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Darwin(DRW) ⇒ Townsville(TSV)
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Darwin(DRW) ⇒ Townsville(TSV)
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A beautiful coastal city, Townsville, is located in northeastern Queensland, Australia. A city with a tropical climate, it has hot summers and dry winters. The wet season has unpredictable rainfall accompanied by severe thunderstorms sometimes. It is the largest urban centre north of the sunshine coast and considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland. It is a major industrial centre, housing the zinc and nickel refineries. It is an important port increasingly gaining popularity because of its proximity to Asia and China as a trading partner.
Getting to Townsville
There are tons of departure points and flight options from top air carriers, Darwin airport provides the widest array of low-cost flights to Townsville. The easy to use search engines can help you explore and to locate connecting flights from Darwin to Townsville with better deals. The Townsville International Airport is just 10km from the town centre. The Qantas Airways, and low-cost companies such as Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Alliance Airlines service direct flights to Townsville. Once at the airport, taxi or shuttle buses can take you to the city.
Darwin to Townsville flights can be compared across all airlines without any online booking fee. Darwin Townsville flight booking can be made after weighing the travel options covering tours, cruises, holiday packages and more. The cheap flights from Townsville can be availed by using the link to browse for more information.
Tip: For the best airfare deals, the tickets should be booked at least two months in advance.
What to see in Townsville
Along with tropical beach and garden strip, ‘The Strand’ is a popular attraction of Townsville. Reef HQ, an aquarium, holds Great Barrier Reef’s native flora and fauna. Relics from a sunken British warship are displayed in the Museum. The most prominent landmark and a famous place for exercise are Castle Hill. Magnetic Island and other popular places are frequented by tourists as it is a national park where rock wallabies are seen. Another option for nature escape is mountain village of Paluma where rainforest walk awaits. See the freshwater crocodile at Billabong Sanctuary. Go on a a walking heritage tour of the city and celebrate the rich history of the place. Go to the City lane to tempt the taste buds where sushi bar to Italiano and paleo delights are available. The Town Common Conservation Park is a bird watchers’ paradise where t is easy to spot bird hides and Shop and dine in Townsville
Tip: the biggest attraction is to camp at the Great Barrier Reef and dive and snorkel to your heart’s content and experience and discover the reef.
Among the many shopping options in Townsville, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, The Drill Hall Studio, Stockland Townsville Shopping Centre and Pinnacle Gallery are a few. The Strand Night Markets, Renegade Handmade Gift shop, Sunday on Flinders – Cotters Market, Castletown Shopping World Woodlands Shopping Centre, Riverway Moonlight Markets, Label Traders Market and The Carlyle Gardens Arts and Crafts Market are the haunts for people who would like to shop there. A wide range of articles from antiques to fashion, appliances to furniture and other boutiques and malls make it a shopper’s paradise. There are some famous restaurants and cafes that should be visited as they dish out international flavours, veritable food bowls and harnessing the tropical produce and the freshest seafood.
Tip: For legendary sessions at any eateries, it is the safest to book the seats in advance.
If you visit Townsville, do not miss a self-guided walking tour of the city. You must also dive to see the SS Yongala, the largest Australia’s intact shipwreck. Do not miss the secluded beaches and wildlife of Townsville with Trip.com.