Tipped to be one of the city’s favourite public spaces, the Anderson Park Botanic Gardens is the work of the Botanic Gardens Masterplan of Australia and the pride and joy of Townville’s horticultural sites. Providing tourists and locals alike with a lush, verdant space surrounded by colourful blooms, the public garden enclave is one of the city’s must-visit hotspots. Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive is another popular stopover for seasoned holidaymakers hoping to explore the underwater wonderlands off the coast of the vacation Mecca. Home to numerous marine creatures including manta rays, turtles, eagle rays sharks’ sea snakes a variety of tropical fish species the breathtaking submerged coral gardens of Townsville are open visitors thanks to the diving and snorkeling expedition available and organized by Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive. As the most reputed water sports operator in Townsville the Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive provides professional and personalized services to explore the best diving sites in Townsville and the finest in all of Australia, known as the SS Yongala Wreck.
The Army Museum of North Queensland occupies Townsville’s Kissing Point area. As an illustrious museum in the region, the institution explores the rich military history of North Queensland with iconic relics and exhibits from great battles and platoons dating back decades. Visitors based at the Oaks Gateway on Palmer or other conveniently located Townsville holiday apartments will have easy access to the museum.
Food lovers exploring Townsville’s culinary scene should not forget to spend an evening out at the Palmer Street Dining Precinct, the city’s favourite dining district. Lined with countless restaurants, the area offers diners a pleasant alternative to the open air dining hubs down Gregory Street by offering them a plethora of fine dining establishments in a single location. French, Greek, Asian and Italian restaurants litter the area in addition to dining venues serving traditional Australian fare.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+