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From Townsville you can travel west to the old gold towns of Charters Towers and Ravenswood, or north to the Tully River for fishing and white water rafting.
Crystal Creek-Mt Spec National Park is a 7222 hectare mixture of lowland hardwood forest and tropical rainforest offering splendid vies over Halifax Bay and the coastline. Many kinds of orchid, along with ferns and palm trees can be found near cool lagoons and beautiful pools.