Adventures that include swimming.
The Blue Lagoon and The Three Lagoons Hike
The Blue Lagoon is a large waterhole located in upper Crystal Creek. The Townsville Bushwalking Club has done this hike several times and it's often done in conjunction with other swimming holes around the area. This hike is nicknamed "The Three Lagoons Hike".
9 Secret Swimming Holes to Escape Townsville's Heat
We are spoilt for choices with plenty of waterholes around North Queensland to explore, discover, and most importantly, cool off in. Wanderstories has put together the top natural swimming holes, hidden lagoons, rock pools and creeks to visit Ã¢â‚¬â€œ we've got it all.
Hikes on Mo'orea Island, French Polynesia
Location - Mo'orea, French Polynesia Many of the hikes on Mo'orea start in the lush Opunohu Valley where you are surrounded by unique mahogany trees, giant bamboo, and tropical flowers. In the north, Mount Rotui overlooks picturesque Location - Mo'orea, French Polynesia Bay and the settlements around Cook's Bay. Inland,
What to do on Mo'orea Island, French Polynesia
Location - Mo'orea, French Polynesia Mo'orea, also spelled Moorea, is a South Pacific island that is part of French Polynesia and is often visited by sailboats. It's known for its jagged, volcanic mountains, white sandy beaches, and crystal-clear blue lagoons. In the north, Mount Rotui overlooks the picturesque Ōpūnohu Bay
Adventuring Alone into the Wilderness
Going out alone is truly something special – it always guarantee the best company. We should all experience it at least once in our lives. It can be quite fulfilling and peaceful because when you venture alone, you are doing only what you choose to do, going where you choose to
Top 10 Car-Accessible Swimming Holes Around Townsville
Running low on friends with swimming pools? Really sick of blowing up that plastic pool only to sit in a puddle of chlorinated water? You're in luck! However, you can't just swim anywhere in North Queensland; crocodiles are the kings of the estuaries, and stingers are the queens of the
Bikerafting / Kayaking from Broadwater into Herbert River
This trip will take you on a journey down small rapids and through peaceful rainforest where you feel a sense of serenity. Look up and take in the sounds of birds chirping and flying around overhead. It's a perfect trip to relax and unwind, letting the current take you downstream.
Bluegum Track, including Triple Falls, Mine Creek Falls, and the old wolfram mines
This track is on the south side of Paluma village and is an easy day walk that takes you on a loop down into Star Valley. It takes only one hour from the 'H-Track' to get to what is locally known as Triple Falls. Enjoy the waterfalls and maybe even a refreshing swim before continuing on the circuit.
Swimming at Gorge Falls, Rope Falls, and Loop Falls
Gorge Falls and Rope Falls are both beautiful waterfalls located at the base of Mount Halifax in Paluma Range National Park. Both are becoming increasingly popular due to the ease of access and because both have plenty of nice places to relax and enjoy a refreshing swim in the inviting pools.
What to see on Magnetic Island
The majority of backpackers coming to Australia travel up or down the East Coast to see the sights, however, most pass right through Townsville (from Cairns to Airlie Beach), skipping Magnetic Island. Magnetic Island is commonly referred to as "Maggie", or just 'MI', by the locals and 54% of the