Get to Know Townsville
Along with its country town charm and laidback locals, Townsville hosts a number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices. It also has a lively nightlife and beautiful waterfront areas and is close to popular tourist attractions like Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef.
Boasting up to 300 days of sunshine each year, the city’s climate is perfect for outdoor recreational activities like rainforest hiking, mountain biking and snorkelling. You could soak up the sunshine at The Strand, a strip of tropical beach and gardens along the waterfront, or explore the parklands on the banks of the Ross River.
The cost of living in Townsville is low compared to many other Australian cities, making it easy for students to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle on a modest budget. Get the most out of your student experience by booking your room at UniLodge student accommodation in Townsville.
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