International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Townsville

Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Byron Bay Bridging Cultures Program

Every ISA student participating in a semester or year program in Australia will begin their adventure abroad with a four day Bridging Cultures Program in gorgeous Byron Bay, Australia. The Bridging Cultures Program is a multi-day orientation that blends adventure, information sessions and... Read More

Charters Towers

Founded in the late 1800's after a gold nugget was discovered by a young, local boy, Charters Towers is both historically and presently known as a gold mining town. It is home to numerous historic buildings with stunning architecture, including the stock exchange building, one of Australia's... Read More

Crystal Creek Falls

Take in the spectacular views of rainforests and natural water falls as you journey to this natural gem north of Townsville. Slide down the natural rock water slides, leap from the rock or simply swim in the cool waters of Crystal Creek. Pack a blanket, a book and your camera and enjoy one of... Read More

Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is the only island on the North Queensland Coast with a delightful blend of untouched National Park, a resident population of about 2,500 and a variety of holiday resorts. Although in the Tropics, the Townsville area is in a rain shadow which makes it the sunniest city on the... Read More

Spring/Fall Break Excursions

Optional for some or all sessions
In addition to the ISA included excursions in Australia, semester or year abroad students will have the opportunity to participate in optional spring/fall break excursions. The purpose of these trips is to give students exciting options to explore their host country or another unique destination... Read More