Townsville News

Here Is An Update On Our Upcoming Sails

Posted: 01 Jun 2017

(of course weather dependent- but we do get shelter from beautiful Magnetic Island, which makes life on the water so much more easier & calmer): Adventure Island Sail(Departing Townsville)- Friday the 2nd of June; Sunset Sail( Departing Horseshoe Bay)-S...

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Celebrate Mtq30

Posted: 01 Jun 2017

Celebrate our 30th anniversary with special activities, competitions and giveaways throughout June. PLUS you have the chance to win a trip for two to the Melbourne Cup valued at $2,000 just by visiting MTQ and signing up for our monthly ENews between 1...

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Picture Perfect Lake Fred!

Posted: 26 May 2017

Picture yourself here for an afternoon or a weekend!
#fridayfeeling #fridaymood

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Local Tourism Network Have Installed A New Webcam On The Roof Of The Pacific Hotel.

Posted: 22 May 2017

We hope the webcam's live video stream will be beneficial to the regions tourism industry by giving viewers a realistic indication of the current weather in Cairns. The camera has a 20x optical zoom and offers 270° view of the Cairns City and Marina....

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The Whale Season Starts Soon!

Posted: 10 May 2017

The Whale season starts soon, make sure to book a spot on our daytrips to the Great Barrier Reef and the SS Yongala to get lucky and see some Whales on the way there !!!

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New Cairns Marina Webcam!

Posted: 10 Mar 2017

The Cairns Marina Webcam is located at the Habourlights apartment complex overlooking the departure point to most Great Barrier Reef experiences.
check it out on Youtube Live Now!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMDtAOGdJlA

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New Tour In 2017

Posted: 10 Mar 2017

RIVER TO MOUNTAIN TOUR Discover the heritage listed Chimney that belonged to one of Townsville’s first industries and the story behind it. View our Regional Hospital and James Cook University, as we drive around its Campus. Learn about our early pionee...

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New Preview Buttons For Ltn Members

Posted: 03 Mar 2017

We have just released a new preview feature to Local Tourism Network.
Now when you are editing your Organisation Profile & Pages you can click the little "eye" icon to see your changes live on the Public Websites.

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Local Tourism Network Facebook Integration

Posted: 01 Mar 2017

LTN members with listing pages can now post News to Facebook from within their Local Tourism Network dashboard. This is a time saving feature which allows you to post one news item on both channels at the same time. The Facebook connection is easy t...

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Reef Kids Program At Reef Hq Great Barrier Reef Aquarium

Posted: 13 Feb 2017

Reef Kids is an age specific interactive (five to twelve years) after school education program aime to excite children about marine science and learn about the Great Barrier Reef. Children will be given a passport to complete with exclusive behind the sce...

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Monster Croc Relocated From Townsville Beach!

Posted: 16 Jan 2017

WHEN A HUGE ESTUARINE CROCODILE WAS SIGHTED JUST OFF THE STRAND, TOWNSVILLE’S POPULAR WATERFRONT AREA, OFFICIALS FROM EHP (DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE PROTECTION) WENT INTO ACTION IMMEDIATELY TO LOCATE AND CAPTURE THE DANGEROUS REPTILE....

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Mermaids Are Making A Splash These School Holidays!

Posted: 10 Jan 2017

Mermaids are Making a Splash these school holidays from this Saturday 14 - Friday 20 January. Mermaid Cora is flipping by for a visit along with her cousin Mermaid Cheili who is visiting the Aquarium for the first time. Meet a Mermaid from 9:30am-10:30am...

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Solar Eclipse 2012 Live Webcam

Posted: 13 Nov 2012

Can't be in Cairns, Port Douglas, Daintree or the Tablelands for the Total Solar Eclipse 2012?
Watch it online on the Cairns City Webcam!

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Solar Eclipse 2012 Road Reports

Posted: 01 Nov 2012

Plan, prepare and be patient!! Police are urging residents and tourists to plan, prepare and be patient for the viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse scheduled for Wednesday November 14 between 6.38am and 6.40am.Now is the time to start researching, if you...

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Reece Mastin's 'shout It Out' Music Video Filmed On The Atherton Tablelands

Posted: 05 Jul 2012

X Factor winner Reece Mastin filmed his filmclip for 'Shout It Out' on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands! Check out our Video Library for a link to the film clip! Check out our 'Self Drive' categories for ideas on places to visit on the Atherton Tablel...

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Palm Cove Webcam

Posted: 19 Mar 2012

Our Palm Cove Webcam which was located on cairnscam.info is currently being upgraded. It will be available again in a couple of weeks on the top of the weather page.
In the meantime, check out the Cairns Webcam at http://www.cairnsinfo.com/webcam.php

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Cairns Stars In Book Series For Students

Posted: 16 Mar 2012

Cairns is featured in the tenth book of the Our Australia, an innovative series teaching students about the rich history, culture and geography of regional Australia. The series is a collaboration between Australian Geographic magazine and award-winning a...

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Sydney Travelling Film Festival

Posted: 24 Oct 2011

SYDNEY TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO TOWN 11-13 NOVEMBER 2011 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS MARGARET POMERANZ & DAVID STRATTON FROM AT THE MOVIES AND AUSTRALIAN MUSIC ICON CHAD MORGAN The Sydney Travelling Film Festival lifts the curtain on its annual event...

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Barra, Beef & Bulldust Expo 4-6 November 2011

Posted: 06 Oct 2011

Where the outback meets the sea, Karumba will be the centre stage of the inaugural Barra, Beef and Bulldust Expo held 4 - 6 November 2011. Tours and attractions will also be promoted along the Savannah Way and Overlanders Way on-route to Karumba. The free...

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