Things to do near Sphinx lookout

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  • 1
    0.95 miArthur Bay

    Arthur Bay

    Ranked #1 overall in Magnetic Island things to do
    0.95 mi from Sphinx lookout
    8.01 review
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsy

    This Bay is something amazig. The ocean is so clean and bright! It's not huge Bay with thousands of people. It's really pretty cool.

  • 2
    1.39 miWorld War II Searchlight Tower

    World War II Searchlight Tower

    Ranked #1 overall in Horseshoe Bay things to do
    1.39 mi from Sphinx lookout
    6.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsy

    The view is quite nice but Magnetic island offers better places for lookout. The tower by itself is nothing. I red that on track to this tower you might see ...

  • 3
    8.46 miThe Strand

    The Strand

    Ranked #1 overall in North Ward things to do
    8.46 mi from Sphinx lookout
    8.54 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesBackpackers

    A walk along the strand is really nice way to spend an afternoon. There's plenty of places to grab something to eat, places for the kids to play and the ...

  • 4
    15.3 miMount Stuart

    Mount Stuart

    Ranked #3 overall in Townsville things to do
    15.3 mi from Sphinx lookout
    7.25 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    A great lookout over the city with minimal hiking required. Great during the day, sunset and night.

  • 5
    16.64 miBillabong Sanctuary

    Billabong Sanctuary

    Ranked #4 overall in Townsville things to do
    16.64 mi from Sphinx lookout
    10.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    About 10 minutes out of Townsville, Billabong Sanctuary is a lovely way to see Australian animals. We went to a few of the keeper talks to learn more but also ...

  • 6
    8.77 miReef HQ

    Reef HQ

    Ranked #5 overall in Townsville things to do
    8.77 mi from Sphinx lookout
    10.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsy

    An aquarium that shows and teaches about marine life and the reef. My facourite part was the turtle hospital tour -- not something I've seen anywhere else. By mid-monring this ...

  • 7
    9.29 miVictoria Bridge

    Victoria Bridge

    Ranked #6 overall in Townsville things to do
    9.29 mi from Sphinx lookout
    7.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bridge
    Popular withHistoryAdventureBackpackers

    Victoria bridge is lovely bridge connecting south with centre. It's made only for walkers so no cars around you.

  • 8
    8.99 miStreet Art Walking Trail

    Street Art Walking Trail

    Ranked #7 overall in Townsville things to do
    8.99 mi from Sphinx lookout
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors
    Popular withArtsyOutdoorsy

    Townsville doesn't have a reputation as a centre of arts, but you'll notice a few huge murals as you drive around. This guided tour takes you to some of the ...

  • 9
    12.62 miBushland Beach

    Bushland Beach

    Ranked #8 overall in Townsville things to do
    12.62 mi from Sphinx lookout
    7.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withOutdoorsy

    Bushland beach doesn't have much beach left and during low tide there are mud flats as far as the eye can see. An increasingly popular place to live the area ...

  • 10
    14.07 miTownsville Palmetum

    Townsville Palmetum

    Ranked #9 overall in Townsville things to do
    14.07 mi from Sphinx lookout
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Garden
    Popular withGreenFamiliesOutdoorsy

    This tropical botanic garden is a great way to spend a morning, but best to go before it gets too hot. There's a small cafe on site too where you ...

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