Queensland’s Townsville is a place that is just waiting to be explored. During your stay at one of the Townsville Australia hotels the likes of Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites, you can discover the story of its indigenous tribes, beautiful architecture, and exquisite beauty.
Visit Billabong Sanctuary
A family-managed wildlife park in Townsville, Billabong Sanctuary is a haven for koala bears, kangaroos, emus, and many snakes and crocodile varieties. It is hailed for its commitment to conserving nature and attempts at educating the public of what they do.
Climb Castle Hill
One of Townsville’s landmark features is the Castle Hill, an enormous, pink-granite monolith that towers over the city. Many locals powerwalk up this hill each day, although one can even choose to drive up the Castle Hill to drink in the enchanting vistas from the top.
Explore a Wreck Dive Site
Located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park premises, the SS Yongala wreck is considered as one of the world’s best wreck dive sites. Each year, thousands of divers explore this wreck site to witness colourful arrays of marine life that have made this wreck their home.
Take a Day Trip to Magnetic Island
Located off the coast of Townsville, Magnetic Island is a suburb of the same city, which is only accessible by ferry or barge. On this island, you can find many idyllic bays where you can try your hands at water sports or simply take a refreshing dip in their cool waters.