Things to do in charters towers
Charters Towers is the supply hub for the surrounding region and an educational centre for students from all over North Queensland.
The former gold town is an easy 90 minutes’ drive inland from Townsville.
All roads lead to Charters Towers. If you’re coming east from Mount Isa, Julia Creek or Richmond, you’ll find yourself easily at Country Road Motel.
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Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre is at 74 Mosman Street. Check its opening hours here.
While the visitor information centre volunteers will offer you lots of ideas to fill your time in and around Charters Towers, Country Road Motel owner/operator Rod Harvey offers his 5 top must-do’s:
Zara Clark Museum, run by the National Trust of Queensland, is a treasure trove of cultural heritage with displays and talks relating to the way of life now gone, with emphasis on the area’s agriculture and mining. The volunteers are passionate about history and their town and will love to share tales with you.