Charters Towers

  • Take a step back in time and discover the enchanting town of Charters Towers, just an hour and half west of Townsville. Driving through the streets of Charters Towers is like viewing a living montage of Australian history and heritage. Gold was first discovered in the outback town of Charters Towers in 1871 by Aboriginal horse boy, Jupiter Mosman. It quickly became a booming gold rush town, with over 65 hotels and more than 25,000 people moving to the region. Charters Towers become the second largest town in Queensland and was renowned for having everything a civilised person could want

  • Lissner Park
    Lissner Park

    While exploring Charters Towers be sure to take the time to discover Lissner Park. Lined

  • Centenary Park
    Centenary Park

    Step back in time to the days of the gold rush when you visit Centenary

  • Historic Ambulance Centre
    Historic Ambulance Centre

    The Historic Ambulance Centre, located in Charters Towers, dates back to 1903 and was restored

  • Zara Clark Museum
    Zara Clark Museum

    This National Trust museum houses a large collection of photographs, equipment and other memorabilia that

  • Dalrymple Sales Yards - Cattle Sales
    Dalrymple Sales Yards - Cattle Sales

    Experience the thrill of a live cattle auction, held every Wednesday at the Dalrymple Sales

  • Dalrymple National Park
    Dalrymple National Park

    Ancient lava flows, fossilised limestone and the Burdekin River, the largest river in Queensland, are

  • Ay Ot Lookout House
    Ay Ot Lookout House

    The Ay Ot was built for Thomas Smith who purchased this property in 1895. The

  • Charters Towers Cemetery
    Charters Towers Cemetery

    Charters Towers Cemetery was established in 1895. It is the resting place for a number

  • The World Theatre
    The World Theatre

    Explore the World Theatre, a cultural complex where the unique blend of heritage architecture and

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