Townsville and the Australian Army History Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Magnetic Island

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A former Australian Army member acts as your guide on a military history tour in Townsville. The city's military presence dates back to the 1800s, and you will learn more about it at Kissing Point Fort, the Royal Australian Air Force Museum, the Black Hawk Memorial, and Lavarack Barracks, among other landmarks. Want to see beyond Townsville's military sites? You can add a 2.5-hour city sightseeing tour that highlights general history, top attractions and scenic landmarks. This small-group tour, limited to 12 people, includes morning tea (lunch if Military and Scenic option is chosen), entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
Townsville might be best known as the gateway to some of Queensland's best adventure spots including Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef. But did you know that the city has also been an important military location since the late 1800s?Learn all about the city’s considerable contributions to the Australian defenses in WWII, and beyond, during a 4-hour military history tour. For a comprehensive introduction to Townsville, upgrade to include a city sightseeing tour focusing on general history and iconic sites. Both options include entrance fees, morning tea (lunch if Military and Scenic option is chosen), guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off. Please see Itinerary below for more details.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Morning tea (Military Tour)
  • Lunch (Military and Scenic Tour)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Townsville Palmetum
  • Entry/Admission - Army Museum North Queensland
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Jezzine Barracks

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified