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Learn the history of Charters Towers gold rush days

A short drive out of town is Towers Hill where gold was first discovered in this area. The view... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
John S
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Koondrook, Australia
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This is the best view in town. The lookout has some display panels showing the mining history of... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Stickman1
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Canberra, Australia
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Black Jack Road | Off Mosman Street, Charters Towers, Queensland 4820, Australia
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

A short drive out of town is Towers Hill where gold was first discovered in this area. The view from the top is almost 360 degree and there are boards displaying all the information about the area. The other must see on the hill is...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is the best view in town. The lookout has some display panels showing the mining history of the area. There are some picnic tables, but no shade. There is a drinking fountain and clean toilets. If you pass the toilets there is a nice...More

Thank Stickman1
Reviewed 26 August 2018

There are really 4 attractions here, each of which really deserves its own attraction listing and review! It seems unfair to lump them all in together! Firstly, there is the viewing platform, which is probably the reason most people go there. It is an easy...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Drive up, don’t walk! Gives an overview of the area and there are some WW2 bunkers around. Apparently there is an evening tourist thingy up here but we didn’t get to that

Thank ozzie5melbourne
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I was advised to visit Tower Hill whilst in CT but also advised I could not drive my car & camper up the hill, I had to leave the camper in the car park at the bottom. The bays in the car park are not...More

Thank Wally H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The views from Towers Hill are amazing. You get a good feel for the town and there is plenty of information regarding the town and surrounds to read through. A couple of nice little walks are also available to see more if you wish.

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Wow, what a view,you can see for miles and miles. Check out the old war bunkers hidden around close by.

Thank plansell
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Great place for picnic lunch, stunning views, history, new paths and lighting a credit to the town. Intersting very short walk to see the remains of old chimneys.

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 14 June 2018

World war ll bunkers really interesting with a technology presentation showing Charters Towers involvement

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This gives an overview of the town. You can drive or walk. Be warned the walk is really steep. You really should have a look!

Thank Mike C
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