Geoffs Place

Address: 40 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Townsville, Queensland, 4819, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 40 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Townsville, is near Gavin Ryan Studio.
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Travel Blogs from Townsville

Day 3 Townsville

A travel blog entry by franandallan on Aug 01, 2015

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Today we are going to Mount Stuart lookout it is a little out of town and very high up. Great views from this lookout of the whole area around Townsville. We then went to The Strand for lunch fish and chips Jim said is the best in town. The view is beautiful from the cafe. We then went to check out the Sculptures along the Strand. Back at the van happy hour and nibbles another lovely ...

Markets, Museum and Heritage

A travel blog entry by bobnant on Jun 28, 2015

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... and we decide to take a look through. It is exceptionally well presented with plenty of interactive parts for children. Details on the vessel Pandora which went down just off Townsville with the loss of 103 people, most of them convicts whom the guards refused to allow up on deck. A good display of taxidermy from the Queensland Museum and lots on the local tropical rainforest, ...

Cyclone and Saturation

A travel blog entry by maknray on Mar 19, 2015

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wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees (now a lush rainforest!). It opened to the public in 1935. The park lay idle after being partially destroyed by a cyclone and Jose's daughter sold it to the Evans family in 1993. Slowly but surely the park and structures are being rebuilt.The park consisted of many large rock pools which housed hundreds of black Brim and turtles which we were able to hand feed. Ray and I ...

Townsville, Magnetic Island, Crocs, Tonka & Bites!

A travel blog entry by glesme on Mar 14, 2015

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... Animal Park to see crocodiles, koalas, dingos, wombats, snakes, birds and kangaroos.

Both of us have fallen for the charm of wombats, so were delighted to meet Tonka; a male bare nosed wombat who had been orphaned due to his mother being killed in a car accident. Now Tonka comes out every day for cuddles and photos with the visitors to the park, but in 2011 a cyclone damaged the park and resulted in it being shut for 3 months. Tonka wasn't able ...

Townsville to Whitsundays

A travel blog entry by kas19 on Dec 30, 2014

... our stomaches started to rumble we picked a restaurant along the main street and enjoyed a very overpriced meal with no table service (totally the norm in Australia). After dinner we returned to our accommodations where I started a quick workout outside before retreating inside to complete my exercise after thinking about all the poisonous snakes we had seen at Billabong. We feel into slumber in our air conditioned haven dreaming about white sand beaches adventures schedule for the next ...

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