Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Townsville

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Townsville is a very popular destination for sun seekers and provides easy access to the Great Barrier Reef. Townsville is situated in the dry tropical region and serves as a gateway to the Outback, wet tropical rainforest, with wetlands teeming with bird life. A number of tropical islands can be reached easily reached from Townsville. Boasting a 2.5 km beachfront area known as the Strand, it is an exciting and vibrant city to visit.

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Yogurteria Tirana

Frozen yoghurt is not easy to find in Tirana but here is one place, and maybe the only place. There are several options of flavours and toppings and if you don't find a seat on the patio outside you can always grab one to go.
Adresse: Rruga Ibrahim Rugova 1001, Tirana
Telefon: +355 69 673 7945

Padam Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Located at Padam Boutique Hotel, the bar offers their guests a wide variety of drinks, ranging from classic spirits to crafted cocktails in a modern setting. In the summer enjoy your refreshing drink in the beautiful outdoor garden and veranda while mingling with friends.
Adresse: St Papa Gjon Pali II, Tirana
Telefon: +355 44504913

The Strand

Townsville’s beachfront promenade is a 2.5 km stretch of parkland dotted with barbecue and picnic areas, exercise facilities and restaurants — offering fun for the whole family. The free water park delights adults and children alike. With its beautiful views the spot is also a great choice for a romantic stroll. At the northern end of The Strand sits The Rockpool. It’s a stinger-free ocean-water pool where you can swim for free. The pool is wheelchair accessible and a good splash area for the young ones.
Adresse: The Strand, Townsville

Mount Stuart

The amazing views from Mount Stuart's lookout point stretch over Townsville all the way to Magnetic Island. This point above the clouds can be accessed viA Mount Stuart Road from Stuart Drive in Roseneath. Mount Stuart is a popular outdoor recreational area, including trail running, mountain biking and rock climbing.

Museum of Tropical Queensland

Museum of Tropical Queensland is located in the same complex as the Reef HQ Aquarium and holds information about natural history, archaeology and history. At this museum, local history is put in global context with world-class artefacts and replicas. Learn about the "Mutiny on the Bounty", the story of the Pandora, the efforts of the Royal Navy to recover the “pirated” ship and bring the mutineers to justice. One of our most popular areas for kids is the Enchanted Rainforest, which focuses on one of North Queensland’s most iconic ecosystems. Children can learn about rainforest plants and animals in a safe and fun environment.
Adresse: 70-102 Flinders St, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4726 0600
Åpningstider: Daily 9:30am–4pm

Cape Pallarenda

The Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park is a 44-hectare protected conservation park 10 km north-east of Townsville. The park offers 15 walking and mountain biking trails of varying lengths and difficulty, fishing and boating, bird watching and shell collecting. Cape Pallarenda was a strategic defence location in World War II and structured from that era can be spotted along the walking trails. The former Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station is now heritage-listed. It was built in 1915–1916 using the materials brought over from the original quarantine station on Magnetic Island.
Adresse: Pallarenda, Queensland

Alligator Creek

Bowling Green Bay National Park is home to Alligator Creek, which flows between Mount Elliot and Saddle Mountain. The lookout spot and bathing area are located about 5 km along Alligator Creek Road. For a more active day and a more private bathing experience, hike into Alligator Creek falls.Be sure to bring plenty of snacks, water and sunscreen for this 17 km trail.
Adresse: Bowling Green Bay National Park, Alligator Creek

Street Art Trail

Townsville Street Art Trail takes you through 15 works of art hidden in alleys, laneways and on warehouse walls. Head into the city centre for the biggest concentration of murals. The oldest and most well-known piece of guerrilla street art is the ‘Saint’ on Castle Hill — painted in the 1970s in the early hours of Saint Patrick’s Day by local students. It's naive stick figure aesthetic is pure delight.

