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Ranked #1 of 24 attractions in Townsville
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Ranked #2 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Visitors to this wildlife sanctuary can interact with many native animal species in three habitat areas: rainforest, eucalypt... more » Owner description: Visitors to this wildlife sanctuary can interact with many native animal species in three habitat areas: rainforest, eucalypt forest and wetlands. « less
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Ranked #6 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Educational Sites; Islands; National Parks; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium is the world's largest living coral reef aquarium and the Australian Government's... more » Owner description: Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium is the world's largest living coral reef aquarium and the Australian Government's national education centre for the Great Barrier Reef. Reef HQ Aquarium provides the most outstanding Great Barrier Reef Aquarium experience through education, inspiration and entertainment. Discover the beauty and wonder of the 2.5million litre Coral Reef Exhibit will open your eyes to an amazing world filled with thousands of charismatic marine creatures. Immerse yourself in the underwater viewing tunnel offering magical views of a living coral reef and the predators that prowl the watery depths. Explore the remarkable 750,000 litre Predator Exhibit featuring a replica bow section of North Queensland's most famous shipwreck the S.S. Yongala, home to some the Great Barrier Reef's most iconic predatory species. Experience a creature feature workshop offering a supervised 'hands on' encounter with some of the amazing creatures that call the Great Barrier Reef home. Appreciate the challenges face by Reef HQ Aquarium's turtle hospital patients and how you can play a role in protecting marine turtles in the Great Barrier Reef. The turtle hospital operates and promotes the C.A.R.E (Conserver. Act. Rehabilitate. Educate) philosophy playing a key role in raising community awareness. Join our experienced and friendly reef interpretation staff on one the Reef HQ Aquarium's premier visitor experiences. Let our volunteers inspire you as they share their passion for the Great Barrier Reef. Located on Flinders Street East, Reef HQ Aquarium is an easy walk from Townsville's CBD, The Strand, Magnetic Island ferry terminal and the Townsville cruise terminal. « less
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Ranked #8 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Lookouts; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Islands; History Museums; National Parks; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #13 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
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Ranked #14 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #15 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Military Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #18 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #19 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Museums
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Ranked #22 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #24 of 24 attractions in Townsville
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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