Townsville Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city on the northeastern coast of Queensland, Townsville is Australia's largest urban center north of the Sunshine Coast. The city hosts a remarkable number of governmental and prominent business administration offices for the northern half of the state. With more than 320 days of sunshine every year, historic gold rush towns, and World Heritage listed national parks, the city city is home to some magnificent natural attractions and landscapes.
Places of Interest in Townsville
Reef HQ Aquarium
One of the best bang-for-the-buck experiences of its kind in the country, Reef HQ Aquarium is the largest living coral reed aquarium around the globe. The main viewing tanks of Reef boast a 2.5 million liters main coral reef exhibit as the main attraction that mirrors a view of what creatures and coral of the Great Barrier Reef actually look like.
The Museum of Tropical QLD
Differing from several similar attractions around the country by blending typical historical exhibitions with its emphasize on all-things-tropical, the Museum of Tropical QLD puts a huge focus on the natural history of rainforests, the ecosystems of Great Barrier Reef, modern and ancient animals that dwell in the tropics, and maritime exploration.
Town Common Conservation Park
Relatively untouched by man and located so close to Townsville, Town Common Conservation Park is a large and natural showcase of wildlife. The main focus of the park is birds and it is home to around 280 species of bird. The park is a typical tropical wetland environment replete with various lagoons of different sizes blended with vines, shrubbery, and woodlands and offers a number of great biking, walking, and hiking tracks.