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Ticketek is a centralised phone-booking agency that handles bookings for many of the major events, sports and performances. You can pick up tickets from the Ticketek booth , at the back of the Myer Centre.
DJs bust out smooth beats at Central way before the nightclubs open their doors. This lounge and cocktail bar with outdoor seating also offers a cheap lunch menu, though most prefer three courses of mojitos.
Wash down the bull dust with a beer at the legendary 'S'Exchange Hotel. After a boozy prank the ‘S’ on top of the pub has become a permanent fixture. Basic rooms are available from $100 per night.
Gimmicky but kinda fun if you don’t mind the cover charge, everything is made of ice at this bar: your glass, the seats and the vodka-stocked bar. There are even ice sculptures imported from Canada.
On the last weekend of the month, Maryborough goes into activities mode. On Friday night Portside Moonlight Movies screens films in a park on the shore of the Mary River near the port.
A recent overhaul has granted Noosaville a reliable, all-purpose boozer – and a decent alternative for your beer and pool money. There are new double rooms starting at $90.
You can see yellow-footed rock wallabies and all manner of cuddly creatures at the Bilby Show , which also provides a fascinating insight into its rare nocturnal namesake.
A bowling alley and nightclub merged into one, Strike has music-video screens, club-style lighting and a well-stocked bar. A fun night out.
It’s not hard to find a decent coffee in this town of Italian descendents; try the popular Café Fiorellis , which also does great gelati.
The new Queensland Tennis Centre , featuring the 5500-seat Pat Rafter Arena, hosts the Brisbane International in January.
Bullys is a place to party and has the interesting claim to fame of being located under Townsville’s only strip club.
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