Things to do in Townsville..
There is plenty to enjoy and explore near the Royal Palms Villas..
The StrandBeautiful beach, with views of magnetic Island. Netted areas for safe swimming. Free parking. A jetty, recreational park, restaurants, cafes, pools, waterpark, and barbeque areas. The large green holds regular events. Every fourth Friday of each month the strand is host to the night markets, and large fireworks displays on New Year's Eve.
The Willows Shopping Centre CarparkOpen every Sunday 7:30am to 11:30am
Thuringowa Dr/Hervey Range Rd, Kirwan
Cotters marketsOpen every Sunday 8:30am to 1:00pm
Flinders Street (Between Stanley St & Denham St)
Townsville City MarketsOpen every Wednesday 6:00am to 6:00pm (Started 30th May 2012)
(All participating stallholders will attend between 10am and 2pm)
Strand Night MarketsOpen 1st Friday of the month 5:00pm to 9:30pm (May to December)
Magnetic Islandwww.magnetic-island.com.au Magnetic Island is unique to North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef region of Australia.
Long Tan Memorial Poolwww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/swim...
Tobruk Memorial Bathswww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/swim...
The Strand poolswww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/strand...
Anderson Gardenswww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/gardens... 25 hectares near Mundingburra.
Palmetumwww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/gardens... 17 hectares near Annandale. Entrance is off University Road.
Queens Gardenswww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/gardens... 4 hectares in North Ward, corner of Gregory and Paxton Street.
Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardenswww.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/gardens... 5 hectares in Kirwan, corner of Thuringowa Drive and Hinchinbrook Drive.
Maritime museumwww.anmm.gov.au Australians are closely linked to the sea through commerce, defence, exploration, adventure, sport and play. Our oceans and waterways have influenced our development...and who we are. This museum captures these themes with fascinating artefacts, lively exhibitions, fun activities and even the chance to board ships and experience life on the water.
Museum of tropical queenslandwww.mtq.qm.qld.gov.au
The iconic building looks across Ross Creek in the city is the the Museum of Tropical Queensland. Its the only branch of the Queensland Museum north of Brisbane.
Reading Cinema (near Willows)readingcinemas.com.au
Townsville Civic Theatrehttp://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities/theatres/civict..
Kingpin Bowling Lounge is unlike anything you've ever seen or experienced and now open at the Cannon Park Entertainment Precinct in Thuingowa.
Willows on Wheelswww.willowsonwheels.com.au/