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A significant site for both the Australian military and local Aboriginal People, the Jezzine Barracks are now open to the public and include coastal boardwalks, artwork, traditional plantings and parklands. The 15-hectare heritage precinct...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 1800 801 902
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All reviews kissing point military history native plants board walk magnetic island army museum coral sea lots of history information boards great history gun emplacements great walk art gallery amazing views beautiful spot cleveland bay townsville council
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We called here as my husband was in the army and he wanted to see it. They were all volunteers and very informative. It's only open Wednesday Friday and Sunday's

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Once you reach the top sit back and take in the breathtaking views. Some old history to look at around the top and great place for a stroll.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ISpeakTheTruth4U
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

The b.b.q.are very clean and well lit. Great area for play and family get together. Also played in the play ground there

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

Nie views at the top of Kissing Point Fort. Informative plaques along the paths. Paths are paved and well kept.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelNutKase
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Spend the morning at Jezzine Barracks, exploring the botanical gardens, historic buildings and great views. Take a dip in the salt water lagoon before lunch, and a stroll down the strand.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank blueworldnomads
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

A must see in Townsville .. & it’s free!!! Huge natural headland overlooking the ocean that has been made into beautiful outdoor areas for exercise / entertaining / WWII memorabilia & museum manned by volunteers ... & plenty of lookouts over the ocean ... with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank pamellisinternatinal
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We love a good walk especially when we take our dog with us. JZzine Barracks at the end of the Strand is fantastic. A great walk. Wonderful views. History, great facilities and a museum and coastal walking platform.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danny L
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Another great place to spend an early morning or late afternoon. There are lots of walking tracks that zig zag through with well place seating so you can sit and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _bushy376
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a great small walk to take in the view of Magnetic Island. There is also lots to see about the history of the barracks and what happened during the war and Townsville's contribution.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HeathernMark
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Was impressed with the military information about the Garrison City of Townsville. So much I was not aware of.

Date of experience: June 2018
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