Accommodation at Oaks Hotels & Resorts in Townsville offers visitors the best of both worlds, combining relaxed tropical lifestyle and stunning natural attractions with the conveniences and facilities of a modern city.
Located among the tropics of North Queensland and nestled between the Great Barrier Reef and the Queensland Outback, you will find Townsville. This city provides the attractions of a major city however, possess magnificent sunshine with a relaxed cosmopolitan lifestyle which is why Townsville is the perfect choice for your next Queensland holiday.
Tourists can take advantage of diving expeditions on the gorgeous Great Barrier Reef, spend up big at Jupiter’s Casino, and take on the rapids with white water rafting on the Tully River (this is definitely not for the faint hearted!). Or simply kick back on one of the many beaches such as Saunders Beach. Also, make sure to take the trek up Castle Hill, where you can take in the spectacular 360 degree views sweeping over Townsville towards Townsville Port.
There are many islands off the Townsville coast and they are all impressive, boasting mountain scenery, sandy beaches and reefs. World Heritage listed Magnetic Island is very popular with visitors due to its amazing views, captivating walks and 23 bays and beaches. The island is also home to the largest colony of koalas in Northern Australia.
Positioned on the foreshore of Townsville is The Strand. This beachfront promenade has stunning views of the Port of Townsville and Magnetic Island, as well as views to Cape Cleveland
Townsville has an abundance of dining and entertainment venues. Palmer Street has numerous restaurants offering a range of cuisines from around the world. Fresh fish is readily available along with high-quality beef, which makes Townsville’s dining some of the best in Australia.
Home to the North Queensland Cowboys NRL team, a multitude of parklands, art galleries and the Museum of Tropical Queensland. This beautiful place is also within reach of a number of mining towns such as Mt Isa, Cloncurry and Charters Towers.
With rainforests, waterfalls, a rich hinterland, the Great Barrier Reef combined with the city experience, Townsville is a must see destination.
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Alligator Creek Falls Track
Take a trek through Bowlink Green Bay National Park and to experience the cascades, deep pools and waterfalls of Alligator Creek. There is a look out 500 metres up the track, if you continue through to Cockatoo Creek you will find "Flat Rock" which is the perfect place to swim and have a rest.
Reef HQ Aquarium
Is the "world's largest living Coral Reef Aquarium"" as it displays all the great wonders of the Great Barrier Reef such as beautiful coloured fish and corals. It is also home to North Queensland's dedicated turtle hospital.
This red rock is situated in the heart of Townsville and isn't too far off being classified as a mountain. There is a great walking track and road for vehicle access. The Hills offers panoramic views and a piece of history.
"The Moltke" Dive Site
"The Moltke" is a wreck dive accessible from the shore on Magnetic Island. The old cargo Boat has been here for over 70 years.
Clump Mountain National Park
Clump Mountain National Park contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland.
Army Museum of North Queensland | North Ward, Townsville Area
The Museum collects and exhibits memorabilia associated with past and current military units and personnel from North Queensland
A wildlife park featuring over 100 species of Australian animals, specialising in the fauna of North Queensland such as the saltwater crocodile and the endangered cassowary.
Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive
Townsville's longest established dive training and marine tourism operator specialising in providing snorkelling and diving trips and training of divers as part of a full dive service.
Hooked on Hinchinbrook
Barramundi fishing charters at its best. Go on a fishing adventure to pristine Hinchinbrook Island and experience the rush of tangling with Giant barramundi and many other tropical sportfish including Threadfin salmon, mangrove jack and fingermark.