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West End, QLD

It takes all kinds to make a community. And ‘all kinds’ is exactly what you’ll find in West End. From dreadlocked Rastafarians lazing on couches sipping tea to Chinese restaurateurs cooking up steamed pork buns, from indigenous artisans offering their wares to Greek grandmothers gossiping on the corner, it’s all here in West End.

The rich tapestry of life in West End is largely due to the fascinating migrant and indigenous communities that have called this precinct home from the very beginning. Today, this intoxicating collision of so many cultures is the main draw card, with many locals and visitors spending time here to take in the sights, sounds and exotic tastes on offer. Generations-old stores sit side by side with non-pretentious newcomers, modern European restaurants mix with budget Asian eats, and somehow it all seems to work perfectly.

With Boundary Street as the focus of activity, you’ll find laid back cafes are in plentiful supply, as are restaurants, bars and pubs. And when you are not eating, there are many weird and wonderful boutiques, book stores and small galleries to insatiate the appetites of visitors.

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Exepriences

  • Cultural

About West End

  • Locality: Suburb
  • West End Postcode: 4810
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Townsville
  • Latitude: -19.2574
  • Longitude: 146.78729
  • Elevation: 15m
  • Population: 4064
  • Median Income: $37232
  • Area (Sq/km): 3.087
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.

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Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains