Travel Blogs from Townsville
... was a pretty cool playground across the road from the park that Kyla had a good play in. The swimming pool in our park was quite nice with Scott and Kyla using it a few times during our stay. The main street along the foreshore has been well done, as with most of the other main streets we've seen. There is a man-made rock pool at one end and it looked like it would normally be ...
... The volunteers behind the desk were very helpful and sped through the welcome speech so that we could join the Dangerous Creatures tour due to commence. The talk commenced with "this isn't to scare you out of the water, but to educate you so you're aware while you're in the water". Yeah! Right! If I was new to Australia there is no way I would ever go in the ocean after hearing this talk!!! Just a few of the ones we remember were the barbs on Cone ...
Tuesday 6th August.
On the road by 7.45am and heading for the ferry to Magnetic Island leaving at 8.45am. We managed to park the vehicle and get into the terminal by 8.20am. We arrived on Magnetic Island about 9.20am after a very smooth crossing. Onto the local bus and around d to Picnic Bay 3 k's away but we zig zagged all the way around all the streets to get there. We had a look around and took heaps of photo's. A very beautiful place. ...
I was woken early this morning by the very loud birds surrounding me, the hostel is a haven for wildlife with several bird species, wallabies & possums that flood all areas. Very nice to look at but when they become loud, they become VERY LOUD!!! I eventually drifted back to sleep and woke up properly at around 9. It was 10 before I had sorted myself out and had decided to do a day of snorkelling at the reefs surrounding the island. I had been informed by reception that ...
... away. Kenny eventually, upon getting up ready (apparently) to hit the karaoke, was told by Sam that here was his wallet and his house keys but that he was coming back in the morning for the car and Sam would keep the key safe. Love it when a bar tender has the power to look out for his guys that way!
We were back on the highway in the morning, rested and recharged after actually sitting down and watching the end of a movie in our room (first time we'd used ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Motel Palms Townsville
Other places to stay in Townsville
6 - 8 Victoria St, Townsville | 4 star motelfrom $96
147-149 Stuart Drive, Townsville | Motelfrom $96
2 Rose Street North Ward, Townsville | Motelfrom $77
15 - 19 Victoria Street, Townsville | Motelfrom $74
66 The Strand, Townsville | Motelfrom $103
117 The Strand, Townsville | Motelfrom $90
72-74 Bowen Rd. Rosslea, Townsville | Motelfrom $98
51 The Strand, Townsville | Motelfrom $51
12 Bowen Road, Rosslea, Townsville | Motelfrom $83
106 Bowen Road, Townsville | Motelfrom $60