Thuringowa is a suburban region in the west of Townsville, Queensland


Local Weather

Thuringowa lies in the wet-dry tropics of North Queensland, which are characterized by hot and rainy summers (wet season) and warm and dry winters (dry season). However, to the area of the city known as the Paluma Range, is characterized by a year-round relatively cool and moist climate, due to being in the Wet Tropics of Queensland and is also a World Heritage area.


Thuringowa has both private and public schools with all Primary schools having Prep classrooms on the grounds.

Get in

Thuringowa is serviced by many major arterial routes as well as numerous state routes. The Northern Beaches district is serviced by the A1 (Bruce Highway) or the National Highway 1.

Urban Thuringowa is part of the A1 route, as the Thuringowa Ring Road (known as The Ring Road) will become the new National Highway route through the city. The first stage, the 5.3 km Douglas Arterial Road, opened to traffic in April 2005.

By plane

Thuringowa is serviced by the nearby Townsville International Airport.

By bus

Public transport in Thuringowa consists of bus services run by Sunbus. Sunbus provides services for most parts of the city with runs from the Thuringowa CBD to most suburbs and thought-out Townsville, plus special services for the football nights at Dairy Farmers Stadium, Tony Ireland Stadium at Riverway and any major events at Black River Stadium, for bus times and runs please visit the Sunbus website at or Phone: (07) 4725 8482. there is also a bus service available from the Townsville's Hermit Park Bus Service, running from Bushland Beach in the Northern Beaches area to the Townsville CBD, For more information, visit the Hermit Park Bus Service website at or phone: (07) 4779 1658 or 1800 351 225. Detours is another bus service that can take care of your charter or tour needs.

By Taxi

Taxis operate 24 hours and service all parts of Thuringowa.



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