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Magical Magnetic!

Magical Magnetic!

As soon as we landed on Magnetic Island we got the impression that this was a friendly relaxed and beautiful place and we were going to have a brilliant time.

The Ghosts of Charters Towers

The Ghosts of Charters Towers

Gold was discovered in Charters Towers in 1871 by an Aboriginal horseboy, Jupiter, who was travelling with prospectors looking for gold. He came across it by chance whilst rounding up their horses which had bolted in fright during a thunderstorm.

Silver Link to Ayr

Silver Link to Ayr

We crossed the Burdekin River by the Silver Link Bridge, a joint rail and road bridge, and found our way to BIG4 Ayr Silver Link caravan village, an attractive pleasant site full of bird song and within waking distance of the town centre.