Charters Towers

Charters Towers - North QLD - Queensland

Charters Towers is located 138 kilometres south west of Townsville with magnificent heritage buildings that are a testament to the prosperity of its historic gold rush history. Charters Towers was once the second largest city in Queensland and enjoys beautiful wide streets reminding us of its impressive heritage. Have your camera on hand with photo opportunities like the heritage listed Stock Exchange Arcade, The World Theatre, City Hall and the Post Office Tower to name a few.

The Ghosts of Gold Heritage Trail will bring to life some of the cities most animated and prominent personalities with an open air amphitheatre where you can visit the gold rush days. Pan for gold at The Miners Cottage, Take a wagon ride amongst the largest roaming herd of Texas Longhorn cattle in Australia, watch the weekly cattle sales and take in a movie at one of the few remaining drive-in cinemas in Australia.

Escape from the busy streets and stroll the country towns unique shopping strip and local country market with arts, crafts, antiques and second hand stores. The short journey from Townsville to Charters Towers is a must-see.


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