Traveller's Backpackers Resort

1 The Esplanade , Townsville, Queensland, 4819 , Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1 The Esplanade , Townsville, is near Reef HQ, Museum of Tropical Queensland, IMAX Dome Theatre, and Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
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Travel Blogs from Townsville

First day of rain :(

A travel blog entry by steffielou on Aug 15, 2014

... tank and talking to us through the glass using a microphone in her mask, pretty cool. Learnt some stuff I didn't know about how bottom-dwelling sharks lay eggs instead of live young and they call these weird slimy things 'mermaids purses',
We also got taken to an outdoor area where there had their own turtle hospital where turtles are rescued from up and down the coast and rehabilitated here. Some had what ...

Rollingstone Beach Caravan Resort.

A travel blog entry by kft on Aug 01, 2014

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... crowd" from Mareeba are together once more. Lovely to have their company.

The weather did not stay idyllic however with some easterly winds whipping up the waves and blowing all day and most of the night making sitting under the awning a bit unpleasant at times. When it gets like that we retreat into the van or head down to Peter and Jans place where it does not seem to be as bad. Of course we can then enjoy some drinkies and good conversation.

Magnetic Island. Catching up with friends x 2

A travel blog entry by moffatsoztrip on Jul 15, 2014

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The day started with a decision to travel to Magnetic Island to see friends from Albury/Wodonga that we had quite literally bumped into on Saturday walking along The Strand. All good for them and so action stations! We checked out the wind factor - it looks ok :- we drive to the boat ramp and away we go. Trip across was rough with the wave swell but we managed with a few ...

A Night at the Aquarium

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta on Jul 06, 2014

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... way to spend our morning and early afternoon. Sorry for the blurry pictures- there was some water on my camera lens. We then had a decent bus ride of a few hours to make our way to Reef HQ, the aquarium, we would be spending the night. We watched a short video about the Great Barrier Reef. We then went in three groups around to different parts of the aquarium. We did a your of the general aquarium to look at the animals that come out at night. We also went ...

Its a sign!

A travel blog entry by outbacktravels on Jun 08, 2014

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... film all the much more better.

After lunch the rain subsided for an hour so we tackled the lookout (via 4wd, not really needed, but the drive still gave Olga the heebee jeebee's). What an awesome view, pity about the weather. But when we get given lemons (in this case purchased lemonade fruit from the market) we make lemonade. The walk around the summit of the mountain lookout was pretty amazing. The view ...

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