International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Townsville

Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Byron Bay + Bridging Cultures Program

The Bridging Cultures Program (BCP) encompasses the ISA on-site orientation delivered to all students at the onset of their ISA program, along with exciting activities aimed to introduce students to their new host country. The BCP brings together ISA students from various programs throughout the... 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

Great Barrier Reef

Recognized as one of the seven wonders of the natural world, the Great Barrier Reef is truly something remarkable to experience. It is the only living thing visible from space and is home to the world's largest collection of corals, over 1,500 species of tropical fish, more than 200 types 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

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

Virginia Park Station

Nestled a mere hour southwest of Townsville is Virginia Park Station, a family owned and operated, working cattle station. Throughout this multi-day excursion students will experience the warm country hospitality of their hosts, the Bennetto family, while being introduced to the Australian beef... Read More