3, 6 and 7 night Great Barrier Reef Cruises -- departing from Cairns and Townsville.
Expedition cruises also explore around the Top of Australia and the Kimberley Coast
(departing Cairns and Darwin).
Helpful travel and tourist information and links for Townsville and other areas in North
Out Of The
See the Real Australia with its diverse scenery and attractions in an air-conditioned, and
radio equipped, Nissan Patrol Superwagon. Just six passengers are catered for on the all
inclusive three, four, or seven day tours to all popular North Queensland destinations.
The North Queensland region centres on the cities of Townsville
and Thuringowa, and extends north to Mission Beach, south to the Burdekin, west to Charters Towers and includes the islands of Magnetic, Dunk, Hinchinbrook,
Orpheus and Bedarra.
Cardwell Air Charters:
See Cardwell from the air and view the controversial Port Hinchinbrook development before
continuing down the Hinchinbrook Channel past the most productive prawn farm in the
southern hemisphere, and the floating Barramundi hatchery.
Towers Tourist Information:
Charters Towers, a heritage town built on the gold boom of the nineteenth century,
continues to preserve its heritage in architecture and culture.
Australia's largest Island National Park,
recognised world wide for its unique pristine wilderness qualities.
Designed to blend in with the outstanding, natural tropical landscape. Indeed from the
water, apart from the necessary landing pontoon, only a very keen eye could pick any sign
of this delightful luxury eco-resort; nestled amongst the rainforest, overlooking Orchid
Rent a Yacht:
On the North Queensland coast, between Mission Beach and the Palm Island Group lie 30
tropical islands. Unspoiled and virtually as untouched as they were when Captain Cook
first sighted them on his voyage of discovery in 1770.
Palms Holiday Units:
You can enjoy spectacular sunrise on Nelly Bay beach and the Coral Sea from every
apartment in Magnetic Island's Beachside Palms Holiday Units.
Nowhere else in Australia will you have the opportunity to interact with so many of
Australia's native animals -- located 17km south of Townsville.
Townsville's Coral Sea Skydivers is North Queensland's largest skydiving school, using
state of the art equipment and training methods. The team is made up of some of the most
experienced instructors and camera people in Australia; led by chief instructor Richard
Pym, World gold cup medallist and 4 times world record holder.
Great Barrier Reef
Visit Reef HQ -- the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium site -- and discover all about this
world-renowned living coral reef experience and its education programs.
Since its inception in 1992 as a charter operator in North West Queensland, Macair has
grown to become one of regional Australia's most substantial airline operators. The
busiest route is Townsville to Mt. Isa, with 32 flights a
A range of adventure holidays for backpackers and budget travellers in the Townsville
Monte Carlo Motor
The Monte Carlo 3-1/2 Star Motor Inn and Restaurant is central to most Townsville venues
and offers comfortable accommodation and great meals in a relaxed atmosphere.
Thrifty have two locations in Townsville for convenient collection and return.
Dive the Yongala wreck or spend a week on a liveaboard expedition and explore more remote,
rarely visited outer Great Barrier Reef Sites.
Whether you are a visitor from overseas, a travelling resident or a local, Townsville
Magazine provides most of the information you need to plan an itinerary -- from the humble
day trip to the longest of stays.
Townsville's many attractions include the world's largest living coral reef aquarium, a
wildlife sanctuary, casino, beaches, museums, theatres, galleries and restaurants.
The Transit Centre Backpackers is conveniently located above the bus station, only 5
minutes walk from Townsville City Centre.