Lake Paluma, Townsville

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Lake Paluma is located in Townsville. Use our Townsville tour planning app to arrange your visit to Lake Paluma and other attractions in Townsville.
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  • We do a fair bit of camping around the Townsville area, and we're always keen to try new places. However, when we want something we can trust, we go to Paluma. It has everything,...bit of off-road to ...  more »
  • Ideal spot to escape heat and camp in summer. Lot of wildlife and birds, listen for the cat birds' calls in the evening. Walking tracks continue over both dam walls. Talk to the rangers.  more »
  • Loved visiting the lake, walking around the area and seeing the wildlife.We walked from the lake up to the lookout, through the Rock Gardens and down to Birthday Creek Falls. Stunning views, wildlife,...  more »

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