Townsville

Townsville - North QLD - Queensland

The city of Townsville plays host to idyllic surroundings with sandy beaches, rainforest, reef with the bonus of big city convenience. A major drawcard for this tropical city is the picturesque Magnetic Island just 8 kilometres off the coast of Townsville. The Island is affectionately referred to as 'Maggie' by locals and boasts 23 pristine beaches and bays lovingly maintained in this spectacular environment by the flourishing community that reside on the island itself.

The Strand is a very popular playground for residents and holiday makers, back on the mainland, where on any given day at any given time you will encounter sun lovers basking in the glorious sunshine along the sandy stretch or at the famous Rock pool enclosure.

Take on the challenge, with locals as they climb the mountainous backdrop, Castle Hill, where you will be rewarded for your efforts when you reach the summit with incredible views of this stunning region. Visit the largest living coral reef at the Reef HQ Aquarium and then head next door to the Museum of Tropical Queensland and learn the fascinating history behind the "HMS Pandora" the ship sent to capture the "Bounty". Holiday makers will be satisfied with the abundance of attractions, accommodation, shopping, dining, museums and markets galore.


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