Things for Kids to Do in Townsville

Things for Kids to Do in Townsville
Things for Kids to Do in Townsville

There are loads of activities available for kids in Townsville. The nearly year-round perfect weather conditions of the region means that most activities are based outdoors, which generally suits kids. Horseback riding and picnic spots are aplenty and the town even has a free water slide park.
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Some of Australia's prettiest butterflies can be seen at Butterfly World in nearby Yabulu, which is located on the Bruce Highway not far from Townsville. Phone: 61 7 4778 6003.   The Black River Stadium on Black River road has Brahman bull riding and lots of cowboy and cowgirl fun. After the rodeo action, the disco kicks in. Website: www.blackriverstadium.com.au; phone: 61 7 4788 8322.

Townsville has many theme parks that are ideal for a picnic but the Townsville Aqua Park is particularly special for kids, with its water slides and swimming pools. The Aqua Park is right on the beachfront and also happens to be free.

Recommended hotels near: Townsville

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    Seagulls Resort

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    The Seagulls Resort in Townsville nestles amongst three acres overlooking Magnetic Island. It is popular with both the..
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    Mercure Townsville

    20.2 km
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    Mercure Townsville, is set amidst 11 acres of tropical gardens on the shores of an 18-acre lake and offers excellent..
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    Castle Lodge Motel

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    The family-owned and -operated Castle Lodge Motel is has roomy, well-appointed units with air-conditioning, mini-bar and..
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    Townsville Holiday Apartments

    21.4 km
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    Visit Townsville and enjoy all it has to offer, such as Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and stay in a hotel that provides..
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    Q Resort Central Apartment

    22 km
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    Sun, sea and sand can be found at Q Resort Central Apartment in Townsville, just 17.7 km from Horseshoe Bay Beach for an..
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    Strand Motel

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    Villa style accommodation is available in Townsville at Strand Motel, perfect for a spacious option for your holiday getaway..
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    City Oasis Inn Hotel

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    The City Oasis Inn Hotel is found in the city centre, a 12-minute drive from Townsville International Airport, offering 47..
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    Comfort Inn Robert Towns Hotel

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    The Comfort Inn Robert Towns is a Townsville hotel near the Greet Barrier Reef, close to major businesses, government..
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    Chifley Plaza Townsville

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    Chifley Plaza Townsville (formerly Townsville Plaza Hotel) is in the heart of one of Queensland’s most popular destinations,..
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    Raintree Motel

    22.5 km
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