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

Side trips from Townsville

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

Museums in Townsville

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

Hidden gems in Townsville

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Townsville Whale Watching
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Water Body
Lake Paluma
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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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Shopping Mall
Stockland Townsville Shopping Centre
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Flea Market
Sunday on Flinders. Cotters Markets
3.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Farmers Market
Riverway Moonlight Markets
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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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
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Wildlife Area
Little Crystal Creek
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Townsville Town Common Conservation Park
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Historical Tour
Tour Townsville
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Landmark
Jezzine Barracks
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Lookout
Mount Stuart
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Riverway
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

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