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Excursions from Townsville


One of the most scenic Cities in Australia, Townsville is a much sought after tourist destination of people all around the world. The tourist attractions in Townsville are undoubtedly some of the choicest sightseeing joints in the city. The Excursions from Townsville help you understand the city and its surroundings better. People come to discover the various intricacies and subtleties of the city and its people.

On any of your Townsville Tours you will be delighted with the fantastic trips to places in and around the city. The first point of attraction here is the Australian Outback. Close to the coast in the North Queensland region, the Outback offers long stretches of lazy, undulating bush and scrub country. However apart from the natural exquisiteness, this area boasts of several unique small dwellings and settlements.

Located at 130 km west of Townsville, the Charters Towers is originally the town of gold reserves. This actually resulted in the setting up of the stock exchange. Banks, grand hotels and public buildings are galore in this town. This mining city, surrounded by Darlymple Shire, houses several examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture.

At 123 km from Townsville is situated the town of Ravenswood. Presently termed as a heritage town by the National Trust of Queensland, this town boasts of preserving some of the nicest architectural examples of the gold rush era.

Tours to the Interpretive Centres in Mount Isa, Richmond and Hughenden can be really engaging on any of the Excursions from Townsville.

A 52 sq. km mountainous island, the Magnetic Island is a hilly area, easily reachable from Townsville to Nelly Bay by ferry operated by Sunferries. The major tourist attractions here are the 27 sq km national park and bird sanctuary along with the excellent walking tracks. Meet the native bird Bush Stone-curlews or the frequent koalas to make your day.

Located off the Pacific coast of Queensland and home to numerous species of exotic marine life, the Great Barrier Reef, a coral formation, offers plenty of diving opportunities. Scuba diving is actually one of the most enjoyable adventure activities to be experienced here.

The above Excursions from Townsville will definitely prove extremely satisfying for a true nature lover.

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