What to do in Townsville

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Townsville Attractions

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What to do in Townsville

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Army Museum North Queensland - Chat to the staff or curator and learn all about the collections on display at this museum.

Cultural Centre Townsville - Strike up a conversation with a few locals and find out why many tourists drop by this place.

Catholic Diocese of Townsville - Enjoy some quiet contemplation and learn a few things about this site's religious importance.

Strand Park - Keep your eyes peeled for delicate shells and other seaside treasures dotted along the coastline here.

Castle Hill - Bring your camera and let the natural surrounds awaken awe and wonder in you.

Queens Gardens - If you enjoy spending time in the garden, this place will captivate your inner green thumb.

Things to Do in Townsville with Kids

If you're taking a break with the kids, you'll find plenty of fun things to do together in Townsville. These family friendly experiences will put big smiles on faces both young and old:


 

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