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Welcome to Townsville

Townsville city, North Queensland, Australia
​Townsville, North Queensland​

With more than 320 days of sunshine each year, Townsville is a city on the north-east​​​​​ coast of Queensland with Heritage listed national parks, lush tropical gardens, spectacular natural landscapes and attractions and world class events.   

 

Travel Opportunities

Whilst here, international students are encouraged to explore the local sites and experience what our amazing region has to offer.  William Ross State High School is situated on the south side of Townsville and within very close proximity to pristine beaches, luscious rainforests, crystal clear waterfalls, and exciting outback adventures.

As part of the International Program, our International Schools Coordinator offers day trips to the beautiful Magnetic Island and serene Paluma Rainforest where international students can take in all the sites and have the opportunity to explore. Looking for an exciting outback adventure? Why not sign up for the Texas Longhorn Ranch day trip where you can experience camp fires, mustering and an authentic wagon ride.  

Alive with curiosity? Visit the Townsville North Queensland Website for information on hot spots to visit. To find out more about Townsville visit the Townsville City Council Website for further information.

International students need to be aware that there are certain guidelines and restrictions to travelling within Australia. This is due to the welfare arrangement in place for students. Please refer to the International Student Travel Policy  to familiarize yourself with the travel conditions prior to arriving in Australia.

 

Townsville Tourist Attractions

​Anderson Park

 

​Billabong Sanctuary

 

 

​Cape Pallarenda

 

​Castle Hill​

 

​Great Barrier Reef

 

​Jezzine Barracks

 

​Magnetic Island

 

​Mount Stuart

 

​Museum of Tropical Queensland

 

​NQ Cowboys


 

​Palmetum

 

​Paluma

 

​Perc Tucker Gallery

 

​Pinnacles Gallery

 

​Queens Gardens

 

​Reef HQ

 

​Riverway

 

​The Strand

 

​Townsville 400

 

​Townsville Fire

 

 
 
 
 

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