06 Aug Castle Hill
Castle Hill is the giant pink granite monolith that overshadows the city of Townsville and is located only 4 kilometres away from The Strand. It’s the perfect place for visitors to orientate themselves with a bird’s eye view of Townsville, Cleveland Bay, Coral Sea and Magnetic Island.
Castle Hill provides a number of popular walking tracks, ranging from mild to challenging and are well marked. The 360-degree views of Townsville at the top are well worth the journey. Be sure to take your camera with you, particularly for the stunning sunrises or sunsets.
As well as offering an iconic centre piece for the city and spectacular scenic views, Castle Hill has a significant history. The Hill’s vantage was used by visiting American soldiers during World War II. A World War II observation bunker sits on one corner of the Hill reminding visitors of Castle Hill’s military history.
Castle Hill facilities include car parking, public amenities, drink fountains and shaded seating to enjoy while taking in some of the best views of the city and across to Magnetic Island.
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