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The Billabong Sanctuary is an 11-hectare wildlife sanctuary in Nome, 17 kilometres south of Townsville, North Queensland, Australia. calls it “Australia’s best interactive wildlife sanctuary.”

Lake Paluma is a drinking water storage facility owned by NQ Water and is situated close to Mount Spec, high above the Paluma Range National Park. Lake Paluma has a capacity of 11,800 megalitres. 


Queens Gardens is a heritage-listed botanic garden at Paxton Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Queens Gardens is located at the base of Castle Hill, near to both the city centre and The Strand beachside park.

Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium Opened in 1987, this aquarium features hundreds of species of coral, plus fish & other marine life. Experience the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet, at the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium.

The Palmetum is one of three botanical gardens of Townsville, Queensland. The Palmetum is located in the suburb of Annandale, near the Ross River, James Cook University and the Townsville Hospital.


Townsville Town Common Conservation Park is a birdwatcher’s paradise! From bird hides and observation points, spy comb-crested jacanas and plumed whistling ducks in the wetlands, and double-barred finches and red-backed fairy-wrens in the grasslands.