Magnetic Island

Escape to a tropical island, nearby Magnetic (or “Maggie” to locals). The island offers a wide range of activities for a perfect day off. Hop on the ferry and spend the day swimming, sun bathing or just relaxing at one of the many beautiful bays or beaches on Magnetic Island.

Great Barrier Reef

Discover the magical colours of the tropical marine fish and coral of the Great Barrier Reef. Departing from Townsville, it takes only 2 hours to get there. A full day adventure takes you to the crystal clear waters and includes snorkelling, glass bottom boat tours, a marine biology presentation and a scrumptious buffet lunch. There are several companies offering various tour to the Reef. Here is just one of them:

Townsville Heritage Centre

The National Trust of Australia Heritage Centre consists of three quaint Queensland houses dating from the last 150 years. All are furnished in the fashion of the period when they were built. The collection of preserved materials from the past, as well as the annual Heritage festival, present an interesting part of local history and culture.
Adresse: 5 Castling Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4771 5873

Billabong Sanctuary

Just 17 km south of Townsville crocodiles, snakes, wombats, and koalas call Billabong Sanctuary their home. The sanctuary offers visitors a chance to experience crocodile and snake handling shows, wombat and koala petting and a dip in a resort-sized pool. Explore the diverse fauna and take a picture with these unique species.
Adresse: Bruce Highway, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4778 8344
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–4pm

Charters Towers

Just a 90-minute drive from Townsville lies a spot where in 1871 gold was discovered by an Aboriginal boy named Jupiter. Today the town called Charters Towers has 10,000 inhabitants and has some beautifully preserved 19th and early 20th century buildings from its heyday. It is well worth a visit for architecture lovers.
Adresse: Charters Towers, Townsville

Maritime Museum of Townsville

The Maritime Museum is a relatively small local maritime museum with an eclectic collection of incredibly detailed model ships, memorabilia, artifacts and informative displays about seafarers life of the past. Lots of interesting facts to discover for adults and great fun for kids, too.
Adresse: 42-68 Palmer St, South Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4721 5251
Åpningstider: Daily 10am-3pm

Mission Beach

Mission Beach is a small coastal town about 240 km north of Townsville. For visiting beach lovers, it offers a beautiful stretch of sand for all sorts of activities. Besides the obvious sun bathing you can go skydiving or kayaking. Paddle from South Mission Beach along the coast, passing golden sandy beaches and rocky headlands. As you cruise along, there will be plenty of opportunities to see turtles and many sea birds that frolic along this scenic coastline. Coral Sea Kayaking:
Adresse: 1 Wildsoet St, Wongaling Beach
Telefon: +61 484 791 829

Castle Hill

Castle Hill is a popular tourist site which offers some of the best views over the city of Townsville. You can drive up there and park at the top. From there you can continue walking or cycling for an even more amazing view over the city and the surrounding area.
Adresse: Castle Hill Road, Townsville

Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest

Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest is a hidden gem and a lovely cooling spot where you can escape the hot summer days and indulge in tranquility. After the hike to the creek, take a plunge into the refreshing waters, have a picnic, barbecue and just enjoy your day in these beautiful surroundings.
Adresse: Paluma Range Road, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4770 8526

The Palmetum

The Palmetum in the suburb of Annandale is one of three botanical gardens of Townsville. Walk around these lovely surroundings with a rainforest feel and enjoy the tranquility and the variety of plants from different environments, such as rain forest, lagoon, desert and much more. The park offers lots of little out of the way seats that invite you to sit and enjoy the nature.
Adresse: University Road, Cranbrook, Townsville
Åpningstider: Daily sunrise–sunset


Riverway is a modern development project that offers combination of residential, commercial, cultural, sports and leisure activities. It has two huge swimming lagoons, Pinnacles Gallery art space, the Riverwalk walking tracks, public art, a restaurant and lush green parkland. Come here with the whole family, swim in the lagoons, make yourself comfortable in the shaded spots and fire up a barbecue.
Adresse: Ross River Road, Pioneer Park, Townsville
Telefon: +61 1300 878 001

