About Townsville North Queensland

A bustling coastal city of more than 185,000 residents, Townsville successfully blends its relaxed vibe with the comforts of the city-living; think vibrant restaurant scene, laneway bars, and boutique shopping.

The Strand, Townsville’s beach foreshore, is a popular hub of activity with a walkway, restaurants and cafes, and the popular Strand Water Park.

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A bustling coastal city of more than 185,000 residents, Townsville successfully blends its relaxed vibe with the comforts of the city-living; think vibrant restaurant scene, laneway bars, and boutique shopping.

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Places to See in the Townsville North Queensland

The Burdekin River and bridge, Townsville North Queensland

Burdekin

Burdekin

The Burdekin district is known as the sugar capital of Australia and is made up of prosperous rural communities with some great fishing.

Cardwell

Cardwell

Located between Townsville and Cairns, Cardwell is a sweet little seaside town that provides the perfect spot to escape the crowds and immerse in nature.

Mural, Charters Towers

Charters Towers

Charters Towers

Charters Towers was founded on the discovery of gold in the 19th century and much of the town’s infrastructure point back to its prosperous past.

Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park, Townsville North Queensland

Hinchinbrook

Hinchinbrook

Real nature experiences, outdoor adventures and some of Australia’s best scenery, Hinchinbrook is the nature-lovers dream location.

Stunning scenery at Bright Point, Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island provides fantastic snorkelling, diving, fishing, sailing and wildlife experiences, or the opportunity to simply relax. With 23 stunning beaches, national park surrounds and pristine fringing reefs, the island is a popular day trip and extended stay destination for local and international visitors to the Great Barrier Reef.

Cloudy Creek Walk, Paluma Range National Park

Paluma

Paluma

The Paluma region is small in population but big on natural beauty. The township offers a secluded place in the mountains, while the Paluma Range National Park and surrounding creeks and waterholes boast fascinating wildlife and nature experiences.

The Strand beachfront, Townsville

Townsville city

Townsville city

The thriving city of Townsville isn’t named the cultural capital of regional Australia for no reason – this is a city with style and innovation and has the added bonus of providing remarkable nature and outdoor experiences for just about everyone.

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