Rydges Southbank Townsville

23 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland, 4810, Australia | 2 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by loiti


Um 08:00 genossen wir Frühstück am sonnigen Balkon unseres Zimmers, die Ruhe wurde gestört durch einen kurzen Feueralarm den unser Toaster ausgelöst hat ;-)
Im Anschluß daran haben wir noch zwei entspannte Stunden am Salzwasserpool verbracht, bevor wir uns auf den Weg nach Süden Richtung Townsville machten. Dabei fuhren wir ca. 240 km auf dem …

Mission beach and Magnetic island!

A travel blog entry by chrisandcharlie


... sharing a room with a group of lovely Irish girls, we spent most of the night in the bar with them, Chris was an honorary girl for the evening :p
As we had to get the ferry back at lunchtime today for our bus to Airlie beach we decided to get up early and do one of the walks to the viewing point on the island and try to spot some wild koalas- we didn't see any but the views were well worth the walk!
We could of stayed longer here, the hostel was right on the beach and when ...

Meeting the animals on magnetic island

A travel blog entry by rebeccamaltby


This island is very pretty but there is not much to do other then go to the Koala sanctuary and see the different bays, however you are not allowed to swim in the sea because of the jelly fish. We spend the morning hanging out by the pool to top up our tans and plan to go to the other side of the island this afternoon to see the Koalas. The Koala sanctuary is the other side of the island at horseshoe bay but there are regular buses that can take us there. The tour lasts 2 ...

Whitsundays, diving Great Barrier Reef hook island

A travel blog entry by laracamille

... around under the sea, seeing lots of different creatures, I felt like little mermaid, we jumped in just before the glass observatory near hook island and went around the island, past the point where the current was so strong!! We saw lots of cool fish, some where massive!! And we saw a giant sea cucumber!! Was awesome! Then got back to boat and we set sail, we went to ...

Whitsundays, diving Great Barrier Reef hook island

A travel blog entry by laracamille

Ok so sleeping on a boat isn't the best place I've slept.. Kept waking up during the night and now I'm shattered!! But managed to get some breakfast in before my dive, put my stinger suite on and jumped into the little boat, got kitted up with the help of the instructor and done a backwards roll into the sea.. We went down straight away and started exploring, it was amazing ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 23 Palmer Street, Townsville, is near Reef HQ, Museum of Tropical Queensland, IMAX Dome Theatre, and Tropical Diving.
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