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A significant site for both the Australian military and local Aboriginal People, the Jezzine Barracks are now open to the public and include coastal boardwalks, artwork, traditional plantings and parklands. The 15-hectare heritage precinct...more
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Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views, walks, scenery, history. A short walk or a long walk, your choice. The views are awesome, not only of the town but of Magnetic Island and many other islands too.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a wonderful place to see, it has great views and it tells the history of the army in townsville well worth the walk its free but take water especially if its in summer

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bisnails
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The war displays were well set out, easy to read and interesting. The whole place is in a beautifully maintained garden and the view from the top is great.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic views and amazing walks with a history lesson as well. Interesting spot that has beautiful gardens.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tourist780515
Reviewed April 17, 2019

The museum here is free to enter but not always open. The volunteers that offer up loads of information are very friendly and informative! Really worth a visit if you're interested in war history and also the history of Townsville's involvement in the wars.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kathy1932
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Nice easy walk up to the lookout , lovely view of Magnetic Island. Interesting and informative war memorials. Beautifully maintained and peaceful place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kennyannie
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We visited Jezzine Barracks as a family with grandchildren. The walk from Rosie bay along the wooden boardwalk is excellent then on to the viewing area which has fabulous views all the way over Cleveland Bay to Magnetic Island and beyond is worth the visit....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RosieE326
Reviewed April 3, 2019

Best use of public land that I have seen for a long time. So many men passed through Jezzine on their way to war. All those men who did not return and paid the ultimate price for loyalty to their country. The avenue of trees...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SixFootMale
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Historically some interesting info related back to the war. Some really iconic things to revel over and a great place to walk and sit to enjoy the view. Great walking tracks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShazNChris
Reviewed March 4, 2019

A beautiful headland at end of The Strand looking out to the Barrier Reef & Magnetic Island. A great boardwalk around the waterside. Lovely parkland at opposite side to The Strand where my son & daughter-in-law got married. Military history stations, along with the head...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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