InTownsville and Magnetic Island Guide September 2019 to February 2020

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A free guide to the area of Townsville, Magnetic Island and surrounding areas in Tropical North Queensland, Australia

GREAT OUTDOORS

CARAVAN PARKS & CAMPGROUNDS

Wallaman Falls

Photos Tourism and Events Queensland

Alligator Creek Falls

Caravanning has become one of the most

popular means of travel, whether it be up

the coast for a holiday or travelling around

Australia, you are likely to meet many travellers

who are doing just that. Most caravan parks

not only have the beautifully manicured shady

sites, some with their own ensuites, but they

have motel standard villas and cabins. If you

are roughing it, grassed and shady tent sites

are available along with well maintained camp

and washing up facilities with tables and seats.

Townsville has many caravan parks to offer.

Depending on your time available and how

far you are travelling each day, there is a park

for you. Don’t forget if you are travelling in the

summer months it is important to have access

to a pool, especially for the kids. So check

out these great holiday and caravan parks -

guaranteed to make your stay in Townsville an

enjoyable one.

CAMPING

BOWLING GREEN BAY NATIONAL PARK

Campgrounds: Alligator Creek 25km south of

Townsville; Cape Cleveland 33km south of

Townsville; Bowling Green Bay 64km south of

Townsville and 26km north of Ayr.

Rugged mountains rise abruptly from the wetlands,

saltpans and mangrove forests of the coastal plain.

Alligator Creek descends in a series of cascades,

deep pools and waterfalls.

MOUNT SPEC, PALUMA RANGE NATIONAL PARK

Campground: 71km north of Townsville and 46km

south of Ingham.

Rising high above the coastal plains, cloaked in

tropical rainforest and dissected by numerous

streams, Mount Spec is the southernmost national

park section in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

Railway

Hotel

JOURAMA FALLS, PALUMA RANGE NATIONAL PARK

Campground: 91km north of Townsville or 24km

south of Ingham, via the Bruce Highway.

Fringed by rainforest, Waterview Creek tumbles

down many picturesque cascades and rapids,

offering beautiful spots to relax, camp, walk and

enjoy watching birds, butterflies and other native

wildlife.

For more information:

www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/index.php

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