Townsville is a small city in northern Queensland. It is adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef, making it a popular launching point for divers and those wishing to explore the reef. Magnetic Island, half of which is a National Park, is located just offshore.
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Services is very good (better then a normal backpacker hostel), Location is only about 2mins walk to the CBD. Only down side is if you want to watch the news at the end of the day or sport they do not have any tv's on site at all other then that a great little hostel. ... more
Not the best hostel I've been in. Due to an old building and not that clean. Good location tho (5 minutes walking to Magnetic Island ferry terminal and the beach) and I got free parking (limited) No Wi-Fi. ... more
A strange place. It is huge and looks like it should be a buzzing backpackers' hostel but it was deathly quiet when we went, which was at a time I'd have expected a few more people to be around (December). The rooms were basic but clean and air conditioned. The bathrooms were communal and large but again clean. ... more
Townsville in Queensland
I am looking a universities in the Queensland area. I really like looks of the programs at James Cook University. I'd probably be living in Townsville. Although they have another campus in Cairns, but wouldn't offer all the classes i'd need. Any info on what Townsville is like? Things to do. Is it nice ...
wanted Accommodation in Townsville
Hello everyone, I am from India and have to leave for Townsville(Australia) for some official purpose but my company is not providing accommodation. I've never gone to Australia before this so i dont have any idea about how to get accommodation so i am looking for some information through this forum ...
Arrived in Townsville during the day and had a bit of a nosy about. At first glance there didn't seem to be much to do. Went down to the esplanade to discover the big pool was being refurbished ...
Posted in William & Laura's Travels by LauraM
The drive from Mission Beach to Townsville was interesting, with the landscape changing from wet rainforests to tropical savanna. Townsville is adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef ...
Posted in Big Lap Australia 2012-2013 by KobusM