Townsville Attractions

Situated on Flinders Street in Townsville, The Museum of Tropical Queensland focuses on telling visitors on the environment and history of North Queensland. Observe the hundreds of artifacts, exhibits...
Billabong Wildlife Sanctuary is seventeen kilometres south of Townsville and features a variety of Australian flora and fauna including crocodiles, kangaroos, snakes and birdlife. Facilities include f...
North Qld's largest arts & craft Market.
Covers nearly 26,000 hectares of bushland, including rocky gorges with natural swimming pools. A graded track leads to Alligator Falls.
The Reef HQ Aquarium is a living coral reef aquarium in the centre of Townsville and features around 200 tropical fish species.
The Flinders Mall Visitor Information Centre is located in the centre of Townsville near to the Reef Aquarium.
Features a conservatory with a wide range of Botanical specimens.Park open daily,conservatory by appointment only.Park admission free.
Encompasses some of the best scenery in the State. The summit of the Paluma Range offers a wonderful panorama of the Hinchinbrook Channel and the Palm Island group.
Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) consists of a unique laboratory complex and harbour for the study of tropical marine science. Bookings are essential.
Tobruk Memorial Baths are public swimming baths right on the beach,open 7 days,seasonal hours,in winter the 25m pool is heated.
Australia's only university in the tropics, is situated in the foothills of Mt Stuart. It is a modern campus set in natural bushland with distinctive architecture.
A dominant feature of Townsville's landscape stands 638 metres high on the southern fringe of the city. The summit is accessible by car and offers a magnificent 180 degree view which sweeps from Cleve...
(see Magnetic Island)
A long beachfront boulevard which stretches from the harbour to Kissing Point Rockpool and includes parks and gardens, an olympic pool, fountain and waterfall.
A flora and fauna sanctuary inhabited by hundreds of species of birds and reptiles, including the brolga or "Native Companion", a large bird known for its stately dance.
Situated in a heritage listed building this is the premier gallery of North Qld,stunning visual arts centre,a main focus on North Qld local art,national & international exhibitions.