05 Oct Mount Stuart Lookout
Take a drive out west of Townsville, just off Flinders Highway (Stuart Drive) to Mount Stuart Lookout.
The picturesque 9 kilometre winding drive up the rugged mountainside to Rotary Lookout features a nice picnic area with BBQs with panoramic views over Townsville, Cleveland Bay and the Magnetic Islands.
Here you’re sure to run into some wildlife while you’re up here, including a few peacocks strutting their stuff.
If you’re feeling energetic there’s a great bush track that runs around the summit that will provide gorgeous views of the rest of Townsville including Ross Dam and Ross River. The circuit takes about 10 minutes however the track can be a little dangerous so it’s not advised for small children.
For the mountain bike lovers, there are also numerous rocky downhill and enduro bike trails of varying difficulty.
Situated right on The Strand, Mariners North Holiday Apartments has everything you could need within easy strolling distance. With an average of 320 days of sunshine per year, it always feels like summer in Townsville and this makes it the perfect place to catch up with friends on a group holiday, enjoy a break with the family or provide an inspiring location for your next corporate trip. BOOK NOW