Arkies On Magnetic

Address: 7 Marine Parade, Townsville, Queensland, 4819 , Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 7 Marine Parade, Townsville, is near Gavin Ryan Studio.
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Travel Blogs from Townsville

Magnetic island day 2

A travel blog entry by market on Nov 05, 2015

... was lunch sorted. The beach was lovely, very quiet. I was surprised how quiet the island is with so many backpackers there. I walked to the end of the beach about a mile at a guess, then climbed up the rock. This took quite a lot of effort, they were big rocks. I got to the top, took me a while but worth it. Chilled out on the beach then got bus to ferry point and got some food. Sausage curry for tea. Cheapest meat I could find, no point buying anything special as moving on again ...

Taylors Beach to Townsville

A travel blog entry by doingalapofoz on Sep 21, 2015

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... up it then off to lunch with Deb and her partner Hilton who were on the countdown to their own holiday (a cruise out of Florida and a visit to Disneyworld!!).

We then headed back to the van with the intention of having a couple of relaxing hours before doing a quick run to Woolies for a quick stockup before our departure for Bowen the next day. This plan went just a tad pear shaped as soon as we got back and stepped out of the car and noted that ...

11th Sept to 14th Sept 2015

A travel blog entry by tricia.clark on Sep 14, 2015

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... QLD. The Jezzine Barracks / Kissing Point / Garabarra redevelopment has been a $40 million partnership between Townsville City Council, the Queensland Government and the Australian Government.
The 15-hectare heritage precinct commemorates the military and Aboriginal heritage of the Kissing Point headland through 32 specially commissioned public artworks, extensive interpretive signage and the restoration of significant elements of ...

Good luck charm

A travel blog entry by postcardtohome on Sep 11, 2015

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... time we got to it, so the lady gave us some free naan bread instead. We sat on a table with an old couple and munched away at the naan bread - the elderly man then started talking to us. The whole atmosphere was friendly. We then walked back to the bus stop in order to catch the next bus back to the hostel. Once we got back, we paid for some premium wifi so that I could FaceTime home without breaking up every two seconds! We then sat in the room for the evening before going to ...

Townsville, the brown town that can get you down

A travel blog entry by pbmdream on Aug 23, 2015

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... br> Continuing south, we slowly realised that the terrain was changing and eventually we were back to good old eucalypts instead of lush tropical rainforest. As we approached Townsville, we saw quite a lot of burnt ground which added to the visual lack of beauty in the area which, although dry and somewhat sparse, is a lot more mountainous than we had expected. Townsville, the third largest city inQueensland, (pop. 190,000 odd) sprawls over a very large area and is not exactlyeasy ...