BrauHaus Pub

Enjoy some really good beer with your friends at this venue with a restaurant, bar and brewery. Not only offering freshly brewed beers in a friendly atmosphere but also live music and sport games on TV are provided here.
Adresse: Rruga 38 Reshit Collaku, Tirana
Telefon: +355 4 223 79 55
Åpningstider: Every day 11.30am - 11.30pm

Masala Indian Cuisine

Everything you expect from a good Indian restaurant can be found here. The atmosphere is low-key restaurant and the wood-accented interior creates a cozy mood. Good ambience and good place for family or friend gathering.
Adresse: 79 Palmer Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4721 3388
Åpningstider: Dinner: daily 5pm–late; Lunch: Friday noon–2pm

Cactus Jack’s

Cactus Jack’s is a Mexican restaurant which offers mouth watering starters and juicy steaks to die for. Flavourful chicken wings and crispy potatoes are also on the menu. With its huge range of imported and local beers, Cactus Jack’s is the place to be.
Adresse: 21 Palmer Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4721 1478
Åpningstider: Daily from 5pm

Gyo Japanese Tapas Bar Restaurant

GYO is a Japanese tapas restaurant with a menu that ranges from small courses, such as edamame beans, to big sushi platters. The menu is well selected and includes lunch, dinner and snack options. End your meal with the tempura ice-cream is a decadent delight.
Adresse: Shop 2/48 Gregory Street, North Ward, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4771 5151

A Touch Of Salt

A Touch Of Salt has a spacious indoor and outdoor area for warm summer nights and cosy evenings. The menu is contemporary and eclectic, and if you have a hard time choosing what to take then ask the knowledgeable waiter, who will gladly help you.
Adresse: 86-124 Ogden Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4724 4441
Åpningstider: Lunch: Fri 12pm–3pm; Dinner: Mon–Sun 5pm–late

Townsville Brewing Co.

Townsville Brewing Co. is housed in the building that used to be the city's old post office and was later re-built into a brewery, restaurant and event centre. The food is varied and tasty, and the entrees, including Crispy Coconut Prawns and Beef Tataki, are some of the best in town. The beer and the wine will, of course, won't disappoint.
Adresse: 252 Flinders Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4724 2999
Åpningstider: Tue–Thu 11am–late, Fri–Sat 11am–midnight, Sun noon–8pm

Jam Corner

Jam Corner is serves creative Modern Australian fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You are welcome to try their tasting menus served all day in a stylish setting. Seasonal fruits, seafood and meat options are all included in the menu. The outdoor seating allows you to enjoy the beautiful view over the river and city skyline.
Adresse: 1 Palmer Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4721 4900
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat noon–2pm / 5:30pm–late, Mon & Sun closed

Wayne & Adele's Garden of Eating

Wayne & Adele's Garden of Eating has an Australian menu where you can choose from many unique combinations of delicious meals to enjoy indoors and outdoors in a cozy backyard with fairy lights and lush greenery. The atmosphere is just as laid back and relaxing as the Australians themselves are. The guests remark that their vegan options are simply amazing.
Adresse: 11 Allen Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4772 2984
Åpningstider: Thu–Sat 6pm–11pm, Sun noon–3pm, Mon–Wed reserved for private functions

Ribs and Rumps Townsville

Ribs and Rumps is an informal chain offering familiar flavours of barbecue grilling. The restaurant is widely recognised for its delicious ribs, gourmet burgers and char-grilled steaks. The friendly ambiance make this a good option for a great time out with friends.
Adresse: 2 Dibbs St, South Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4448 7655
Åpningstider: Sun–Mon closed, Tue–Sat noon–9pm


