Townsville Military History tour

Townsville Military History tour

As the home of Australia’s largest defence base, Townsville North Queensland possesses a fascinating military history like no other.

 Townsville Military History Tour weaves together Townsville’s history, culture and scenery allowing you to delve a little deeper into the personality of Northern Australia’s largest city. You will explore museums, memorials, monuments, barracks, spectacular lookouts and lush tropical gardens as you piece together the stories of the people and events that have played an integral part in Townsville’s military history.


Tours stop at a number of locations across the city with links to Townsvilles Military history these locations include:

  • guided tour 1880's Fort complex
  • Visit to Military Museum
  •  Black Hawk Disaster - Botanical Garden - Tumbetin Tea Rooms
  • Visit and brief Lavarack Barracks
  • Visit and story of the Code Breakers 

Departure days and times:

Days: Tuesday to Friday, Sunday ( not available Monday and Saturday)

Tour runs from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m.

Courtsey FREE pick up/ drop from your accommodation in Townsville. 


$ 90 adult

$ 45 child ( 8 - 15 years old)

Optional extra: $ 55 add on Townsville Scenic Tour with lunch included

Click on the following link for more info about Townsville scenic tour. 


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