Pipers Lookout

Embrace magnificent views of vast blue skies and boundless green scenery from Pipers Lookout. To get there travel up Hervey Range Road from Thuringowa Central, past the suburbs of Rangewood and Rupertswood to find Piper’s Lookout near the top of the Range. You will be rewarded with stunning views over the bushland below Hervey Range [...]

Pioneer Cemetery

Entrenched in a deep history from the days of the gold rush, Pioneer Cemetery located in Charters Towers, gives an interesting insight in the hardships faced by the pioneers of the time. Containing graves from those who were buried between 1872 and 1895, mining accidents, fires, murders, child birth and general hardship are some of [...]

Snow White and the Seven Cool Dudes

This is an educational and interactive stage play suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years of age. Poor Snow White, she is growing more beautiful every day and the Queen has become very jealous of her. Will the Queen send her away to live alone, forever or will Snow White’s friends come to her [...]

Kids Rock Rodeo, Heart of the Goldfields Rodeo and 5 Head Steer Wrestling Challenge

Charters Towers is indisputably the centre of Rodeo in the North and has a long history with Rodeo with the Charters Towers Rodeo Association hosting events since 1948. The event features bulls, broncs, barrels, roping, bulldogging and bucking bareback ponies. The rodeos is a great family friendly outing, with all of the extreme rodeo action [...]

Charters Towers PBR Touring Pro Series

40 of the Nation’s most accomplished bull riders annually converge on the gold mining town of Charters Towers for the annual PBR in the Outback New Years Eve Touring Pro Series Event. Great family entertainment filled with the thrills and spills of this major league sporting event will keep you entertained from the first bull [...]

Ay Ot Lookout House

The Ay Ot was built for Thomas Smith who purchased this property in 1895. The actual date of construction is unknown and not much is known about Smith; allegedly a gambler who committed suicide. During the early days of Charters Towers, blocks of land were given by deed of grant to those who could prove [...]

Herveys Range Heritage Tea Rooms

The old Eureka Hotel built in 1865 was once the local watering hole and overnight accommodation for bullock teams and Cobb and Co Coaches en route to the Gold Fields. This historic split log inn – the oldest known building in North Queensland, has been lovingly transformed back to its former glory to once again [...]

Goldfield Ashes

The Charters Towers Goldfield Ashes is the largest amateur cricket carnival in the southern hemisphere. It is conducted over the long week-end in January by the Charters Towers Cricket Association Incorporated (CTCA). The event was recently given the status of being a Queensland Iconic Event. Matches are played on 58 different playing fields, including some [...]

10 Days in the Towers

The 10 Days in The Towers Festival brings the historic North Queensland town of Charters Towers to life in a very unique way. Staged during the last week of April and the first week of May each year, 10 Days in The Towers is a celebration of many things. To the fore is the sound [...]

Paluma Push Mountain Biking Adventure

The Paluma Push is a point to point adventure mountain bike race. North Queensland’s glorious weather makes it perfect for those southerners looking to escape the winter chill. The ride starts in Paluma Village and winds its way through World Heritage rainforest to Paluma Dam, down into big timber and open cattle country and finishes [...]

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