Located in the resort of the same name, Rambutan's restaurant offers a wide range of selected Mediterranean flavours and World cuisine. The rooftop setting offers plenty of seating available, and you have the privilege of enjoying the spectacular views of the Ross River and Flinders Street restaurant and nightlife precinct.
Adresse: 113-119 Flinders St, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4771 6915
Åpningstider: Rooftop: Sun–Thu noon–10pm, Fri–Sat noon–midnight

Shop Six Pasta Bar

Shop Six Pasta Bar is a funky little restaurant on the Strand with inside and out seating. Beautiful big tree out the front with views to the ocean. The place itself looks pretty fancy but the prices are super affordable and the staff are very friendly and helpful. As can should be expected, their pasta is outstanding and looks extra pretty with all the fresh aromatic greens. Make sure to bookmark this one!
Adresse: 58 The Strand, North Ward, Townsville
Telefon: +61 403 359 309
Åpningstider: Mon closed, Tue–Thu & Sun 11:30am–2:30pm / 5pm–8:30pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am–2:30pm / 5pm–9pm

Folie Terrace

Folie Terrace is one of Tirana's best and most popular nightclubs. With a buzzing atmosphere and great cocktails, this is the perfect place to have a great time with your friends or to meet new people and dance the night away.
Adresse: Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tirana
Telefon: +355 68 609 1668
Åpningstider: Fri & Sat 11.30pm - 5am

C Bar

C Bar built its reputation on quality service, great coffee and food, including varied international flavours, and prime waterfront location. The two C Bars occupy a prime space in the Twin Cities. Relish the spectacular views from the bar all day long.
Adresse: The Strand, Gregory Street Headland, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4724 0333
Åpningstider: Mon–Wed 6am–3pm, Thu–Sat 6am–3pm / 5:30–late, Sun 6am–late

Hervey’s Range Heritage Tea Rooms

If cups of tea are your cup of tea you can always head out to the Heritage Tea Rooms — a fully restored Cobb & Co era building offering the great Aussie cuppa. The Heritage Tea Rooms offer a great taste of historical Australiana combined with the great tastes of traditional Australian fare.
Adresse: Lot 6 Thornton’s Gap Road, Hervey’s Range Road, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4778 0199

Barefoot Art Food Wine

Good food, great art, fine wine. The owners of Barefoot merged their passions for dining and all things artistic to create a wonderful cultural mix. Located on the beachfront on Horseshoe Bay, there’s also a well-stocked art gallery for diners to peruse at their leisure.
Adresse: 5 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island
Telefon: +61 7 4758 1170
Åpningstider: Thu–Mon 11:30am–3pm / 5:30pm–9pm, Tue & Wed closed

Odyssey on the Strand

Odyssey on the Strand is a great place to stop for a snack when you are out shopping. Ideally located on The Strand, overlooking the rock pools, this Mediterranean style cafe offers breakfast and lunch every day.
Adresse: 120 The Strand, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4724 1400
Åpningstider: Mon–Sun 6am–3pm

Juliette's Gelateria

Juliette's Gelateria is a great place for a delicious gelato after a walk around the town. You can choose among vegetarian-friendly options and a big selection of excellent coffee. Sit outside and take in the sun and the spectacular view over the ocean.
Adresse: Landsborough St & The Strand, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 4721 5577
Åpningstider: Sun–Thu 6am–9:30pm, Fri–Sat 6am–10pm

Coffee Dominion

Dominion is a cute boutique coffee roaster serving espresso drinks and fragrant pastries in a simple cafe with outdoor seating. The variety of espresso coffee blends, filter and plunder coffee, as well as decaffeinated coffee guarantees that every single whim of yours will be satisfied by the skilled baristas.
Adresse: Corner Ogden & Stokes Streets, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 3877 8784
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 6am–2pm, Sat & Sun 6am–noon

Vitti Cafe on Gregory

Vitti Cafe on Gregory is a place where you can taste quality coffee or a delicious homemade cake in a pleasant atmosphere. The breakfast and lunch meals come with healthy vegetables like avocado, tomatoes and potatoes. Pet-friendly.
Adresse: 3/42 Mitchell Street Townsville, Queensland, North Ward
Telefon: +61 7 4772 3890
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 5:30am-4:30pm

