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Around Townsville

Experiences in Australia

Burdekin & Ayr
85 kilometres south of Townsville with rivers, creeks and estuaries. View the farmlands and wetlands from the lookouts of Mount Inkerman and Mount Kelly.

This is a quaint fishing village situated between the mountains and the sea. It is surrounded by world heritage rainforests, waterfalls and wilderness tracks.

Charters Towers
Charters Towers lies 135 kilometres west of Townsville. The prosperity of Charters Towers was based on gold. It was discovered here by an aboriginal boy, Jupiter Mosman, in 1871 and a gold rush began. Historical buidings line the streets here and over the years gold has still been found around the area.A highlight in the town is to visit the Venus Gold Battery, a restored gold crushing mill.Train and bus services travel from townsville to Charters Towers.

Ingham north of Townsville with the Wallaman Falls, Australia 's largest sheer drop waterfall and the Tyto Wetlands. 

An old gold mining village 130 kilometres south-west of Townsville. Around the countryside are found are relics of the gold mining activities. 

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