Top attractions in Townsville

Things to see and do while visiting Townsville - The capital of North Queensland

For your convenience we have included a small selection of some of the exciting Townsville based tropical holiday activities featured on our in house tourist information board

We can assist with any tour bookings or holiday activities, so you can maximise your Townsville visit. Townsville has everything you could expect from a tropical Australian city. Townsville offers its visitors access to the outback, rainforest and the reef.

Tropical Topless Car Rentals
The ultimate island fun car. We'll give you an island highlights map so you can best discover Magnetic Island for yourself. We also include beach toys, and all the information you'll need for bird feeding, koala spotting and more.

Blueys Ranch
Beach Horse Riding - Ride through picturesque Horeshoe Bay and view abundant wildlife in natural surroundings on Bluey's 1 or 2 hour bush and beach rides.

Coral Sea Sky Divers
We conduct tandem parachute operations every day, at the times of 8am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. If these times are not convenient, we can be flexible depending on the season and weather conditions.

Reef HQ
The world's largest coral reef aquarium. Walk through the tunnel and view the predators of the deep including sharks, trout, groper and trevally. See the small aqauria containing eels, sea snakes, sea horses and star fish or take the kids to the touch pools for a hands-on experience.

Billabong Sanctuary
A fauna park with Australian native animals in their natural surrounds. Highlights of the park include koalas, kangaroos, pythons, crocodiles and cassowaries.

Tropical Diving - Yongala Wreck
Tropical Diving, a family run business, has been operating boat trips to the outer reef and the Yongala ship wreck for several years. In this time thousands of divers and snorkellers have experienced some of the best sites that the Barrier Reef has to offer.

Pleasure Divers
For over a decade, Pleasure Divers has been providing the best value for money dive courses. We have Magnetic Island’s only purpose built 3m deep dive pool. Our facilities provide you with the best training possible.

Heritage Centre
Contains heritage houses furnished to the period.

Take a tour of the museum and purchase some souvenirs and handicrafts at the gift shop.

Castle Hill
Offers magnificent views of Townsville, Magnetic Island and Cleveland Bay.

Omnimax Theatre
A unique 18 metre dome screen.

Flinders Mall Cotter's Market
The largest arts and crafts market in north Queensland featuring farm fresh tropical fruits, vegetables, handcrafted souvenirs, snacks, drinks and plants.

Anzac Memorial Park
Townsville's premier waterfront park featuring the cenotaph, the Coral Sea Memorial and a commemorative fountain.

Maritime Museum of Townsville
Displays of regional, national and international maritime history including ship models, artefacts, photos, paintings, machinery and pearl diving exhibits.

Jupiter's Townsville Hotel and Casino
Townsville's world class casino featuring games such as roulette, black jack, poker and keno.

Town Common
An environmental park featuring open woodlands, seasonal waterbird habitats, coastal scenery, grasslands, mangroves and hillside vine forests.

Pallarenda Beach
A popular recreational spot for families, offering the best access to the stone jetty and tracks that lead to the ruins of World War 2 gunning emplacements that sit above Shelley Bay.

Museum of Tropical North Queensland
Opened in June, 2000 features a comprehensive display of the wreck of the Pandora.

The Strand
Is Townsville’s favourite spot, the beach follows the curve of Cleveland Bay. Special features include stinger protected beaches, eateries, playgrounds, watersports, Cliff Gardens waterfall, Kissing Point Rockpool and Centenary Fountain.

Queens Garden
Townsville's original botanic gardens.

The Palmetum
Botanic gardens featuring plants of the Palm Family.

Magnetic Island
Just 20 mins by ferry from Townsville.

Adrenalin Jet-Ski Tours
Totally circumnavigate Magnetic Island and beyond with Australia's First Self Drive Jet Ski Tour Company.

Moke Magnetic
With sunshine all year round and the casual, laid-back Island lifestyle, mokes are a perfect way to see the natural beauty and local wildlife of Magnetic Island at your own pace.

Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks
Discover Magnetic Island’s National and Marine Parks from the quiet of your kayak “View Nature in the Wild” on the Island’s first nationally accredited Eco tour. Enjoy a tropical breakfast on secluded and picturesque beaches.

Dive Shack Diving
Located in Arcadia Bay on Magnetic Island within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Dive Shack Australia is the place to Learn to Dive. The Dive Shack caters for all levels of divers from Learn to Dive courses all the way to Instructor.

Outer Reef - Snorkel or scuba dive through the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef and discover the unbelievable colours of the tropical fish and coral. Sunferries Reef Experience goes to pristine John Brewer Reef four days per week.


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Things to do
Townsville activities featured on our in house tourist information board
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Phone: (07) 4774 5101

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