Arkies On Magnetic

7 Marine Parade, Townsville, Queensland, 4819 , Australia | Hostel
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Day 18 Ravenshoe to Giru

A travel blog entry by ajjj

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A freezing cold night the worst we have had. At first light it's 2 degrees, and everything feels wet and cold. A late pack up to allow things to dry up doesn't see us on the road this morning till around 9-15am. A short scenic drive out to Millstream Falls which is the widest waterfall in Australia and a stroll down to the lookout for an amazing view. We than pass Windy Hill wind turbines where the ranges are filled as far as the eye can see with wind turbines. Next ...

Week 35 - The super drive to Cairns 20th-24th May

A travel blog entry by eshaw15

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... on for a further 1.5h to the next mapped location, somewhere my travel Buddie steph had spoke so fondly of, Agnes Waters, where she informed us we could camp at Southercross hostel for a fraction of the price of a room...Result. We arrived to a BBQ which was free if we bought a beer etc, happily. Chit chatting with a lovely couple of girls, Kelly and Els who filled us in with the deal of surf lessons for $17 for 3 hours with the board included. Well, as it was a ...

Townsville

A travel blog entry by raccos

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Today we visited the Reef HQ which was an aquarium of marine fish and animals from the Barrier Reef. We saw all sorts of fish and animals. We did the Turtle Hospital Talk, which told us all about how they fix up the turtles that are found "floating" and brought to the hospital. When turtles are sick or injured they go to the top of the ocean so they are close to the air. Did you know that of the 7 sea turtle species in the ...

We start our camper adventure......

A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen

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... sea ( although we only saw the sea in one town) and mountains, the oldest rain forests in the world covers them. Lush green they were! There were fields of sugar cane and banana plantations. Yes we saw the remnants of the floods and some crop damage following cyclone ITA, but it did not interrupt our journey as the roads reopened this morning before we got to the worse areas. When we picked up the van we had to do ...

Day 65 23.03.14

A travel blog entry by daryl-sophie14

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... like a ghost town! Apparently the ferry terminal used to be based here and when it moved to Nelly Bay everything went with it! It was so quiet, not a soul around! We walked from one end of the bay to the other and picked up the bus service to Nelly Bay around 1:45, we had a little conversation with a local couple about fish and chips and the difference between the UK and here! Very funny!! ...

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This hostel, located on 7 Marine Parade, Townsville, is near Gavin Ryan Studio.
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