A HIDDEN GEM
Visitors to Townsville will be amazed at its natural beauty. Townsville is well known for its dive and snorkelling sites and is set on the Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.
There are numerous pristine beahes to visit, tropical island getaways are just a stone throw away to explore and enjoy.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
North Queensland is HOT and HUMID in summer and be sure to take plenty of water, sunscreen and hats with you. Beware of stingers in the water when windy and do not swim in waterholes without being sure there are NO crocodiles.
Visit Reef HQ, with over 100 varieties of coral and 200 species of fish this is one of the worlds most amazing living reef tours. Take a trip out to Magnetic Island where you can go swimming, snorkeling, diving and fishing.
The areas surrounding Townsville offer natural rainforest beauty, where you can fish in small creeks and rivers, bushwalk and swim in crystal clear swimming holes. The tropical weather of North Queensland makes a perfect setting for you to explore it all.
Take a drive out to Tully Gorge and have a go at white water rafting for the more adventurous.
Accomodation in Townsville is excellent, stay at Jupiters Casino, Holiday Inn or one of the Resorts, the choice is yours.