Free Things to Do In and Around Townsville


Whether you’re after an adventure, something tasty, or you just want to take advantage of the (average) 320 days of sunshine Townsville North Queenslandis blessed with per year, one thing’s for sure: you don’t need a heavy cash flow here to have some fun!

From crystal creeks and drive-in movies to ghost tours and twilight sailing, here are some free and cheap things to do in Townsville for under $ 25.

  • Cotters Market, Sundays in Flinders Mall
  • Water games at the Strand Water Playground
  • Swimming in the Strand Rock Pool
  • Catching fish on the Strand Pier and the Pock Pool
  • Cook your dinner on the free BBQ’s on the Strand
  • Listen and learn about our history from the verbal information at the War Memorial in Anzac Park
  • See beautiful birds and enjoy lots of shady trees in the Queens Garden
  • Look over all of Townsville at the Mt Stuart Look-out
  • Watch the sun rise or set from the top of Castle Hill
  • Learn all about Palms in the tranquil Palmetum
  • Roll around in the sand with the Beach access wheelchair at Pallarenda or the Strand
  • Surf the net at the library
  • Discover the airborne history at the RAAF Museum Sundays 10am – 4pm
  • Watch the bird life on the Town Common while nestled in the special hideout
  • Enjoy the visual feast of art at the Tucker Gallery, Umbrella Studio and the Townsville Art
  • Take a roll or stroll along the river on the Ross River Bike Path
  • Swim surrounded by nature at Alligator Creek Reserve
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