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The weather in Townsville City
The above is a climate diagram for Townsville City. This year, January will have higher average temperatures. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 15° in July. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is August.
Start Your Adventure with Townsville City Holiday Lettings
Famed for its magnificent esplanade, Townsville is the largest urban area in northern Queensland and is widely considered by many of its residents to be the de facto capital of the region. Typical holiday rentals in the area consist of both city-style apartments within the denser urban area and spacious beach apartments away from the centre, many of which feature an outdoor swimming pool. Explore the town's lively cultural scene and its proximity to natural wonders such as the Bowling Green Bay National Park.
Culinary Delights of Townsville City
Over the past few years, the dining scene in Townsville has undergone something of a revolution with numerous new establishments popping up across the city. From authentic Aussie BBQ grills to fine dining restaurants offering the best in modern cooking, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds. For the best breakfast in North Queensland head to Jam Corner, a popular local favourite which also serves lunch and dinner. They also have an extensive wine list which has won the Gourmet Traveller award.
For a fantastic casual dining experience, The Brewery is the place to be. Primarily a brewery producing its own fantastic beer, they also serve food in the lounge bar and the Malt Restaurant. The Pier Restaurant and Bar, located on Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, is famed for its fresh seafood and spectacular views of Castle Hill. As well as tucking into succulent plates of oysters, prawns and clams, guests can also dine on the best cuts of beef and duck cooked to perfection.
Arts and Culture
Arts and culture in Townsville is part of the way of life, with the city even being dubbed the cultural capital of regional Australia. The streets of the inner city are adorned with colourful graffiti and several urban art street tours guide visitors to some of the most important locations. Perc Tucker Regional Gallery is one of the state's most important museums and houses an exciting range of visual arts collections. As well as showcasing works of art from some of the region's most prominent artists, they also host temporary exhibits, hold public lectures and screenings.
The Museum of Tropical Queensland is an award-winning gallery which focuses on the history and culture of the local area. The undisputed highlight of the museum is a replica of the HMS Pandora, a historic vessel which sank off the coast of the Great Barrier Reef in 1791 and remained undiscovered for 186 years. For the best in cinema, theatre and live performances head to The World Theatre. This popular cultural complex hosts a wide range of entertainment options and is the centre of performance art in Townsville.
Townsville City with Children
Kids will love the outdoor lifestyle in Townsville and who could resist an afternoon spent swimming in the pools along the Strand, a strip of gradens and tropical beaches, or hiking up Castle Hill with its sweeping vistas of the entire area? When you take the kids to Magnetic Island, don't forget to look up as this is where you will see the koalas hidden in the trees. The Forts Walk is one of the best palces for spotting this classic and somewhat elusive Aussie creature Children and adults alike will love getting close to the kangaroos at The Billabong Sanctuary where you will also encounter a range of other impressive animals.
Exploring Wider Townsville
From majestic waterfalls to fantastic hiking trails, the landscape surrounding Townsville is packed with opportunities for discovery. Bowling Green Bay National Park is an outstanding area of natural beauty with woodland, creeks and mango trees amongst the varied terrains awaiting visitors to Townsville. Be sure to stop off at Cockatoo Creek for a relaxing afternoon swim. Paluma Range National Park is home to the cascading Waterview Creek. These dramatic waterfalls are lush with a varied array of plants and flowers some of which are native to the area.
Keen hikers should also explore the Thorsborne Trail located in Hinchinbrook Island National Park. This dense eucalyptus forest is regarded as one the best hiking spots in the country and offers stunning views of the coastline and picturesque bays which form part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
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