Charters Towers stands as a living museum with stately heritage buildings and Australia's first stock exchange, a remnant from the city's 1880s Gold Rush past.
Sample outback life at a cattle station farm stay or see the historic gold milling site at Venus Battery. Ravenswood is another old gold mining town.
The Burdekin is one of the most productive farming areas in Australia and the largest sugar producing region in the nation. View more than 280 bird species in the coastal wetlands in this region and sample fresh mangoes.
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