Hoi Polloi Cafe

Contrary to what its name suggests, Hoi Polloi Cafe stands out of the crowd. The concept of being is quite non-standard character-full. Drop in and you might just catch a nonchalant Jazz jam, cute latte art, and orange dinosaur, and definitely lots of wall and street art.
Adresse: LOT 2 Flinders St, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 432 025 129
Åpningstider: Sun–Thu 7am–1pm, Fri 7am–11pm, Sat 7am–1pm / 5pm–11pm

Born Wild Wholefoods + Espresso

Drop by Born Wild Wholefoods + Espresso and get a reviving smoothie for a more energized morning. For all who want to start their day with coffee, check out the menu and find your perfect coffee match. The cafe also serves freshly cooked food, as avocado on toast, chicken schnitzel and lamb, and the good quality ingredients highlight every dish.
Adresse: 373-383 Flinders St, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 4771 4045
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–2pm

Meduza’s Irish Pub

Come here for breakfast, lunch or a good pint of Guinness. This is a proper Irish pub with live music, sports and party. Catch up with some friends while you enjoy a pint of ice cold beer and some hearty pub food.
Adresse: Rruga Mustafa Matohiti, Tirana
Telefon: +355 69 335 1654
Åpningstider: Every day 12am - 12am

Heritage Exchange

Heritage Exchange is a trendy bar which is very popular among locals, and it is ideal for late-nighters. The party here starts in the late afternoon and it continues all night long. The good food, the great drinks and the nice music promise a high quality experience.
Adresse: 151 Flinders St, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4724 1374
Åpningstider: Tue–Thu 5pm–late, Fri 4pm–3am, Sat 5pm–3am, Sun & Mon closed (Sun open if Mon is a public holiday)

Townsville Brewery

Townsville Brewery is an internationally recognised, award winning brewery producing and distributing eight brands of beer and six alco-pops. Some of the best beer brands in the area are featured on the menu, and are well worth a try. The pub offers dining options as well, including some local specialties.
Adresse: 252 Flinders Mall, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4724 2999
Åpningstider: Tue–Thu 11am–late, Fri–Sat 11am–midnight, Sun noon–8pm

Flynns Irish Bar

An Irish pub that tends to get loud, especially when big games are broadcast or live music performances are on — there is usually one of those every night. You can show off your skills at Irish pool, and for the brave ones, there is also a weekly karaoke night.
Adresse: 101 Flinders St, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4721 1655
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 5pm–3am

Seaview Hotel

With its spotless reputation and both casual indoor and outdoor seating areas wood tables and potted plants, this reputable hotel bar is a favourite weekend spot. Their menu includes seafood dishes, but also wood-fired pizza and hearty pub grub.
Adresse: 56 the Strand, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4771 5005

Centenary Hotel

Located away from the main tourist haunts is the Centenary Hotel, popular among locals for its food and drinks, as well as its great outdoor play area for kids. You will find an extensive menu, which includes varied food selections, such as Thai beef salad, lasagna and steak.
Adresse: 35 French St, Pimlico, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4779 2575

The Australian Hotel

Located inside the Australian Hotel, this bar is one of the town's favorite spots for dining, which also features multiple large screens which are perfectly fit for watching sports and events. The steaks offered are quite popular and deserve a try. Grab a couple of drinks with your friends and make yourselves comfortable.
Adresse: 11 Palmer Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4771 5269
Åpningstider: Mon–Sun 10am–12am

Hooch and Fellow

Hooch & Fellow is trendy bar where you can find a wonderful selection of drinks. Brilliant drinks made right with no fruit juice in sight. The guys care about the ingredients and how it is made. Indulge in the cosy and intimate atmosphere with an elegantly served cocktail.
Adresse: 181 Flinders St, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 4721 0225
Åpningstider: Wed–Sat 6pm–midnight, Sun 7pm–midnight, Mon & Tue closed

