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Townsville

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Things to do: sightseeing, beaches, nature
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop. Its appeal lies in its marinas, promenades, and avenues. Proximity to a number of beaches offers visitors and locals alike an escape from the urban environment. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Townsville trip itinerary using our Australia itinerary maker.
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The largest city of North Queensland, Townsville boasts a large selection of accommodations for all tastes and budgets. Those who prefer to stay close to the coast can choose among a variety of boutique hotels and rental apartments along the Strand. The city center has a number of larger hotels (both international chains and independently owned), as well as several hostels known for their laid-back atmosphere. Campsites close to the city are not too numerous, so if you're looking for a prime location to spend your holiday close to nature, try to book in advance.
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