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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.5 km
Ascend 106 m
Descend 119 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Townsville, Australia. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

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Sight 1: Sacred Heart Cathedral

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Sacred Heart Cathedral Heritage branch staff / CC BY 3.0

Sacred Heart Cathedral is a heritage-listed Roman Catholic cathedral at 266 Stanley Street, Townsville CBD, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was built from 1896 to 1902 by Dennis Kelleher. It is also known as Church of the Sacred Heart. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992.

Wikipedia: Sacred Heart Cathedral, Townsville (EN)

arrow down foot steps 1051 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: St James' Cathedral

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St James' Cathedral Heritage branch staff / CC BY 3.0

St James Cathedral is a heritage-listed cathedral of the Anglican Diocese of North Queensland at 36 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by Arthur Blacket and was built in 1887 by MacMahon & Cliffe. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992.

Wikipedia: St James' Cathedral, Townsville (EN)

arrow down foot steps 540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: The Brewery

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The Brewery Jan Smith / CC BY 2.0

Townsville Post Office is a heritage-listed former post office and now brewery at 252–270 Flinders Street, Townsville CBD, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by John James Clark and built in 1886 by Dennis Kellcher. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 30 May 2003.

Wikipedia: Townsville Post Office (EN)

arrow down foot steps 601 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Reef HQ

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Reef HQ is the world's largest living coral reef aquarium. It is located in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The aquarium was built as a Bicentennial Commemorative project and is a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). The Coral Reef Exhibit has 130 coral species and 120 fish species along with hundreds of species of sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, brittle stars, feather stars, snails, worms and sponges.

Wikipedia: Reef HQ (EN)

arrow down foot steps 460 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Anzac Park

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Anzac Memorial Park is a heritage-listed memorial and park at The Strand, Townsville CBD, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was first built in 1912. It is also known as The Strand Park and Townsville War Memorial. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992.

Wikipedia: Anzac Memorial Park, Townsville (EN)

arrow down foot steps 649 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: St Joseph's Church

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St Joseph's Church Heritage branch staff / CC BY 3.0

St Joseph's Church is a heritage-listed Roman Catholic church at Fryer Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by Charles Dalton Lynch and Walter Hunt and built from 1920 to 1921 by Joseph Rooney. It is also known as St Joseph on The Strand. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 26 November 1999.

Wikipedia: St Joseph's Church, North Ward (EN)

arrow down foot steps 1220 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 7: Queens Garden

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Queens Garden Heritage branch staff / CC BY 3.0

Queens Gardens is a large 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. It has been called Townsville's finest park. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 14 August 2008.

Wikipedia: Queens Gardens, Townsville (EN)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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