Shaw & Co

Shaw & Co is a place which exudes charm and warmth. The best way to appreciate this hidden gem is to visit it when you are really hungry for lunch or dinner. You can choose from among a variety of snacks, salads, sandwiches, chicken wings and some delicious fruity cocktails.
Adresse: 383 Flinders Street, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 4721 0585
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun from noon

The Wild Goose Brews & Chews

Wild Goose Brews & Chews boasts an abundance of lovely international flavors, like Tukish gourmet sandwiches, Greek salad and Italian pasta. The bar has plenty of experience in organizing parties, and you can even plan any event here, from your birthday to girls' or boys' night.
Adresse: 137 Flinders St, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 4771 2799

Universe Shopping Centre

Universe Shopping Centre (QTU) is a brand new spectacular shopping extravaganza, located just west of the city centre. 13,600 square meters makes it one of the Balkan’s largest shopping centres. A free shuttle runs daily between the National Museum and Universe every 20-30 minutes from 8am-10pm.
Adresse: Rruga Industriale, Tirana
Telefon: +355 42 380 100
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 9pm

Flinders Street Shopping

Flinders Street Mall, the city centre’s shopping hub, offers a range of boutiques and speciality stores including retail chains, local businesses, cafes and an art gallery. The Mall is transformed on Sundays when Cotters Market takes over the open spaces.
Adresse: 336 Flinders St, Townsville

Stockland Plaza

Stockland Plaza is one of the city’s largest shopping centres, with 135 speciality stores and 7 major retailers, including Big W. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. The food court has a wide variety of tasty treats and there are many outlets for fashion, jewelry, electronics, accessories and more.
Adresse: 310-330 Ross River Rd, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4779 6033

Castletown Shoppingworld

Castletown Shoppingworld is located on Woolcock Street at the corner of Kings Road, Hyde Park. The centre is home to two supermarkets and over 150 specialty stores including Target. Clothing stores, jewellers and gifts shops, health and beauty studios and many more turn this contemporary shopping centre into a place to be.
Adresse: Woolcock Street & Kings Rd, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4772 1699

Willows Shoppingtown

Willows Shoppingtown is located in Thuringowa’s city centre, 15 km west of Townsville’s CBD. Major retailers including Woolworths, Coles, and Target and 150 speciality retailers. The place is popular among the locals as a practical retail facility.
Adresse: Cnr Thuringowa Drive and Hervey Range Road, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4799 9100

Willows Weekend Markets

Each Sunday the centre plays host to the Willows Rotary Markets. Get around the market and find the huge variety of goods. Over 120 stallholders offer fresh produce, arts and crafts, souvenirs and jewellery, as well as homemade sweets.
Adresse: Willows Shopping Centre, Corner of Thuringowa Drive and Hervey Range Road, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4799 9100
Åpningstider: Sun 7:30am–11:30am

Cotters Markets

Cotters Markets are a popular Sunday shopping event among locals and a good starting point for your tour around the town. Browse through this flea market packed with all sorts of items, like clothing, craft goods, fresh local fruit and vegetables and much more. Stop by and find your very own treasure.
Adresse: Flinders Street, Townsville
Telefon: +61 417 721 822
Åpningstider: Sun 8am–1pm

Plant Essentials

This boutique is a true find if natural and organic cosmetics and remedies are what you are after. Body care, aromas and even herbal feel-good remedies are just some of the items on sale. Book your massage therapy and let the specialists take care of you.
Adresse: 158 Duckworth Street Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4420 1888
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 10:15am–4:45pm

