Maggy Island and the SS Yongala. October 18th 2007 Well we left Mission Beach a bit sad as it was a lovely place and we were just getting used to relaxing and sitting still!!
Next stop Townsville and the nearby Magnetic Island. Townsville itself doesn't have a lot to it apart from the Reef HQ and a nice sea frontage. The Reef HQ was very interesting and it gave us chance to learn a little bit more about the reef and how it is affected by so man ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Townsville Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more