Things to do

Townsville has a diverse and dynamic tropical environment, that allows for a vast variety of activities to either have fun or relax. Stay connected with ‘What’s On’ in Townsville.

Things to do

  • The Strand beachfront for a walk and swim
  • Visit Magnetic Island
  • Hike up the Castle Hill goat track
  • Paddle boarding on The Strand
  • Visit Reef HQ Aquarium (temporarily closed for refurbishment)
  • Go diving at the Yongala wreck
  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef
  • Explore the beautiful botanic gardens Queens Gardens, Andersen Park or Palmetum
  • Eat a meal at City Lane, Palmer Street or on The Strand
  • Visit Billabong Sanctuary Wildlife Park
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland
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Explore during a daytrip

  • Crystal Creek
  • Alligator Creek
  • Magnetic Island
  • Charters Towers
  • Balgal Beach and Rollingstone
  • Saunders Beach
  • Paluma Range National Park
  • Wallaman Falls in the Girringun National Park
  • Porcupine Gorge National Park
  • The Burdekin Damn
  • Jourama Falls