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Townsville

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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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

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

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Adventurers Backpackers

Adventurers Backpackers

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

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2

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  • 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 ...

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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel
87 %

Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

262 Walker St (Map) - Hostel
Services is very good (better then a normal backpacker hostel), Location is only about 2mins walk to the CBD.
Foreign Exchange Accommodation - Beachside
87 %

Foreign Exchange Accommodation - Beachside

19 Eyre Street, North Ward (Map) - Hostel
Foreign Exchange Accommodation - The Avenue
86 %

Foreign Exchange Accommodation - The Avenue

8 The Avenue, Hermit Park Townsville (Map) - Hostel
Adventurers Backpackers
75 %

Adventurers Backpackers

79 Palmer St (Map) - Hostel
If you want to be able to sleep, DO NOT STAY HERE. If you don't mind LOUD people ALL HOURS, then this place might be a cheap stay.
City Oasis Inn Townsville

City Oasis Inn Townsville

143 Wills Street Townsville City - Hotel
Reef Lodge Backpackers

Reef Lodge Backpackers

4 Wickham St Townsville (Map) - Hostel
Orchid Guesthouse

Orchid Guesthouse

34 Hale Street (Map) - Hostel