaks Walking Track
Hiking Trail
Many Peaks Walking Track
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Townsville

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Stockland Townsville Shopping Centre ©
Shopping Mall
Stockland Townsville Shopping Centre
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Sunday on Flinders. Cotters Markets ©
Flea Market
Sunday on Flinders. Cotters Markets
3.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Riverway Moonlight Markets ©
Farmers Market
Riverway Moonlight Markets
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
CoffeeWorks ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
CoffeeWorks
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes

Wildlife in Townsville

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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Little Crystal Creek ©
Wildlife Area
Little Crystal Creek
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Townsville Town Common Conservation Park ©
Wildlife Area
Townsville Town Common Conservation Park
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Tour Townsville ©
Historical Tour
Tour Townsville
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Jezzine Barracks ©
Landmark
Jezzine Barracks
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Riverway ©
Landmark
Riverway
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Mount Stuart ©
Lookout
Mount Stuart
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

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