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Top Things to Do and See

Flights to Townsville provide the opportunity to experience the diverse landscape of northeastern Queensland.For families with tickets to Townsville, or if you just enjoy a dip in the sea, can head to the Strand to cool down. This tropical beach and strip of parkland runs attracts locals and visitors with flights to Townsville alike. There is also a free public pool and free barbecue areas that are great for cooking up a beachside family picnic. Another frequented beach by locals and visitors with flights to Townsville is Bushland beach. This beach is surrounded by suburbs and is conveniently located only a short trip from Townsville Airport (TSV) and its surroundings.

Make some unforgettable memories when travelling on your flights to Townsville by booking a scuba-diving or snorkelling trip to the Great Barrier Reef. The SS Yongala is a shipwreck located off the coast of Townsville, and the area has been named as one of the world’s top dive sites. While the shipwreck dive is for advanced divers, there are various schools around the area that can assist you with diving certifications.

Book cheap flights to Townsville through Webjet and spend a couple of days on Magnetic Island. The island flaunts more than 20 breathtaking secluded bays and beaches. Don’t leave home without packing your best camera, and get click-happy as you explore the island on foot. The island is home to koalas and rock wallabies. If you’re feeling more adventurous, sail the island by boat; go horse-riding along the shore or stop at Horseshoe Bay and enjoy a host of watersports. Magnetic Island can be accessed via the Sealink Passenger service from Townsville and is a must-do for visitors who have snapped up a great-value airfare to Townsville.

Top Things to Do and See

Booking flights to Townsville is a great opportunity to learn about the area’s past. Plan an afternoon to visit the Museum of Tropical Queensland, one of Townsville’s premier tourist locations. This site doesn’t look like a typical museum: it has instead been built using debris from the shipwrecked British warship HMS Pandora. Parents travelling with children on flights to Townsville will love visiting the largest living coral reef aquarium in the world at Reef HQ Aquarium. Another option for families is to explore the Heritage Trail - a great activity if you want to stretch your legs after landing on return flights to Townsville. No matter if you take your time and do a self-guided walk (there are six routes) or if you join an organised tour, these walks each take you into a different part of the area’s architecture, people and its development and growth. Art-lovers with flights to Townsville should stop at the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, where exhibitions are regularly updated and a variety of up-and-coming and established artists are showcased. For a more outdoorsy art excursion, simply stroll Townsville’s streets to take in some of the city’s striking public murals.

Best Things To Do on Weekends with Cheap Flights to Townsville

Spend your time away using tickets to Townsville by enjoying the outdoors and the surrounding area’s natural beauty. After all, this region is often referred to as a gateway for exploring the wider Queensland Outback. Castle Hill sits prominently in the centre of the city, and runners, hikers, cyclists and walkers can often be spotted enjoying this natural feature. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and to take a camera with you for the magnificent views, particularly if you are thinking of walking up for sunrise or sunset. There is also a parking lot at the top of Castle Hill if you’d prefer to get the summit using four wheels rather than two legs. Townsville is home to a number of botanical gardens to stroll through. One of note is the Palmetum, a beautiful space with one of the largest collections of palm trees in the world.

Those with flights to Townsville should remember to pack comfortable shoes before departing from home. You’ll need your most comfortable kicks not only for walking around the city, but also for any mountain or hill hikes and marker wanders. Eat your way through the fare offered at the Friday Night Strand Markets and pick up some mementos to take back with you when you have return flights to Townsville. Or if you have tickets to Townsville and have nothing on your Sunday agenda, head to the Cotters Markets to pick up some fresh produce for home-cooked meals.

The Best Time to Visit Townsville

With an average of approximately 300 days of sunshine every year, there is ample opportunity to visit the stunning beaches in the area. Townsville is a steadily warm city, with temperatures in winter averaging at about 20°C and heating up to approximately 28°C in the summer months. However, while the city is sunny and it may appear that there is no ‘bad’ time to book flights to Townsville, it does sometimes experience tropical cyclones and heavy storms. Remember to check the weather forecast when you book return flights to Townsville.

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