Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

262 Walker Street, Townsville, Queensland, 4810 , Australia | Inn
Prices starting from $37.00

Travel Blogs from Townsville

Woman DOWN.

A travel blog entry by peb_and_bam on Jun 21, 2011

Pebbles: Last night spent chatting about music, winning every game we played & betting on the outcome of the world cup aus/eng. (Defs gonna win that money). Thought about going in the sea, but only contemplated it before falling into bed. Woke up today = hungover. Had no idea where i was. Fell out of bed. GREAT START TO THE DAY! After having a …

Townsville and Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by abiandkatie on Mar 21, 2014

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We got into Townsville around 3pm and were picked up straight away by our hostel. When we arrived we were lead to our dorm to discover we had a fridge in our room, such a luxury. We then decided we needed to visit the shopping centre because we had run out of pants and food. Our main priorities, obviously. The next day we were heading off to …

Flying visit to Townsville and Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by lizemma10 on Jan 28, 2014

28th January 2014
Soaking wet we boarded the bus to Townsville. We arrived to beautiful sunshine but blustry winds. A nice stroll down Flinders street, filled with bars we headed for The Strand. A long walk along the coastline to the lagoon at the end. Wind swept was a slight understatement. A chilled out evening researching south america and a …


A travel blog entry by rachgeary on Aug 08, 2013

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Townsville despite the name is actually a city south of Cairns. The main draw of this city is an island off its coast called Magnetic Island. We took a return ferry out for $32 in order to do some of the many walks around the island. We started off with a small waterfront walk from Nelly Bay right along the coast into Arcadia, a small neighborhood …

Day 112 Magnetic Island WARNING talks about snakes

A travel blog entry by scottiebigtrip on Nov 30, 2013

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We caught the ferry across to Magnetic Island today. The weather was stunning as we headed off, unfortunately as we approached the island (over 20 mins away by boat) it looked more like 'Shutter Island' because of the amount of rain and clouds. We ran to the bus and after a while finally got on board one. The trip over to Horseshoe Bay was …

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This inn, located on 262 Walker Street, Townsville, is near Reef HQ, Museum of Tropical Queensland, IMAX Dome Theatre, and Tropical Diving.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCivic Guest House Backpackers Hostel Townsville

    Reviewed by ericjon97

    Just awful

    Reviewed Feb 16, 2011
    by (35 reviews) Woodstock , United States Flag of United States

    This place is absolutely disgusting and feels quite unsafe. I would never stay there again.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel Townsville

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding