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Go Cowboys!

We have been to several home games for the Cowboys and have tried seats in different sides of the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Vicki S
Mackay, Australia
Home of NRL Cowboys

Nothing wrong with the stadium, location is great however price of food & drink is high which seems... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Chris G
Townsville, Australia
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1300SMILES Stadium has become a sporting and entertainment hub for the people of North Queensland, renowned for its electrifying atmosphere and attracting a wide range of major events to the region.
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We have been to several home games for the Cowboys and have tried seats in different sides of the stadium and have found all of them are quite good for watching the game. We also appreciate the width between the rows of seats so that...More

2  Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Nothing wrong with the stadium, location is great however price of food & drink is high which seems to be the way of all these type of stadiums so an expensive night for a family. If you go to some of the local suppliers for...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Late afternoon game so pleasant temperature to enjoy the game. Older stadium and seating but adequate. Lots of stairs so not terribly accessible. Grass area for seating at ends.

Thank downunderbaby
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

After last years internal muster club seats which were top notch for food and drinks especially the Balmain bugs. We decided to sit outside for atmosphere in the west corral, food was good although serving guide for platters was a low estimate. Hopefully in the...More

Thank Clal77
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Again I was recently given the opportunity to enjoy a private corporate box and could not fault it. The staff were very approachable and accomodating. Great spot to watch the game and can't wait to go back again.

Thank ISpeakTheTruth4U
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a great football ground, just a shame that it has a stupid name. It also is not big on providing dassable parking, there a a few, but not many

1  Thank christinabryson67
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went to a game for a specic reason, it was the oldest and not well maintained stadium. Seats were ok but too hard to see a screen if you didn't have good seats. parking was ok but the whole places needs work

Thank Jancy1
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Not a bad old stadium in all but is showing its age and for a smaller crowd lacks intimacy and atmosphere. The worst part was the sun with the rlwc double header the first game started at 4pm in November no shade on the Eastern...More

Thank c3017599
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Hubby and i came here as we won some tickets to the Captains table and game. Awesomr experience all you can eat buffet, alcohol and then the game. Heaps of food stalls below such as popcorn, rock paper sicssors and red rooster to name a...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Good atmosphere. Exciting and uninterrupted view of the field. Easy to find parking. People are so polite and helpful. If there's a game on, it's a good place to go.

Thank Storm C
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24 April 2017|
Response from kelseymathison | Property representative |
Hi shareneandtom, If you'd like to give our office a call we are more than happy to help explain over the phone. Out office hours are 9am-5pm; Monday-Friday - 4722 7700.