Strand Night Markets

If you happen to be in town on the first Friday of the month, make sure to stop by the Strand Night Markets and have fun browsing through the eclectic items on sale. You will be pleasantly surprised by the wide range of stalls and the variety of products which are offered. The food stalls are a strong reason to visit. What makes it even more attractive is the fact that it is located right on the beach.
Adresse: Strand Park, Townsville
Telefon: +61 477 477 040
Åpningstider: May–December: First Friday of the month 5pm–9:30pm

Mary Who? Bookshop

Mary Who? Bookshop is a self-proclaimed "literary oasis in the tropics". They carry a fantastic range of wonderful books and other miscellany for book lovers. Every visitor remarks on how knowledgeable and amiable the staff are. There's a good chance this will become your favourite indie bookstore in the country.
Adresse: 414 Flinders St, Townsville City
Telefon: +61 7 4771 3824
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–5:30pm, Sat–Sun 9am–1pm

Fairfield Central Shopping Centre

Fairfield Central is a shopping centre which offers its clients a diverse mix of goods and services, including beauty salons, cafes, restaurants and grocery shopping, and all of them combine comfort with cosiness and a unique atmosphere. Turn your shopping experience into a real pleasure.
Adresse: 2-30 Lakeside Dr, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4778 4249

Renegade Gift Shop

If you are looking for something a bit different, an original gift to surprise your loved ones, then you have to visit Renegade Gift Shop. You can find many quality and unique handmade gifts, including jewellery, home decoration items and greeting cards, all in numerous creative designs.
Adresse: Warrina Shopping Centre, 3 Illuka St, Currajong, Townsville
Telefon: +61 477 900 222
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 10am–4pm, Sat–Sun 9am–1pm

Central Market

Central Market is a gourmet food paradise, which captures the spirit of the culture. Local cheese, meat, fruit, honey and home-made raki can be found here. It is worth having a look around at the lively exchange, even if you are not in the market to purchase food.
Adresse: Pazari I Ri, Tirana

Townsville Airport

Townsville Airport is located five kilometres from the city centre. Taxis are available from the arrivals end of the building by phoning 131 008. A cheaper option is to take the airport shuttle bus or coach into town. Townsville City Shuttle (it is a good idea to book ahead) +61 478 160 036 Gordonvale Coaches +61 400 392 244
Adresse: Cnr Halifax St & Stinson Ave, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4727 3211

Public Transport

The city centre is quite compact, so the main visitor areas can be easily explored on foot. Sunbus, the local bus service, runs regular routes around the city and to the outlying suburbs. Most lines include a stop at Flinders Mall, but detailed routes and ticket prices can be found at Tickets can be bought at ticket vending machines, transport shops and some convenience stores, as well as upon boarding the bus.
Adresse: 451-459 Woolcock St, Garbutt, Townsville
Telefon: +61 7 4771 9800

Ferry — Magnetic Island and beyond

Townsville is serviced by two ferry companies. The 11 km trip normally takes around 25 minutes. Ferries depart from the Breakwater Ferry Terminal. SeaLink Queensland runs a regular service to Magnetic Island and Palm Island. Fantasea Cruising Magnetic also runs regular services to Magnetic Island.
Adresse: Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville
Åpningstider: Daily 6am–6pm


Uber operates in Townsville. Didi and Ola ridesharing apps are planning to launch in the area shortly. You can find a taxi stand at Flinders Street Mall. You can also book online or call and pre-book: Townsville Taxi +61 7 4778 9555


Chemist Warehouse Townsville: 126 Sturt St, Townsville, +61 7 4771 2348, Mon–Fri 8am–7pm, Sat & Sun 8am–5pm Calanna Pharmacy Aitkenvale: 290 Ross River Rd, Aitkenvale, +61 7 4725 5244, Daily 8am–10pm Townsville City Chemmart Pharmacy: M/280 Flinders St, Townsville City, +61 7 4771 2571, Mon–Fri 8am–5pm, Sat 9am–1pm, Sun 8:30am–1pm


Country code: +61 Area code: 07


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