Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Townsville, Australia


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
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Overview

Townsville is a city on the north eastern coast of Australia, located in the state of Queensland. It is adjacent to the center section of the Great Barrier Reef in the dry tropics. The city gets over 300 days of sunshine each year, which leads to tourism throughout the whole year. The population of the greater urban area of Townsville is a little over 160,00. The port's first wharf was built in 1863 and the port now plays a vital role to the economic development of North Queensland.

Things to Do

If you are a golfer, the Paradise Palms Golf Course is something that cannot be missed. Enjoy an 18 hole championship layout that is Australia's best and yet most challenging course. The course opened in 1990 and has attracted many golfers worldwide. A beautiful panoramic view wherever you look

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling is highly encouraged here. The Great Barrier Reef is the hot spot to view the most beautiful corals in the world. It is a stunning underwater world that cannot be passed up. Some tropical fish even follow you around hoping you would feed it. Enjoy the vibrant colors of the reef and fishes that make this place a tourist magnet.

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