Townsville News

The Family That Plays Together Stays Together!

Posted: 26 Sep 2017

Nothing better than creating memories of family interaction. Way better fun to join in with the kids than sit on the sidelines. Go Mums and Dads (and other caregivers who join in ....you Rock!!!

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In The Begining

Posted: 15 Sep 2017

From the beginning! In the beginning there were two people who never knew the other existed! Born in different states, brought up in different lifestyles & were practically as different as chalk & cheese. Not an uncommon beginning for any cou...

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From Broken Hill To A Taste Of Life Around The Murray At Cobram

Posted: 14 Sep 2017

Broken Hill Reminiscing While the Patrol had a complete fuel system rebuild in Broken Hill due to what looked like 'metal shavings', dirt and who knows what else in the tank, we waited patiently (at least, mostly patiently) for over three weeks. Despi...

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Local Tourism Network Has Been Shortlisted For Horizons Accelerator Program!

Posted: 31 Aug 2017

We are very excited about making it through the first round of the Horizons Global Travel & Tourism accelerator program. Next stage is the Pitch on the 12th September! Thanks to the team at Horizons and The Space Cairns TheSPACE https://horizons....

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Local Tourism Network School Holiday Campaign

Posted: 29 Aug 2017

School Holiday is fast approaching! It's time to kick into gear, step up your promotional activities and get ready to boost bookings! Local Tourism Network can help you! Join our School Holiday Campaign to tap into the holiday buzz for FREE if you have...

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Top 10 Tnq Father's Day Deals 2017!

Posted: 22 Aug 2017

Top 10 TNQ Father's Day Deals 2017! If you aren't sure what to get your dad this Father's Day, you've found the right guide. We picked top 10 presents dads will love — even yours. 1. 20% OFF BAD FISHY JET BOATING From $55 | Save $14 Thrill y...

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Giveaway Winners!!

Posted: 14 Aug 2017

Thank you to everyone who shared and liked this competition & CONGRATULATIONS to Lisa Jewell, Lyndell Brownlee, Luisa Wilhelmi, Leah Sullivan & Laura Miller! You have all won a 2-4-1 Yummy Noodle Cairns & Pho Street Restaurant Voucher! To redeem your vo...

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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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