Visitor Information Centre
Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre
74 Mosman Street
Charters Towers QLD 4820
Phone: 07 4761 5533
Facsimile: 07 4761 5536
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Closed: ANZAC Day 'til Noon, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday
The centre is located at 74 Mosman Street, which is at the top of Gill Street, facing the T-intersection. The centre holds a wealth of knowledge on Charters Towers and the regional and surrounding outback towns. This extensive range of information includes the Charters Towers Region, Townsville and Magnetic Island and the themed driving routes of The Great Inland Way, Overlander's Way, The Great Tropical Drive, The Matilda Highway and The Savannah Way. Public internet facilities and a booking service for local tours and attractions is also available.
The centre is home to a dedicated team of local volunteers. Their general knowledge of Charters Towers, as well as being part of the town's history, plays a big part towards the centre's unique and friendly experience for visitors.
The centre occupies a beautifully restored heritage building that has an adjoining Orientation Room. Here visitors get their first taste of the 'ghosts of gold' Heritage Trail, watching the Orientation Film that explains how "The World" came to Charters Towers, following the discovery of gold. Visitors can take a virtual tour of the City and witness the change from a past era.
Come in and meet a local.....you'll be glad you did!
Fact Sheet: Did You Know - All Things Big NQ (PDF, 260kb)
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Annual Brochure Display
Would you like to have your brochures displayed at the Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre?
For a small annual fee of $55.00, brochures are displayed under one of the following areas:
- Charters Towers Region
- Townsville and Magnetic Island
- Bruce Highway North
- Bruce Highway South
- Great Inland Way
- Overlander's Way
- Matilda Way
- Savannah Way
The brochure service includes:
- staff and volunteers handing out your brochure to persons heading to, or through, your area; and
- an automated reordering system (The Centre contacts you when brochure supplies are getting low).
If you would like to participate in this service, please complete and return the booking form below or contact us.
Annual Brochure Display Booking Form (PDF, 124kb)
This service is subject to approved promotion only.
School Excursions and Tour Groups
Do you need assistance arranging tours of the Charters Towers region? Are you organising a large group? Let us help you....
The Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre can assist you with all your touring needs, such as:
- sending you a comprehensive touring guide;
- preparing an itinerary suited to you;
- booking your tours with all local operators;
- coordinating your payments in one easy transaction; and
- accessing group discounts and saving you money.
For further information or to request a Guide, please contact us.
Situated in the Visitor Information Centre, the ghost of gold Gift Shop is open 7 days and offers a variety of souvenirs, history books, local arts and crafts.