Situated on the tropical north coast of Queensland, Townsville is the perfect destination for your next holiday. With the paradise of Magnetic Island right on the doorstep, Townsville is the ideal place for an adventure with friends or an escape for the family.


Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, national and international events, award winning restaurants and attractions, National Parks and the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, it’s not hard to see why people are attracted to Townsville.

Things to do in Ravenswood

RavenswoodStep back in time and explore this unique heritage listed gold mining town.  A short 40km detour off the Flinders Highway, en-route to Charters Towers, you will find historic Ravenswood.

The main street looks like a movie set with its beautiful old buildings, mullock heaps and chimney stacks.  The Court House Museum, the restored School House, Thorp’s Building and Butler’s Cottage are just some of the treasures of this tiny town.


Your Ravenswood Bucket List


  • - Stay the night in a “haunted” hotel room
  • - Explore the mullock heaps and abandoned mining equipment
  • - Take a short drive to White Blow Conservation Park and see the quartz outcrop dating back 300 million years
  • - Walk through the cemetery and marvel at the epitaphs
  • - Visit the lookout overlooking the open-cut gold mine
  • - Peak through the windows at Butler’s Cottage and glimpse a little of life in the 1870s