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DREAM JOB: DIVING WITH DWARF MINKE WHALES

In the offshore Ribbon Reefs near Lizard Island float a group of dedicated marine biologists from JCU Townsville looking to study the mysterious dwarf minke whales, which were only discovered in the late 80s. These reefs are the only known aggregation site in the world, which makes studying them a truly fascinating and unique experience. […]

A TASTE OF TOWNSVILLE

Townsville is smack-bang in the middle of a gourmet food bowl that is producing a range of world-class foods to suit every taste bud and budget. From the graziers and their herds of cattle in the west to the local fisherman who give us bounds of succulent seafood fresh from the reef. We’ve slowly upgraded […]

MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART TO BOOST TOWNSVILLE TOURISM

Forget Ariel and her band of chirpy sea animals – Townsville could soon create its own magical, marine world if plans for the Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) go ahead. World-renowned artist, Jason DeCaires Taylor, will be responsible for creating the sculptures and hopes to create underwater museums at four locations: The Strand, Magnetic Island, Palm […]

WHEN BUSINESSES UNITE – SEALINK CAMPAIGN LEADS WAY

SeaLink’s new ‘Making Memories’ campaign is a perfect example of what can be created when local businesses come together to help each out in order to promote the region. Several local business pitched in to promote the island as a whole and showcase the experiences you could enjoy. This is different to the usual style, where a list of specific […]

Townsville Watersports

Townsville Watersports is a Townsville based jet ski hire and drive company that provides tours to the region. Nick Dametto, the owner of Townsville Watersports, is passionate about sharing his love and passion for the region by showing his clients the natural wonders available to them. From secluded fresh water swimming holes nestled in the mountain […]