|Most expensive month:||April|
|Average price in Charters Towers:||S$ 109/night|
|Cheapest price found:||S$ 88/night|
|Most expensive day:||Wednesday|
Packed with Heritage-listed buildings that date back to the gold rush years, Charters Towers is an enchanting Outback town. Lined with fascinating museums and old-world storefronts, Charters Towers offers an array of captivating experiences that bring its glory years to life.
Stroll around Charters Towers to admire its historic buildings, including the Heritage-listed Stock Exchange Arcade and the photogenic World Theatre. Visit the Miner’s Cottage museum, which has been refurbished as it would have looked at the turn of the 20th century, with the opportunity to try your hand at gold panning in the adjacent river bed.
Want to see a Guinness World Record-holding bull? Embark on a safari with Texas Longhorn Wagon Tours to witness their legendary longhorns that hark back to the late-19th-century Great Western Cattle Trail. Enjoy damper and billy tea cooked on the campfire while listening to local yarns from their drovers.
Head to the north of Charters Towers to spend a day exploring the walking trails and ancient lava flows of Dalrymple National Park. Spot water birds wading in the shallows of the Burdekin River, then wander the remains of the mid-19th-century Dalrymple township, established following the discovery of gold.
Once the sun goes down, experience one of the oldest drive-in cinemas in Queensland at Tors Drive-In. Enjoy their double features under the stars and visit the on-site cafe to find cinema treats.
Charters Towers is under two hours’ drive from Townsville Airport and connected by regular bus services. The town is small enough to explore on foot or by bicycle.
Charters Towers is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Charters Towers Motel, which has a current rating of 8.3. For other potential stays, consider Charters Towers Tourist Park and Affordable Gold City Motel, which can also be great places to stay in Charters Towers.